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IN THIS ISSUE … We unveil the new name for our award winning magazine. A magazine’s name has to do so much more than let people know what it’s about. It has to have meaning, and not just to current readers, but to prospective ones who could also benefit from it. So it has to have broad appeal, it needs to be relevant (both now and looking to the future), compelling, and unique. But most of all, it has to grab someone’s attention and be memorable. And it has to do all that in two or three words.
Living the Life!
By Barbara Kelley
We don’t make changes cavalierly here at HLAA, so when we do, it’s with the vision of looking forward.
A Prelude to Sound
By Mike Gannon
What if you believed you could defy what everyone around you claimed was impossible? Mike Gannon did just that.
The Hearing Paradigm
By Scott Kingdon
The hearing paradigm is the expectation that words said amount to words heard. So how do people with hearing loss counteract its effects?
Are Fitness Classes Putting Your Hearing at Risk?
By Lauren Conte
The dangers of loud music in fitness classes could outweigh the benefits.
Finding My Confidence
By Sean McElwee
“Born this Way” star Sean McElwee doesn’t let obstacles get in his way. With his Baha, he can continue doing what he loves.
Social Security Benefits for People with Hearing Loss
By Deanna Power
If you or a loved one are unable to work because of a hearing loss there could be financial help available through the Social Security Administration.