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Top 5 Misconceptions About Hearing Aids

By | 2019-04-16T07:12:31+00:00 April 16th, 2019|Hearing Tips|

Hearing Aids have come a long way since the first one was created in the 17th century. Even with big advancements in technology there are still a lot of misconceptions out there about Hearing Aids. We asked Lakeside Hearing Audiologist, Claire Beldi what her top misconceptions she hears from patients: Size! Hearing aids are not [...]

Meet Dr. Nichole Sorensen: Your Kelowna Audiologist

By | 2018-12-07T11:07:52+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Hearing Tips|

Dr. Nichole Sorensen is your local Kelowna Audiologist, but serves clients from all over the Interior BC with her specialized services. We wanted to share a little about the journey that brought Nichole to choose to become an Audiologist in Kelowna and go on to receive her Professional Doctorate of Audiology. Nichole chose audiology as [...]

Brain Awareness Week: Hearing and the Brain

By | 2018-03-16T12:23:05+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Research|

Hearing and the brain go together like Sonny and Cher, each playing their own role in a beautiful sound. In celebration of Brain Awareness Week, we wanted to highlight the importance of how our brains and ears work together to help us communicate and enjoy everyday luxuries, like listening to music. Because not only is [...]

Lake Country Business Excellence Award Nominees

By | 2018-03-05T15:40:35+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Kelowna Hearing Events|

We are so honoured to have been nominated for Licensed Service Provider of the Year for 2018 as part of the Lake Country Business Excellence Awards. It was the 15th year for this prestigious recognition event which showcases local businesses and their achievements and is deservedly considered to be the business event of the year in [...]

Preparing for Snowbird Travel

By | 2017-10-27T14:53:23+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Hearing Tips|

Snowbirds who travel south for the winter to the warmer “sun belt” states in the US or similar, warmer locales, are tasked with a long to-do list before they can leave. Here are a few important things to remember before your trip down South. Health See your physician, dentist, and optometrist at least 90 days [...]

Traveling Tips for the Hearing Impaired

By | 2017-10-27T14:48:54+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Hearing Tips|

Planning for a trip is stressful enough. Trying to plan a trip with a hearing impediment can make things doubly stressful. By taking a few key things into consideration, you’ll know exactly what to expect for your upcoming trip, and you’ll be readily equipped for a safe and easy ride. Understand Your Itinerary To Know [...]

Headphones and Potential Hearing Loss in Children

By | 2017-09-22T17:44:59+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Hearing Conservation|

Moms don't often think twice about passing her child a pair of headphones for a movie or game, if it means a few minutes of silence. Portable entertainment devices are perfect for long road trips or air travel with children. But do you ever test your child’s headphones beforehand to see if the decibel level is safe? [...]

How Auditory Processing Can Help Your Child Listen Better

By | 2017-04-20T11:58:24+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Auditory Processing Evaluation and Therapy|

As parents review their children’s recent report cards, they may begin to wonder why their child is not performing up to their potential. The teacher may have made comments about their child’s behavior in class, or made observations about difficulty with reading, spelling, and comprehension. The answer may be one assessment away. Auditory processing [...]

Still Struggling to Communicate with Hearing Aids?

By | 2017-01-27T11:58:59+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Hearing Tips|

At Lakeside Hearing, we are dedicated to providing excellent service to you and your hearing aids as well as your hearing needs. This may include additional time educating hearing aid wearers on how to manage in complex environments. A specialized service, called aural rehabilitation, focuses on adjusting to your hearing loss, making the best of [...]

Stay Connected This Holiday Season

By | 2017-02-24T04:42:50+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Hearing Tips, Uncategorized|

The holidays are said to be a time of joy and connection. But for those who struggle with hearing loss, the holidays can bring a profound feeling of disconnect and emotional distance from their loved ones. When those with hearing loss typically hide from social gatherings, the holidays can add an extra layer of stress in [...]