December 2018 – Christmas Party

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November 2018 – Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

Come to the HLAA City of Orange Chapter meeting on November 3, 2018 and meet our new professional adviser – Stephanie Rose, Au.D., FAAA

When:        Saturday November 3, 2018 – 10 a.m. to Noon

Where:      Mariposa Women’s and Family Center, 812 W. Town & Country Rd, Bldg C
Orange, CA  92868
(FREE parking just steps from the meeting room)

Dr. Rose will be presenting on the effects of hearing loss and cognitive decline including

  • the latest research findings
  • types of dementia
  • latest hearing solutions
  • the audiologist’s role in identifying co-morbidities that can result from untreated hearing loss.

Dr. Rose is specially trained in tinnitus management, cochlear implants and bone anchored hearing aids. She takes pride in fitting top-of-the line hearing instruments while delivering tailored aural rehabilitation for a complete audiology treatment experience. She is excited and eager to help treat patients seeking the best hearing health care available.

Dr. Rose received her bachelor degree from San Diego State University in Speech-Language Hearing Sciences with emphasis in Audiology. She received her Doctor of Audiology from the University of California, San Diego. She has worked as an audiologist at Providence Speech and Hearing Center in Orange; Director of Audiology at Orange Coast Hearing Specialists in Irvine and currently works as a treatment and cochlear implant audiologist at the House Ear Clinic in Orange.

 

Please note:  Our chapter Christmas luncheon will be directly following our December 1 meeting. It will be at Marie Callendar’s restaurant (same one as last year) not far from where we meet. Come help us celebrate with a scrumptious lunch and fun gift exchange – gifts should not be more that $20 – make it fun!!! The cost is $12 per person and paid RSVP must be received by 11/20/18.
If you are not here in person at the November meeting you can mail your payment made payable to HLAA City of Orange to Marla Peoples, 1223 E. Jacaranda Ave., Orange, CA 92867.

Light refreshments will be served at the meeting. There will be a 50/50 drawing – winner gets 50% of the money collected on tickets sold for the raffle – this could be your lucky day!!! There will be a special raffle for $25 gift certificate that can be used at one of 4 different restaurants (1 ticket for $2.00, 6 tickets for $10.00)

Please note:  There will be CART provided; however, the loop system is currently being serviced and will not be used until further notice.

For more information contact Marla Peoples at 714-400-7992
Email: hlaa.cityoforange@gmail.com.

The Hearing Loss Association of America – City of Orange Chapter (HLAA-COO) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that provides information, education, support and advocacy for people with hearing loss, their families and friends. Your donations to our chapter are tax deductible.

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Cochlear Implants – Hear about them from members of the City of Orange chapter

 

What’s all the fuss about cochlear implants? Come to the HLAA City of Orange October 6th meeting for a panel discussion of recipients of the 3 leading cochlear implant (CI) manufacturers – Advanced Bionics, Cochlear Americas and MedEl. The panel includes:

Delores Petty…..MedEl – bilateral CI’s

Tracey Dorr…….MedEl – bimodal -1 CI and I hearing aid

Gail Olson………Cochlear Americas – bimodal (1 CI and 1 hearing aid)

Greg Good……..Cochlear Americas – bimodal (1 CI and 1 hearing aid)

Jack Nichols…….Advanced Bionics – bimodal (1 CI and 1 hearing aid)

Marla Peoples….Advanced Bionics – bilateral CI’s

Come join friends who understand the challenges of living with hearing loss.

WHERE:   Mariposa Women & Family Center
812 W. Town & Country Road, Building C
Orange, CA 92868
(FREE PARKING just steps from the meeting room)

Click here for map: https://goo.gl/maps/DGT3ExGg4U72

WHEN:      Saturday, October 6, 2017
10 a.m. To Noon

 

In addition, Toni Barrient will present new technology!

Light refreshments will be served. There will be a 50/50 raffle – winner gets 50% of the money collected on tickets sold for the raffle – this could be your lucky day!!! There will be an after meeting get together for lunch close by – to be determined at the meeting.

For more information contact Marla Peoples at hlaa.cityoforange@gmail.com

 

 


This meeting is supported by CART.

The Hearing Loss Association of America – City of Orange Chapter (HLAA-COO) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that provides information, education, support and advocacy for people with hearing loss, their families and friends. Your donations to our chapter are tax deductible. Your $2.00 donation towards the monthly room rent is greatly appreciated.

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HLAA City of Orange is getting the word out about a special event at The Cube.

This is a special event especially for families who have children and/or adults with diagnosed hearing loss. Come and meet new friends while playing and exploring at The Cube. FREE admission for this night only.

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August 2018 – GETTING TO KNOW YOU…..and our issues with hearing loss

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July 2018 – “Everyone into the pool!” But I Wear Hearing Aids…

I hope all of you will come to the July 7th meeting for not only the topic that will be discussed, but also to have a chance to say good-bye to our professional advisor Dr. Brad Ingrao.  Dr. Ingrao has accepted a position as a professor at a University in Florida and begins his new job on August 1, 2018.

Come say THANK YOU to Dr. Ingrao for his invaluable assistance to our chapter as a professional advisor – we have been honored that he has shared his expertise in matters of hearing loss at our meetings.  His future students will be very lucky to have him!!

Have a very safe July 4th — see you on the 7th.
Marla Peoples
Chairperson, HLAA-COO

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June 2018 – Captioned, live performances – Segerstrom Center

City of Orange Chapter – Next Performance – Center Stage

Presenting

Mr. Kyle Riley – Segerstrom Center of the Arts

                          When – Saturday, June 2, 2018

                          Where – Mariposa Family Center
                                              182 W. Town & Country Road, Bldg C
                                              Orange, CA 92868
                                              (Free Parking just steps from the meeting room)

Come hear about captioned live performances at the Segerstrom Center of the Arts in Costa Mesa. Mr. Kyle Riley, the Center’s Guest Services Coordinator, will tell us about live shows using captioning to accommodate those with hearing loss. He will bring a couple of tickets to raffle – you might be the lucky winner!!!

In addition, Mr. Jason Keller from CaptionCall Telephone will provide information on their NEW caption phone – if you currently have one of their phones, you will not want to miss this presentation and opportunity to upgrade your phone or get a captioned phone if you do not already have one (a signed certification of hearing loss is needed from your physician or audiologist – see the link below to the certification form that is only needed if you do not already have a CaptionCall phone).

https://captioncall.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/31882_ProCertForm_408b_ee.pdf

 

In addition, Toni Barrient will present:

 

 

Get together for lunch after the meeting – details TBA at the meeting.

Light refreshments will be served. There will be a 50/50 drawing – winner gets 50% of the money collected on tickets sold for the raffle – this could be your lucky day!!!

For more information contact Marla Peoples.
Phone:  714-400-7992
Email:  hlaa.cityoforange@gmail.com.

The Hearing Loss Association of America – City of Orange Chapter (HLAA-COO) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that provides information, education, support and advocacy for people with hearing loss, their families and friends. Your donations to our chapter are tax deductible.

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