Living With Hearing Loss Joins the World Hearing Forum

Living with Hearing Loss is proud to join the World Hearing Forum (WHF), a global network of stakeholders promoting ear and hearing care worldwide. WHF is hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO). No one with hearing loss should be without information and assistance. WHF’s goals include (1) raising awareness about the need for healthy Continue reading

Is This Medication Safe for My Hearing Loss?

The inner ear is a sensitive place, and little is known about the causes of hearing loss, balance problems, vertigo, and tinnitus, even among the medical profession. In this piece for HHTM, I discuss the challenges I faced trying to determine if a new medication would be harmful to my hearing. More research is needed Continue reading

Most Restaurants Are Too Loud for Conversation

Living with Hearing Loss was proud to partner with SoundPrint in its first annual Find Your Quiet Place Challenge. The campaign inspired participants globally to measure and submit sound level data in their local communities to raise awareness about hearing health and help make the world a quieter place.  The results of the challenge are Continue reading

Help SoundPrint Promote Safe Noise Levels

I didn’t remember things being this loud. During the pandemic, I spent most of my time outside of New York City in the glorious quiet of upstate New York. But as in-person school resumes for my son, we are spending more time in the city — and boy is it loud! The traffic. The construction. Continue reading

Is the Pandemic Hurting My Child’s Hearing?

Parenting with hearing loss is not easy. Every time I walk into my children’s rooms these days, they have earbuds in their ears. This may be typical for many teenagers, but not for mine. Pre-pandemic, I never let them use earbuds because of my genetic hearing loss. It started in my mid-20s and I worry Continue reading