Life Sounds Good!

Life Sounds Good!

Life Sounds Good is a podcast talking about all things hearing and hearing loss. It brings you stories about what’s it like living with hearing loss, the risks of untreated hearing loss, new developments in the treatment of hearing loss, effects on spouses and partners, and more. Guests include experts on a variety of topics and just regular folks who have stories to tell. Hosted by Wendy Moore, a researcher, journalist, and author, and Mike Chapin, a videographer and creative brain, Life Sounds Good delivers the happy and the sad in the world of hearing. Life Sounds Good is sponsored by Hear Well Be Well, a family-run, independent group of hearing clinics in Ontario Canada that’s been serving up hearing solutions since 1984. If you have a story about hearing or hearing loss you’d like to tell, reach out at podcast@hearwellbewell.ca.

Episodes

April 10, 2024 43 mins

Join hosts Wendy and Mike in conversation with the eloquent Nancy Holmes of London, Ontario who shares her experiences with her father’s hearing loss. A touching tribute to her brilliant father with some real nuggets of wisdom for communication partners of those with untreated hearing loss.

A note from our guest, Nancy Holmes:

Isn’t it always the way … you engage in a stimulating conversation, but it’s too late, on the way ...

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Members of Hear Well Be Well Hearing Clinics traveled to Rwanda in late 2023 to share their knowledge with local doctors and nurses, as well as do some hearing aid fittings and programming at a teaching hospital.

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February 14, 2024 43 mins

Buzz, buzz, ping, ping. A super informative episode with Elliot Tiede, hearing instrument specialist, about tinnitus with a digression into more than you probably ever wanted to know about ear wax. The science and the real life of it are fascinating. 

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January 15, 2024 29 mins

Join host Wendy, researcher and journalist, as she chats with co-host Mike about the research around the health effects of leaving hearing loss untreated. Some pretty surprising stuff. If you’re interested in all the research and its sources, visit the Hear Well Be Well website.




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November 29, 2023 45 mins

In this special extended edition of Life Sounds Good, hosts Wendy and Mike chat with Jenni Ahtianen, the creative force behind DeafMetal, jewelry for hearing devices. This award-winning company whose home is in Finland, has shown folks that having hearing devices or cochlear implants doesn’t have to be boring.

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November 10, 2023 20 mins

Roger and Nina from Bolton Ontario Canada share their thoughts and experiences around how hearing aids changed their lives and the difference hearing aids made to Roger living with Lewy Body Dementia.

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October 3, 2023 23 mins

Today we talk with Elliot Tiede a hearing instrument specialist, and Nancy Robinson a customer experience manager about what makes Hear Well Be Well different from other hearing clinics, and some of the barriers that people have to treating their hearing loss.

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