Category Archives: Thoughts To Share

Staff Is Where It Starts

I, Aaron Wannamaker, have been employed by Living Sounds Hearing Centre for over five years. In this time, I have had the great pleasure of working with some of the most genuine, caring people I have ever met. Most of …

What Customer Service at Living Sounds Hearing Centre Means to Me

I’ve been employed with Living Sounds Hearing Centre for 11 years, and I’ve spent this time training to provide the best customer care to our clients. Everyone at Living Sounds strives to give our clients 110% when it comes to …

Hearing Aid Insurance Just Makes Sense

You most likely have health insurance, life insurance, car insurance, and maybe even phone insurance, so it just makes sense to look into insurance for your hearing aids as well. These tiny devices are essential to your everyday health and …

Good Service: Actions Speak Louder than Words

Every business likes to say they offer ‘good service,’ but a discrepancy exists between those who say it and those who actually accomplish it. The differences lie in the details, and consumers often have to search far and wide for …

Denial of Hearing Loss

How do you interact to people with an untreated hearing loss? The majority of us become frustrated with the constant repeating of conversations. We are less likely to interact with people who constantly ask us to repeat ourselves. Yet, if …

Hearing Aids Lost and Found

We recently received a phone call from Starkey Canada (an excellent hearing aid manufacturer located in Toronto), informing us that a hearing aid had been located in the Heritage area (South Edmonton). We were then able to contact the Living …

The Starkey Hearing Innovations Expo

The Hearing Innovations Expo is an international event hosted by Starkey Hearing Technologies, and it is put on every two years. It is the coming together of Fortune 500 executives, industry thought leaders, philanthropists, world-class scientists, and hearing’s top independent …

Hearing Loss Systems

Recently the Canadian Hearing Report (Vol. 10, N0. 1 2015) wrote a series of articles on loop systems. In his article “Loud and Clear: Thoughts on Hearing Loops”, Tim Archer explains the loop system.

An audio induction loop is a …

Communicating with People with Hearing Loss

The following article, reviewed by health care specialists at UCSF Medical Center, is one of my favourite information sheets that I like to give to my clients and their family members. The essence of this article is common sense, and …

Continuing Education for Hearing Aid Practitioners

As is the case with many professionals, continuous education is mandatory not only to retain one’s license to practice but also to increase one’s knowledge base, become familiar with new technologies, new products and procedures and also to refresh and …