February 2023 Edition
What's New In This Month's Edition?
This website is updated daily and every month new topical articles are added. Please CLICK here!: What's New?
This blog shares ideas and information from HLAA’s Executive Director Barbara Kelley and other HLAA thought leaders on the importance of hearing health. Please CLICK on the following link: Hear This!
Come And See Actors Theatre New Project Called "Ohio" - January 18-28, 2022
Indie-folk duo Abigail and Shaun Bengson (The Keep Going Song, Where the Mountain Meets the Sea) return to Actors Theatre to develop this story about losing and finding faith, movingly told through song. Ohio traces Shaun’s journey growing up in the church, discovering his voice through music, and experiencing the hearing loss passed down through generations in his family. This intimate concert is an invitation to join The Bengsons in celebrating the choice to live joyfully in the face of so many unanswerable questions. Please CLICK here for more details: "Ohio"
Google Maps Now Includes Hearing Loops
Thanks to a joint effort by HLAA’s Get in the Hearing Loop (GITHL) program and Google, you can now use the Google Maps app to find out before you go if a hearing loop is available at a business or venue. Please CLICK on the following link: Google Maps Now Includes Hearing Loops
Over-The-Counter (OTC) Hearing Aids Now Available!!
Over-the-Counter (OTC) hearing aids are now 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
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
HLAA Hearing Life E-News:
Hearing Life E-News keeps readers up to date with the latest information on hearing loss. Please CLICK here!: Hearing Life E-News
Read articles on hearing loss subjects of immediate importance, that have recently been announced. Please CLICK here!: STOP PRESS
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See How Much Fun We Have At Our Local Chapter Virtual Meetings!! Come And Join Us!
COVID-19 Update For Kentucky
For the official Team Kentucky source for information concerning COVID-19, please CLICK here!: COVID-19 Update
Tornado Disaster Resources For Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Individuals In Western Kentucky
Please CLICK here!: Tornado Disaster Resources
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
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