HLAA-FL Hearing Loss News and Bylaws Update August 2017

  • Revised Hearing Loss Association of Florida Revised Bylaws for Consideration
  • Passage of the Over the Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017
  • Are Ear Plugs this Generations Bike Helmet? Think about it!
  • HLAA Florida Chapter Updates
  • Florida State Association Board Meeting - August 19, 2017

HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF FLORIDA

BYLAWS REVISIONS FOR YOUR REVIEW

Greetings to all Hearing Loss Association of America - Florida Members:

Thank you for the review and feedback on the proposed Bylaws received to date. Revisions have been made and are now posted on the State website at hlaa-fl.org. All HLAA members residing in Florida are eligible to review and respond to said changes for consideration. The Florida State Board encourages everyone to take the time to read and comment on the proposed revision by sharing via the State email at hlaaflorida@yahoo.com.

The Board will vote on final acceptance of the proposed Bylaws on August 19th, 2017, at the State Board meeting in Lakeland, Florida.

Thank you for your continued consideration and comments!

The Over-the Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017

The Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 would make certain types of hearing aids available over the counter to adults with mild to moderate hearing loss. In addition, the proposed legislation would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate this new category of OTC hearing aids to ensure they meet the same high standards for safety...read more here.


Posted on July 26, 2017 by HLAA Florida
By Rose Langella

When I was growing up, we did not wear bike helmets, sunscreen, or even seat belts. And kids often sat in the front seat of the car! Today this behavior seems crazy, given what we now know about the risk of concussions, and the permanent damage to our skin that comes from too much sun exposure. Read more here...

STATEWIDE CHAPTER NEWS AND EVENTS

The new State Chapter Coordinator, Tanya Williams, can be reached at FL2016scc@gmail.com


HLAA-FL BOARD MEETING
AUGUST 19th, 2017
10 AM - 3 PM
LAKELAND SPEECH AND HEARING CENTER

Florida State Association Meeting will take place at the Lakeland Speech and Hearing Center August 19, 2017 from 10 until 3.

Guests are welcome to join the meeting from 1:30-3:00 and the social to follow at the West Carribean in Lakeland Florida at 2215 South Combee Road in Lakeland, Florida.

Have something you would like to share or wish to join us August 19th? Email hlaaflorida@yahoo.com

We look forward to hearing from you!