Of hurricanes and hearing aids

By David H. Kirkwood This post was first published August 30, 2011.  As we have already witnessed the start of the 2016 season we still draw comparisons of expectations and reality. Watching how my fellow New Yorkers reacted to Tropical Storm (née Hurricane) Irene over the past weekend reminded me of the tremendous power of…

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Hearing Aids: Who Needs ’em?

By David H. Kirkwood Don’t get me wrong. The title of this post doesn’t mean I think hearing aids aren’t necessary. Quite the contrary. I strongly believe that there are hundreds of millions of people around the world who need hearing aids. But, the fact is, what I believe—or you believe–about what other people need…

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Our Clients Desperately Want Hearing Aids

By Lolly Wigall Humans are designed to have relationships. People are raised in families who communicate with each other. Language is a beautiful creation. Sharing life’s experiences, both the joys and sorrows are part of living. Becoming friends with our neighbors is part of life. Attending public meetings such as religious and civic organizations has…

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Real-Ear Measurements Are a Must for Patient and Professional Satisfaction

By Terry Ross For the past decade of my 35 years (and counting) in the hearing care industry, I have been focused on the value, application, and necessity of real-ear verification of hearing aid fittings. It has become my primary interest and my primary challenge. My journey has been an interesting combination of surprise, dismay,…

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