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...
Caregiver, Care for Thyself

Caregiver, Care for Thyself

When you’re a family caregiver for a loved one, it’s easy to get consumed by their needs. You spend your days thinking about all the ways you can make sure he or she gets the best possible care – working with skilled nursing facility staff to coordinate medical...
Reducing the Stress of Caregiving

Reducing the Stress of Caregiving

Reducing the Stress of Caregiving More than 65 million Americans currently act as unpaid caregivers for a member of their family.[1] Almost half of those family caregivers are also raising their own children at the same time as they care for an older adult.[2] And...