March / April 2014

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March / April 2014


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In This Issue . . .


COVER STORY
The Live Music Capital of the World Awaits You
By Nancy Macklin
Register now for HLAA Convention 2014 in Austin, Texas, June 26-29. Read what’s in store for you.

Tinnitus is Big Business
By Katherine Bouton
Read what’s being done to manage tinnitus – the perception of sound in one or both ears or in the head when no external sound is present. [Read the whole article]

I Might Not Hear Everything, but I’m Still Listening
By S.R. Archer
The author had no idea how to deal with her hearing loss and move on. More so, hearing aids were for older people, not someone in their fifties.

Hearing Lost, Inspiration Found
By John Threlfall
If it hadn’t been for his hearing loss, theater artist and acoustic guitarist Randy Rutherford would have never found his success.

HLAA Fights for Consumer Rights
By Lise Hamlin
HLAA filed a Friend of the Court Brief supporting equal access to captioned telephones.

Walk4Hearing – Wrap-Around Fundraisers
By Ronnie Adler and Julie Fisher

“Grandma Doesn’t Know What We’re Talking About”
By Joyce Hagerman
The author talks about how getting a hearing test and wearing hearing aids improved her relationships.

Waiting Rooms – Why Does it Have to Be So Hard?
By Dana Mulvany
The author makes her wish list for hearing health care providers’ waiting rooms. [Read the whole article]

Being a Clear Voice for Consumers
By Anna Gilmore Hall
[Read the whole article]