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All posts by: Ruth Bernstein

Celebrating My One-Year Anniversary with a Cochlear Implant

I’m Still Hear: My Cochlear Implant Journey, Part 3 By Ruth Bernstein In August, 2020, I celebrated my first year living with the MED-EL cochlear implant I received at Columbia Medical Center in 2019. I’ve written about my implant and activation adventures in I’m Still Hear – Part 1 and Part 2. My life changed […]

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Connecting and coping in the age of coronavirus

By Ruth Bernstein, Consumer Advocate Originally published in the March-April, 2020 issue of News & Views, the bimonthly publication of the Hearing Loss Association of America, New York City Chapter Like almost everyone else, I have been home since early March. I follow Governor Cuomo’s Matilda’s Law and Dr. Fauci’s instructions carefully, because, at 86, […]

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Cochlear Implant Activation Day, Sep 16, 2019

I’m Still Hear: My Cochlear Implant Adventure Part 2 by Ruth Bernstein In honor of Valentine’s Day, I want to thank all the people who are sharing their support, expertise and love on my cochlear implant journey. I am making very good progress because of your encouragement and caring. Special thanks to my family, who […]

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