Staying healthy and feeling your best is important at any age. At Hearing + Wellness, in partnership with Private GP Extra, we offer a wide range of comprehensive health services to keep you in optimum condition, whatever your life stage, all under one roof in the heart of Hale village.
Here our experts offer their top tips to help you cope with the changes that accompany growing older; enabling you to live life to the fullest.
Hearing care – this plays a pivotal role in helping you age healthily and maintain a high-quality of life. As we grow older, our sensory functions naturally decline and hearing is no exception. However, by addressing hearing loss through proper care and treatment, we can experience numerous benefits. Maintaining good hearing health contributes to social well- being as hearing loss often leads to isolation
and reduced communication, causing feelings of loneliness and depression. A strong social network, on the other hand, is closely linked to a longer, healthier life. Hearing care also aids cognitive function. Research has shown that untreated hearing loss can accelerate cognitive decline and increase the risk of dementia. By addressing hearing loss early, we can potentially slow down these age-related cognitive issues. Importantly, it boosts overall quality of life. With improved hearing, you can fully enjoy conversations, music and the sounds of nature. You can actively participate in family gatherings, community events, and hobbies, contributing to your overall happiness and well-being.
Regular check-ups with a GP – this is an opportunity to discuss any concerns and catch problems early and treat them before they become bigger issues.
Annual health screening – full-body assessments are not only useful in detecting life-threatening illness, they can also help with underlying health concerns, which could be affecting your day-to-day energy levels.
Medication reviews – as we age, the risk of ill health increases. Older age is often linked with more complex care needs, which can result in the need to use multiple medications. Regular medication reviews are important to ensure that the medicines are working properly and aren’t causing any harm.
Healthy diet – older adults are at greater risk of chronic diseases, like cancer and heart disease, as well as health conditions related to changes in muscle and bone mass, such as osteoporosis. You can reduce some of these risks by eating healthy and nutritious foods and maintaining an active lifestyle.
At Hearing + Wellness, we offer a wide range of services, including: ear wax removal, FREE 15-minute hearing check and complimentary demonstrations of the latest cosmetically discreet, digital hearing systems. Our doctors at Private GP Extra offer extended time consultations and provide a variety of bespoke services. We believe in exploring all avenues for your well-being. It might mean recommending a specialist, suggesting lifestyle changes, opting for investigations or prescribing medications.
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