September 2022 Edition
Obituary - Barbara "Barb" Eisenmenger, Doctor In Audiology
Barbara Ann Eisenmenger, 68, of Louisville passed away on August 30, 2022. She was born September 25, 1953 and was preceded in death by her parents Carl (Boots) and Sue Eisenmenger and her brother Carl Raymond Eisenmenger. Left to cherish her memory are her brother Ken Eisenmenger, sister-in-law Nancy, and nieces Lauren and Sarah Eisenmenger.
Barb received her Doctorate in Audiology and was a professor at UofL for more than 30 years. She was a member of Crossroads Christian Church (formally Bethel-St. Paul).
A memorial service will take place at Crossroads Christian Church at a later date.
Over-The-Counter (OTC) Hearing Aids Will SOON Be Available!!
Over-the-Counter (OTC) hearing aids will soon be available directly to consumers, without a prescription. The FDA released its final rule, clearing the way for this new class of devices to hit the market. OTC hearing aids are designed for adults with mild to moderate hearing loss only. Please CLICK on the following link to learn more: OTC Hearing Aids
Team Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief Fund
Governor Beshear has established the Team Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief Fund to assist those impacted by the floods and the severe weather system beginning July 26, 2022. All donations to the Team Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief Fund are tax-deductible and donors will receive a receipt for tax purposes after donating. Please CLICK on the following link: Flood Relief
Tornado Disaster Resources For Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Individuals In Western Kentucky
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COVID-19 Update For Kentucky
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HLAA IN Action - HLAA Promotes Consumer Protection in Comments for New Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Rule
HLAA filed comments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its proposed rule establishing Over-the-Counter (OTC) hearing aids. Once finalized by the FDA, consumers 18 and older with mild to moderate hearing loss will be able to purchase hearing aids at retail and online outlets. Please CLICK on the following link: HLAA In Action
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