Jan. 7 Meeting: Consumer’s Guide to Purchasing Hearing Aids

Help is on the way for Orange County residents who might feel overwhelmed about purchasing hearing aids.

The topic for January’s meeting will be the “Consumer’s Guide to Purchasing Hearing Aids.”   If you or a loved one is considering purchasing hearing aids sometime in the future, this meeting is for you.

All attendees will receive “The Consumer’s Guide to Hearing Aids”  free.  


Chapter adviser, Toni Barrient will present how to purchase hearing aids.  A consumer’s checklist will be provided and the process of purchasing hearing aids is demystified.

Toni was appointed HLAA SoCal Chapter Coordinator in June 2016. For nine years, Toni was director of member services and chapter development for HLAA National in its Bethesda, Maryland headquarters.

Date: Saturday, January 7, 2017

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon
Place: UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Building 56, Rooms 113-114
(2-hour parking validation in UCI Medical Center Patient parking structure)

Light refreshments served

After Meet:  Get together after the meeting for friendship and support:
WaBa Grill
3070 W Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92868
Phone number (714) 939-2000

December Holiday Party Meeting


We ate delicious foods, held a fun gift exchange, had an insightful rap session and listened to holiday music! We celebrated what connects us and also what makes each one of us unique as to how we live with our hearing loss.


Happy New Year to all!

10 a.m. to noon
UCI Medical Center (101 The City Drive South – Building 56, Rooms 113-114)
Parking in patient structure validated  See Campus Map below.

Camaraderie with friends who understand the challenges of living with hearing loss.

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!!!

Meetings are looped – your hearing aid or cochlear implant T-coil will put you in the loop.  We also have CART (real time captioning) so you can read what you are unable to hear.

For more information contact Marla Peoples at:
phone:  714-400-7992
email: hlaa.cityoforange@gmail.com
or visit us at www.hearinglosscoo.org

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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.

UCI Medical Center BLDG 56

Click HERE for map to Bldg 56, Rm 113-114.


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