All of our Robillard Hearing Centres are registered vendors with the Assistive Devices Program (ADP). One of our audiologists will set up an appointment with you to test your hearing, help you fill out your forms and fit you with a hearing device that works for you and meets the ADP requirements.
For my birthday, I was fit with a pair of Starkey Livio Ai hearing aids. I will be using them for the week to see if I can seamlessly wear the products and use all the cool features!
Millions of people around the world rely on hearing aids to help them capture sound better. In fact, nearly 75% of people over the age of 65 have some degree of hearing loss. If you think you’re one of those people and are curious to learn more about how hearing aids work and what options are available to you – this article will help!
Suffering from mild to moderate hearing loss? Chances are you’re one of many who find themselves asking, “How do I know if hearing aids will work for me?” Even as debilitating as hearing loss can be, there are countless people who endure it due to doubt and procrastination. But the reality is, you’ll never really know how effective they can be if you don’t make an effort to try. You can improve your ability to hear by simply setting up an appointment to begin the process.
Many people are unfamiliar with cochlear implants and what they do. In this article, we’ll provide a brief introduction to these small devices and compare the differences between hearing aids vs. cochlear implants to help you determine which one is best for you!
Hearing aid technology has come a long way since it first originated. But these little devices can be a costly investment, which is why it’s important to do your research. To help make this process easier, we’re delving into the debate surrounding rechargeable hearing aids vs batteries to guide you in your purchase.
Today’s hearing aids are incredibly smart. They can be programmed, automatically react and regulate the surrounding sound, and some can even learn your habits to help you hear better. In fact, just like eyeglasses, they can be tailored specifically to your hearing needs.
Many patients cannot hear well in noisy environments, even when fitted with the latest digital, dual microphone devices. How can this be if they have completed a hearing evaluation and were given hearing aids? In most cases, it’s because the professional did not use a speech-in-noise test as part of their evaluation.
Curious if the ‘big box store’ hearing aids are just as good as the ones you get in your local hearing centre? It’s highly unlikely. We will show you why regulated health care providers like ours are the better option when shopping for hearing device technology. After all, your health matters the most.
Did you know that nearly half of adults over the age of 65 experience hearing loss to some degree? And if left untreated, as many people do out of embarrassment, hearing loss can lead to a number of problems such as the inability to properly communicate with others, along with social isolation, depression, and even dementia.