Can singing in a choir help with hearing loss?
Singing in a choir is cheaper than therapy, the saying goes.
Healthier than drinking and more fun than exercising.
But good for hearing loss? That's a new one.
A study underway at Toronto's Ryerson University is looking at the impact of choir participation on older adults with hearing problems.
At Ryerson's SMART lab — The Science of Music, Auditory Research and Technology — they're putting their ideas to the test, with the help of an energetic group of seniors.
Alisa Siegel's documentary is called Rx: Sing Your Heart Out.