November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Family & Relationships, Mental Health

Gulf Gate Hearing Aid Center offers free hearing tests, and you should treat yourself to one as a holiday present. Why would we suggest a hearing test in an article about National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, you ask? A growing body of research shows potential links between the onset of dementia and untreated hearing loss – and Alzheimer’s disease is one …

Tips for Communicating with Deaf & Hard of Hearing People

Tips for Communicating with Deaf & Hard of Hearing People

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Community, Family & Relationships, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Tips and Tricks

If you tend to speak softly, you may need to project your voice when speaking with someone with hearing loss. There’s no need to shout however, it won’t make what you are saying easier to hear. Similarly, if you tend to talk fast it can be hard to pick up meaning and distinguish your words from one another. While there’s …