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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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2016 Hearing Aid Study for Music and More

Article by Daniel Gardner, M.S., Gardner Audiologist The new Starkey Muse family of hearing aids was designed to do everything that all major brands of hearing aids do but they added something. Starkey engineers designed the hearing aid electronics to identify and enhance the sound of music. Gardner Audiology, known for its consumer research, decided… Read more »

Medicare Advantage Plans and Hearing Aids in Tampa Bay

By Dan Gardner, M.S., Gardner Audiologist – Medicare Advantage plans are very popular in the Tampa Bay Area and many of our patients are enrolled in that type of insurance. Do those Medicare Advantage Plans pay for hearing aids? There is not a short answer to this question. Each plan is different and while some… Read more »

Hearing Loss Does Not Define Me (Part 3)

By Oscar Segal, President, South Palm Beach County Chapter, HLAA Here’s a Thought: That so called “Handicap” Shaped the Person I Am Today In early elementary school, it was thought that I was retarded; or at the very least, did not pay attention in class. If I remember correctly, it was only in the second… Read more »

Hearing Loss Does Not Define Me (Part 2)

By Oscar Segal, President, South Palm Beach County Chapter, HLAA Who I am, Depends on Whom You’re Asking! You may see me as handicapped because of a hearing impairment, but I do not see myself as being different because of it. In fact, I am so accustomed to living with hearing loss that when I… Read more »

Hearing Loss Does Not Define Me (Part 1)

By Oscar Segal, President, South Palm Beach County Chapter, HLAA Author’s Note: I felt compelled to write this because of something that happened to me that started me thinking about my self-image; about who I am, and how I possibly am perceived by others. A group of us were socializing one evening when the conversation… Read more »