CPR for communicating with a person who is hearing impaired provides a simple technique to make connection easier.
Shouting does not help with talking with someone with a hearing loss. Especially if you shout right into their ear, and they do not have the benefit of reading your body … Continue reading →
Elevators can cause social and business situations to be awkward for the hard of hearing. Nothing huge. Just slightly annoying. I was reminded of that while waiting for some to open up at Kaiser Hospital couple of days ago.
Here are three ways elevators have been a problem for … Continue reading →
Tired of being startled out of my wits, I finally invested in a computer rear view mirror.
When I am working on my computer in my home office, I am focused. Add to that the fact I'm half deaf and don't hear much going on around me. Consequently, when my husband comes in the … Continue reading →
My poor husband was locked out for a while from our home thanks to my hearing loss.
He was on the roof with the air conditioning man doing our annual routine air conditioning check. I did not know that. Didn't hear the man come. Didn't hear my husband having a conversation with him. … Continue reading →
Recently I reached a significant milestone with my cochlear implant
In a previous post, I list 10 ways to get the most out of your hearing aid investment. Number eight in that list is this:
Check and double-check your ears before entering water
Get into the habit of checking … Continue reading →
Although my left ear hears better, there is still the challenge of understanding speech.
Training in Listening for Speech Comprehension
Above is a photo of my audiologist hiding her lips while reading words that I repeat back. This was during testing to fit me for my new Phonak hearing aid … Continue reading →