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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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HLAA SCC for July Meeting 2017

HLAA Sun City Center chapter meeting date will be Tuesday, July 18, 2017 (Meets every third Tuesday of the month year round) Location: St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. Sun City Center, FL 33573 Coffee/Social – 9:15 am; Program presentation starts 9:45 am. NO RSVP IS REQUIRED Any questions? Contact Bill D. at… Read more »

Your Hearing Loss Diary

With many years of living with hearing loss, I have become the hearing answer girl for a special dinner exchange group. We have a wonderful deal with another couple with hosting a dinner exchange for the last two years. One month, their job is to bring wine to go with my entrée. Then the opposite… Read more »

Tampa / Gulf Coast Captioned Movie Club Saturday July 8th, 2017

Captioned Movie Outing: Everyone is welcome to join us this Saturday, July 8th, for a noon showing of Baby Driver, the acclaimed critic’s choice for this summer’s top movie. It is an awesome thriller with a killer sound track. This is the second of three summer movie outings being jointly hosted by the HLAA Tampa and Gulf Coast Chapters.

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 »