Hearing Health Blog
One of my problems is not understanding certain words……….So many times I have thought someone said one word and it turns out that it’s their rhyming cousin word they actually said. Without being able to hear subtle differences between consonants, words like “cat” and “hat,” “parrot” and “ferret” and “show” and “throw” can be hard to differentiate for me. This
As a hearing impaired woman who wears behind the ear hearing aids, the face mask has added additional stress and worries to my life, thanks to the Coronavirus. I mean most people don’t have a second thought about wearing a mask. They put it on and go about their business. They talk, laugh and hear others as they normally would.
You’ve seen them on tv, in drug stores and even in Walmart. The very cheap hearing aid “amplifiers” and the online hearing aids that cost several hundred dollars. They claim it’s easy to use & that everyone can perform a simplified and easy hearing evaluation on themselves that will customize the hearing aid for their hearing loss and give them
by Jacki Keenan We’ve all heard it said, “the more things change, the more they stay the same”. While that may be the case in many instances, embracing change has helped me to grow in every aspect of my life, especially as a hearing healthcare provider. Those who share in our profession remember days of old where feedback was prevalent,
BY Jacqulyn Keenan, BS-HSS And So it Begins So recently, a very good friend encouraged me to begin writing and posting a blog about my experiences with the hearing impaired. I must admit, I was mostly apprehensive about the notion of putting myself out there, but I did realize that after twenty-seven years of having the honor of providing