April 26, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: GEORGE FORD

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: George Ford Nominated by: Citasha Sunney. ListenUP! Canada in Burlington, ON “This means so much. My hearing has improved significantly and it will make […]
April 24, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: SANDOR FISTROVICZI

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Sandor Fistroviczi Nominated by: Tami Tran. ListenUP! Canada in Toronto, ON “Don’t wait to obtain hearing help no matter how old you are. Try […]
April 17, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: JAMES BAILEY

    CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: James Bailey Nominated by: Lynne Curran-Hume. ListenUP! Canada in Port Hope, ON “This award will improve my visits with family an friends. […]
April 17, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: NANCY THOMPSON

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Nancy Thompson Nominated by: Sandra Glaser. ListenUP! Canada in Uxbridge, ON “With these new hearing aids, I will avoid saying “pardon me?”” –Nancy Thompson, […]
April 17, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: MOHAMED ABID BAIG

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Mohamed Abid Baig Nominated by: David Lim. ListenUP! Canada in Cornwall, ON “I am listening well now and I understand everything. I appreciate everybody […]
April 13, 2017

AMBASSADOR PROFILE: KEN AND ARLENE QUIRK

For the first time in Campaign for Better Hearing history, a couple was awarded hearing aids through the campaign’s Give-back program which gives hearing aids to […]
April 13, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: KURT DRIEDGER

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Kurt Driedger Nominated by: Murray Smith. Keystone Hearing Aid Centre in Brandon, MB “Right off the bat I’ve been noticing things that I for […]
April 10, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: SEAN WELLSBURY

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Sean Wellsbury Nominated by: Jade Smolenaars. ListenUP! Canada in Orangeville, ON “For someone sitting on the fence about getting hearing aids I would say […]
April 10, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: CHAYA CSILLAG

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Chaya Csillag Nominated by: Barry Katz. Hear After in Thornhill, ON “This award will help me communicate with my boys better as well as […]
April 7, 2017

5 ESSENTIAL HEARING HEALTH TIPS FOR ANY CONCERT

Whether it’s a concert you’ve been waiting to attend, or you were invited to one last minute, be prepared for the noises that your ears will […]
March 31, 2017

LISTENUP! CANADA: NATASHA MANJI

Name: Natasha Manji Location: Audiologist at ListenUP! Canada, Toronto, Ontario “Witnessing daily the profound impact hearing aids were having on both kids and adults in re-connecting […]
March 28, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: CHRYSTIE HALLIDAY

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Chrystie Halliday Nominated by: Paul Tait. HearingLife Canada in Northland Calgary, AB “With this award, I will be able to hear people for a […]
March 28, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: PETER BURGESS

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Peter Burgess Nominated by: Cara Jelinek. ListenUP! Canada in Newmarket, ON “Being a recipient of this award will help me reconnect with people. I […]
March 28, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: HELEN TSALIS

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Helen Tsalis Nominated by: Pheba Ninan. ListenUP! Canada in Toronto, ON “At work, I would avoid learning new styles and techniques. I would always […]
March 27, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: LORRAINE SAM

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Lorraine Sam Nominated by: Mahshad Seifi. HearingLife Canada in Saanich, BC “It is such a joy to be able to hear again! In the […]
March 22, 2017

HOW DOES MY BRAIN HELP ME HEAR?

You hear with your brain, not with your ears. Of course, we need our ears to capture sounds, but we only understand these sounds once they […]
March 21, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: LORENA BRITTON

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Lorena Britton Nominated by: Chuck Fuller. HearingLife Canada in Chilliwack, BC “This award will improve my ability to hear speech and background house sounds.” […]
March 21, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: DAVID MICHAELIS

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: David Michaelis Nominated by: Brian Sharron. HearingLife Canada in Sidney, BC “being a recipient of this award will make communication with my wife and […]
March 15, 2017

AMBASSADOR PROFILE: KAREN LAZENBY

Karen Lazenby was nominated by Jan Parker, Hearing Aid Practitioner at Lloydminster Hearing Centre in Lloydminster, Alberta, to receive a brand new pair of hearing aids […]
March 10, 2017

4 FOODS TO BOOST YOUR HEARING HEALTH

Our health has a lot to do with what we put in our bodies and our hearing health is no different! Here are four nutrient-packed foods […]
March 3, 2017

HEARINGLIFE CANADA: YVONNE MREMA

Name: Yvonne Mrema Location: Clinical Audiologist at HearingLife Canada, Okotoks, Alberta “The Campaign for Better Hearing has enabled me to be a vehicle in sharing with […]
March 1, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: LeANNE BIDNIAK

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: LeAnne Bidniak Nominated by: Evelyn Smith. Anderson Hearing Centres in Edmonton, AB “I have struggled for over 2 decades with hearing loss. I anticipate […]
February 24, 2017

WHO IS AT THE HIGHEST RISK FOR HEARING LOSS?

Hearing loss is a condition that affects people of all ages, though it’s commonly associated with old age. Hereditary factors, as well as environmental factors can […]
February 24, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: RON FORSMAN

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Ron Forsman Nominated by: Anice Elliot. HearingLife Canada in Lethbridge, AB “My advice to anyone who has hearing loss is to go to a […]
February 17, 2017

AMBASSADOR PROFILE: MARY KOLODY

“This award improves my social life with family and friends, plus makes me feel so much more safe and confident,” says Mary Kolody, the latest recipient […]
February 16, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: LEONARD BERNIER

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Leonard Bernier Nominated by: Dana Cullen-Dubois. ListenUP! Canada in Ottawa, ON “Get a hearing test!” –Leonard Bernier, Campaign Ambassador 2017
February 16, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: CECIL SMITH

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: CECIL SMITH Nominated by: Allison Delalis. ListenUP! Canada in Kingston, ON “I hear things now that I haven’t heard before.  I’ll be able to […]
February 16, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: ANVAR YASSUBI

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: ANVAR YASSUBI Nominated by: Marie Friedrich. ListenUP! Canada in Ottawa, ON “ This is excellent! You wouldn’t believe how happy I am! This award […]
January 27, 2017

5 Must-Know Medicinal Drugs That Can Cause Hearing Loss

We take medications to cure and/or treat illness, but the contents of many drugs are able to cause additional medical issues at a high dosage or […]
January 26, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: ROBERT MCKIEL

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: ROBERT MCKIEL Nominated by: Tim Smiley. HearingLife Canada Saanich in Victoria, BC “I have difficulty communicating with people that don’t know sign language. With […]
January 26, 2017

LISTENUP! CANADA: ATHENA LEONE

Name: Athena Leone Location: Clinic Manager at ListenUP! Canada, Toronto, Ontario “Reading about how people were affected by tinnitus, including my father, got me interested and […]
January 26, 2017

WHAT IS TINNITUS?

Tinnitus has commonly been described as a ringing in the ear, though the sounds resulting from tinnitus could also be described as a hissing, clicking, whistling […]
January 20, 2017

AMBASSADOR PROFILE: SHIRLEY GEYER

Shirley Geyer received an early Christmas gift when Konrad Malinski, her Hearing Instrument Specialist from ListenUP! Canada in Belleville, fit her with a brand new pair […]
January 17, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: CHRISTINE MECHELSEA

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: CHRISTINE MECHELSEA Nominated by: Lindsay Randall. Stamford Hearing in Portage Niagara Falls, ON “You feel very left out of everyday life when your hearing […]
January 16, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: DORIS FREEMAN

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: DORIS FREEMAN Nominated by: Andrea Sloan. ListenUP! Canada in Hamilton Stoney Creek, ON “This award will make a big difference in my life. Now, […]
January 13, 2017

TOP 3: DO YOU KNOW THE 3 TYPES OF HEARING LOSS?

Not all hearing losses are the same. The type of hearing loss someone has is only determined after careful examination of the entire auditory system and […]
January 6, 2017

LISTENUP! CANADA: TONYSHIA JANSSEN

Name: Tonyshia Janssen Location: Hearing Instrument Specialist at ListenUP! Canada, Toronto, Ontario “Nothing is more amazing than putting a pair of hearing aids on someone for […]
January 3, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: DOREENA ROSENBURG

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: DOREENA ROSENBURG Nominated by: Keara Farrell. Canadian Hearing Care in Prince George, BC “No words can express what a difference these new hearing aids […]
January 3, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: MILTON WATTS

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: MILTON WATTS Nominated by: Erick Schenk. HearingLife Canada in Edmonton, AB “Without this award, the world is just a jumble of sounds without meaning. […]
January 3, 2017

WHAT CAN I EXPECT DURING A HEARING APPOINTMENT?

Have you decided on your New Year’s Resolution? Why not make your hearing health a priority in 2017? Here’s what you can expect from your hearing […]
December 23, 2016

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: ELSIE PIETZ

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: ELSIE PIETZ Nominated by: Brittany Randall. ListenUP! Canada in Fort Erie, ON “This award will give me my quality of life back; it will […]
December 22, 2016

AMBASSADOR PROFILE: ROBIN TAYLOR

Robin Taylor has had hearing loss since she was six years old due to chemotherapy. She spent years in constant frustration from trying to communicate with […]
December 22, 2016

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: DONNA JARVIS

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: DONNA JARVIS Nominated by: Joe Burns. ListenUP! Canada Dufferin in Toronto, ON “Go get your hearing checked!” –Donna Jarvis, Campaign Ambassador 2016
December 20, 2016

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: JOHN SORENSON

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: JOHN SORENSON Nominated by: Kristen Van Osch. ListenUP! Canada in Goderich, ON “Get your hearing tested! You don’t realize how much you are missing […]
December 20, 2016

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: HECTOR CHARBONNEAU

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: HECTOR CHARBONNEAU Nominated by: Barb Sudeyko. ListenUP! Canada in Ottawa, ON “I have 8 children, 18 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, and I have […]
December 20, 2016

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: BETTY DAVIES

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: BETTY DAVIES Nominated by: Katie Koebel. ListenUP! Canada in Cambridge, ON “This award will help me hear better, especially in company where I’ve heard […]
December 20, 2016

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: PATRICIA GEMME

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: PATRICIA GEMME Nominated by: Jennifer Vosper. ListenUP! Canada in Sault Ste. Marie, ON “It’s a miracle! I didn’t know how many things I’ve missed […]
December 20, 2016

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: KATHLEEN LEGRIS

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: KATHLEEN LEGRIS Nominated by: Avery Bennewies. ListenUP! Canada in Stratford, ON “With my new hearing aids, I will finally be able to turn down my […]
December 20, 2016

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: EILEEN DEWSBURY

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: EILEEN DEWSBURY Nominated by: Eric Johnson. ListenUP! Canada in Brampton, ON “Get your hearing checked! Do it sooner than later.” –Eileen Dewsbury, Campaign Ambassador […]
December 19, 2016

5 WAYS TO EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATE WITH LOVED ONES OVER THE HOLIDAYS

Season’s greetings! The holidays are around the corner. Many of us are hustling and bustling to prepare for our family gatherings. We’re so busy preparing where […]