“It was fabulous to see him talkative and smiling again,” shared writer Susan Marque about her dad’s transformation after getting hearings aids when he was 89. During a day spent together, Susan was amazed how he chatted with everyone, “a security guard at the gallery, librarians, store clerks, and even our Lyft driver on the way home.”
And it’s not just hearing aids that are an option. For example, 102-year-old veteran Irvin Poff, who recently shared his inspiring cochlear implant story with us. “I know it’s unusual for someone my age to have a cochlear implant just as it’s unusual for someone to live to be my age,” he said.