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February is Heart Month!

Heart month is the Heart and Stoke Foundation’s opportunity to reach millions of Canadians to alert them to the risks of heart disease and stroke and to raise awareness and donations to support life-saving research within our communities. Heart disease and stroke take one life every 7 minutes and 90% of Canadians have at least … Continue reading February is Heart Month!

I Don’t Have a Hearing Loss, Why do I need an Audiologist? Part 3 – Specialty Molds

To summarize Part 1 & 2, we discussed the importance of regular hearing tests by an Audiologist for prevention and early detection of hearing loss, custom noise protection and musician plugs (if you missed it you can find it below on our blog). Sometimes protection from noise is not the prevention needed and one of our … Continue reading I Don’t Have a Hearing Loss, Why do I need an Audiologist? Part 3 – Specialty Molds

I Don’t Have a Hearing Loss, Why Do I Need an Audiologist? Part 2 – Musician Plugs

To summarize Part 1, we discussed the importance of regular hearing tests by an Audiologist for prevention and early detection of hearing loss. We also talked about custom noise protection as it is our most popular specialty mold for hearing loss prevention (if you missed it you can find it below on our blog). However, that … Continue reading I Don’t Have a Hearing Loss, Why Do I Need an Audiologist? Part 2 – Musician Plugs

I Don’t Have a Hearing Loss, Why do I Need an Audiologist? Part 1 – Custom Noise Protection

You should not wait until you have a hearing loss to get your hearing tested. By being proactive and having your hearing tested routinely, we can establish a baseline to use as a reference if you notice a change in the future. As with all aspects of health care, prevention and early detection of hearing … Continue reading I Don’t Have a Hearing Loss, Why do I Need an Audiologist? Part 1 – Custom Noise Protection

Hearing Aid Repair Clinic

On November 3rd in Elmsdale and November 4th in Upper Tantallon we will have a repair technician available from one of the world’s leading hearing aid manufacturers to give you a free clean and check of your hearing aid. This event is open to everyone in the community for ANY hearing aid make or model, … Continue reading Hearing Aid Repair Clinic

How to Clean Your Hearing Aid

It is very important to clean your hearing aids regularly. Proper cleaning helps prolong the life span of your hearing aid, ensures your hearing aid is working as it should and guarantees proper hygiene. Have a look at the link below to learn more: How to Clean a RITE How to Clean a BTE How to Clean … Continue reading How to Clean Your Hearing Aid

Difference between an Audiologist and Hearing Instrument Practitioner

Ever wonder what the difference is between an Audiologist and Hearing Instrument Practitioner? Check out this position paper by Speech Language and Audiology Canada for a detailed explanation. http://sac-oac.ca/system/files/resources/AUDs-HIPs-PositionPaper_EN.pdf#sthash.SXzBRIfs.dpuf    

Grand Re-Opening in Elmsdale

Join us for the grand re-opening of the MacMillan Centre in Elmsdale on Saturday Sept 27th from 10am-2pm.

Ear Wax vs The Cotton Swab!

  Ear wax, what most would like to rid of, is actually good stuff (in moderation)! Our body produces wax to help protect us. Wax, technically known as cerumen, moves out of the ear naturally and by doing this it helps clean our ear. In addition to being a cleanser, wax has a number of … Continue reading Ear Wax vs The Cotton Swab!