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Holiday Gifts for Those who are Hard of Hearing

Some people are hard to buy gifts for. They either have everything, or they like so many things that it’s difficult to choose one thing or another. Sometimes, the best thing to get them is what fits either their personalities or their unique situations in life. People with hearing loss are just as unique and […]

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Phonak Roger On

Imagine standing at the front of a classroom with thirty kids. When you ask a question, the response can be an overwhelming rush of chaotic voices. No Matter What You Do, Phonak Roger On Keeps the Conversation Going When you raise your hands for the children to quiet down, then pick a child to answer, […]

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Two Leaders from the Hearing Technology Industry Win Awards!

Phonak continually draws from over 70 years of experience to come up with cutting edge technology that still wins awards, today. In 2020, HearingHealthMatters.org gave Phonak several awards in its annual Hearing Technology Innovator Award program. Phonak’s Paradise and Roger technology received silver awards in the Hearing Aids and Personal Listening Devices categories. And the […]

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Going to the movies made easy for those with hearing loss

Heading to the multiplex to buy a ticket to the latest blockbuster or perhaps to that unsung drama that’s too good to miss is starting to become popular, once again. In years past, many people with hearing loss were left out. While the theatre provided an immersive, all-inclusive setting with awesome sound quality for the […]

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Tips for Traveling with Hearing Loss 

A lot of the hearing loss advice out there has to with living everyday life and making it easier for people to communicate with friends and family. But what about folks who like to venture away from home once in a while? Travelers with hearing loss face a unique set of challenges. Let’s take a […]

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Do Your Heart and Your Hearing a Favor 

You may not realize it, but a healthy heart is also important to maintaining healthy hearing. Like everything else in our bodies, the mechanisms that allow us to hear rely on healthy blood flow. Tiny vessels located in the inner ear are vital to powering the organ that translates soundwave vibrations into electrical impulses for […]

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Tips to improve communication for those with hearing loss 

Almost 100 years ago, in 1927, the Federation of Organizations for the Hard of Hearing introduced the National Hearing Week. By 1972, the event expanded to the Better Speech and Hearing month, celebrated in May of each year to advocate for communication disorders among those who are hearing impaired or have other communication difficulties.  This […]

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Burnaby Hearing Test Award 2022

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Hearing loss links to other health issues

The Link Between Hearing Loss, Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes  A healthy heart not only helps you live longer but can help you hear longer too. Did you know that hearing loss is directly linked to your overall health, especially your cardiovascular health?  Research has recently proved that hearing loss is linked to cardiovascular disease and […]

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Our Awards 2022