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Getting back to a Routine

As the cool weather of autumn begins it often triggers us to get back in to a routine! With this we start taking better care of ourselves by returning to the gym, eating healthy and following up with all of our health care providers. We are often proactive about our teeth and eyes, but not … Continue reading Getting back to a Routine

Assistive Listening Device

Hearing aids have proven to be very beneficial to those with hearing loss. Sometimes, based on the degree and type of hearing loss, hearing aids alone are not sufficient for all life and environmental situations.  Luckily there are other speciality devices, known as assistive listening devices (ALDs), designed to improve hearing ability in a variety … Continue reading Assistive Listening Device

Communication Techniques Part 2

To Summarize Part 1, we discussed communication techniques that can be used by the hearing impaired individual. Those include being assertive, modifying the environment, paying attention to the speaker, verify what you heard, preparing in advance and do not bluff. Today we will be discussing communication tips for the communication partner. Make your face visible … Continue reading Communication Techniques Part 2

Hearing Loss and the Workplace

There are a number of avenues where hearing loss and the workplace go hand in hand. The most common association is for those who work around noise and have permanent changes to their hearing status as a result. However, as the average age of workers is increasing, addressing hearing loss as part of the workplace … Continue reading Hearing Loss and the Workplace

Save Your Ears – Wear Hearing Protection!

In honor of “Better Hearing Month”, we want to discuss how to save your ears from noise damage. Although hearing loss as a result of noise exposure is very common in individuals of all ages, it is 100% preventable. However, once hearing loss is acquired it is permanent and irreversible.

Referral Program

A referral is one of the biggest compliments from our patients. The best way for our practice to continue to grow is through the referrals we receive from our satisfied clients. If you know someone who needs a hearing evaluation, tinnitus assessment, custom hearing protection, or a hearing aid assessment refer them to us and … Continue reading Referral Program

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