Will my insurance pay for a cochlear implant?

I am eligible for a cochlear implant! But I must wait to hear if my insurance company will cover the cost of the recommended hybrid implant. I realize I’m not the only patient with medical issues and these things take time to process, but patiently standing by isn’t my style. I’m an action girl. When… Read more »

Please Protect My Ears So I Can Hear!

Fireworks are loud! People associate loud with fun. But what if that “fun” can lead to hearing loss? The vibrations from that blast wave have the potential to cause permanent damage to the delicate hair cells of the inner ear. Infants should not be exposed to fireworks at all. For people of all ages, hearing… Read more »

Strolling the Internet for Hearing Help

I keep busy with chores, writing, and strolling the internet for hearing information. One of my favorite internet stops is the Hearing Loss Association of America website. This wonderful site, www.hearingloss.org, is chucked full of advice and information about all aspects of hearing. You can learn about the causes of hearing loss, available technology, assistive… Read more »

HLAA Sun City Center Meeting June 20, 2017

New WEBSITE – www.hlaascc.com Program for Tuesday, June 20th – “RAP SESSION” Coffee provided at 9:15 a.m. Program begins 9:45 a.m. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church 1239 Del Webb Blvd, Sun City Center, FL 33573 Rap Session topics shown below will be moderated by Tess Crowder, Executive Director and Founder of Communication Access Inc., (CAI). Information… Read more »

Join Us! The Tampa and Gulf Coast Chapters Summer Movie Club

The Tampa and Gulf Coast Chapters hosted the first of three summer outings for their Private Eyes Movie Club June 10, 2017. The Saturday afternoon gathering attracted 12 people to see Tom Cruise’s new film, The Mummy. The flick was followed by social time over a late lunch afterwards at BJ’s Restaurant in the Citrus… Read more »