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Your Chance to Attend the 2018 HLAA Convention!

Register Online or Offline Registration is a bit different this year. Please note what is/isn’t included during the registration process. Increased rates will begin April 1 and continue through May 31 when pre-convention registration closes. On-site registration will be available as well. Online – fill out the Online Registration and registration will be a breeze;… Read more »

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Senate Passes the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017

Senate Passes the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 Bringing Affordable and Accessible Hearing Health Care Closer to Reality Bethesda, MD: The U.S. Senate today passed the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017. The bill was already passed by the House of Representatives on July 12. With this groundbreaking legislation Congress has sent a message… Read more »

August HLAA Sarasota/Manatee Chapter Upcoming Events!

Upcoming Events! Below is a list of our upcoming August events. Be sure to always check the hlas.org website for updates! Click here to see the complete list of events. August Events Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Chapter Meeting – 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM “Rap Session”/ Dr. Mary Thorpe, “Hearing the Call” 3:00 PM –… Read more »

HLAA Gulf Coast – Movie get together on August 12th

One way or another we are going to end our summer movie club outing with an exciting, hold-on-to -your seat, action thriller. Based on the forecasted movie schedule for August 12, two best movies will be Kidnap starring Halle Berry and Dark Tower starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey.

Are Earplugs This Generation’s Bike Helmet?

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… Read more »