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 >

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 >

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 >