Health & Wellness

What Happens If You Suddenly Lose Your Hearing

By Linda Bilodeau / September 21, 2020
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Meandering Through A Hearing World What Happens If You Suddenly Lose Your Hearing Sudden Hearing Loss. I’ve read the stories. Perhaps you’ve suffered from SHL. Most people notice symptoms upon waking. There’s the sensation of fullness in one of your ears, as if water has flooded your ear canal. You hear a popping sound followed…

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All About Tinnitus

By Linda Bilodeau / August 24, 2020
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Meandering Through A Hearing World   All About Tinnitus Is a ringing, roaring, hissing, or buzzing sound in your ears driving you crazy? If so, chances are you are among the 10% of people in the United States suffering from Tinnitus, a symptom of underlying disease or hearing loss that occurs equally in men, women,…

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The ADA and The Hearing Loss Community – HLAA-FL Presentation July 8, 2020

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / July 16, 2020
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  To Educate About the ADA’s Mandate Concerning Effective Communication Under Title III and Title II of the ADA The Application of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act  Hospitals, Doctor Visits, and COVID 19- Rights and Challenges Service Animals and Restaurants, Hotels, Hospitals, and Other Businesses Captioning and Sign Language Interpreters and TV Reports By…

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Self-Advocacy

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / June 16, 2020
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HLAA Florida Empowers Chapters to Hold Online Meetings

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / June 16, 2020
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  The HLAA Florida State Association is providing their 13 chapters in Florida with both the meeting venue and all the expertise needed to conduct online meetings more easily and affordably. The state’s leader, Debbe Hagner, is offering to run all the online meeting details for chapters to include the speaker and audience logistics, so…

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Experience HLAA: Research Symposium The Latest on Tinnitus Research

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / June 2, 2020
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Research Symposium The Latest on Tinnitus Research Friday, June 19 / Noon-1:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) Sponsored by Experience HLAA! will present highlights from an HLAA Convention in a new online format. While we will miss the networking, personal connections, and support we gain from attending an HLAA Convention, by joining on your devices June 18…

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We Need to Hear

By Linda Bilodeau / May 13, 2020
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Can an inability to hear affect brain tissue? Apparently so. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have shown that areas of the brain can atrophy from lack of sound. According to the study, people with uncorrected hearing loss might be more prone to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and experience anxiety, depression, and diminished social contact. Additionally,…

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HLAA Sarasota/Manatee Chapter Meeting November 13, 2019

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / October 27, 2019
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Join us for Lunch & Learn  Do you have Tinnitus? Learn how to manage it! (Our speaker will also outline Resources Available for Veterans with Hearing Loss) Wednesday, November 13, 2019 – 11:45 a.m. Lunch is available for purchase 11:45 ($5) or bring your own North Sarasota Library Meeting Room 2801 Newtown Blvd., Sarasota Veteran’s…

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Tampa Bay Advisory Board Update

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / July 18, 2018
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June 2018 Expo Our 2nd Healthy Hearing Expo on February 3 was a big success, as we attracted 275 people with 97 taking advantage of the free hearing aid trials, only the second time in the US that this has been done. We are most grateful for the 11 of you board members who got…

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Sarasota Chapter February 14th Chapter Meeting Tomorrow!

By Hearing Loss Association of Florida / February 13, 2018
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February Chapter Meeting! Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 @ 1:30 PM Our guest speaker will be Dr. Julie Daugherty The topic will be Tinnitus – The Latest Research and Treatment Options Refreshments will be served! North Sarasota Library Meeting Room 2801 Newtown Blvd. Sarasota

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