How Covid-19 Affects Those with Hearing Loss


During this pandemic, everyone’s day to day habits have needed to change. We are all affected by the mandatory isolation and social distancing. It’s a struggle to be social without seeing anyone, be active without going near anyone, and keep your mental health in check. For those with hearing loss, adding masks, which blocks important lip-reading cues, communicating from a distance, and difficulty hearing the TV or loved ones on the phone, can make day to day life even more challenging and frustrating. If your hearing aid breaks during these times, all hearing clinics have closed. However, if your hearing aid needs repair, I m