Doctor, Ask Me How I’m Hearing

In our healthcare system, who is responsible for flagging hearing problems that could negatively impact a senior’s health and safety? Apparently, it’s the person with the actual hearing loss. My sister and I worried about our father. He was elderly but still had a razor-sharp mind and a killer sense of humor. He was proud,…

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Stand Back – I’ve Got Hearing Loss!

It happened again the other day. What I didn’t hear almost caused an accident. I was walking briskly along a trail path when I stopped suddenly to look at something. A man right behind me – on a bike – almost plowed into me.  “Oh, I’m sorry”, we both said. I’m Canadian – we apologize…

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