Support and resources for the Deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing.
Seniors’ Week is June 1-6

Welcome to Seniors’ Week. There are lots of activities planned by the City of Calgary and here is the link to register for any or all of these great activities and discussions. https://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/CNS/Pages/Seniors/Seniors-Week/Seniors-Week.aspx This is where you can register for different events.  Even though they are free of charge, you will need to register for…

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Seniors and Technology

Seniors and Technology  Digital Divide  The “digital divide” is diminishing between the young and older generations. Technology allows members of the senior population to remain independent longer. Technology has significantly changed the way we live and work, particularly through the COVID-19 pandemic.   Internet based platforms have not only complimented traditional communications but have now superseded them. Technology offers…

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Virtual Meetings and Hearing Loss

Photo by Nick Morrison on Unsplash  Technology has significantly changed the way we live and work, particularly through the COVID-19 pandemic. Internet based platforms have not only complimented traditional communications, but have now in some instances, superseded them. By taking some simple steps, people with hearing loss—as well as meeting organizers and colleagues without hearing loss—can optimize the effectiveness of virtual…

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Halloween can be scary for kids with hearing loss.

Halloween originally grew out of an old Celtic festival called Samhain which involves feasting, bonfires, and dressing up. The name Samhain means the end of summer. In the Northern Hemisphere, after the 31st of October, it starts getting dark really early. People with hearing loss don’t function well in the dark. In darkness, they have…

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