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McGuire’s Volunteers Bring Gift of Hearing & Unexpected Family Reunion to Peruvian Family

June 1, 2018 5:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

1,700 People Fitted with Hearing Aids During Starkey Hearing Foundation Mission Arequipa, PERU – To give the gift of hearing to those who would never have the means or access to hearing aids, David Carr and Danielle Gilewski of McGuire’s Hearing Aids and Audiology Services, recently volunteered to join a mission sponsored by the Starkey Hearing Foundation. Carr, the owner and operator of McGuire’s and The Hearing Centers, and Gilewski, the general manager of the nine locations on Long Island, Westchester, and the Bronx, not only provided the gift of hearing to a man named Juan, but they facilitated an... View Article

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Starkey Mission

June 1, 2018 5:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

So Kenya Mary Hear! McGuire’s Owner, David Carr, and his wife Danielle Carr traveled to Africa in February 2018 to help the people of Kenya. David and Danielle were humbled and honored to have the opportunity to volunteer once again with the Starkey Hearing Foundation and fit more than 1300 people with hearing aids.     It was an awe-inspiring experience that has forever changed the lives of the people that can now hear again and even more so for the people that are hearing for the very first time! May we all remember to count our blessings and never... View Article


7 Serious Benefits to Wearing Hearing Aids

May 15, 2018 7:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Have you noticed that you’re missing important parts of conversations or hearing words incorrectly? Does your family tell you that the television is always too loud? You probably know that you could have hearing loss, but feel embarrassed. You might even get angry when friends and family tell you they think you should have your hearing checked. That’s because many people associate hearing loss with getting older and the elderly. In fact, 65% of people who have some sort of hearing loss are actually younger than 65 and back in 2011, a study by John Hopkins Medicine reported that as... View Article

Generous Listening

May 1, 2018 7:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

My absolute favorite interviewer is Krista Tippett, the Peabody Award-winning host of the radio program On Being, and the New York Times best-selling author of Becoming Wise. I love to listen to her interviews, which delve into the mysteries of human existance, because she listens so openly and respectfully. Ms. Tippett says that listening is an everyday social art, but it is one we have neglected and need to learn anew. Listening is not being quiet and biding our time till it is our turn to speak. Nor is it a ping pong game of getting our shot in. To... View Article

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Looking down the road…. a glimpse at some amazing research.

April 11, 2018 7:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When Ludvig van Beethoven realized that his hearing was fading, he felt that his joy was fading as well. We don’t know what caused his hearing loss, nor was there technology at the time that could help him. Two centuries later, however, researchers are working with a strain of mouse called…yes, Beethoven, to use gene editing to prevent inherited deafness in mice by disabling a mutant version of the gene that causes a certain kind of hearing loss. Scientists hope that someday it could help doctors do the same thing for people. This is the latest development in the rapidly... View Article

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