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Patience and Adaptation

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My family is currently in a waiting game as we anticipate the arrival of my second grandchild, due to come into this world any day now. We are experiencing the usual emotions—nervousness, excitement, eagerness. But this is not something we can rush or manipulate with own desires; our only choice is to wait and develop that much-sought-after virtue, patience. Patience …

"Enjoy" captures the UpState Hearing spirit

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A big thank you to Enjoy magazine for their great story on Ken Wood and UpState Hearing. This story published in October of last year reflects the heart of our business and why we love what we do and the people we serve.

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Educational Luncheon Seminar

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Join us for an Educational Luncheon Seminar on Tuesday, June 3 at 11:30 AM. At UpState Hearing Instruments, we believe that our job isn’t finished until our patients’ lives are improved. UpState Hearing Instruments’ staff of professionals has over 40 years combined experience in bringing the best possible hearing care to the Northern CA area. We will work with you …

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Connections Spring 2014 Newsletter

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What’s Inside Celebrating 30 Years – Page 2 WHO Basket! – Page 2 Hot Off the Press! – Page 2 Oticon RIA – Redefining the Essentials of Better Hearing – Page 3 What Our Patients Say About Us… – Page 3 Stars of Our Show – Page 4 Thirty years ago this month I embarked upon what would become my …

Hearing Loss and Relationships

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A colleague once said to me, “people get glasses for themselves and hearing aids for others.” When we can’t see well it really affects our own experiences the most, but when we can’t hear well it affects others. That disconnect of communication affects many relationships; children and grandchildren often feel ignored, friends get tired of repeating themselves, and spouses become …

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The Symphony Got Me Thinking…

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UpState Hearing sponsored the North State Symphony’s most recent concert on February 15 at the Cascade Theatre. This classical music performance was magical. We are proud to support a very talented group of musicians under the leadership of Kyle Pickett. The Symphony Board and volunteers do an exceptional job of providing a vital cultural experience in our community. Imagine for …

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Our February 2014 Lyric Special Event

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Please join us!  We’re excited about giving you the opportunity to give Lyric hearing aids a try. As our ad states, we are having a special event on Monday and Tuesday, February 17 & 18.  

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Halloween Basket! Boo!

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Would you like to win this beautiful gift basket? It’s easy . All you have to do is provide the name of a friend, neighbor, or family member – someone who you think may benefit from a complimentary hearing evaluation and we’ll take it from there. Your name will be entered into a drawing to win the basket. The winner …

The WATCH Program

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Part 2 of 2 Watch – If there is one thing I could recommend that would have the greatest impact, it is the value of speech reading. While speech or lip reading by itself is very difficult (watch the news with the sound off) and can only pick up about 35 percent of speech on average without sound, it can …

Improving Your Communication

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Part 1 of 2 This is taken mostly from our ENCORE (Enhancing New Communication Opportunities through Review and Education) class that we offer monthly in our Redding office. Those fit with hearing aids in our Redding office the previous month are invited but all are welcome at any time. The satellite offices in Red Bluff, Susanville, and Weaverville are done …