Does It Matter? Losing Your Hearing?

How do I feel about my hearing loss? I accept it, I live with it, but there are days, now and then, of struggles. How do others view hearing loss – in general, and mine in particular? Does it matter? Some years ago, I read the stunning poetry of Siegfried Sassoon, a World War 1 English…

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My Response to Hearing Loss: A First Responder’s Story

I’m delighted to have Joe Molinari, a police detective with hearing loss, as my guest writer this week.  by Joe Molinari   In the spring of 2001 I had just completed my seventh year as a police officer in a southern New Hampshire City, when I began noticing the signs of my hearing loss.  I…

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