Tina Gets a CI

Editor’s Note: A person’s hearing loss has a powerful impact on family members, especially spouses. But what if both partners have a hearing loss? My good friends Tina Thompson and Dr. Beth Wilson share a moving and humorous account of the early days of Tina’s cochlear implant in 2014.   By Tina Thompson and Beth Wilson…

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Full to Empty to Full

Cathy Beaton, my guest writer this week, offers a searing and honest look into the hearing loss technology that can both help us—and fail us.   By Cathy Beaton   I had been wistfully looking forward to some much-needed time off work.  And then ‘it’ began. My cochlear implant (CI) started to die, slowly. Shorter battery…

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