Having a lifelong interest in carving, wood work, and furniture building and painting, Carolyn knew she was going to embrace the new-found time she could spend on opportunities that retirement was about to offer. “It is so important to start planning early for retirement years,” says Carolyn. “I knew I didn’t want to sit in my La-Z-Boy chair and watch TV every day, but there was no worry there.”
As you grow older it’s only natural to imagine yourself or even a loved one taking a fall. Would someone be near me to call for assistance? How long would it take me to recover, or would there be a recovery? You’re certainly not alone if you’ve ever had these thoughts. We’ve all had those haunting visions from time to time, but fortunately this blog can be a helpful resource so you can avoid a tumble.
Most of us can think of someone we know who suffers with mild to moderate or even severe hearing loss. If this person is a family member, your spouse or close friend, then you have most likely already experienced the challenges that go along with tactfully telling the person you love that he/she needs to be tested by an audiologist.