Summer Tips for (Hard of Hearing) Dipsticks

I ask you. Who in their right minds would neglect their exquisitely high tech and internally delicate (not to mention expensive) hearing devices by exposing them to seawater, sticky sand and sloppy storage?  The dictionary says that dipstick (ˈdipˌstik/) is a ‘stupid or inept person, but I think that’s a bit harsh for what we’re…

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How to Make Hearing Aid Popsicles

I have a question for those of you who wear things in your ears.  And I don’t mean on your ears like earrings and hats and such, I’m talking in your ears—hearing aids, specifically. Have you ever put them in when they were cold?  Really, really cold? If not, you’re lucky.  It’s not a pleasant…

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