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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Tipping Points: When I Knew Hearing Aids Weren’t Enough

My guest writer this week is Marge Cohen who writes about the long slope – in this case, a ski slope – from hearing aids to a cochlear implant.   By Marge Cohen   For my family, skiing is one of our beloved winter activities. We love to hit the slopes as often as we can. And…

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