The Bend Oregon Hearing Tech Expo

Pacific Northwest Audiology had a full house in attendance at our Hearing Tech Expo on Wednesday, Feb 8, at the Mount Bachelor Village Conference Center. Dr. Li began the day with a very well received talk on age-related hearing loss (her PhD thesis at the world renowned Karolinska Institutet in Sweden). The Doctor also reviewed new … Read more The Bend Oregon Hearing Tech Expo

Age-related Hearing Loss (ARHL)

The ‘baby boom’ generation is aging. In 2009, people over 65 represented 12.9% of the population, but by 2030, they will be 19.3%. From the Administration on Aging, the number of Americans over 65 is expected to double between 2008 and 2030 to around 72 million. Why should we be concerned? Because Hearing loss is … Read more Age-related Hearing Loss (ARHL)

Age-Related Hearing Loss (ARHL)

Seeds of a Growing Problem The population of the U.S. is getting older. According to the Administration on Aging, the aging ‘baby boom’ generation will produce a dramatic increase in the population through 2030. In 2009, people over 65 represented 12.9% of the population, but by 2030, they will represent 19.3%. The population over 65 … Read more Age-Related Hearing Loss (ARHL)

Are you a Baby Boomer? Why it Matters!

So…What is a Baby Boomer? If you were born during the Post–World War II baby boom between 1946 and 1964 you are part of the baby boom generation. More babies were born in 1946 than any previous year in the history of the United States. 3.4 million babies took their first breath in that year…a … Read more Are you a Baby Boomer? Why it Matters!

Tinnitus…The Assault on Quiet Moments

The following article will appear in the ‘Welcome to Hearing Health’ section of Bend Life magazine this coming June. Dr. Li-Korotky writes a monthly column for Bend Life. Introduction Tinnitus is the perception of sounds that have no external source. The severity of tinnitus varies from an occasional awareness of a noise (e.g., ringing, hissing, … Read more Tinnitus…The Assault on Quiet Moments

Dr. Li-Korotky Talks at Lions Club

Dr. Li-Korotky, AuD, PhD, MD, was a guest speaker at the Crooked River Ranch Lions Club Community Appreciation Evening on April 29…at the Ranch Chapel at Crooked River Ranch in Terrebonne, Oregon. The event was in support of the Lions’ Sight and Hearing mission. The Doctor talked about her experiences growing up in China during … Read more Dr. Li-Korotky Talks at Lions Club

A Featured Article by Dr. Li-Korotky: Age-related Hearing Loss: Quality of Care For Quality of Life.

This is a summary of an article that was recently featured in a Special Issue of The Gerontologist on Baby Boomers. Age-related hearing loss (ARHL) symptoms include progressive deterioration of auditory sensitivity, loss of the auditory sensory cells, and deterioration of central processing. ARHL is the third most prevalent chronic condition inflatable boxing ring in … Read more A Featured Article by Dr. Li-Korotky: Age-related Hearing Loss: Quality of Care For Quality of Life.