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10 Tips for Family and Friends

Our Blog 10 Tips for Family and Friends Many people expect that hearing aids “should make your hearing normal again”. As we know, this is not the case. There are a number of strategies family and friends can use that will help YOU hear better with your...

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Hearing Aids do Make a Difference

Our Blog Hearing Aids do Make a Difference Making the decision to try hearing aids often takes a long time. An average person will wait seven years from first noticing hearing loss before doing anything about it. Many barriers exist which prevent people from...

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Life in Cambridge Bay

Our Blog Life in Cambridge Bay The sun came out and we had a great day exploring Cambridge Bay. We had 24 hours to explore as the sun never sets! We found the old Hudson Bay building. The new Canada High Arctic Research Station (CHARS). We found a qamutiik. We...

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Kugluktuk to Cambridge Bay

Our Blog Kugluktuk to Cambridge Bay We finished up our last day in Kugluktuk with an information session on hearing loss for the parents. We have met so many diverse and interesting people during our stay in “Kug”: six veterinarians in town for a spay and neutering...

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Life in Kugluktuk

Our Blog Life in Kugluktuk Monday May 21 We spent the morning wandering around Kugluktuk getting the lay of the land. In the afternoon we were taken ice fishing on the Arctic Ocean. We even caught fish (I think our hosts were happy since we weren’t leaving until we...

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Toronto to Kugluktuk

Our Blog Toronto to Kugluktuk After a day and a half of travel we’ve arrived in Kugluktuk.  We flew from Toronto to Calgary and then on to Yellowknife.  When we landed in Yellowknife we were greeted by a polar bear. Our flight to Kugluktuk was leaving the next day so...

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Are Two Hearing Aids Better than One?

Our Blog Are Two Hearing Aids Better than One? If there is hearing loss in both ears it is almost always advantageous to wear a hearing aid in each ear. The most obvious advantage of having two hearing aids is that it will allow you to localize sound. The ability to...

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Dementia & Hearing Loss

Our Blog Hearing Loss & Dementia A recent study done at Johns Hopkins suggests that seniors with hearing loss are more likely to develop dementia than their normal hearing peers. They also found that the degree of hearing loss an individual has affects the...

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Are the New Hearing Aids Really Better?

Our Blog Are the New Hearing Aids Really Better? We are often asked if the new hearing aids are really better than the older hearing aid technology. The answer is Yes, however, there are still no hearing aids that restore an individual’s hearing to normal. The hearing...

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Helping Children Hear in Nunavut

Our Blog Helping Children Hear in Nunavut The Better Hearing in Education for Northern Youth (BHENY) began as a Rotary project in Guelph. Over the past two years they have assisted school staff in 10 communities in Nunavut in implementing soundfield systems.  A...

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Hearing Technology Update: Hearing Aids Go Wireless

Our Blog Hearing Technology Update: Hearing Aids Go Wireless With devices in our homes and cars all talking to one another via Bluetooth, it was only a matter of time before hearing aids got into the conversation, as well. The product-development team at a company...

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Smoking Can Cloud Your Ears, As Well As Your Lungs

Our Blog Smoking Can Cloud Your Ears, As Well As Your Lungs The fact that inhaling smoke into your lungs, on purpose, was once seen as a good idea, seems amazing to us today. More amazing is that one out of every six Canadians still smokes, despite hard evidence of...

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What are Open Fit Hearing Aids?

Our Blog What are Open Fit Hearing Aids? Open fit hearing aids are mini behindthe-ear (BTE) hearing aids that are designed to hide behind the outer ear. Sound is transmitted into the ear canal via a thin plastic tube that connects to a tip that sits within the ear...

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Winter Hearing Tips

Our Blog Winter Hearing Tips We all know that prolonged exposure to loud noise can be detrimental to our hearing. This risk can follow us into the winter months. Remember to protect your hearing from the loud noises such as snow blowers and snowmobiles. Always use...

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Communication Workshops for Hearing Aid Patients

Our Blog Communication Workshops Special workshop When you purchase a hearing aid from Peel Audiology and Hearing Aid Services, you and a family member are invited to join us for a special workshop designed to help you make the most of your new hearing aids. The...

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Hearing Tests Are Important: You Heard It Here First

Our Blog Hearing Tests Are Important: You Heard It Here First You may know that you don’t eat very well, but you can’t really feel if that’s doing something to your cholesterol level. That kind of thing happens over time and requires a blood test to let you know...

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Don’t Fall into Autumn Hearing Trouble

Our Blog Don’t Fall into Autumn Hearing Trouble Autumn is pretty, but it can be pretty hard on your hearing Every season has it’s sounds, some louder than others, and Autumn is no different. Here are a few to remember, as we head into Fall: Leaf Blowers: If you use...

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Connect Better with Innovative Technology from Phonak

Our Blog Connect Better with Innovative Technology from Phonak Wish you could wear a hearing aid AND a wireless headset? When someone makes the decision to try a hearing aid, they tend to find that they’ve been missing out on quite a bit. Straining to hear and/or...

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Hearing Loss and Depression

Our Blog Hearing Loss and Depression Did you know that untreated hearing loss can have many negative effects on a person’s mental health and well being? People with hearing loss who do not use hearing aids can become more socially isolated (1) as they shy away from...

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State of the Art Hearing Aids: Connecting to YOUR World

Our Blog State of the Art Hearing Aids: Connecting to YOUR World With the new wireless technology in hearing aids these tasks are now so much easier. Recent advances in hearing aids have been quite astonishing. Imagine being able to listen to music, a movie or...

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How healthy hearing can prevent dangerous falls.

Our Blog How healthy hearing can prevent dangerous falls. Falling is a big danger for our older loved ones. In addition to injury a fall can lead to even more serious complications. Read about the connection between healthy hearing and avoiding falls. “I’ve fallen and...

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Hearing Aids and Moisture Don’t Get Along.

Our Blog Hearing Aids and Moisture Don’t Get Along. Hearing aids need to be dry in order to work their best, and the moisture that tends to effect hearing aids builds up slowly. Check out a great way to make sure they stay dry. Just like any other piece of personal...

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We’ve Really Made Ourselves at Home!

Our Blog Re-Opening event: We’ve Really Made Ourselves at Home! Moving is an adventure, but we’re glad it’s over. If you haven’t seen our new office, stop by during our Grand Re-opening event on June 22. Get the details here. After 20 years on Queen Street, settling...

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What Goes Better with Summer than a Salad?

Our Blog Recipe: Enjoy the sounds of summer while savouring this delicious salad. While we’re all about the sense of hearing at Peel Audiology, we don’t ignore our taste buds. Here’s one of our favourite summertime recipes for you to try. It’ll add a little Canadiana...

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Tech Talk: The Rechargeable Hearing Aid Breakthrough

Our Blog Tech Talk: The Rechargeable Hearing Aid Breakthrough Rechargeable hearing aids have been around for more than 30 years.  Despite that fact, they haven’t become particularly popular.  This is strange since 45% of people with disposable battery hearing aids...

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We Want You To Meet Our New Audiologist

Our Blog We want you to meet our New Audiologist! Dorothy completed her Master of Science in Audiology at the University of British Columbia in 2014. Before joining our Peel Audiology team, she worked for a non-profit organization in Vancouver where she gained...

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How One Man Used His Tinnitus To Create Amazing Art

Our Blog How One Man Used His Tinnitus To Create Amazing Art It was early 2008 when Daniel Fishkin’s ears started ringing.  It quickly became more and more severe until it was already changing his life.  But Tinnitus didn’t end his career, it merely reshaped the way...

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8 Communication Strategies for Successful Relationships

Our Blog 8 Communication Strategies for Successful Relationships Hearing loss is a struggle, but that doesn’t mean it has to negatively impact your relationships.  Even if many things are out of your control, these 8 tips are simple and actionable.  You will be...

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Peel Audiology Has Moved to a New Location!

Our Blog Peel Audiology Has Moved to A New Location! We have moved to our new location at 5-143 Clarence Street in Brampton, and we can’t wait for you to come in and see our new space. As you may know, our current building is being redeveloped, but we couldn’t be more...

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