What I (Don’t) Know About Hearing Aids

For first-time users, wearing hearing aids can be a love-hate affair. The ‘love’ might be better termed as an “OK, fine, I’ll-wear-them” type of emotion. For people who have worn hearing aids for a long time, there’s more love than hate. And a better term for ‘hate’ might be ‘mild irritation with’ or ‘wouldn’t it…

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Dirty Laundry: Removing Hearing Aids in Public

Is it poor taste to take your hearing aids out in public to change the battery or scratch your ear? Who decides whether an activity is ‘acceptable’, anyway?  Society? The Law? Individual people? Some women would love to run bare-chested, as men do, through the park on Sunday mornings. It would draw stares, frowns and comments. Possibly…

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