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Are You Receiving Person-Centered Hearing Care?

We all deserve high quality hearing care. But how do we know if we are receiving it? Person-centered care (PCC) is a growing trend in healthcare that applies equally to the field of hearing care. PCC empowers people to take a role in their own health rather than passively receiving services. It ensures that people’s Continue reading

Give the Gift of Skillful Living with Hearing Loss

Are you searching for the perfect gift for the person in your life with hearing loss? Or maybe the perfect gift for yourself (self-care is always fun!). Consider the gift of skillful living with hearing loss. Hearing loss does not come with an operating manual so that is why fellow-advocate Gael Hannan and I wrote Continue reading

People with Hearing Loss Need Both Bluetooth and T-Coils

Bluetooth’s new Auracast system is exciting and provides many potential benefits for people with hearing loss. But many of these benefits are years away. In this article for HHTM, I share the reasons why for now, people with hearing loss need both Bluetooth and T-coils. Let’s hope the industry is taking note. An excerpt from Continue reading

Audiologists Can Inspire Self-Advocacy in Hearing Loss Patients

Hearing loss can be hard to accept at first, especially when it involves alerting others to your condition and advocating for your communication needs. You may not even know what assistance to request at first. Audiologists are critical partners in helping people with hearing loss develop the self-advocacy skills they need to make communication easier. 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

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