Come to our Fundraiser at Polly’s Pies!

Enjoy a home-style cooked meal at Polly’s Pies and Polly’s Pies will donate a portion of your total bill to HLAA – City of Orange chapter.

Be sure to bring the flyer. Be sure to bring the flyer. Be sure to bring the flyer.

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Click here for the flyer.

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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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October Meeting- New Technology Helping People with Tinnitus

Do you have ringing in your ears?  Would you like to hear about a new technology helping people with tinnitus (ringing in the ears)?  Then come to the next meeting of the City of Orange Chapter:

Holly Skinner West Coast Sales Representative for Desyncra, Inc.

Holly Skinner West Coast Sales Representative for Desyncra, Inc.

We are pleased to have Holly Skinner, the West Coast Sales Representative for Desyncra, Inc., give a presentation on a revolutionary treatment for tinnitus symptoms.  Desyncra for Tinnitus is a targeted therapy designed to change the patterns in tinnitus neuronal networks and reduce the distressing symptoms, including tinnitus loudness and annoyance.

Holly has been an audiologist for over 30 years and was originally drawn to audiology through growing up with a deaf sister.  She is excited to now be involved in one of the most innovative areas of the field.  When Holly is not at work you can find her having lunch with a girlfriend or enjoying a day trip, hike or bike ride with her husband of 31 years.

WHEN:      Saturday, October 1, 2016
10am to 12 noon

WHERE:    UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Building 56, rooms 113-114
Orange, CA  92868

Parking in the patient parking structure – 2hr parking validation

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

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.
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September Meeting- Not Your Grandmother’s Hearing Loss

Speaker: Brad Ingrao, AuD

 

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Brad Ingrao, AuD has been around hearing loss literally his whole life.  His late Uncle was a professional musician turned hearing aid specialist and his adopted adult son is Deaf and uses ASL.

Dr. Ingrao has been actively involved in consumer organizations for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing since 1984 and is known as an early adopter of new and innovative technological and logistical solutions for hearing in difficult situations.  He currently works for the Veterans Health Administration where he provides a full range of audiology services including a sub-specialty of working with patients with severe to profound hearing loss.

Dr. Ingrao has served as professional adviser and Board member for several HLAA chapters, has presented at several National, State and local HLAA meetings and previously wrote a regular technology column in Hearing Loss Magazine as well as contributing to several articles, webinars and books on hearing loss.

Dr. Ingrao’s presentation “Not Your Grandmother’s Hearing Loss” addresses the myths about who has hearing loss (lots of young folks do) and how those with hearing loss can leverage current technology to succeed with hearing loss rather than just get by.

WHEN:
Saturday,September 3, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon

WHERE:
UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive S
Building 56, Rooms 113-115
Orange, CA  92868

2 hour validated parking in the UCI Medical Center patient parking structure

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.

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

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August Meeting • RAP Session and End-of-Summer Potluck

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So far the following food is being provided:

Chapter – Subway Sandwiches, water & lemonade
Rachel McCallum – Chocolate Chip Cookies
Greg Good – Cookies
Samantha Terry – Fruit Salad
Jacqueline Lazzar – “Not sure yet” (a surprise?)
Bob Rennie – Salad
Toni Barrient – Potato Salad
Delores Petty – Green Salad
Marla Peoples – Chips, pickles and olives

If your name is not on this list, please contact Marla at hlaa.cityoforange@gmail.com, or call 714-400-7992.

This event will be looped; however, we will NOT have CART.

Come prepared to EAT and have a GOOD TIME!!!!!!

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

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

Click HERE to sign-up for E-MAIL meeting notices.

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August Meeting – RAP Session and End of Summer Potluck

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What:     RAP Session and End of Summer Potluck

When:     Saturday August 6, 2016

Time:     10:00 am – 12 noon 

Where:   UCI Medical Center
                  101 The City Drive South
                  Building 56, Rooms 113-114
                                                                                        Orange, CA  92867

 

 

2-hour validated parking in the UCI Medical Center patient parking structure

Let’s get together before summer ends to share our hearing stories and support one another with a RAP session.  So far the following food is being provided:

Chapter – Subway Sandwiches, water & lemonade
Rachel McCallum – Chocolate Chip Cookies
Greg Good – Cookies
Samantha Terry – Fruit Salad
Jacqueline Lazzar – “Not sure yet” (a surprise?)
Bob Rennie – Salad
Toni Barrient – Potato Salad
Delores Petty – Green Salad
Marla Peoples – Chips, pickles and olives

If your name is not on this list, please contact Marla at hlaa.cityoforange@gmail.com, or call 714-400-7992.

This event will be looped; however, we will NOT have CART.

Come prepared to EAT and have a GOOD TIME!!!!!!

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

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

Click HERE to sign-up for E-MAIL meeting notices.

 

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June Meeting – Hearing Your World with Wireless Connections

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June Meeting
Hearing Your World with Wireless Connections

Speaker: Amber Hicks, Starkey Field Representative

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Amber is originally from Oklahoma where she received her Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Oklahoma State University.  She worked for several years in a private practice in Oklahoma as their Marketing Director and a Hearing Aid Dispenser before accepting a position at a private practice in Orange County.  While in private practice, Amber found herself drawn to educating patients in emerging hearing aid technology, especially wireless technology, as well as the benefits of communicating through social media.  She discovered her love of connecting people through technology when her father got  made for iPhone hearing aids that allows them to connect across the miles.  Amber joined the Starkey team last August and currently works in Southern California as a Field Sales Representative.  When she isn’t at work, you can find her either serving at church or perfecting her fishing skills out on the ocean!

WHEN:
Saturday, June 4, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon

WHERE:
UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive S
Building 56, Rooms 113-115
Orange, CA  92868

2 hour validated parking in the UCI Medical Center patient parking structure

Also at this meeting we will recap the upcoming Walk4Hearing in Long Beach to be held on June 11 at Marina Green Park in Long Beach.  Please join Team Orange Crush – help raise awareness of hearing loss and raise money for our 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!!!
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.

Click HERE for map to Bldg 56, Rm 113-114.
For more information contact Marla Peoples at:
phone:  714-400-7992
visit us at website: city of orange website
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.

UPCOMING EVENT:

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Walk4Hearing, Saturday, June 11 

Join the City of Orange team or donate here

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May Meeting, Hearing Vs Understanding

Speaker:  Ann Mundell-Noel, MA, Dispensing Audiologist

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Ann Mundell-Noel, MA, will discuss the difference between hearing which involves the ears, and understanding which requires “brain power.” She will hit on how hearing aids play into the mix, and what can be done to improve your understanding, especially in noise.  Research shows hearing loss contributes to cognitive decline and is associated with dementia.  This is a must “hear” and “understand” talk- be sure to join us.

WHEN:
Saturday, May 7, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon

WHERE:
UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive S
Building 56, Rooms 113-115
Orange, CA  92868

2 hour validated parking in the UCI Medical Center patient parking structure)

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

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

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

This meeting is supported by CART and a Hearing Loop System that sends every spoken word directly into your hearing device that has a t-coil.

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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.

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