Understanding the Cost of Hearing Aids

Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America. Follow Barbara on Twitter: @BKelley_HLAA There are many questions about the cost of hearing aids. This blog post, “Understanding the Cost...Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America. Follow Barbara on Twitter: @BKelley_HLAA There are many questions about the cost of hearing aids. This blog post, “Understanding the Cost of Hearing Aids,” by Thomas Powers, Ph.D. provides some excellent information on this issue to help protect consumers who are evaluating their options. President Biden … Read More >

Motorcycles and Hearing Health

Kevin H. Franck, Ph.D Chair of the HLAA Board of Directors. On the Road with Kevin I like to ride my motorcycle. I’m aware of its risks. In part, because...Kevin H. Franck, Ph.D Chair of the HLAA Board of Directors. On the Road with Kevin I like to ride my motorcycle. I’m aware of its risks. In part, because the first thing people tell me when they hear I ride is that they know someone who knows someone who had something terrible happen. This … Read More >

It Seems Everyone Has a Scam These Days

Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America. In the past three months, I’ve had my email hacked, received a text that said my Facebook account would be suspended...Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America. In the past three months, I’ve had my email hacked, received a text that said my Facebook account would be suspended if I didn’t take some action and had a trickster tell me my Amazon account was hacked and he needed to get access to my … Read More >

Do You Believe Everything You Read on the Internet or See on TV?

Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America. We have a response in our family when one of us shares a factoid suspect to truth. We reply sarcastically with,...Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America. We have a response in our family when one of us shares a factoid suspect to truth. We reply sarcastically with, “It must be true if you read it on the Internet!” Something similar happened in the world of hearing health on July 9. President Biden … Read More >

Rules are Long Overdue

Lise Hamlin Director of Public Policy Hearing Loss Association of America President Joe Biden Issues Directive for Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids By Lise Hamlin President Joe Biden signed a sweeping Executive...Lise Hamlin Director of Public Policy Hearing Loss Association of America President Joe Biden Issues Directive for Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids By Lise Hamlin President Joe Biden signed a sweeping Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy | The White House on July 9, 2021. According to The Washington Post: “The executive order — … Read More >

How I Used Zoom to Learn About Hearing Health

Carrie Johnson Director of Communications Hearing Loss Association of America HLAA Virtual Convention 2021 By Carrie Johnson I attended my first HLAA Virtual Convention June 24-26, 2021. I joined nearly...Carrie Johnson Director of Communications Hearing Loss Association of America HLAA Virtual Convention 2021 By Carrie Johnson I attended my first HLAA Virtual Convention June 24-26, 2021. I joined nearly 700-registrants to learn the latest developments in hearing health, and how to live well with hearing loss. I learned through the “Hear Well. Stay Vital.” … Read More >

“Overcoming Hearing Loss” – The Latest Podcast from The People’s Pharmacy

Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America. When the producer of NPR’s syndicated radio program, The People’s Pharmacy, contacted me to come on the show and talk about...Barbara Kelley Executive Director Hearing Loss Association of America. When the producer of NPR’s syndicated radio program, The People’s Pharmacy, contacted me to come on the show and talk about overcoming hearing loss, I enthusiastically said yes. The name itself, The People’s Pharmacy, just rings friendly and practical, with medical topics reported on reliably. The … Read More >