Would a New Approach to Hearing Aid Marketing Boost Uptake?

Most hearing aid marketing does not resonate with me. Pictures of smiling seniors without a hearing aid in sight — what does that have to do with helping me hear better at work or in a loud restaurant? I think the industry can do better. In my latest article for Ida Institute, I explore a Continue reading

A New Take on the Audiogram Designed by Someone with Hearing Loss

How well do you understand your audiogram? Even for people who have lived with hearing loss for decades, it can be tricky to decipher. Xs and Ox signify your left and right ears. The high sounds are on the right side of the graph and the low sounds are to the left. Quiet is at Continue reading

How Audiologists Can Overcome Barriers to Person-centered Care

While many audiologists believe strongly in person-centered care and would like to implement its tenets at every appointment, barriers do exist. My latest article for Ida Institute discusses practical ways audiologists can overcome their concerns. To read the full article click here. 

Is Your Audiologist’s Office Hearing Loss Friendly?

My series of posts describing why people with hearing loss should care about person-centered care (PCC) for Hearing Health & Technology Matters  (HHTM) continues. This time we ask: What can the look and procedures of your audiologist’s office tell you about the likelihood they practice PCC? The answer: A lot! An excerpt from the article Continue reading

Alerting Devices for People with Hearing Loss

The fire alarm goes off or the doorbell rings, but you cannot hear it. Maybe the baby is crying or the phone is ringing, but you cannot tell. For most people, an auditory alert is all that is needed for them to take action or seek safety based on the sound, but for people with Continue reading

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