Dolores has been a leading figure in the hearing healthcare sector for the past 27 years, having first qualified as an accountant technician (MIATI) and then studying audiology and qualifying as an Audiologist (ISHAA, MSHAA) in 2002.
She has worked across all aspects of the business within Hidden Hearing, serving as Operations Manager for 4 years. For six years she was Branch Manager/Senior Audiologist for the Cork Branch, and Team Leader for six audiologists in the Southern Region.
A leading media commentator on hearing loss issues, Dolores Madden planned and implemented Hearing Awareness Week. Running since 2007, this annual event has significantly raised the issue of hearing loss on Ireland’s health agenda.
She also launched the Hidden Hearing Heroes awards scheme in 2011, a CSR initiative to recognise unsung heroes in communities across Ireland.
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On Mothers Day, we celebrate that special woman who has done so much for us over our life time. Our mom’s have done so much for us over the years and its only as we grow older we come to realize the scale of what our mothers did. Our childhoods were carefree, life was easier and most importantly she was always there to lend an ear or opinion.
This Mother’s Day on Sunday 26th, wouldn’t it be great to celebrate that amazing woman and take her out? As we seldom see our parents as we get older due to having our own lives, jobs, family’s or living in a different part of the world, take this time to really notice your mother. If she has changed her hair, or maybe you notice her hearing is not the same as it once was. Hearing loss can be a big issue for many people and can be easily cared for by making a free hearing consultation in one of our 75 branches or clinics nationwide.
Today we are finding that more and more women are dealing with hearing loss issues and are not taking the measures to get the care they deserve due to the stigma attached to hearing loss and the old perception of what a hearing aid looks like. Many women also complain that their husbands don’t listen or cant hear well. Some think this is due to ‘selective hearing’. However rather than a hearing loss due to aging, they could be suffering from blocked ears with earwax.
From our recent street survey, we found that 1 in 4 people are now suffering from noise induced hearing loss. They additionally suffer from ringing in their ears. This could be a symptom of tinnitus which also should be treated with care. Read our recent blog post on tinnitus.
Show the parents & especially your mother a bit of care love and attention this mothers day. If you notice a hearing loss, schedule them in for a free consultation. Hidden Hearing also offer free earwax removal for the over 55’s in selected branches nationwide. Book your free appointment today. Call 1800 882 884 or click here to be brought to our contact us page.