Posts by Donna McGill

HOHYPF Teams with Westmont Lions Club

In our commitment to the hard of hearing community, the Hard of Hearing for Young People Foundation is proud to announce our recent work with the Westmont Lions Club in the Village of Westmont. We were ...

Back to School: Don’t Forget Your Child’s Hearing Check-Up

It’s back to school and as moms and dads prepare for that long-awaited first day back, it’s a great time to remind parents of how important it is to have your child’s hearing check-up. ...

Celebrities, Music Artists Who Have Hearing Loss

You might be surprised at the large number of celebrities who live with hearing loss on a daily basis. Of course, its perhaps one from another time who is most famously known for his hearing loss, and ...

Leading Hearing Aid Manufacturers

As we know, there have been tremendous technological advances in the hard of hearing community. From state of the art hearing aids that have made possible what would no one would have believed as recently ...

Hearing Loss Gene Discovered

There’s big news for those who suffer from hearing loss and it comes from researchers at the University of South Florida. It recently announced it’s found the gene believed to be directly ...

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Many people equate October with breast cancer awareness, but it’s also National Disability Employment Awareness month, too. It’s the ideal time to turn our attention to disabilities and the ...

Presbycusis

Did you know it’s estimated up to 35% of people between the ages of 65 and 75 begin experiencing hear loss for what they believe is no apparent reason? It’s not until they visit their doctors ...
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