Help! I Can’t Hear My Doctor (Or Nurse, Or Technician…)

I recently wrote about the nerve-wracking experience common to people with hearing loss: Waiting For Your Name To Be Called. To people who can hear (well), this might not seem like a big deal. But in medical situations, or at an airport for example, waiting for audible information is a real source of anxiety in…

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Hearing Devices: When to Take ‘Em Off or Leave ‘Em On

Some people tear off their hearing devices as soon as they walk through their front door. All day they’ve suffered the onslaught of noise – words, sounds and simply noise-noise. Their brain is fried, and they need to not be processing anything for a while. They yank off their hearing aid or cochlear implant sound…

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