The Groupe Forget Foundation announces the beginning of a new partnership with the Fondation du Dr Julien, whose mission is to help vulnerable children and their families through its two social pediatric community centers. With the participation of Polyclinique de l’Oreille and Audiosanté, the Groupe Forget Foundation offers free audiology services to children in need who suffer from development delays that may be induced by hearing loss. »MORE
The Groupe Forget network grows.
In 2012, two new clinics opened their doors in the Quebec region. These are the Lebourgneuf clinic (1300, Lebourgneuf boulevard, suite 300) and the St-Romuald clinic (1100, Rive-Sud boulevard, suite 130-5). In addition, yet another clinic will open in January 2013 at 75, Des Châteaux Street in Blainville, which will increase the total number of Groupe Forget clinics to 62.
This will allow us to further confirm our position as the largest network of audioprosthetists in Quebec much to the enjoyment of our patients. There is definitely a Groupe Forget clinic near you.
There are many ways to protect your hearing. Studies have shown links between nutrition and hearing deficiencies. Your lifestyle and eating habits may protect you against the loss of hearing acuity due to age and the deterioration of the inner ear. » MORE
Groupe Forget Foundation gave more than one million dollars to improve life for people in need with hearing problems
The Groupe Forget Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to improve life for people with hearing problems by collecting donations, educating the public and supporting research. Since it’s inception in 2008, the Groupe Forget Foundation has provided more than one million dollars in hearing aids, professional consultation and accessories. » MORE
Do you ask yourself if hearing loss is irreversible? If blockage from earwax build-up can affect hearing ? If delayed language in a child may be a sign of hearing loss? If decibels accumulate?
Choosing the right model of hearing aid is a crucial step in the purchasing process. These days, it’s no longer necessary to wear large hearing aids unless you have severe to profound hearing loss, or dexterity problems or vision loss. »MORE
* An evaluation by an audioprosthetist is required to determine if the hearing aid answers the needs of the patient.
Groupe Forget and the Foundation Groupe Forget get involved with the FADOQ – Island of Montreal Region
Groupe Forget and the Foundation Groupe Forget are pleased to be official partners of the FADOQ (Island of Montreal Region) for a second year in a row, and especially for its 40th birthday.
See your audioprosthesist to learn about FADOQ member benefits through its MAESTRO hearing program. » MORE
A recent study conducted by American doctors has established a link between the risk of falling and hearing loss. Drs. Lin and Ferrucci used data from the 2001-2004 transversal National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, in which 2,017 participants from 40 to 69 years old were studied and which demonstrated correlations between hearing loss and falls over the past year. »MORE
Two eyes, two hands, two feet, two ears… When you or someone close to you experiences a hearing loss, is it better to wear one or two hearing aids? » MORE
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