“THE SENIOR BEAT” | Episode 1: John Luna

Our guest in this episode, John Luna, has been at the intersection of technology and innovation in the hearing industry for some years now...
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I Can Hear Clearly Now

Hi, my name is Gil and I have a hearing loss. I first noticed it about 12 years ago when the front left radio speaker in my car wasn’t as loud as it had been. I thought, “It’s gotta be the speaker...

The Awful Little Secret No One Will Tell You About Colonoscopies

I recently had my third colonoscopy over the past 15 years. Yes, the preparation is so unpleasant that it’s not easy to forget, but there’s an awful little secret that no one who has undergone this treatment will tell you...

Organ Recitals: Sharing Senior Aches and Pains

Whenever I get together with my friends and relatives—most of them Baby Boomers—and someone asks, “How are you?”, it is no longer a rhetorical question. Instead, it opens a virtual can of worms, a list of aches and pains for...

“THE SENIOR BEAT” | Episode 2: Mark Cimino

Our guest in this episode, Mark Cimino, has played a pioneering role in the use of 3rd party payers to assist seniors of low-to-moderate income in paying for their board and care in Assisted Living.

I Left My (Blank) in San Francisco: Tony Bennett, Alzheimer’s and Music Memory

As a native, I’ve been hearing a certain song for nearly 60 years. “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” was first sung by Tony Bennett at the Fairmont...

Smiling Through Our Masks: Getting The First COVID Vaccination Shot

Immediately after receiving a painless injection, we knew that we were halfway to a higher level of safety. But we didn’t expect those feelings...

COVID Vaccination – A Nurse’s Story

My friend Lisa C. BSN, CCRN, RN was part of a team that administered two rounds of COVID vaccines. We interviewed her about that experience.