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Before & After: A Hearing Aid Image Story

This post for FindHearing challenges the industry to come together to create and share modern and realistic hearing aid images with the world. Too often news stories about hearing loss or hearing aids include outdated images which do nothing but perpetuate stigma. It’s time to set the story straight. See below for an excerpt or Continue reading

Taking an MRI with Hearing Loss

I arrived at my MRI appointment, my mind racing with fear. It wasn’t enough that I needed to worry about my health, but because of my hearing loss, I had to worry about how my health care was delivered as well. Where would I securely store my hearing aids when I wasn’t wearing them? How Continue reading

Do You Enjoy Listening to Hearing Loss Books?

Since launching Hear & Beyond: Live Skillfully with Hearing Loss, the question we have gotten the most is, “Is it available as an audiobook?” We are excited to announce that the answer is now YES! Take Hear & Beyond with you on your next walk in the park or use it as an aural rehab tool by 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

Have You Tried Apple’s Live Captions?

For years I carried a spare Android phone in my purse so I could access its excellent auto-caption capability—at first via an app called Live Transcribe but later it was incorporated into the operating system. I always wondered when Apple would catch up, and it finally has, recently launching Live Captions (Beta) in iOS 16. Continue reading