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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February 2 2019 – Deaf Therapy Dog – Jennifer Dentino

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

WHEN:          SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2019
TIME:           10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
WHERE:        MARIE CALLENDER’S RESTAURANT
1821 N. GRAND AVENUE
SANTA ANA, CA (Free Parking)

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.

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 encouraged to help defray the cost of room rental and CART. Join members after the meeting for a no-host lunch.

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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January 5 2019 – Consumer Checklist – Toni Barrient

Happy New Year 2019

 

 

Come Ring in the New Year with HLAA City of Orange. Our very own Toni Barrient will present on A Guide to Purchasing  Hearing Aids–“The Consumer Checklist. ” if you are considering the purchase of a new hearing aid in 2019 you will NOT want to miss this meeting!!

                    **Temporary New Location**
WHERE:         Marie Callender’s Restaurant
                        1821 N. Grand Avenue
                        Santa Ana, CA            

WHEN:          Saturday, January 5, 2019
                        10am to Noon
                        Free parking at the restaurant
 
Light refreshments will be served. There will be a 50/50 drawing – the winner gets 50% of the money collected on tickets sold for the raffle – this could be your lucky day!!!

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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January 2019 – Chapter meeting

**SPECIAL NOTICE:  NEW LOCATION **

HLAA City of Orange Chapter has a TEMPORARY new location as follows:
Marie Callender’s Restaurant
1821 N. Grand Avenue
Santa Ana, CA

DATE: Saturday, January 5, 2019

TIME: 10:00 am – Noon (stay for “no host” lunch)

TOPIC: Toni Barrient will discuss the PROCESS of purchasing hearing aids.

This is the same place that our chapter had the 2018 Christmas luncheon/party and will be held in the same room at the back of the restaurant.

We have the room reserved for a non-refundable deposit of $50 – the chapter will provide light refreshments to include coffee and water. Your donation towards this room rental is greatly appreciated.

Some people in attendance will stay for lunch there at the restaurant after the meeting – if you want to do so please let Marla Peoples know (so she can make a reservation) by contacting her at hlaa.cityoforange@gmail.com or text to 714-400-7992.

We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting on January 5, 2019. Remember we have a new TEMPORARY location at Marie Callendar’s.

Photos from the Christmas party

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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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