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What North Halton Better Hearing Centre Offers

Hearing aid repairs

Hearing testing

Hearing aid sales

Hearing aid evaluations

Battery sales

Cerumen removal

Tinnitus

Hearing aid maintenances

Signs of Hearing Loss

Because hearing loss can develop over several years, most people are not aware of the extent of their hearing loss until family or friends bring it to their attention. Even then, the problem is often ignored or explained away with excuses such as fatigue or "people are mumbling".

Recognizing a hearing loss in yourself or someone you know is the first step toward improving the situation.

Do you or does someone you love:

Frequently ask people to repeat themselves?

Feel that people mumble or fail to speak clearly?

Misinterpret a spoken message

Turn up the volume on your T.V. or radio louder than others prefer?

Avoid social situations?

Feel anxious going to a social engagement because of possible communication difficulty?

Have difficulty following conversations in a room with background noise?

Often misunderstand what people say?

These problems can affect everyone occasionally. However, if you are frequently experiencing difficulty, you may have a hearing loss. It is extremely important that you talk to a hearing healthcare specialist, who can help you determine the type and degree of your hearing loss and help decide what course of action you can take.

Benefits of Hearing Loss Treatments

For those of us who are interested in maintaining our health into our senior years, hearing health care is significant.

Studies have shown that cognitive health is maintained with the use of hearing aids. Untreated hearing loss is associated with lower scores on tests of cognitive function. 50% of those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s have undiagnosed hearing loss, which causes them to answer questions inappropriately.

Improved communication made possible by hearing aid use results in improved mood, improved social interactions, and improved cognitively stimulating abilities. All good reasons to call and come in for a hearing test!

Research by the non-profit National Council on Aging (NCOA) concluded that hearing loss treatment is shown to improve:

Earning power

Communication in relationships

Intimacy and warmth in family relationships

Ease in communication

Emotional stability

Sense of control over life events

Perception of mental functioning

Physical health

Hear Better with Our Help

We offer hearing aids to the Georgetown community