Hear & Beyond Named a Gold Winner!

Good news this month for Hear & Beyond! Not only are we celebrating the one year anniversary of launch, but Hear & Beyond: Live Skillfully with Hearing Loss is now an award-winning hearing loss book! Hear & Beyond is a Gold winner in the Health & Fitness category of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) Continue reading

Enjoying a Sound Bath with Hearing Loss

For my birthday my family gifted me an introductory two weeks at a local wellness center. Unlimited classes were included so I made the rounds: guided meditation, sound baths, guided breathing, even an astrology class! You name it, I tried it! And it was terrific. Before each class I let the teachers know about my Continue reading

How to Make Your Holiday Dinner Hearing Loss Friendly

The holidays are a time to join with family and friends to express gratitude for the many joys in our lives. For people with hearing loss, it can also often be fraught with anxiety. Will we be able to follow the dinner conversation and partake in the merriment? How exhausted will we be from all Continue reading

The Best and Worst Sounds of Summer

Aaahh! Those joyous days of summer. Kids are out of school. Work deadlines seem fewer and farther between. Vacations are longer. And the weather is warm. All things to savor as summer’s final days approach. As I write this from the screened-in-porch of my home in upstate New York, I grow wistful, remembering the many Continue reading

Living with Hearing Loss Year in Review

No matter the challenges we face, time marches on. It seemed like 2020 would never end, but now another year has already come and almost gone. Thank you to all my readers for their support, engagement, comments and tips this year. The more we share with one another, the more successfully each of us can Continue reading