Canadian Hearing Society

Site: Simcoe County Area Office

Service: Hearing Help Classes

Description (Service) Educate adults on how to overcome the challenges associated with acquired hearing loss * classes provide information and education on hearing loss, hearing aids and other communication devices, and strategies to improve communication * offered several times a year, individual sessions can be arranged 
Falls Prevention - Dizziness and balance issues are often directly related to hearing health * additionally, since people rely on sound for orientation in the environment, a person may not be as quickly aware of a potentially hazardous situation when hearing is decreased * therefore, proper hearing health and hearing loss management are important components of falls prevention 
Member of the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy (SMIFS)
Service Details
Hours Vary
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Inquiries from all ages welcome
Application Registration required
Languages English
Fees Service - Call for details * one family member or friend welcome to attend sessions at no cost
Address and Location
Site Location Cedar Pointe Business Park
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
64 Cedar Pointe Dr, Unit 1412
Barrie, ON L4N 5R7
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Intersection Hwy 400 and Dunlop St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-737-3190
TTY Phone 1-877-872-0585
Fax 705-722-0381
Primary Contact Ross Hart, Hearing Care Counsellor; Phone: 705-737-3190 ext 255; Email:
Alternate Contact Cathy O'Connor, Hearing Care Counsellor; Phone: 705-737-3190 ext 224; Email:
Primary Executive Kim Nicholson, District Manager; Email:

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