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

“Unlock Your Hearing” On October 15 With Pacific Northwest Audiology and Starkey

Pacific Northwest Audiology and Starkey Hearing Technologies will present “How To Unlock Your Hearing” on October 14, 2015, at the Hampton Inn and Suites, in Bend Oregon. This event will be free to the public…with important information on Tinnitus and the medical, emotional, and social consequences of untreated hearing loss, presented by leading Audiologists. The event … Read more “Unlock Your Hearing” On October 15 With Pacific Northwest Audiology and Starkey

Hearing Loss Linked to Dementia

A Cautionary Tale Mounting evidence has established a  strong link between untreated hearing loss and diminished cognitive function, including dementia. Studies also link untreated hearing loss to other medical and emotional problems, including depression. This is a cautionary tale, but a light shines brightly to guide our passage away from danger: Hearing Loss Can End Badly—but we have options! … Read more Hearing Loss Linked to Dementia

Untreated Hearing Loss

The consequences can be severe but treatment offers hope! Untreated hearing loss has been linked to disabling medical conditions such as dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, depression, and cardiovascular disease. Studies and observational evidence indicate that untreated hearing loss can damage your physical, emotional, and social health and well being. Your family, friends, and others will not … Read more Untreated Hearing Loss

The World In Your Hearing Aids!

The days of uncool hearing aids are gone! …and the stigma of hearing loss is settling quickly into the dust of the past. That is because Apple, the symbol of cool consumer electronics, is working with hearing aid manufacturers to pair hearing aids with the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch through Bluetooth wireless technology. That’s … Read more The World In Your Hearing Aids!

Pacific Northwest Audiology Attended the Deschutes County Fair and Rodeo

Pacific Northwest Audiology was a vendor at the Deschutes County Fair and Rodeo from July 30 to August 3rd. We had a great time interacting with people of all ages…and had an opportunity to answer important hearing health questions for many many people. In addition to interacting with so many wonderful people…we gave away more … Read more Pacific Northwest Audiology Attended the Deschutes County Fair and Rodeo

Hearing Loss and Dementia

The Problem An increasing number of independent scientific studies are showing strong evidence that hearing loss is more than just a nuisance of aging. The message is disturbing: people who experience hearing loss as they age may also have a significantly higher risk of developing cognitive disorders, including dementia. Cognitive function is an intellectual process … Read more Hearing Loss and Dementia

What You Need to Know About Hearing Aids

Introduction Untreated hearing loss can damage your physical, emotional, and social health and well-being, but studies by the National Council on Aging and the Seniors Research Group indicates that wearing hearing aids can lead to impressive improvements in the social, emotional, psychological, and physical well-being of people with mild to severe hearing loss. This document … Read more What You Need to Know About Hearing Aids

Need Hearing Care? Choose A Business Model!

Introduction You may not be aware of it…but when you choose a hearing provider you are also choosing a business model. One model works off the proposition that profits alone are the bottom line for generating future profitability. This model is exemplified by “Big Box” stores such as Costco and a legion of minimally trained … Read more Need Hearing Care? Choose A Business Model!

Bend Area Residents Invited to Invisible Hearing Aids Information Party

Pacific Northwest Audiology and Lyric will highlight invisible hearing aid technology on Oct 30…from 10 am to 5 pm…and you’re invited. This will be an information-rich party…we will provide food, drinks, and great prizes…including Bose® QuietComfort® 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® Headphones, special product discounts, and professional service giveaways. Kevin Haslam from Lyric will present important … Read more Bend Area Residents Invited to Invisible Hearing Aids Information Party