A special holiday gift: Local business, nonprofit group give the gift of hearing

November 21, 2017 7:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By Denise Civiletti – Nov 20, 2017, 5:14 pm – Link to Full Article Timothy, 28, of Patchogue has a bone disease that causes adult-onset hearing loss. His hearing loss began in 2009. Photo: Denise Civiletti Eight people have one more thing to be grateful for this Thanksgiving: the gift of hearing. The Foundation for Sight and Sound, McGuire’s Hearing Centers and ReSound hearing aids teamed up for the eighth annual “Day of Hearing for the Holidays,” providing state-of-the-art hearing aids, fitting, fine-tuning and a year of free service to hearing-impaired individuals who need the assistance. “The recipients are chosen... View Article


Three Long Island Residents Benefit From Newest Hearing Device “Mission”

January 5, 2016 2:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

(January 15, 2016, Patchogue, NY) – Three deserving Suffolk County residents – a disabled adolescent, a young adult with multiple disabilities, and a grandmother who adopted her three grandchildren, received new hearing devices utilizing the newest hearing aid technology, from Widex Corporation, according to representatives from the Help America Hear Program. Help America Hear, a program created through The Foundation for Sight & Sound, partnered with McGuire’s Hearing Services, the Widex Corporation, and Dr. Lori Trentacoste and Dr. Tara Mazzone of Island Better Hearing, to donate the devices and all associated fitting services, at no charge. The Help America Hear... View Article


LI Hearing Professional Tapped to Join Foundation for Sight and Sound Board

January 10, 2012 5:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

(January 12) The Foundation for Sight and Sound (FSS), a Long Island non-profit group dedicated to providing services and solutions to hearing-impaired populations, announced that the group has selected Long Island hearing professional David Carr to join the Foundation’s board. “David is a fantastic choice for the Foundation,” announced Mitchel Shapiro, Founder and Executive Director of the Foundation. “He is truly committed to the cause of providing better hearing for all hearing impaired populations,” he added. FSS recently sponsored the “Help America Hear” initiative, created by Mitch Shapiro and David Carr, and supported by Carr’s firm, McGuire’s Hearing and Audiological... View Article


McGuire’s Helps Sponsor Hearing Mission at Montefiore

November 24, 2011 4:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

“I wake up on mission days and remind myself that on that very day, someone will hear the voice of a loved one for the first time in years – or possibly, for the very first time,” declared Dave Carr, owner of McGuire’s. “The moment when someone hears better is absolutely the most rewarding part of my job, and missions are especially gratifying because it’s possible that many of these patients could not otherwise afford these hearing devices,” he added. The mission was sponsored by the Foundation for Sight and Sound ( a non-profit group dedicated to helping hearing and... View Article