Hearing loss is a natural part of aging, but if left untreated it can impact your ability to live independently. Take early action by protecting your hearing and looking for signs of hearing loss.
Hearing loss is part of the natural ageing process, but if left untreated, it can put a strain on relationships, impact communication and capacity to remain socially active and live independently. Take early action by protecting your hearing and looking for signs of hearing loss.
Protect your Hearing
Loud noise can damage the sensitive structures within your inner ear. It’s important to know that loud noises don’t have to be physically painful to cause hearing damage. To protect your hearing make use of earplugs or earmuffs, set the volume on your radio and TV to moderate and give your ears frequent rest from noise.
Signs of Hearing Loss
Many people say they can hear but they can’t understand. If other people seem to be mumbling, you have difficulty following conversations (especially if the person isn’t looking directly at you) or you are in a noisy place, it is time to consider a hearing check.
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Founded in 1885 by the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, Calvary is a charitable, not-for-profit, Catholic health care organisation. Our mission is to provide quality, compassionate health care to the most vulnerable, including those reaching the end of their life. We're responsible for over 12,000 staff and volunteers, 15 Public and Private Hospitals, 15 Retirement and Aged Care Facilities and a national network of Community Care Centres.
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