Vision Challenges Following a Stroke

Vision Challenges Following a Stroke

Your vision depends upon two factors: healthy eyes and healthy visual processing in the brain. Visual processing happens in your occipital lobe (‘vision’), The temporal and parietal lobes enable you to ID and categorize objects, recognize faces, and have...
Practitioner’s Perspective

Practitioner’s Perspective

Dr. Alan Carlton, Au.D., CCC-A Spending as much time as I do in skilled nursing facilities, I enjoy observing the positive ways staff communicate with residents who are hearing impaired. Here are four ways staff were able to effectively communicate with their...
Common Audiology Challenge

Common Audiology Challenge

Aria Care Partners’ experience providing audiology, optometry, and dental care has shed light on problems common to facility residents in each one of our clinical disciplines. In this story, we will use the name ‘Bob’ to describe a common one related to hearing. We...
Caring for the Caregiver

Caring for the Caregiver

As we get older, we all hope there will be someone we can depend on to help us when we become less able to manage daily tasks, or our health begins to decline. Often, that responsibility falls to a family member who volunteers their time to ensure that their loved one...