How Delta Air Lines Made Traveling Better For This Person With Hearing Loss

I’ve been doing a lot of traveling lately, which I very much enjoy, but with hearing loss, the logistics can be challenging. From gates changes at the airport, through the complexity of the boarding process and the various security announcements on the plane, there is a lot of important information being shared — and in Continue reading

Five Tips For Dating With Hearing Loss

Dating can be tough under any circumstances – what to wear, where to go, wondering if there will be a second date. Especially in today’s world of online dating where profile pictures are everything and computer algorithms are doing much of the matching. What if you have a hearing loss? That can make things even Continue reading

Is There Finally Proof That Wearing Hearing Devices Benefits Cognitive Function?

I am always interested in new research studies published in the hearing space and recently I came across an exciting one. I have written before about the increased risk of dementia associated with hearing loss (here and here) and linked to previous research studies that demonstrate this connection. But the question of whether utilizing hearing devices Continue reading

Hearing Loss Should Not Be Embarrassing, But Sometimes It Just Is

I have a hearing loss. No big deal, right? But sometimes it is. Why is hearing loss sometimes embarrassing in a way that other conditions like vision loss or mobility challenges are not? It really shouldn’t be. Hearing loss is quite common. More than 50 million Americans have hearing loss. This now includes one in Continue reading