Blanca’s House

April 10, 2011 5:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

McGuire’s recently participated in a humanitarian mission to Ecuador with Long Island-based “Blanca’s House,” a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing donated healthcare services to international children in need. Mary Bohr, an audiologist with McGuire’s, returned in early June from Ecuador, where she joined a team of medical professionals who traveled to Babahoyo, Ecuador, to offer medical services. Mary provided audiological services and hearing devices to those who required her assistance. In all, Mary tested 45 patients and fit 33 hearing devices. Patients ranged in age from just under 2 to 86 years. One mother traveled more than 12 hours by... View Article


‘Hearing Mission’ in the Bronx

July 31, 2010 4:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

BRONX (WABC) — In the Bronx, the non-profit “Foundation for Sight and Sound” teamed up with a local hearing aid company to provide hearing devices for 20 people who otherwise couldn’t afford them. Hearing loss can afflict both the young and the old. Saturday’s “hearing mission” took place at Montefiore Medical Center. Hearing devices can be out of reach for many people who need them, because they’re expensive and not usually covered by insurance, Medicare or Medicaid. This was the second “hearing mission” sponsored by McGuire’s Hearing Aids and “The Foundation for Sight and Sound” at Montefiore. Support from community... View Article


Mission to China

October 15, 2004 5:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

David Carr tests a little boy in China’s Fujian province where hearing impairment is rampant among the children. David Carr, BC-HIS, is president of the Hearing Healthcare Alliance of New York and CEO of McGuire’s Hearing Aid Service, a five-office operation in eastern Long Island and at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY. In November 2004, “a time in my life when I was looking to give something back,” he says, colleagues fromOmni Hearing Systems told him they were going to China to test deaf children and they were looking for volunteers to go back to China for follow-up care.... View Article

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