Living 1 Day With Moderate Hearing Loss

Understanding hearing loss and the day-to-day difficulties people experience living with significant hearing loss is not easy. Hearing loss simulators and a variety of audio and visual media can give you a glimpse into what hearing losses like for a few moments, but it does not simulate what it is like to spend a day with mild to moderate hearing loss. To better understand and be able to convey what it is like having this level of hearing loss, I spent most of a today wearing custom solid silicone earplugs. They created a moderate hearing loss. Degrees of

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Livio Edge AI Hearing Aids

Convenient New Features: Livio Edge AI Review

Starkey’s latest hearing aid, the Livio Edge AI includes a convenient recharging case to power your hearing aids for several days. It comes in both receiver in the canal (RIC) style hearing aids and now custom products! To inquire about what the Livio Edge AI can do for you, call us at (204) 788-1083 or contact us online. Part 1 Part 2

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Reducing Risk Factors For Dementia

New research suggests that there are actions people can take to improve their health and reduced the likelihood of suffering from dementia. This is in stark contrast to the old thought that dementia was a matter of genetics. The new body of research comes just in time as the baby boomers are beginning to reach their 70’s, the age bracket where dementia is most likely to be diagnosed. “Now, we’ve begun to realize in the last 20 years that it looks like we can prevent dementia, to some extent.” Dr. Kenneth Rockwood, geriatric medicine Dalhousie University told CTV

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Understanding speech through masks

Signia Hearing Aids New Mask Mode

The Challenge of Hearing Through a Mask Masks challenge communication in two ways. The first is due to masks covering the mouth. In doing so they restrict visual speech cues the listener might receive. The second is that masks change the acoustic properties of the speech itself. This article provides some suggestions to help with adjusting your hearing aids to make listening to speech through masks a bit easier. The Acoustic Impact of Masks Research has shown that the high frequency range (2000-7000 Hz) needed for understanding speech is affected by masks. A simple medical mask can reduce

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Rita Sagriotis Certified Widex Zen Therapist

Rita: Treating Tinnitus With Widex Zen Therapy

Rita & Candice added to their knowledge of tinnitus treatments by completing a course provided by Widex on the “Zen Therapy” products. Widex is currently considered to be a leader in the treatment of tinnitus. Tinnitus is often described as phantom sounds that only the sufferer can hear – described as a ringing, buzzing, whirring, or even a pulse often in time with the heartbeat. Most treatments for tinnitus involve maskers – a hearing aid like device that produces white noise to “drown out” or overpower the internal “sounds” of tinnitus. Do you Questions About Tinnitus Treatment? Everyone’s

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buying hearing aids online

Buying Hearing Aids Online?

Researching any purchase online today is the norm in Canada. Almost everyone that make a major purchase compares items and checks reviews to know they are making the right purchase for them. Many purchases are then made online and generally purchase will be successful. That scenario is unfortunately rarely the case with purchasing hearing aids online. Our informative video takes you through many of the reasons why purchasing hearing aids online may not result in the best outcome. It’s Good To Ask Questions There is a lot of information to take in when buying hearing aids for the

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COVID-19 Hours Effective November 12th

To our valued clients; Our office will be open during the code red restrictions and running at 25% capacity as per provincial guidelines. All visits will be by appointment only. We will not be taking walk in traffic to protect both our clients and our staff. To increase our availability we have added hours on Saturdays.

Hours: Monday – Friday 9:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Saturday 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

Note: Closing early Friday February 12th at 3:00 P.M., closed Saturday, Sunday, Monday holiday and reopening Tuesday.

We will also be providing emergency curbside service also by appointment only, and mail out services for batteries and supplies.

We appreciate your understanding and patience during these ever changing times.

Please feel free to direct message us via FaceBook, call us at (204)788-1083 or email us at pphc@mymts.net and we will do or best to get back to you as soon as possible.

Thank-you!