GO BANANAS with the Campaign for Better Hearing!

Why Go Bananas? Because potassium is crucial to your inner ear1


Plus... they're cool. So, let's Go Bananas!

Bananas are rich in many nutrients that help our hearing wellness, including potassium and zinc. Our friends from the Campaign for Better Hearing in Australia explain why bananas help your hearing. In the US, our outreach campaign, Go Bananas, blends the fun with the informative.

Celebrating hearing wellness in the community

Throughout 2018 and 2019 our participating practices will be spreading information on hearing health. Find us nationwide at:

  • Community fairs
  • Wellness programs
  • Healthcare events

Check out our events in an area near you

New England Walk4Hearing - 5K with Hearing Loss Association

Sunday, October 28, 2018

10:30 a.m. Registration/Check-in

11:30 a.m. Walk starts

Location: Artesani Park

1234 Soldiers Field Road, Brighton, MA

Details/registration: New England Walk4Hearing

Join teams from Mass Audiology, Avada and Boston hearing in supporting Hearing Wellness. Register to take part in the walk, or stop by our Campaign for Better Hearing booth to get hearing wellness information and free hearing screenings.*

Avada Hearing Care Centers

NC Cotton Festival

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Location: Downtown Dunn

(11 city blocks mainly on Broad Street, Wilson Avenue and Edgerton Street)

The festival’s goal is to bring recognition to one of North Carolina’s prime agricultural products “cotton,” and through this process attract people to Dunn’s downtown. We have entertainment on 2 stages, food and craft vendors, Kiddie Land for the children, a classic car show sponsored by the Shriner’s, and an Antique Tractor Show sponsored by Quality Equipment! Also we will have cotton gin tours every 30 minutes and you can find FREE tickets for those at our information tent that will be set up during the festival! Stop by Avada's booth to get your free hearing screening* and to learn about hearing healthcare and wellness.

Avada Hearing Care Centers

Boomers and Senior Festival

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location: Camp St. Croix, Hudson, WI

532 County Rd F, Hudson, WI 54016

The premier lifestyle, health, and active aging expo for baby boomers and seniors! Attendees enjoy a day of expert aging seminars, giveaways, and local and national vendors displaying a wide variety of products and services. Stop by Avada's booth to get your free hearing screening* and to learn about hearing healthcare and wellness.

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California Capital Region East & West health Fair

Sunday, November 4th

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: California Northstate University College of Medicine

9650 West Taron Drive, Elk Grove, CA 95757

This is the Sacramento Chinese Culture Foundation’s annual California Capitol Region East and West Health Fair. There will be free clinics, East and West health product samples, doctor Q&As, entertainment, food, and great drawing prizes. HearingLife Hearing Aid Center will offer hearing wellness information and free hearing screenings.*

15th Annual Community & Business Expo

Thursday, November 8th

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Reed City High School Cafeteria

225 W Church Ave, Reed City, MI 49677

Be a part of the 15th Annual Community and Business Expo on Thursday, November 8. Michigan Hearing will offer hearing wellness information and free hearing screenings.*

Avada Hearing Care Centers

2018 Holiday Living Show

Saturday, November 10, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

and

Sunday, November 11, 2018, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Halifax County High School, South Boston, VA 24592

The Holiday Living Show is an arts, crafts, and merchandise show that is held each year in November at the Halifax County High School in South Boston, VA. The proceeds from the show are used to give scholarships to local students to further their education after high school and for adults who might be going to college. The admission fee ($2 for adults), after expenses, is used for athletic programs at the school. Stop by Avada's booth to get your free hearing screening* and to learn about hearing healthcare and wellness.

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Panama City Beach Senior Center Health Fair

New Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

10 a.m. - Noon.

Location: Lyndell Conference Center

423 Lyndell Ln, Panama City Beach

Stop by HearingLife's booth to learn about hearing loss and women's healthcare and get your free hearing assessment.*

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Senior Health & Fitness Fair

Saturday, November 17th

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel Northeast, 5321 Date Avenue (off Highway 80 at Madison)

Sacramento, CA

Whether you're 50 or 80, a "Bobby Soxer" or a "Baby Boomer," you'll love the Senior Health & Fitness Fair. Come enjoy the exhibits, services and music from the 50s, 60s and 70s. HearingLife Hearing Aid Center will offer hearing wellness information and free hearing screenings.*

PREVIOUS EVENTS... 

In case you missed it, we "went bananas" at these events:

Avada Hearing Care Centers

Appleton Noon Lions Club 21st Annual Senior Living Expo

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

(Doors open at 7:45 for coffee & rolls)

Location: The Players Choice

W3035 Edgewood Trail (Highway JJ), Appleton, WI 54913

Celebrate life after 50 with Avada of Appleton, Wisconsin. The 2018 Senior Living Expo will feature more than 60 exhibit booths covering the areas of health care, finance, travel, retirement housing, safety and more. Stop by Avada of Appleton's booth to get your free hearing assessments.*

Hearing Help Associates

The Senior Health & Wealth Expo

Thursday, September 20, 2018

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: the Mid-Island Y Jewish Community Center

45 Manetto Hill Rd., Plainview, NY

The Senior Health & Wealth Expo is a can’t-miss event that will feature more than 30 exhibitors, raffle prizes, entertainment by Russell Craig of RequestAnything.com, plus free coffee and giveaways. Hearing Help Associates' is offering free hearing assessments.*

Total Hearing Care

Franklin Day Festival

Saturday, September 22, 2018

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Colonial Park - Lot C

Franklin Township, Somerset County, NJ

This community-wide celebration features live entertainment, an art show, a classic car show, over 120 exhibitor tables, as well as a host of FREE attractions for children in a beautiful park setting. The purpose of the Franklin Day Festival is to bring our diverse community together while providing a showcase for Township businesses, industries, agencies, schools, and community organizations. Don't forget to meet the team from Total Hearing Care and get your free hearing assessment* and information on hearing wellness.

Total Hearing Care

29th Annual FestiFall Street Fair

Sunday, September 23, 2018

10 AM – 5 PM rain or shine

Location: Downtown Westfield

Elm and East Broad Streets, Westfield, NJ

The streets of Downtown Westfield become a marketplace of more than 300 vendors. The kids will enjoy the rides and activities. Come enjoy the non-stop entertainment and delicious festival foods. It's a fun day for the whole family. Don't forget to meet the team from Total Hearing Care and get your free hearing assessment* and information on hearing wellness.

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Central Plains Area Agency on Aging (CPAAA) Senior Expo

Thursday, September 27, 2018

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

THREE Locations:

Botanica, The Wichita Gardens, 701 N. Amidon

The New Advanced Learning Library, 711 W. 2nd st. N

The Wichita Art Museum, 1400 West Museum Boulevard

CPAAA's Senior Expo provides options for today's seniors and caregivers. Today, seniors are more affluent, educated and active than ever before. Keeping that in mind, CPAAA strives to provide valuable information, access to health screenings, new opportunities and sales that interest today's seniors. HearingLife will be on hand to offer free hearing screenings.*

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The 4th Annual Tickled Pink Women’s Expo

Saturday, September 29, 2018

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Multiplex at Cramton Bowl, 220 Hall St, Montgomery, AL 36104

Take a Saturday and come out to the Tickled Pink Women’s Expo benefiting the Joy to Life Foundation, raising awareness about breast cancer awareness. This event focuses on women’s health & wellness, fashion, beauty, food & beverage, shopping, fun and so much more! Stop by HearingLife's stand to learn about hearing loss and women's healthcare and get your free hearing screening.*

Avada Hearing Care Centers

Ellwood City's Fall Fest & Car Cruise

Saturday, September 29, 2018

11am-5pm

Location: Downtown Ellwood

Ellwood City, PA 16117

The Fall Fest and Car Cruise will be held on September 29, 2018. It'll feature classic cars, horse and carriage rides, kid zone, music, crafts and vendors, food and more. Stop by Avada of New Castle's booth to get your free hearing screening* and to learn about hearing healthcare and wellness.

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82nd Mountain State Forest Festival

Check back for details

Hearing Help Associates

Over 50 Fair

Sunday, September 30, 2018

10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Location:Hilton Long Island/Huntington

598 Broadhollow Rd, Melville, NY 11747

The Over 50 Fair was created to celebrate life over age 50. As people are retiring later and living longer, there are more years to have fun and live life to its fullest. Our event is part health and wellness fair, part conference, and part baby-boomer/senior fair. Stop by our stand! Hearing Help Associates' is offering free hearing screenings.*

Avada Hearing Care Centers

Community Health Foundation

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Hollenback Bayley Center

275 S. Limestone, Springfield, OH

The Fall Fest and Car Cruise will be held on September 29, 2018. It'll feature classic cars, horse and carriage rides, kid zone, music, crafts and vendors, food and more. Stop by Avada of New Castle's booth to get your free hearing screening* and to learn about hearing healthcare and wellness.

Avada Hearing Care Centers

Halifax County Fair

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Location: Halifax County Fairgrounds

South Boston Speedway at 1188 James D. Hagood Highway (U.S. 360) in South Boston

Halifax County Fair has an exhibit hall with many vendors. Stop by Avada's booth to get your free hearing screening* and to learn about hearing healthcare and wellness.

Avada Hearing Care Centers

Senior Expo

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

8:00 AM- 2:00 PM

Location: SHOPKO HALL, Green Bay

1901 South Oneida Street, Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin 54304

Venture to more than 70 different vendors who can offer you information on how to live your retirement to the fullest. Discover what retirement has to offer- including travel, educational opportunities, health, home improvement, insurance, new hobbies and more. All for FREE! Stop by Avada's booth to get your free hearing assessments* and to learn about hearing healthcare and wellness.

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Auburn Senior Health Fair

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Regional Park

3770 Richardson Drive, Auburn, CA

Join us for expert health presentations and resources especially for seniors including Flu vaccinations, health screenings, samples, assistive technology, senior services and other resources. HearingLife Hearing Aid Center will offer hearing wellness information and free hearing screening.*

Avada Hearing Care Centers

Time For Change Health and Wellness Fair 2018

Saturday, October 6, 2018

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: The Early Learning Center (Across from St. Mary's, near downtown Appleton

313 S. State St., Appleton, WI

Learn new approaches to conquer your current health concerns, enhance your physical fitness and nutrition, and see what wonderful opportunities our community has to offer all ages and all fitness levels, as there is always time for change. Stop by Avada's booth to get your free hearing screening* and to learn about hearing healthcare and wellness.

Walk to End Alzheimer's

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Registration: 8:30 am

Ceremony 9:30 am

Walk: 10:00 am

Location: 5th and Ocean Avenues, Bradley Beach, NJ 07720

Join the team from Total Hearing Care in supporting the fight to end Alzheimer's disease. Register to take part in the walk, or stop by Total Hearing Care's booth to get hearing wellness information and free hearing screenings.*

Pennsylvania Walk4Hearing - 5K with Hearing Loss Association

Sunday, October 21, 2018

10 a.m. Registration/Check-in

11 a.m. Walk starts

Location: The Navy Yard

4747 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

Details/registration: Pennsylvania Walk for Hearing

Join the team from Total Hearing Care in supporting Hearing Wellness. Register to take part in the walk, or stop by Total Hearing Care's booth to get hearing wellness information and free hearing screenings.*

Pennsylvania Walk4Hearing - 5K with Hearing Loss Association

Sunday, October 21, 2018

10 a.m. Registration/Check-in

11 a.m. Walk starts

Location: The Navy Yard

4747 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

Details/registration: Pennsylvania Walk for Hearing

Join the team from Total Hearing Care in supporting Hearing Wellness. Register to take part in the walk, or stop by Total Hearing Care's booth to get hearing wellness information and free hearing screenings.*

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Marin Senior Fair

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location: Marin Center Exhibit Hall

10 Avenue of The Flags, in San Rafael, CA

This year’s theme, Connecting Community, brings together a varied collection of vendors, activities, information, and professional services of interest to older adults, their families, and those planning their retirement. The Marin Senior Fair is the largest event of its kind in Northern California and is attended by over 4,000 people every year. We hope you will join us for this free, fun, and informative event. HearingLife Hearing Aid Center will offer hearing wellness information and free hearing screenings.*

Attending an event? Don't forget to take pictures and post them to your favorite social media:

Remember–hashtags make it easy to #gobananas

We encourage you to use the following:

  • #GoBananas
  • #TestYourEarsAt60Years
  • #CampaignForBetterHearingUS
  • #HearingCareIsHealthcare
  • #CFBH

Want your event to Go Bananas?

Invite the Campaign for Better Hearing to have a booth at your next event.

If you would like the Campaign for Better Hearing to host a table or speak on hearing healthcare, please contact events@campaignforbetterhearing.us.

Our participating practices across the country are happy to host an informative table that encourages the public to focus on their hearing health. For logistical reasons, we prioritize events in communities where they have a presence.