Let’s Let Other People Help Us Hear

One of the annoying things about hearing loss, for many people, is having to depend on things and other people to help them hear. Adults may be reluctant to admit their developing hearing loss because it threatens their independence, so they dismiss suggestions from their family to get help. But they don’t want help—from hearing…

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Why I Go to Hearing Loss Conferences (and Why I Think You Should, Too)

What is your biggest complaint about having hearing loss? For many people, it’s the isolation they feel when they don’t hear what others are saying, or when they miss sound cues. What used to be easy is now a challenge. We can’t keep up in conversations. In groups, whether large or small, competing voices dissolve…

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