Table of Contents
Message from the Executive Director
By Barbara Kelley
You’re Pretty Terrific
Message from the Chairperson
By Don Doherty
The Time Has Come
We’re Roc-ing Rochester
By Amanda Watson
HLAA2019 Convention is here! Join us in Rochester from June 20–23 for an experience you’ll never forget.
Funny or Die: How Hearing Loss Saved My Life and Made It Better
By Betsy Glick
She was born feet first and not breathing, but the medications required to keep her alive also caused a hearing loss. Obviously the tradeoff was worth it.
Telehealth Tools to Supplement Your Hearing Care
By Clint McLean
Innovative technologies have created new avenues for hearing care that will improve the patient experience, and key among these is telehealth.
Loops at the Library
By Warren Brown and Dorothy C. Miller
What do hitching posts and hearing loops in Ohio’s Amish Country have in common? The library.
Mechanics and Magicians
By Rip Wilson
The path from confronting hearing loss to the cutting edge of gene research to possibly restore hearing has been a very unexpected life journey.
Have You Ever Experienced a Hearing Emergency?
By R.J. Pole
A seemingly simple thing like having your hearing aid or cochlear implant batteries die can have a far greater impact than what you might think if you’re not prepared.