The POWER of Hearing

I just lead another New Warrior Adventure Training. This training was over on the beaches of Kauai. These trainings are self-awareness and personal growth opportunities for men.  Our theme was based on Ted Talks by Brene’ Brown, on the subject of shame and vulnerability.  I started thinking how hearing decline could be associated with shame and vulnerability.  Brown explains that …

Why are restaurants so loud?

In recent years, food critics and business journals have commented on the noise level of restaurants. Across the country, the trend toward more modern design has changed the acoustics of restaurants – which may alienate those who are hard of hearing. Many find that dining in noisy restaurants makes conversation extremely difficult and no longer enjoyable. Gone are the tablecloths …

Accidental Injuries and Adults

A recent survey by The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that accidental injuries are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, and that hearing problems may be associated with an increased risk for such injuries. Of the 6.6 million US adults who experienced accidental injuries annually between 2007 and 2015, approximately 1 in …

Roger Daltrey of The Who says, ‘Tommy, can you hear me?’

At almost every concert by The Who since the late 1960s, Roger Daltrey has performed “Pinball Wizard,” with its tell-tale line: “That deaf, dumb and blind kid sure plays a mean pinball.” Now, in an ironic twist, Daltrey, 74, is — in his words — “very, very deaf.” So deaf, in fact, that he lip reads and uses monitors in …

A2Z Featured in Local Paper: “Navajo Code Talker receives hearing aid from nonprofit foundation”

You can Read the Article Below or at this link: https://www.dcourier.com/news/2018/apr/18/navajo-code-talker-receives-hearing-aid-nonprofit-/ Peter MacDonald was born in Arizona in 1927 and served in the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II as a part of the elite group of Navajo Code Talkers stationed in the South Pacific. Using the Navajo language, the code talkers communicated with one another, transmitting secret, tactical …