HLAA Website Survey for HLAA Leaders

Dear HLAA Leaders, HLAA is planning a new website launch slated for Summer 2022. We are looking for specific input from our HLAA leaders to help make this website better...Dear HLAA Leaders, HLAA is planning a new website launch slated for Summer 2022. We are looking for specific input from our HLAA leaders to help make this website better and more effective for people with hearing loss and our HLAA community. Your opinion matters. Please fill out this survey by October 29, 2021. To … Read More >

Have you seen the latest Hearing Life E-News?

Dear HLAA Leaders and Community, Have you seen the latest Hearing Life e-News? Sign up to have Hearing Life e-News delivered to your inbox twice per month. Hearing Life e-News keeps readers...Dear HLAA Leaders and Community, Have you seen the latest Hearing Life e-News? Sign up to have Hearing Life e-News delivered to your inbox twice per month. Hearing Life e-News keeps readers and HLAA leaders up to date on the latest news and information on hearing loss and hearing health. Each issue features high-interest content on HLAA’s … Read More >

Welcome Back, HLAA Chapters and State Organizations!

Dear Chapter and State Leaders, Welcome back to a brand new season! There is lots of exciting activity in the HLAA Community. HLAA Chapters and State organizations continue to be...Dear Chapter and State Leaders, Welcome back to a brand new season! There is lots of exciting activity in the HLAA Community. HLAA Chapters and State organizations continue to be resilient, constantly adapting and adjusting their plans on how to hold meetings this fall due to the ongoing challenge of this pandemic. We appreciate the … Read More >

Join Me When the Stars Come out on September 23

Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America. Follow Barbara on Twitter: @BKelley_HLAA “Stargazing is a free, constantly changing show that allows for great conversation and bonding. It fosters...Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America. Follow Barbara on Twitter: @BKelley_HLAA “Stargazing is a free, constantly changing show that allows for great conversation and bonding. It fosters inspiration and imagination, alleviates stress and increases happiness. More importantly, it’s an activity enjoyed by people of all ages in all parts of the world.” … Read More >

Barbara Kelley Was Overheard Saying . . .

HLAA Executive Director Barbara Kelley spoke with Colleen Chapman on Episode Two of Frequency Therapeutics “Overheard at Frequency” podcast. The conversation focused on advocacy victories and ongoing HLAA efforts, the...HLAA Executive Director Barbara Kelley spoke with Colleen Chapman on Episode Two of Frequency Therapeutics “Overheard at Frequency” podcast. The conversation focused on advocacy victories and ongoing HLAA efforts, the impact of hearing loss on lives and careers of those at all ages and the dynamic work of local HLAA Chapters. HLAA Chapters are a … Read More >

Action Alert: Medicare Coverage of Hearing Aids–Congress Needs to Hear from You!

  Let Congress Hear from You! HLAA has been meeting with members of Congress, encouraging them to vote YES! to expand Medicare to include hearing aids and services. New legislation...  Let Congress Hear from You! HLAA has been meeting with members of Congress, encouraging them to vote YES! to expand Medicare to include hearing aids and services. New legislation is coming up soon that we hope will include a provision for hearing health care under Medicare. That would mean for the first time, people … Read More >

Action Alert: Medicare Coverage of Hearing Aids

You may be aware that there is a movement afoot to expand Medicare to include hearing health care. That would mean for the first time, people who rely on Medicare...You may be aware that there is a movement afoot to expand Medicare to include hearing health care. That would mean for the first time, people who rely on Medicare to pay their medical bills would also be able to turn to Medicare to cover the cost of hearing aids and related services. The time … Read More >

President Biden Directs HHS to Consider Issuing Proposed Rules within 120 Days for Allowing Hearing Aids to be Sold Over the Counter

Today, U.S. President Biden issued an executive order that directs the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to consider issuing proposed rules within 120 days for allowing hearing...Today, U.S. President Biden issued an executive order that directs the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to consider issuing proposed rules within 120 days for allowing hearing aids to be sold over the counter. HLAA applauds the Biden Administration for taking action on this important matter. Since the passage of the Over-the-Counter … Read More >

HLAA Executive Director Barbara Kelley’s Email Account Hacked

Dear HLAA Community, Earlier today (June 30), you may have received a spam email requesting a gift card from HLAA Executive Director Barbara Kelley. This was a spam email–please do...Dear HLAA Community, Earlier today (June 30), you may have received a spam email requesting a gift card from HLAA Executive Director Barbara Kelley. This was a spam email–please do not respond. Barbara would never request this from our HLAA Chapters. She would never make any requests outside of HLAA. The HLAA National Office immediately … Read More >

Register for the HLAA Virtual Convention 2021!

Join us June 24-26 to learn the latest about hearing health, communication access and the technologies and strategies that help people with hearing loss live well. On June 24 at...Join us June 24-26 to learn the latest about hearing health, communication access and the technologies and strategies that help people with hearing loss live well. On June 24 at 3 p.m. ET, the convention kicks off with keynote remarks from Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel. This three-day event includes a research symposium … Read More >