LA Cochlear Implant Group Meeting – January 20

LOS ANGELES COCHLEAR IMPLANT SUPPORT GROUP- LA CIS GROUP Meeting: Saturday, January 20, 2018, 11:00am to 2:00pm.  

(Important Note: If you plan on attending this meeting, consider adding extra travel time. The Women’s March is in central Downtown L.A. that day. Last year, freeways and subways were jam packed.)

Hello everyone,

Happy New Year! We hope your holidays were especially happy ones, with some memorable CI moments. We will celebrate our annual Cochlear Americas “Ringing in the New Year” meeting, and social.

The Newswire has been delayed due to some changes that have taken place. St. Vincent Hospital has been sold, and is now called: St. Vincent Medical Center—Verity Health System. We will no longer be able to have our meetings at the Mark Taper Building Board Room. It was demolished.


St. Vincent Medical Center- Verity Health System, 2131 W. 3rd Street, LA 90057
Meeting Room, 2nd floor, down the hall from the cafeteria.
Located  just across the street from House Clinic.


#101 freeway, exit Alvarado, to Alvarado & 3rd St. Turn right on 3rd Street,to the parking lot entrance.


“Hear Your way. 2017 saw Cochlear Americas launch the world’s very first made for iPhone sound processor, the Nucleus 7. Brooke Phillips, Au.D. and Maeve Browne from Cochlear are excited to present on this groundbreaking innovation, and answer all your questions”. Cochlear is very proud of the wonderful services it provides to the Recipients, and Professionals. The team looks forward to seeing everyone January 20, 2018. “Hear Now and Always”.


Cochlear Americas will be providing a “Ringing in the New Year” festive buffet luncheon. Renew friends, and meet new friends. Get in the spirit. Attention to RSVP request. We thank Cochlear.


This group is dedicated to educating, and supporting cochlear implant recipients, their families/friends, advocating & promoting cochlear implants.

In addition to House Clinic, attendees come from four other Cochlear Implant Centers in So. California. Recipients who have Cochlear Implants from three leading CI manufacturers attend our meetings.

We invite all potential candidates for cochlear implants, their families and friends to visit and join us. Our meetings are a great opportunity to meet others with cochlear implants. All our meetings feature real-time captioning to make them accessible to people with all levels of hearing abilities. Everyone is always welcome. (Total Recall Captioning)


We encourage you to share your Cochlear Implant experiences Thinkabout the different hearing experiences you had over the holidays. Your suggestions forcandidates who will be at the meeting considering a cochlear implant are very helpful to them.

You can make a difference.


Thank you to those who have renewed or joined our group. Membership is notrequired to attend meetings, however please consider as it helps with costs for the meetings.

Mark your calendar for Sat., January 20th, 2018. This is an unique group as it focuses on cochlear implants. We are short of help, if you can come
early to help set up it would be appreciated. We need volunteers.


by Friday, January 19th. 

Warm regards,
Diane Rott, President