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Can hearing loss make you less empathic?

Can hearing loss make you less empathic?

When we think of using our hearing aids, we tend to think of clarity, loudness and sensitivity. We home in on hearing the words spoken to us clearly, so that we can respond in kind. However, a recent study reports on an important question for those who experience hearing loss: is it enough just to hear words, or do […]

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Ask Anna: Is there an easier way to change hearing aid batteries?

Ask Anna: Is there an easier way to change hearing aid batteries?

My mother has arthritis and has a hard time changing her hearing aid batteries herself. Is there a better solution?

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What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

Many terms are used to describe us, including deaf, hard of hearing, hearing impaired, Deaf, late-deafened, oral, signing deaf, and speaking deaf.

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My Brother Has Hearing Loss.

My Brother Has Hearing Loss.

Bobby lives life in the shadow of his brother’s disability, and does so with amazing grace.

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The Connected and Caring Partner

The Connected and Caring Partner

Hearing loss can be a challenge. Simple conversations, phone calls, and the television become much more difficult to hear.

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