Volume 5

Advancing Social Connectedness: Closing Words and New Opportunities

In her final post for “Grand Central Station,” Kelly writes about the new free app that allows people to use GPS to locate sound environments based on user-generated loudness.

The Importance of Social Connectedness: Getting Personal

In this issue, Kelly Tremblay explores social connectedness and why it’s important to consider the contribution acquired hearing loss has on one’s ability to communicate and feel socially integrated.

Audiology and Psychiatry: A Proposal to Work Together

In this issue, Kelly Tremblay focuses on another risk factor that was identified by the Lancet Commission – late-life depression, and the psychosocial consequences of a feeling of disconnect due to hearing loss.

The Lancet Puts Forth Landmark Information about Hearing Loss and Dementia

Continue the topics from her previous columns, Kelly Tremblay continues the discussion of hearing loss and dementia by describing the recent Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention and care.

Volume 4

World Health Organization’s Guidelines on Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE)

Kelly Tremblay gives us an interesting look at her time sitting at a table in Geneva last year to help craft the World Health Organization’s Guidelines on Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE).

The Latest Headline: Hearing Loss and Diet Soda CAUSE Cognitive Decline

In news stories with alarming headlines suggesting that hearing loss “might” cause hearing loss, the word “might” often goes unheard. Sifting through the scientific literature can feel daunting to the clinician; so, in her latest column, Kelly Tremblay addresses some common questions that clinicians hear.

Exercising Your Brain Can include a Hop, Skip, and a Jump

What is old is new again. It seems as if the topic of auditory training is continuously “hot.” Kelly Tremblay explores it’s recent surge in popularity.

You Call it CAPD, I Call it Synaptopathy: What’s a Clinician to Do with This Information?

Whether you call it CAPD, synaptopathy, or hidden hearing loss, Dr. Kelly Tremblay sits down for an informative Q and A with one of the leading experts on this new and exciting area of research, Dr. Sharon Kujawa, PhD.

Introducing Grand Central Station – Where All Lines of Information Connect!

Dr. Kelly Tremblay joins Canadian Audiologist with her new column, “Grand Central Station.” Grand Central Station” is aimed at connecting clinicians with science, acknowledging that this is sometimes a two-way return trip. Readers will be invited to submit their questions regarding a research topic/article and these questions will be responded to, based on published research.