A series of free recorded Webinars (education sessions and presentations) by the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association – Newfoundland and Labrador related to hearing loss and hearing health.
Better Hearing At Work For Employers and Employees
Reduced hearing doesn’t have to be a challenge in the workplace. One of the most important keys to improving the listening environment at your workplace is education.
- Does your staff team understand hearing loss?
- Do you know about good communication habits to improve hearing for EVERYONE in your workplace?
- Do know know about simple pieces of technology that can make the workplace more hearing accessible?
If you are an employee working with hearing loss, this Webinar is for you.
If you are a manager, business owner, or co-worker, this Webinar is for you.
1 in 5 adult Canadians over the age of nineteen experience hearing challenges that can affect everyday communication. Not everyone recognizes their own hearing challenges. Hearing loss affects EVERY workplace whether it be employees, or the clients or customers you interact with.
For Health and Helping Professionals
Learn more about hearing loss and many of the resources available to support those with hearing loss throughout Newfoundland and Labrador by joining this 1 hour captioned webinar for those working in health & helping professions throughout the Province.
TOPICS COVERED WILL INCLUDE:
- Understanding Hearing Loss (including what hearing loss sounds like)
- Hearing Loss Statistics
- Communication Tips
- Community Supports
- Funding & Grants
Introduction To Tinnitus and Meniere’s Disease
Are you experiencing Meniere’s Disease and/or Tinnitus?
Are you discouraged by your Meniere’s Disease or Tinnitus? Have you experienced hopeless attempts at finding ways to cope? Both of these conditions can be extremely debilitating and frustrating to deal with.
Join this 1 hour Webinar to learn from Brian Marshall, CHHA-NL’s Meniere’s and Tinnitus group chair person, who himself has both conditions and has found ways to cope successfully and live a happy life. Brian will cover more about the symptoms and commonly suggested coping strategies for Meniere’s Disease and Tinnitus as well as other frequently asked questions.
Hearing Loss and Aging
Reduced hearing is a normal part of aging but do you know the importance of treating your hearing?
We usually don’t hesitate to look after other aspects of our health, like our vision, but did you know that untreated hearing loss can affect many other aspects of your physical and mental well being?
In this captioned Webinar you will learn more about hearing loss and aging, and the steps to treat your hearing.
I Think My Loved One Has Hearing Loss….Now What?
Family members and friends are often the first ones to notice when a loved one is experiencing reduced hearing.
How can you talk to your loved one about their hearing?
What are the appropriate steps to take when seeking support for a family member’s hearing health?
What communication tips can you use to speak with your loved one without the conversation ending in frustration?
If you think that a family member has hearing loss or if you have a family member with a new hearing loss diagnosis, there’s something new for you to learn
Preventing Elder Abuse: Supporting Seniors With Hearing Loss
This 40 minute session was presented on February 5, 2018 by SeniorsNL and the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association – Newfoundland and Labrador. Full video is captioned.