I read a statistic the other day that said the cost of hearing loss to the Canadian economy is about $18 Billion. Yes, you read that correctly, $18 Billion.
As I escorted a new client, let’s call him Jack, back to my office to start his hearing assessment, I note that he held a white cane indicating he had sight problems.
Having a hearing loss today is not as uncommon as one may believe. However, it seems as if seeking treatment is less likely to occur with those who do have a hearing loss.
After nearly 30 years in the Hearing Aid Industry and as a second generation Hearing Aid Practitioner, I am continually amazed how technology and the profession have evolved.
A recently released children’s book is helping hearing-impaired children feel better about their experience.