Can your hearing aids track how many steps you’ve taken? Can they tell you how many hours you’ve used them or how well you’ve engaged in communication? This is now possible with the new Livio AI and Thrive Hearing app. Now, you can easily manage aspects of your wellness with the simple press of a […]
Breaking News — A Hearing Revolution Has Begun! Introducing the New The world’s first hearing aid to feature integrated sensors and artificial intelligence. Imagine a hearing aid that can: • Measure body and brain health • Translate languages • Receive adjustments from your provider remotely • Stream music, TV and phone calls • Reduce background […]
Have you ever heard someone’s hearing aid buzzing and whistling? Nobody wants their hearing aids to whistle. Hearing aid feedback happens for two reasons: either the hearing aid doesn’t fit correctly or there is too much power. In both cases, sound from the hearing aid leaks out of the ear and is re-amplified by the […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 70 million adults in the United States have high blood pressure, or hypertension. That amounts to nearly one in three adults; furthermore, another one in three adults are living with elevated blood pressure results that are below the level considered to be high blood pressure […]
My Experience by: DeAnne Pacheco, TeleHear Clinical Director I had the honor of serving in a Starkey Hearing Foundation mission with the most amazingly dedicated, hard-working people. We completed four mission days in three cities: Santa Cruz, Bolivia; Cusco, Peru and Trujillo, Peru, where we fit nearly 2000 children and adults with hearing aids. I […]
Hearing loss is one of the most common health issues in the world. In the United States, 12 percent of the population, or 38 million people, have a significant hearing loss. Yet, only one out of every five people who could benefit from hearing aids actually wears them. Reduced hearing acuity can not only be […]
“Are you hearing as well as you should be?” seems like a simple question. Believe it or not, that is actually one of the hardest questions for my patients to answer. Typically, patients respond with, “I don’t know” or “How can I tell?” That is the main reason why verification and validation are some of […]
Did you know that your hearing, or lack thereof, can affect your memory? People with poor hearing often mistakenly feel that their hearing loss only affects their ability to hear other people. They do not realize that hearing loss has a far greater impact. Over the last ten years there have been numerous studies linking […]
I can hear sounds that I had not heard for years, like the wink in the palm and the pine trees. Birds signing and sounds of insects at night. At my game of horseshoes, it’s easy for me to adjust the hearing aids to a comfortable setting. To cut out music, laughter, & loud noises […]
With my new hearing aids I am able to hear my wife speaking. She is no longer mumbling. I can hear the TV now and don’t need the volume up to 30. I can actually hear it at 10, and I can understand more of what is going on. I can hear the birds, and the […]
Date: 7/15/16 “I have purchased three hearing aids over the past years from the hearing center. I just wouldn’t elsewhere. I have found Theresa and her staff to be friendly and professional, always ready to help if there is a problem.
Written: 3/17/2015 They are very professional, spend sufficient time and listen carefully to the issues. They urge follow-up appointments to be sure the aids work as well as possible.
Written: 3/26/2015 Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to help my husband Frank with his hearing aids. We will always remember how you made sure Frank could hear the Jersey Boys. Giving him the loaners really helped. That alone was over and above, but then cleaning his ears was a big […]
Written: 4/3/2015 The staff is excellent at all times. These hearing aids have improved my quality of life very much, particularly in hearing TV and hearing others during casual conversation. Also, I notice people very seldom notice that I am wearing hearing aids!
Written: 4/7/2015 Wow! I can now hear everything people are saying to me! Church and music are more appreciated. I sing high descant in the choir and now I can be sure I hit the right note! I have encouraged my workforce to have their ears checked by you!
Written: 5/8/2015 I feel safer because I am hearing from behind. I didn’t realize how poor my hearing was until I got my new hearing aids. The Port Charlotte Hearing Center is the best. They are very very helpful. I was not embarrassed to ask questions.
Deficient hearing has been linked to a greater risk of dementia, poor cognitive function and falling in the elderly, according to a recent study at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. The impact of hearing loss on the aging isn’t inconsequential and should be treated. “When you have hearing loss, your brain has to work harder to […]
For most people, silence is golden. For people suffering with tinnitus, that silence can be miserable. Even the quietest of moments, such as sleep, can be filled with buzzing, humming or ringing sounds. This unfortunate condition is called tinnitus. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), it has affected nearly […]