Long Beach Hearing Loss Association

Hearing Loss Association of America to Host Free “Hands-On” Hearing Assistive Technology Demonstration

hearing-loss-assoc On Friday, October 21, 2016 the Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) will host a free HAT (Hearing Assistive Technology) Demonstration from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Weingart Center, 5220 Oliva Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712.

Falls Are Personal: Fall Prevention and Risk Identification

hearing-loss-assoc Dr. Gretchen Swanson, Fall Prevention Advisor to The Heart of Ida will speak on “Falls are Personal” at the Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter of Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) on Thursday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m.

Hearing Assistive Technology Demo to be Held December 11

hearing-loss-assoc If you or a loved one who has hearing loss, what better way is there than helping to hear better? The last HAT Demo will take place on Friday, December 11, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Weingart Center, 5220 Oliva Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712.

Hearing Loss Association of America Invites Dr. Frederick R. DiTirro to Speak on Cochlear Implant

hearing-loss-assoc Dr. Frederick R. DiTirro, Head and Neck Surgeon, Board of Otolaryngology of Kaiser Permanente will be guest speaker at the Hearing Loss Association of America Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter meeting on November 12th at 6:30 p.m.

Hearing Loss Association of America Hosts Free Lip Reading Classes

hearing-loss-assoc Free and Fun! Continuing Free Lip Reading classes are held at the Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Oliva Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712 through October.  The classes are offered through the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter.

Hearing Loss Association of America Hosts “Emergency Help For People with Hearing Loss”

hearing-loss-assoc Earthquake, Fire, Flood! You have hearing loss? What to do? Sandy Wedgeworth, from, the City of Long Beach Public Health Emergency Management will explain new developments to help people with hearing loss during an Emergency at the Hearing Loss Association of America Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter meeting on August 13th at 6:30 p.m., Weingart Center, 5220 Oliva Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712. 

Hearing Loss Association of America Presents “Overcoming Psychological Aspects of Hearing Loss By Taking Action”

Emergency Preparedness People with hearing loss suffer psychological aspects such as withdrawal from society, feelings of depression and anxiety, inability to communicate effectively and in short, deny their hearing loss.  These negative behaviors get bottled up inside a person with hearing loss and they are overwhelmed with feelings of inadequacy. 

Hearing Dog “Speaks” at Hearing Loss Association Meeting February 12

Emergency Preparedness Camille Jenkins and her hearing dog, Rico will be speakers (Rico barks at loud noises)  at the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter on Thursday, February 12, 2015, 6:30 p.m., Weingart Center, 5220 Oliva Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712. 

Hearing Loss Association to Host “When the Blind Meet the Deaf and What Happens”

Emergency Preparedness Anthony R. Candela, Chief, VA Long Beach Blind Rehabilitation Center will speak on “When the Blind Meet the Deaf and What Happens” at the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter on Thursday, May 8th, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Hearing Loss Association of America Presents “Cochlear Implant Panel: What you Need to Know about Cochlear Implants”

Emergency Preparedness Four members of Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) who use a cochlear implant to hear will discuss their experience of wearing a cochlear implant at the Long Beach/Lakewood HLAA meeting on Thursday, March 13th, 2014, at the Weingart Center.

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