It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a new way of life that affects all of us. Most states around the US have issued stay-at-home orders, allowing you to venture out for only a few specific reasons. Because of this, you may now find yourself working at home (or attending classes at home, if you are a student) and trying to remain connected with loved ones virtually.
While working from home has its benefits (like no commute and all-day access to the kitchen), it certainly has its drawbacks, too. This is especially true for those with hearing loss, who now find themselves trying to navigate video conferencing and other work-from-home challenges.
If you have hearing loss, however, don’t despair! You can successfully work from home. All it takes is a few tips to make things a bit easier:
Now, the benefits of video conferencing aren’t confined to work and school only. Telehealth appointments also allow you to meet with medical providers—like your hearing healthcare professional—from home as well! These virtual appointments can be an easy, effective way to connect with your hearing professional, ask questions, and receive the care you need.
If you would like to learn more about how to successfully navigate video conferencing with hearing loss, we welcome you to contact our hearing practice today. We are eager to assist you!