Month: August 2016

We should all listen to our centenarians – including our National Parks

What can you hear in a 100-year-old park? Quite a lot, it turns out. On August 16, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act that created the National Park Service. This new federal bureau would be part of the Department of the Interior and would take responsibility for protecting the 35 (at that time) national …

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August 1 is Respect for Parent’s Day. What does Respect Sound Like?

August 1 is Respect for Parents day. What’s not to like about that? What a safe, inoffensive holiday, right? And yet for aging parents with hearing loss, respect can be a difficult balance – especially as their relationships with their children change. Our best relationships always involve the give and take of conversation at normal …

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