Senator Introduces Bill to Improve US Veterans Access to Hearing Care

Improving US Veterans Access to Hearing Care U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) recently introduced legislation to reduce the red tape many veterans face when trying to get care for hearing...Improving US Veterans Access to Hearing Care U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) recently introduced legislation to reduce the red tape many veterans face when trying to get care for hearing loss as a result of their service. Article was published in the online publication, Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM). Senator Introduces Bill to Improve … Read More >

Could Your Bifocals Increase Your Risk of Falling?

Could Your Bifocals Increase Your Risk of Falling? Falls are an extremely common problem that can result in significant injury, decreased quality of life, and even death. Read more from...Could Your Bifocals Increase Your Risk of Falling? Falls are an extremely common problem that can result in significant injury, decreased quality of life, and even death. Read more from Hearing Health and Technology Matters here. Read More >

People With Hearing Loss – Are You Open to Inspiration?

People With Hearing Loss – Are You Open to Inspiration? HLAA member Gael Hannan is a writer, speaker and advocate on hearing loss issues. This article is her latest for...People With Hearing Loss – Are You Open to Inspiration? HLAA member Gael Hannan is a writer, speaker and advocate on hearing loss issues. This article is her latest for HearingHealthMatters.org. People With Hearing Loss – Are You Open to Inspiration?   Read More >

New Book: Life After Deaf

On a spring night in 2010, Noel Holston, a storyteller, songwriter and Pulitzer-nominated journalist, went to bed with reasonably intact hearing. By dawn, it was gone, thus beginning a years-long...On a spring night in 2010, Noel Holston, a storyteller, songwriter and Pulitzer-nominated journalist, went to bed with reasonably intact hearing. By dawn, it was gone, thus beginning a years-long process of hearing-restoration that included diagnostic dead ends, health-insurance hassles, a failed cochlear-implant surgery, and a second surgery that finally worked. Read more here from … Read More >

Hearing Loops at Home

Hearing Loops at Home Lou Touchette is a U.S. Air Force Veteran who worked around jet fighter aircraft for 20 years as a crew chief. He knows full well what...Hearing Loops at Home Lou Touchette is a U.S. Air Force Veteran who worked around jet fighter aircraft for 20 years as a crew chief. He knows full well what being out on the flight line every day, exposed to screaming jet engines, can do to hearing. He also knows the wonders that hearing loops … Read More >

Hearing Aids Lower the Chance of Dementia, Depression and Falling

Hearing Aids Lower the Chance of Dementia, Depression and Falling A new study finds that hearing devices benefit older adults in multiple ways, from physical safety to brain health. Almost...Hearing Aids Lower the Chance of Dementia, Depression and Falling A new study finds that hearing devices benefit older adults in multiple ways, from physical safety to brain health. Almost one in four people in the United States aged 65-74 have disabling hearing loss. Many people who would benefit from wearing a hearing aid do … Read More >

It’s a Wrap on Walk4Hearing 2019

Wrapping Up Walk4Hearing 2019 That’s a wrap on an amazing Walk4Hearing season. The last two Walks could not have been more different—85 degrees in Arizona and 35 degrees in Kentucky!...Wrapping Up Walk4Hearing 2019 That’s a wrap on an amazing Walk4Hearing season. The last two Walks could not have been more different—85 degrees in Arizona and 35 degrees in Kentucky! Thank you to all the walkers, teams, donors, alliances, national and local sponsors who came out in support of the Walk4Hearing this year. We want … Read More >

New Ida Institute Tool Helps People Better Understand Their Hearing Test Results

New Ida Institute Tool Helps People Better Understand Their Hearing Test Results Hearing loss is complex but explaining it doesn’t have to be. The Ida Institute has just launched a...New Ida Institute Tool Helps People Better Understand Their Hearing Test Results Hearing loss is complex but explaining it doesn’t have to be. The Ida Institute has just launched a new tool, My Hearing Explained, that helps hearing care professionals explain hearing test results in a person-centered manner. New Ida Institute Tool Helps People Better … Read More >

You Make Life Better for People with Hearing Loss

You Make Life Better for People with Hearing Loss We’re kicking off our year-end giving campaign to help people with hearing loss. Already through volunteerism, advocacy, and peer support, you...You Make Life Better for People with Hearing Loss We’re kicking off our year-end giving campaign to help people with hearing loss. Already through volunteerism, advocacy, and peer support, you are making a difference. Will you make a special year-end gift to help HLAA continue its work? With your gift, thousands more people will learn … Read More >

MED-EL USA Launches 3rd Annual Ideas4Ears Children’s Invention Contest

MED-EL USA Launches 3rd Annual Ideas4Ears Children’s Invention Contest Winner of global competition plus one parent/guardian will receive a trip to MED-EL’s international headquarters in Innsbruck, Austria The competition invites...MED-EL USA Launches 3rd Annual Ideas4Ears Children’s Invention Contest Winner of global competition plus one parent/guardian will receive a trip to MED-EL’s international headquarters in Innsbruck, Austria The competition invites children from the United States to create an invention to improve the quality of life for people with hearing loss. The contest celebrates children’s creativity … Read More >