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Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional

London, United Kingdom
Im really very very deaf. I can talk you under the table though. I teach lip reading with a lippy attitude but they love it. I have a Hearing Ear dog, who is the cutest dog ever. I dont let being deaf stop me from doing what I want to do. Or trying to. Youre a long time dead, arent ya?
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Say hello to real-time captioning on Google Glass by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Did you know? 121 Captions can now stream real-time captions to Google Glass on their caption streaming platform,  1CapApp . This means you can have a speech-to-text rep ... Read on »
2 year bilateral cochlear implant review by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness So I’ve been bilateral for two years. Two amazing years. Life has taken over and I’ve been so busy that I haven’t made much time for focused rehabilitation exercises. I ... Read on »
FDA appoves Naída CI Q70 sound processor by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Advanced Bionics is excited to announce that the new Naída CI Q70 (Naída CI) sound processor has received FDA regulatory approval for commercial release and will soon be a ... Read on »
Advanced Bionics Naída CI Q70 Review by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Here is the definitive, in-depth review of Advanced Bionic’s latest processor, the amazing Naída CI Q70! My new processor, the Naída Cl Q70, is smaller, light ... Read on »
The hunt for the Preston puma by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness David talks about his hunt for the Preston puma. Check out some of his photos! Read on »
FDA approval – Now What? by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness MED-EL recently rolled out the RONDO processor.  Cochlear has just received FDA approval for the Nucleus 6.  And AB is awaiting FDA approval for the Naída CI.  Why is ... Read on »
Nucleus 6 FDA Approval by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness   Image source: Nyhetsrummet The FDA has given approval to Cochlear’s Nucleus 6! Read on »
Pardon? We asked for access in English not BSL – where are our captions? by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The  National Disabilities Conference  on 4 July in London was organised by  Government Knowledge . This is an important event at this moment in time as benefits are ... Read on »
A bar for deaf people opens in London! by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A bar for deaf people has opened in London! The bar staff are deaf and can sign, there is a deaf security guard, a hard of hearing DJ, there are bright lights a ... Read on »
AB launches Naida CI Q70 in Europe and Canada by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness “Sonova Holding AG, the world’s leading provider of hearing solutions, announces today that its subsidiary Advanced Bionics (AB) is launching its new Naída CI Q70 (Na ... Read on »
Cochlear announces Nucleus 6 system by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Cochlear Americas have launched the Nucleus® 6 System, their most advanced hearing solution to date, designed with a clear purpose – to help you simply enjoy smarte ... Read on »
MED-EL: 2 Ways to Hear by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness As of today, May 23, MED-EL will have a special offer for RONDO and OPUS 2 – it’s called “2 Ways to Hear.” Basically, it means that anybody who chooses a MED-EL cochlea ... Read on »
Competition: He Is Not Me by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness There are two weeks left to win a signed copy of ‘He Is Not Me’. In less than 200 words, write about your favourite cochlear implant moment. You don’t need to be a ... Read on »
Running a marathon by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I still can’t believe I’ve just run 26.2 miles! In January I started training for this year’s London Marathon. I surprised everyone as I was going to run with only 3 mon ... Read on »
MED-EL Launches World’s First Single-Unit Processor for Cochlear Implants by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness RONDO processor combines control unit, battery pack, and coil into a compact, single-unit design. Read MED-EL’s press release here  and more news here . Read on »
Fully Implantable CI Patent Application from Cochlear by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Cochlear  leaps ahead  in the fully-implantable technology race. Cochlear has submitted a patent application to the US Patent and Trademark Office for a fully-implantabl ... Read on »
New Cochlear Processor Spy Photos by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness These photos confirm that Cochlear’s new processor will be available in two versions.  The larger one has an accessory port, which can be used for direct audio input, ... Read on »
Marathon training: Day 32 by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The dreaded calf muscle cramp reared its ugly head in my left leg again this week, during my street sprinting on Tuesday. I had warmed up with a slow one mile jog but ... Read on »
Marathon training : Day 24 by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness … it was 9.35am, I was 5 minutes late for my session with my personal trainer Darren. I’d travelled from Wimbledon to Hackney on a cold Saturday morning. It was shiveringly ... Read on »