Combat hearing loss with
and screening May 25
don’t have to miss out on the conversations going on around you.
how you can improve your hearing by joining us for a presentation and a free
Wednesday, May 25, at the King’s Daughters Outpatient Therapy Services building,
480 23rd St., Ashland.
A presentation on the latest
Bluetooth® compatible hearing aids will be from 9 to 10 a.m.
From 10 a.m. to noon, a
hearing screening and hearing aid check will take place. Appointments are not required.
The only accurate way to determine if you have hearing loss is to have
your hearing evaluated. But here are a series of simple questions you can ask
yourself: Do you often ask people to repeat what they have said? Do you need to
turn the television or radio louder than others? Do you have trouble hearing on
the telephone? Do people seem to mumble? Do you have difficulty listening to
conversation when in a noisy listening environment? If you answer yes to one or
more of these questions, it may be time to have your hearing tested.
Hearing aids simply bring the level of loudness within a comfortable range for
you. In fact, research has found that hearing aids may help preserve the
ability to understand speech because they allow the sensory cells in the inner
ear to stay active.
lose it suddenly or gradually over time, hearing loss can leave you feeling
isolated from friends and family,” said Charlotte
Sergent, Au.D., King’s Daughters Audiology/Speech Pathology Department
coordinator. “It’s very rewarding to assist people with this concern.”
more information, please call (606) 408-7415.
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