Learn Modifiable Risk Factors for Preventing Dementia

Diabetes, Dementia and Hearing Loss

Wednesday, October 18 · 10am – 12pm

Ascott Parc Event Centre – Parkview Room – 2839 Rutherford Rd Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 2N7

Lunch and refreshments with be provided following the presentation

Who Is This Event For:

  1. If you are over the age of 50
  2. If you have experienced Tinnitus (phantom sound in the ears or head)
  3. If your doctor has ever told you that you were diabetic or pre-diabetic
  4. If you have high blood pressure
  5. If you sometimes have difficulty hearing especially in background noise
  6. If you are retired from a noisy job (example including teachers, musicians, police officers or firemen)
  7. If you forget more than you used to, or are having more “Senior Moments”

If any of the above apply to you, a loved one, or neighbor we look forward to seeing you and them at this Hearing and Brain Education event.

Presented By: Sabrina DeToma Doctor of Audiology and Co-Author of Sound Advice

Salus Hearing Sabrina

Salus Hearing and Tinnutus Centre is independently owned and operated by Sabrina DeToma, Vaughan’s first Doctor of Audiology.  Sabrina DeToma is one of a handful of licensed Audiologists in Ontario with an Au.D. Degree, the highest academic credential in the field of Clinical Audiology.

Sabrina DeToma has over 15 years of experience working at St. Michael’s Hospital (Toronto), North York General Hospital and various private practices in the Greater Toronto Area.  She also holds an adjunct faculty position at University of Toronto, University of Western Ontario and at Georgian College.  One of her passions is sharing her knowledge and experience in hearing healthcare.  In an effort to turn Salus Hearing Centre into Vaughan’s Centre for Excellence in Communication Disorders she offers her practice as a training facility for Audiology, Speech Language Pathology and Communicative Disorders Assistant students.  She also has a passion for helping individuals who are suffering with the hearing-related conditions of Tinnitus and Hyperacusis.  She is one of two Audiologists in Ontario with a post graduate certificate in the Advanced Studies of Tinnitus and Hyperacusis.

Sabrina DeToma uses her expertise, together with leading edge diagnostic tools and state of the art equipment and technology, to meet your hearing needs.  Her focus is on preventative hearing healthcare.  She works closely with other health professionals to offer a holistic approach to hearing healthcare.

Special Guests:

Nashlea Brogan Clinical Audiologist Hearing Loss Advocate Digital Connect Creator

Nashlea Brogan

Doctor of Audiology and Audiologist Nashlea Brogan is a passionate advocate for those with hearing loss, and has dedicated her career to helping people hear better by using the latest advancements and tools available in the Audiology profession. As a Cochlear Implant (CI) user, who had a late onset progressive hearing loss, she understand firsthand the challenges that come with hearing loss and its treatment options, and use these experiences to better provide long term patient entered care.

As the sole owner of a large audiology practice for the past 19 years, she is committed to providing the highest level of progressive care to her practice’s patients. Whether she is providing education, treatment options, and counselling to individuals and families affected by hearing loss, or leading her professional team, she strives to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those she serves.

Beyond her work in private practice, she is deeply involved in advocacy efforts to raise awareness about the impact of hearing loss beyond just treating the ear. She frequently talks about cognitive health, mental health, and the realities of living life with hearing loss.

Jamie Cruz Alzheimer Society York Region

Jaime Cruz

Jaime Cruz is the Public Education Coordinator for the Alzheimer Society of York Region.

For 27 years Jaime has worked to bring awareness about dementia to the community. Working to eliminate the stigma associated with a diagnosis and creating dementia friendly communities. As an educator Jaime works with caregivers, staff, community members, corporate companies and many more to educate on the journey of dementia.


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