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Independent living with hearing loss

... Independent living with hearing loss hearing loss, independence, hearing aid, deafness It can be a worry if your parent has significant ... loss. Do you worry if they don't answer the phone, and even rush round or send a neighbour to check if they're all ...

Benefits for the hearing disabled

... Benefits for the hearing disabled HEARING LOSS, BENEFITS, AUDIOLOGY The World Health Organisation has predicted that by 2030 adult-onset hearing loss will ... one of the top ten problems in Britain, outstripping both cataracts and diabetes. So how do you get help and are there any ...

Caring for a dad with dementia, blindness and hearing loss

... Caring for a dad with dementia, blindness and hearing loss dementia, hearing, blindness, mobility, communication, story This week's ... is Jacky. Another urgent call from mum but fortunately this one is less of a crisis than many others. Dad has walked unaided ...

How to help your parents manage tinnitus

... How to help your parents manage tinnitus tinnitus, hearing loss, hearing aid, nhs, audiology Emily Broomhead, Projects Manager for ... British Tinnitus Association, shares practical tips for managing your parent's tinnitus and delves into the different devices you can buy to help. Approximately ...

Hearing service cuts in the NHS

... Hearing service cuts in the NHS Hearing loss, deafness, NHS, hearing aid, hearing test, audiology Are you starting to ... when that appointment for the NHS audiologist is ever going to come through for your parent? Are you puzzled that they have a hearing ...

How do I cope with constant repetitive questions?

... they may have forgotten the answer. Plus, if they have hearing loss, they might not have heard the answer properly. Anxiety ... How do I cope with constant repetitive questions? DEMENTIA, MEMORY LOSS, CARER, ELDERCARE Dear Lesley I have been asked a question ...

Christmas gift guide for older parents and grandparents

... icons, loud, clear sound for people who are hard of hearing, hearing aid compatibility, and SOS button for emergencies. 139.99 ... phone with long battery life and features designed for people with hearing loss. Keeping warm Fending off draughts, keeping the extremities warm, ...

Christmas gifts for our parents

... headphones that can link with the television and help the hard of hearing. Once they're set up they are pretty easy to use and ... for anyone who doesn't "do" technology or has short-term memory loss. We love Kindle Paperwhite because we found we could read it ...

Will I inherit mum's Alzheimer's?

... fears dementia more than any other illness, including cancer. I hear this over and over again when talking to clients or running support ... It is caused by a combination of factors that result in the loss of brain cells. Those factors include Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's, ...

Maintaining a relationship when your parent has dementia – a real-life story

... arise and, as someone who supports family carers, I often hear heart-rending accounts of family rifts, carer stress and isolation, and ... dementia can still be happy, but in a different way. Loss of memory can be a blessing in disguise for example they may ...