Potentially Some Big Changes in the Hearing Aid and Health Industries

Hello Everyone,

 

Here is a great article in Forbes magazine about recommendations that the President’s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology have made that might lead to significant improvements within the hearing aid industry. Their goal is to provide less expensive hearing aids and more choices to the hearing loss community.

The report summarizes some of the problems with the hearing health industry and basically says it is really messed up. The co-chair of the committee who drafted the report stated “the people in the hearing loss community have known this for a long time.”

Enjoy the reading.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonkarlawish/2015/10/31/time-to-clean-the-wax-out-of-the-hearing-aid-industry/

November 2015 Meeting

Hi all,

Hope everyone is enjoying what seems like our first FALL weekend. I don’t know about you but I am more than done with temps in the 90s.

I want to thank everybody who signed up at the last meeting for one of the committees. We can still use help, particularly when it comes to set-up and clean-up at meetings. If you’re able to lend a hand, let me know or sign the clipboards that will be at the meeting on 11/21. Remember, many hands mean a lighter load!

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October 2015 Meeting Transcripts

Hello everyone – Transcript of our October 24 meeting is available at the link below.

It was a great meeting… and I think we all truly enjoyed the presentation/demo from Barb Velasquez of The Sam Simon Foundation and “Dude” – an adorable Shih Tzu who’s training to be a hearing dog. We also had a great discussion about some of our chapter goals, led by new Prez Patricia Widman!

October 2015 Meeting Transcript

 

Our Next Meeting is October 24th!

Our next fab meeting is next Saturday, Oct. 24th. Our very special guests will be a speaker from the Sam Simon Foundation and a guest dog (or dogs?). All dogs are great, but service dogs are the best! Could you use a hearing one to help your lifestyle? A family member and helper for life? Find out for yourself and come with your questions. It should be fascinating (and adorable)!

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Hear Center Open House

Hear Center is having their Open House today, Saturday October 10 from 10AM to 12PM

 

group_photoFREE hearing screenings
FREE hearing aid cleanings (you know they need cleaning)

FREE T-coil checks, and more

 

Hear Center
301 E. Del Mar Blvd.
Pasadena, CA  91101
626.796.2016

September 2015 Meeting

Hi Friends:

Please consider running for the Steering Committee. It is not hard or tons of work to participate. You would not be overwhelmed. The rest of us are always here to help if you have questions or concerns! We’d love to be able to work with new people and get a new perspective on SC issues.

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Survey From HLAA National!

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