Friday, May 6, 2016

Center's ED Promotes Tomorrow's Free Clinic Day on KTRS 550AM



Our Executive Director, Rita Tintera, appeared on KTRS' "The McGraw Show" this week to discuss ways to tell if your child is having trouble hearing and the 2016 Annual Free Clinic Day, this Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. 

Call Call 314-737-5091 today to make your appointment; space is limited!

FREE CLINIC DAY & THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE SCREENING!



ALL participants in the 2016 Annual Free Clinic Day tomorrow, Saturday, May 7, will be eligible to enter to win one of three family four packs of tickets to an exclusive screening on Saturday, May 14 of The Angry Birds Movie here in St. Louis before it opens to the public!

Appointments are from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., for FREE hearing, speech and vision screenings for children ages 3 and up. Adults of ALL ages are eligible for free hearing screenings with our team of certified audiologists.

Snacks and crafts for the kids will be available, as well as Angry Bird movie mini posters, sunglasses and more to take home after screenings and evaluations.

Call 314-737-5091 today to make your appointment! Space is limited!

11 Reasons You Should Get Your Hearing Tested On Saturday, May 7



Hearing loss happens. It’s the third most common health problem in the U.S., according to WebMD. Hearing loss is also very treatable – and more successful when started early. If you suspect you have hearing loss, why not find out for sure?
    1. A hearing test is painless and takes less than an hour. 
    2. Hearing loss may be an early warning sign or red flag for other health conditions including cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
    3. If your hearing test shows your hearing is normal, you can tell your friends to get off your back.
    4. The Mayo Clinic recommends baseline hearing tests for adults.
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      1. Untreated hearing loss increases your chance of developing dementia.
      2. Most hearing clinics serve free cookies and coffee. 
      3. Untreated hearing loss increases your chances of falling.
      4. Treating hearing loss with hearing aids is proven to reduce the risk of cognitive decline.
      5. Untreated hearing loss is known to contribute to depression and social isolation.
      6. Hearing loss treatment has been shown to improve earning power.
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      1. Because you're proactive about your health and care about your quality of life.
Think you may have hearing loss? Find out for sure by scheduling a hearing test with a Center for Hearing & Speech today. You’ve got nothing to lose and possibly tons to gain!