Yo, Santa, Listen Up!

Dear Santa, You probably don’t remember me, but that’s OK, I’ve changed a lot since the first time I wrote to you. I was the Canadian kid with mild to moderate hearing loss but now, I’m the Canadian senior who’s deaf without my hearing devices. Maybe that rings a reindeer bell? To start off, may…

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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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