I am a 5-string banjo player and I posted in the past about some of my experiences trialing Siemens and Oticon aids.
I finally ran across the article by Hockley, Bahlmann and Marshall Chasin entitled ‘Programming hearing instruments to make live music more enjoyable’ at the Hearing Journal vol 63 issue 9 pp 30 to 38.
This article discusses the test of Bernafon’s Live Music Plus using real musicians. Now this is good science. Continue reading →
Assistive devices and home care help seniors with disabilities live independently at home
Seniors with disabilities need assistive devices and home care
Disability is a fact of life for seniors. About 40% of seniors in Canada have one or more disabilities.
They need assistive devices and home care to remain living independent in their homes. In the second of a four part series we explore what assistance is needed to keep seniors with disabilities in their homes. Continue reading →