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So far Bill Austin has created 11 blog entries.

Starkey Hearing Foundation’s Impact Around the World

It has always been my philosophy that alone we can’t do much, together we can change the world. In 1984, Tani Austin and I founded Starkey Hearing Foundation with the mission to give the gift of hearing to people around the world and, in turn, empower them to achieve their full potential. Providing people with [...]

By |2020-10-23T15:42:27+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Changing The Future Of Caregiving

As the aging population increases worldwide, so does the number of caregivers. There are an estimated 34 million Americans acting as caregivers for loved ones. This year, National Caregivers Day falls on Friday, February 21. We owe a great deal to those who are willing to dedicate themselves to ensure the aging generation is taken [...]

By |2020-02-14T14:09:45+00:00February 14th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Starkey Is Going Beyond In 2020

As a young man, I never imagined my work in the hearing aid industry would become my life’s passion. From the very moment in 1961, when I saw a man fit with hearing aids hear the world around him, my world transformed. Throughout the decades that followed, I have continuously wondered and questioned how we [...]

By |2020-02-26T14:19:05+00:00December 20th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Serving My Life’s Purpose

Philosopher and humanitarian Albert Schweitzer once said, “The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others.” His words and principles have always inspired me to help as many people with hearing loss as I can. When you show compassion and do something good for someone, I [...]

By |2019-11-25T14:31:31+00:00November 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

You Find Your Humanity in What You Give to Humanity

Nearly 7,000 athletes from around the world came to compete in the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi this year. Starkey and Starkey Hearing Foundation were once again on hand to participate in the Healthy Athletes Program. Our more than 40 volunteers fit more than 250 athletes from 67 countries with hearing [...]

By |2020-02-26T14:25:18+00:00June 14th, 2019|Blog|2 Comments

The Soldier Who Changed My Life

I was honored to receive AG Bell’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award along with my incredible wife, Tani, recently. As I stood on stage to accept the award, I couldn’t help but think about how I got there. I realized, I am where I am today because of the caring and compassion of a stranger many [...]

By |2019-11-26T21:34:09+00:00December 10th, 2018|Blog|1 Comment