Making a positive difference in the lives of those with hearing impairment

Boomers benefit from hearing aids as they stay in the workforce longer

August 9, 2012

The changing demographics of today’s aging workforce require the attention of hearing healthcare professionals to help keep America’s workers as productive and successful as possible.

With the Great Recession, many people are staying in the workforce longer—well beyond the traditional retirement age of 65. In fact, the number of workers between the ages of 65 and 74—and even 75 and older—is soaring. Between 2006 and 2016, the number of workers in this mature age group is expected to jump by more than 80 percent.

BHI invites you to use and modify this recently released syndicated article to help promote your practice and make your local employers and employees aware of the services you offer. Healthy hearing on the job has never been so important—nor has the role of hearing healthcare professionals. Thank you for participating in the effort! Read more..

Co-Sponsoring a book, “A Silent Cheer!”

Dr. Emily Roback, B.Sc., D.C.A new venture The Loss Hearing Clinic is excited to be undertaking this summer — along with Iron Mountain Chiropractic – is co-sponsoring the publication of the award winning, non-fiction manuscript “A Silent Cheer!”

Authors, Dr. Emily Roback and Faye Roback-Jones have chronicled the often challenging life experiences facing our heroine, a young Canadian girl diagnosed as being profoundly hearing-impaired while growing up in Alberta. Despite the complexities of her environment and family dynamics, financial struggles and having to fight for every forward step she takes, she and her mother rise to the challenges life hurls at them.

Join us as we celebrate the next step in the development of this manuscript. The book is expected to be released August 2012.

Calgary Hearing Clinic helps Starkey Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Calgary Hearing Clinic to Help Starkey Hearing Foundation Give Projected 6,000 Hearing Instruments to Adults and Children in Need in Kenya, Africa

(Calgary, AB)—February 11, 2011

The Hearing Loss Clinic, today announced plans for the eight day hearing mission trip to Mombasa, Kisumu, and Nairobi, Kenya projected to result in fitting more than 3,000 adults and children receiving over 6,000 hearing instruments. The hearing mission trip will be completed in conjunction with the Starkey Hearing Foundation in an effort to fulfill the Foundation’s commitment to helping the world to hear. Read more..