Free hearing screenings at The 50 Plus Expo in Galway
Specsavers is thrilled to announce that Sound Check Ireland will be attending The 50 Plus Expo show in the Radisson Hotel, Galway on September 03 & 04 2016. The hearing booth provides free hearing screenings and expert advice from Specsavers’ qualified audiologists.
Speaking on the importance of taking a proactive approach to hearing loss, Specsavers Galway Audiologist Elizabeth Ryan said, ‘Regular hearing checks should be part of everyone’s healthcare routine and at Specsavers we recommend that people over the age of 55 get a hearing test every two years. Sound Check Ireland is designed to make it even easier for people to take the first step in tackling hearing loss and to ensure that anyone concerned about their hearing has access to free and professional advice.’
Depression and social isolation
Untreated hearing loss can affect every aspect of life and can lead to depression and social isolation which is why early diagnosis is essential. Identifying the problem early and addressing hearing loss with an expert can mean preserving the ability to communicate with friends and family well into later life.
The Sound Check hearing booth provides free three-minute hearing screenings, with no need to book an appointment in advance. The screener lets customers know if they would benefit from a full test, which takes approximately one hour in store.