Sept. 7 Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids “are they worth it?”

Summer is over. Welcome back to monthly hearing loss meetings.

Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: NEW LOCATION
Kaiser Permanente Health Pavilion
200 N Lewis Street
Orange CA 92868
Community Room – First Floor
 
Topic: Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids
Speaker: Bob Rennie, a long-time dual behind-the-ear hearing aid wearer
This meeting will cover important information that can help people with hearing loss make the best decision before purchasing any device.
 
This support group offers a friendly oasis for people with hearing loss issues. There is free parking and no charge to attend, but an optional $5 donation is encouraged to help cover costs (room rental and real-time captioning).
 
Following this informative meeting and to allow socializing, some members enjoy lunch at a nearby venue. For more information, 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.

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HLAA CITY OF ORANGE CHAPTER PRESENTS: John W. House M.D. of the House Providence Hearing Health Center

John W. House M.D. of the House Providence Hearing Health Center

John W. House, M.D. is a board certified Otolaryngologist and Neurotologist with a private practice at the world renown House Providence Hearing Health Centers (formerly known as the House Ear Clinic and before that the Otologic Medical Group). His practice is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss and related disorders and diseases. He is a Clinical Professor at both USC and UCLA. He has been president of many professional organizations, has received many honors and has been an invited speaker at many Departments of Otolaryngology in this country and Keynote speaker in many foreign countries. Many doctors from around the world have trained at the House Ear Clinic. Dr. House has taken care of many famous and well-known patients including President Reagan, the King of Saudi Arabia, many movie personalities including Steve Martin. He will share with us today information regarding such conditions as Meniere’s disease, acoustic neuroma, tinnitus, SSHL (sudden sensori-neural hearing loss) among others. Come prepared to ask questions related to your hearing health.

WHEN:           SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2019
WHERE:        UNIVERSITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH                                                            18422 CULVER DRIVE
                        IRVINE, CA 92612 (Free Parking)

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!!!  A $5.00 donation is requested to help defray the cost of CART. Join members after the meeting for a no-host lunch (to be determined at the meeting).

Get ready for the 2019 Walk4Hearing set for June 8, 2019 at the Long Beach Marina Green Park –join our chapter team – ORANGE HEARO’s – by either joining the team and/or make a donation and collect donations for this major fundraising event – the chapter gets 40% of all donations collected back to the chapter!!!

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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May 4 meeting Jennifer Dentino and her deaf dog, Kaos

Welcome to our new meeting location

HLAA CITY OF ORANGE CHAPTER PRESENTS: Jennifer Dentino and her deaf dog Kaos

                      WHEN:            SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2019
                        TIME:            10:00 am – 12:00 pm
                    WHERE:            UNIVERSITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
                                                18422 CULVER DRIVE
                                                IRVINE, CA 92612 (Free Parking)

Jennifer Dentino and her deaf dog, Kaos.

Jennifer Dentino is a certified Animal Behavior College dog trainer. Dentino is an instructor at 2 training facilities (Jump Start and Courteous Canines) – she will share her wealth of experience in canine training, including deaf dogs. She holds her ASCA Novice Rally Obedience title and several ASCA Agility tiles. Her deaf dog Kaos is a Pet Prescription Team Therapy Dog who earned a Canine Good Citizen title and has completed 100 + therapy dog visits since being certified in 2015. She will share with us her training of Kaos (she might train us on a thing or two, as well).

This is our annual fundraiser.
Join our team!

Information on the Walk4Hearing taking place on June 8, 2019 in Long Beach (Marina Green Park) will be available – still time to sign-up to be on Team Orange HEARO’s. Help the chapter raise donations – this is the only major yearly fundraiser in which our chapter participates and we get 40% of money raised back to the chapter.

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!!! A $5.00 donation is requested to help defray the cost of room rental and CART. Come join some members after the meeting who may meet for a no-host lunch – place to be determined.

Please note: CART will not be provided; however, the loop system will be laid down and tested prior to start of the meeting. Mr. Richard Archbold of Hearing Now USA will be testing our loop system. Important chapter information will be reviewed during this meeting.

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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May 4 meeting NEW LOCATION

ANNOUNCING
New Meeting Venue
HLAA City of Orange Chapter
beginning May 4, 2019

UNIVERSITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
ROOM D
18422 Culver Drive
Irvine, CA  92612

DATE: Saturday, May 4
TIME: 10:00 am – Noon
(room set-up begins at 9:30 am; clean up from noon to 12:30 pm)
We will be in ROOM D.

Driving Directions:
From South Orange County:
Take the 405 freeway north
Exit Culver Drive
Make a U-turn at University
Turn into the first driveway on the right
Parking available right by the building – look for signs

Driving Directions:
From North Orange County:
Take the 405 freeway south
Exit Culver Drive
Make a U-turn at University
Turn into the first driveway on the right
Parking available right by the building – look for signs

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April 6 meeting is CANCELLED! Due to circumstances beyond our control, the April 6 meeting IS CANCELLED. Our next meeting will be Saturday, May 4. Location to be announced. See you on Saturday, May 4. 

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April 6 2019 – Hearing Wellness – John. W. House, M.D.

HLAA CITY OF ORANGE CHAPTER PRESENTS: John W. House M.D. of the House Providence Hearing Health Center

John. W. House, M.D.

WHEN
Saturday, April 6, 2019
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

WHERE
Marie Callender’s Restaurant
1821 N. Grand Avenue
Santa Ana, CA (Free Parking)

John W. House, M.D. is a board certified Otolaryngologist and Neurotologist with a private practice at the world renown House Providence Hearing Health Centers (formerly known as the House Ear Clinic and before that the Otologic Medical Group). His practice is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss and related disorders and diseases. He is a Clinical Professor at both USC and UCLA. He has been president of many professional organizations, has received many honors and has been an invited speaker at many Departments of Otolaryngology in this country and Keynote speaker in many foreign countries. Many doctors of Otology from around the world have trained at House Ear Clinc. Dr. House has taken care of many famous and well-known patients including President Reagan, the King of Saudi Arabia, many movie personalities including Steve Martin. He will share with us today information regarding such conditions as Meniere’s disease, acoustic neuroma, tinnitus, SSHL (sudden sensori-neural hearing loss) among others. Come prepared to ask questions related to your hearing health.

Tech Corner – Learn about a new Smartphone app called Live Transcribe

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!!! A $3.00 donation is requested to help defray the cost of CART. Join members after the meeting for a no-host lunch.

Please note: Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) will be 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.

Our annual fundraiser is approaching soon! Get your team together. Or join the City of Orange team – Orange Hearos.
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March 2 2019 – Aural Rehabilitation – Ali Eier

Look for information below about:

  1. The next meeting on March 2 on Aural Rehabilitation
  2. Our annual fundraiser Walk4Hearing on June 8

AURAL REHABILITATION – What’s in it for YOU?

Come to the next HLAA City of Orange meeting and find out how to maximize your hearing journey using aural rehabilitation.

Aural rehabilitation is the process of identifying and diagnosing a hearing loss, providing different types of therapies to clients who are hard of hearing, and implementing different amplification devices to aid the client’s hearing abilities. Wikipedia

WHEN:            Saturday, March 2, 2019
10:30 am – 12:3opm

WHERE:           Marie Callenders Restaurant
1821 N. Grand Avenue
Santa Ana, CA  92705
FREE PARKING JUST STEPS TO OUR MEETING ROOM

Speaker: Ali Eier, M.S.D.E., CED

About our speaker: Ms. Eier is the Cochlear Implant Consumer Specialist with Advanced Bionics for the Southwest Region. She brings a wealth of professional experience to the field of hearing loss. She provides support, education and resources to CI candidates, recipients and professionals and has been with Advanced Bionics since 2015. Prior to her tenure at Advanced Bionics, Ali worked as a teacher for the hearing impaired and as a bilingual early interventionist.

 

REHABILITATION APPS by Advanced Bionics (iPhone, iPad)

 

 

Angel SoundTM is a PC-based interactive listening rehabilitation  program developed by TigerSpeech  Technology and freely distributed by  Emily Shannon Fu Foundation, a  non-profit organization dedicated to  honoring Emily Fu, our angel and beloved daughter. Emily help us to  realize that while life on earth may  be temporary, love is forever, and  helping others is life’s true meaning.


Dr. Rose will show us how to access features on an iPhone to make hearing more accessible.


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!!! CART provided. Get together for lunch at Marie Callenders after the meeting.

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

Photos from a rainy day meeting Saturday January 5, 2019.

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.

Join the City of Orange chapter’s team and Walk4Hearing on June 8, 2019.

 

 

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