Spring Home and Garden Show in Bend, OR

Pacific Northwest Audiology was an exhibitor at the Central Oregon Builders Association Spring Home and Garden Show in Bend, Oregon on May 3-5. The show had hundreds of vendors and thousands of attendees…making this year’s event a huge success. The show provided a great opportunity for Dr. Li-Korotky to interact with and answer questions for … Read more

Tinnitus Awareness Week – May 19-25 2013

Pacific Northwest Audiology joins with the American Tinnitus Association (ATA) to recognize Tinnitus Awareness Week Established in 1927, May has since been known as “Better Hearing and Speech Month” – a time to raise national public awareness, knowledge and understanding of speech, language and hearing disorders. To complement ATA’s year-round advocacy efforts, each year we … Read more

36 Million Americans Suffer Hearing Loss …May is Better Hearing Month

Dr. Li-Korotky wants you to know that hearing loss currently affects more than 36 million Americans. Although hearing problems are commonly associated with normal aging, more than half of all hearing-impaired individuals are younger than 65. With the increased use of personal music players (MP3s) and earbuds, the number of Americans experiencing hearing loss at … Read more

Hearing Health

A previous article discussed the differing qualification, licensure, and scope of practice between hearing aid dispensers and audiologists. This article will address the process of hearing and the causes of hearing loss. The Process of Hearing Sound vibrations move through the air like waves moving across water. Hearing begins when the vibrations reach the outer … Read more

Hearing Loss Negatively Impacts Mental, Physical Health of Elderly in Bend, Oregon

There are a number of studies that show the negative physical and psychological effects of hearing loss. The really dramatic aspect of this study indicates that Americans over 65 feel that hearing impairment has a more profound effect on their lifestyle than hypertension, osteoporosis, or stroke! This underscores a message that we repeat often…the importance … Read more

“For the Health of It” Wellness and Fitness Fair at the Bend Senior Center

Pacific Northwest Audiology was a proud sponsor of the “For the Health of It” Wellness and Fitness Fair in the Bend Senior Center, on Thursday, September 20. Numerous people stopped at our booth for free consultations on hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing in the ears), hearing aid cleaning and trouble shooting, or volume testing/adjustments of … Read more