Starkey Hearing Aids
Starkey Hearing Aids
To date, five US presidents, two popes, Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, and other notable world leaders have reaped the benefits of better hearing and a better quality of life delivered by Starkey hearing aids.
Starkey hearing aids was the brainchild of hearing aid repair expert William Austin, who purchased Starkey Labs earmold company in 1970. Applying his expertise to the development of hearing aids, the simple philosophy, “Hear better. Live better,” and an aggressive marketing approach to an elite market, Starkey became a world-renowned hearing instrument manufacturer almost overnight, taking a lead in AI sound processing innovation in the 21st century.
AI Sound Processing from Starkey
Working toward providing naturally clear sound processing led to a technological breakthrough in the development of AI sound processing, which was linked to their commitment to iPhone connectivity in the early 21st century. This led to the development of advanced features that reach well beyond the scope of traditional hearing aid technology.
Today’s Starkey hearing aids automatically conduct an AI-based analysis of your acoustic environment as you move from one location to another, making immediate adjustments to improve speech intelligibility.
Starkey’s Hearing Aid Features
- Experience crisp, clear phone calls and music the way it was meant to be heard through streaming.
- Link your hearing aids with accessories and select smartphones for improved listening.
- Track and share your physical activity, cognitive health, language translation, fall detection, and alerts from data gathered by your hearing aids.
- Experience easy customization of your device settings, volume and custom hearing profiles using tap control, and other cutting-edge input technologies.
- Choose between standard battery models as well as customized recharging capabilities.
- Receive ongoing counseling and support from your hearing care provider and other healthcare providers by using your hearing device, smartphone, and the Thrive Care app.
South Sound’s Patient-Focused Hearing Care
Starkey hearing aids are one of many tools used by the audiologists at South Sound Audiology in order to address hearing challenges, but technology, no matter how advanced, never takes priority over meeting the unique needs of our patients.
Through highly accurate comprehensive hearing assessments, our hearing care professionals identify the unique type and severity of hearing loss affecting each of our patients and then use the information gathered in order to partner with them in providing better hearing solutions that enhance their hearing and improve their quality of life.
Beyond selling and fitting our patients with hearing aids from Starkey, Widex, Oticon, and others, we continue our ongoing partnership by providing troubleshooting, technical support, regular maintenance, and hearing aid repair for a broad variety of hearing aid brands.
If hearing aids are the best solution for addressing your hearing challenges, the experts at South Sound Audiology can provide you and individuals throughout the Greater Olympia area with the right advanced technology to address all of your hearing care needs. Contact us today by submitting the adjacent form.
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Here’s How Charlotte Broke Old Patterns
“I didn’t want to end up being isolated.”
We can certainly learn a lot from our loved ones.
Charlotte did just this after observing her grandmother’s hearing loss develop over time.
“My paternal grandmother had hearing problems, and I realized by watching her that she was unable to participate in, or understand, family conversations. She seemed so lonely. When I began to notice I wasn’t hearing everything or understanding everything people were saying, I didn’t want a repeat of my grandmother’s life.”
Michael’s Top-Notch Hearing Advice
“All hearing-impaired people need is a knowledgeable person with a plan that can give you back a measure of hearing that makes your life better.”
“I suffered SNHL, sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Literally, one minute I could hear, the next I was virtually deaf in one ear, with partial loss in the other. I was scared beyond measure.”
When Michael first recognized his hearing loss, it was an extremely troubling experience. Unlike many others whose hearing loss happens gradually, the sudden hearing loss he suffered changed his life.
Judy Had Nothing To Fear
“The aftercare was just as good as my first visit was with her.”
Unfortunately for Judy and many others who come to terms with their hearing loss, she felt like this was a sign of her getting old.
But at South Sound Audiology, we often say, “Hearing loss is a sign of a life well-lived” – be proud of the life that has gotten you this far.”
When it came to addressing her hearing loss, Judy’s main concern was making sure she got good hearing aids and a good professional that wasn’t going to sell her just any hearing aid.
Kathy’s Evolution With Hearing Aids
“I was certain I was working with a well-trained audiologist and was made to feel welcome and comfortable by the receptionist.”
When Kathy visited South Sound Audiology, she already had a lifetime of hearing aid experience behind her.
“I knew I had a high-frequency loss by age 30, but at that time, hearing aids were not sufficiently developed for me to benefit from wearing them, and no well-trained audiologist would fit me with them.”
Charlie’s Sound Advice For Anyone Considering Hearing Aids
“Wearing the aids has made my life much better.”
Before Charlie came to South Sound Audiology to address his hearing challenges, he had become tired of not being able to hear people talking and having to ask them to repeat themselves.
It’s extremely common for people to notice hearing challenges way before they address them, usually because hearing loss occurs gradually, and people develop coping mechanisms to live with the hearing loss.
How Nancy Is Happier Than Ever With Her New Hearing Aids
“It’s nice to know it doesn’t end when you put in your new hearing aids.”
Hearing loss often affects our loved ones just as much, if not more, than ourselves before we recognize the symptoms.
This was definitely the case for Nancy, as she explains, “I was outside with my husband working on the garden. He was frustrated that I couldn’t hear him. I didn’t realize how much I relied on watching someone speak to pick up on what they were saying. He was turned away from me.