Hearing Aid Care in the Winter by Liz Kobylak, Hearing Technology Resource Specialist Winter in Michigan brings challenges. For people who wear hearing aids this is a time of year to take extra precautions in order to keep hearing aids working well and prevent damage to or even possible loss of the instruments. The change […]
Hearing Loss Association of America Michigan State Association 2016 Annual Meeting Saturday, April 9, 2016 10:00 am-3:30 pm State of Michigan Historical Museum and Library 702 West Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, MI 48915 Featured Speaker: Juliette Sterkens, Au.D. Make A Difference: Advocating for Hearing Access In Your Community! Learn about programs and resources for Hard of […]
Applications are being accepted for the HLAA- Michigan State Association’s Board of Trustees! You do not need to be in a local Chapter but you do need to be a member of the Hearing Loss Association of America organization. The Board meets 3 times a year. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2016. Elections are April […]
A scholarship is available to attend the HLAA National Convention 2016 which will be held in Washington DC, June 23-26, 2016 . Lodging is at the host hotel, Washington Hilton. Deadline to apply is January 1, 2016. Don’t miss out! SCHOLARSHIP: HLAA-MI will cover the early bird registration which includes the Friday night off-site event, […]
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This information is also on the main web site under the advocacy tab. For more information: See eclectablog: Congresswoman Debbie Dingell Champions Medicare Coverage for Hearings at http://www.eclectablog.com/2015/07/congresswoman-debbie-dingell-champions-medicare-coverage-for-hearing-aids.html Be sure to read this document as well: The Case for Expanding Medicare Hearing Loss: The Economic, Social and Medical Factors Impacting Healthy Aging. http://www.ncpssmfoundation.org/Portals/0/case-for-expanding-medicare.pdf.
From Brian Patrick Jensen, speaker at the Annual Spring Meeting… Thank you HLAA MI And don’t forget to do your homework! On behalf of Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc. (CSD), I would like to thank HLAA Michigan State Association for inviting us to present “Perseverance to Triumph” at your Annual Spring Meeting on Saturday, April 18, […]
The HLAA- Michigan State Association web site now has some documents you might be interested in. They are about product vendors, hearing aid funding and organizations that can help you address your hearing loss needs. It’s on the menu under HTRS tab or follow the link below. Resource Documents
Pictures from the Annual Meeting HLAA – MSA Annual Spring Meeting Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10:00am – 3:30pm State of Michigan Historical Museum and Library 702 West Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, MI 48915 Featured Speaker:Brian Patrick Jensen Perseverance to Triumph, The 5 Things Resilient People Do Free Admission, Free Parking, Door Prizes, CART (real time captioning) will […]
46 million are hard of hearing and 2 million deaf. At age of 65, one out of three people has a hearing loss. 1 in 5 teenagers suffer from at least a slight hearing loss. About 2 to 3 out of every 1000 children in the U.S. are born deaf or hard-of-hearing. Approximately 26 million […]