HJ Chat is every Thursday evening from 7-10 PM EST/4-7 PM PST. Please join by logging in and clicking on the green "Chat it up!" button on the home page.
Please do not use Chrome to access HJ Chat on Thursday evenings. Instead of Chrome, use a different web browser (such as Safari, Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Opera).
I developed menieres disease and started losing my hearing in my left ear at 21, then in my right ear a decade later. By the age of 40, I was really struggling to live life due to my hearing loss. I received an AB cochlear implant for my right ear and a Phonak Link hearing aid for my left ear in 2018. Life is SO much easier now!
- Last Active
- Members, Mentor
My favorite thing about my AB Cochlear implant is
that I can now take part in things that were too hard to do with a profound hearing loss.
With my AB cochlear implant, I can
go to movies, have dinner out with friends, attend lectures, work, volunteer... live life!
My favorite sound is
the chatter around the dinner table with my family.
I chose AB because
my audiologist recommended it to me. It's the best choice for me as I needed a cochlear implant and a hearing aid.
I am a BEA Mentor because
I hope that I can help others. Speaking to an AB cochlear implant recipient was a big comfort prior to my surgery.
I can help cochlear implant candidates by
sharing my story and experiences and hopefully help answering any questions.
Hey! You will be signed out in 60 seconds due to inactivity. Click here to continue using the site.