Diary of a New Hearing Aid User

A few years ago, one of my colleagues at HearingHealthMatters.org wrote a column encouraging new hearing aid clients to make notes on their experiences. I wrote a semi-fictional article and this is an updated version. Hearing aids improve all the time, but the breaking-in experience doesn’t. However, the day does come when you realize you…

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The Outrageous Realities of Hearing Loss

A few years ago, I wrote The Shocking Truths About Hearing Loss. I decided to revisit it and to see if these ‘truths’ still have the power to shock – even me, a lifelong bearer of hearing loss. They do. But they also bring gifts. Hearing loss is one of those ‘forever things’. It reveals…

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