How would it be if we declared a revolution on how we view hearing loss?
Although Arizona has enacted a strong telecoil law, many consumers are still not hearing about telecoils.
On this Thanksgiving Day I am reminding myself that it doesn't matter how well I can hear — I am just grateful that I can hear at all.
Haven't heard of speechreading — or just don't know what it is? Many of you have heard of the term "lipreading" or if you are hearing impaired you may admit that you lipread yourself. If asked, I wonder how many of you could define lipreading?
What does not break us will make us stronger — these words have value and truth. I am living that life as a hearing impaired adult. I choose to share my story in hopes of awakening others and letting them know they do not have to walk this pa…
Listen up! Hearing loss is a big problem in the United States and not just for old folks anymore. A recent study showed that one in five American teens has hearing loss. The constant use of earbuds to listen to music by people of all ages is …
There are Studies in seven countries that now show that there are many advantages to using hearing aids.
Hearing loss in the workplace is a subject that should be addressed by employers and employees alike. As our general population ages we have more and more people with hearing loss in the workforce.
Hearing is how we experience and process sounds.
ALOHA has a networking and support group for people who have hearing loss and are in the workplace, either as an employee, a job seeker or a business owner. The meetings are at 7 p.m. on the third Fridays of the month, at the ALOHA headquarte…
Hello, my name is Sue Vardon and I have been a member of ALOHA for 13 years. Recently, I made a presentation to Desert Cochlear Connections concerning my "Return to Surround Sound."
Having cruised on both Oceania and Holland America I can share my own experiences as a hard of hearing person.
Here are some tips and thoughts ALOHA member Karl Hallsten has about living with hearing aids. Believe it or not, there is a has a humorous side.
While the two websites listed below offer some guidance to pricing of hearing aids, there is great variation in features, dispensers, service packages and insurance. Different dispensers are able to give different prices. This is somewhat bas…
All cell phone providers are required to have one fourth of their phones to be hearing aid compatible.
We will be sharing personal stories about hearing loss from members of ALOHA and their loved ones in this blog. Every one's journey is unique, however, we all deal with similar aspects of hearing loss at some point in that journey.
Growing up on a large farm and being the eldest of five children placed responsibilities on me at a young age.
According to Zagat Survey, noise is the second most common complaint about restaurants — second only to poor service. One of the most common complaints people come into the Adult Loss of Hearing Association (ALOHA) and their audiologists with…
Have you been asking yourself lately "Do I have a hearing problem? Is it possible that I might need a hearing aid?" Here are some questions that will help you decide for yourself.
The Adult Loss Of Hearing Association (ALOHA) has a program called "Let's Loop Tucson" headed up by Lou Touchette. We want to share a story today about how a simple home Loop system impacted a little boy named Ben. First of all though, let's …
Here are some interesting statistics from the National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders:
Today we'd like to discuss the Adult Loss Of Hearing Association's program called "Let's Loop Tucson," what is it, where we see it going and how the community can help.
ALOHA has just introduced a new networking and support group for people who have hearing loss and are in the workplace, either as an employee, a job seeker or a business owner.
A person who loses his or her hearing goes on a very personal journey. The journey is unique to the individual, but it often includes feelings of withdrawal, isolation, frustration and fear. It can be overwhelming.