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Now: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting - Tuesday, November 15, 2022 #cal-notice

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Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting

When:
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(UTC-05:00) America/New York

Where:
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Organizer: Carla Beyer-Smolin cbeyer-smolin@...

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Description:

We invite VAAVC members to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom.

Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6 p.m. MT, 5 p.m. PT 

This will be an open meeting. We look forward to seeing you online.

REGISTER

The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter is sponsored exclusively by Starkey.


Event: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting - Tuesday, November 15, 2022 #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting

When:
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(UTC-05:00) America/New York

Where:
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Organizer: Carla Beyer-Smolin cbeyer-smolin@...

View Event

Description:

We invite VAAVC members to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom.

Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6 p.m. MT, 5 p.m. PT 

This will be an open meeting. We look forward to seeing you online.

REGISTER

The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter is sponsored exclusively by Starkey.


We salute you on Veteran's Day!

Carla Beyer-Smolin
 

Dear VAAVC Members,

I wanted to forward yesterday’s Hearing Life e-news. HLAA salutes you and your families today and we thank you for your service!

 

Best regards,

Carla Beyer-Smolin

Chapter and Membership Coordinator

 

 

Hearing Life e-News

 

November 10, 2022

hearingloss.org

Saluting our heroes

 

Veterans overlooking a sunset

Did you know that hearing loss is the most common service-connected disability, affecting 2.7 million of our nation’s veterans? HLAA was founded by Rocky Stone, a U.S. Army veteran who sustained hearing loss during his service, and today HLAA offers unique ongoing support to veterans.

 

Sgt. 1st Class (Ret.) David Schible lost his hearing during combat deployments in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kuwait. He now helps other veterans navigate their hearing loss, as the vice president of HLAA’s virtual veteran’s chapter.

David Schible and family

 

If you or someone you know is a veteran, learn more here.

 

 

HLAA featured live on Dr. Cliff Show

 

Barbara Kelley on the Dr. Cliff Show

HLAA Executive Director, Barbara Kelley, joined the Dr. Cliff Show live from Phoenix, AZ, to talk about HLAA’s mission, OTC hearing aids, Medicare coverage and more.

Local and national media are turning to HLAA for hearing health expertise.

 

See our updated list of HLAA’s news clips.

 

Walk4Hearing wraps in West, raises $911,000 YTD

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Walk4Hearing made its way across the country, ending the 2022 season with Walks in Mesa and San Diego on November 5.

 

You can still help us reach our $1 million goal for 2022, by donating to any Walk today.

 

 

Donate monthly, become an HLAA Faithful Friend.

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Monthly giving provides the steady support we need to seize advancements in hearing health today, and help more people with hearing loss thrive.

 

Be among this very special group dedicated to sustaining our mission and investing in the promise of tomorrow.

 

 

HLAA 2023 Convention coming to NOLA

HLAA 2023 Convention

Plan to join us for the HLAA 2023 Convention in New Orleans,

June 29-July 1.

 

 

 

Upcoming HLAA showcase webinars

  • Is Bluetooth® Technology the New Standard for Assistive Listening Systems?

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
2-2:30 p.m. ET

 

 

  • Supporting Health and Wellness with Starkey Evolv AI Hearing Aids
    Wednesday, December 7, 2022
    2-2:30 p.m. ET

 

 

 

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Don Doherty has COVID again

Carla Beyer-Smolin
 

Dear VAAVC Chapter members,
Don called me on Tuesday morning to let me that he is back in the hospital again with COVID. He and his daughter both have it. He can take no visitors at this time so some well wishes are encouraged!

Here is Don's email. dondoherty46@....

Hope you all are safe and well.

Best regards,
Carla Beyer-Smolin
HLAA Chapter and Membership Coordinator


Now: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting - 10/18/2022 #cal-notice

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Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting

When:
10/18/2022
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(UTC-04:00) America/New York

Where:
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Organizer: Carla Beyer-Smolin cbeyer-smolin@...

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Description:

We invite VAAVC members to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom.

Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6 p.m. MT, 5 p.m. PT 

This will be an open meeting. We look forward to seeing you online.

REGISTER

The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter is sponsored exclusively by Starkey.


Event: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting - 10/18/2022 #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting

When:
10/18/2022
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(UTC-04:00) America/New York

Where:
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Organizer: Carla Beyer-Smolin cbeyer-smolin@...

View Event

Description:

We invite VAAVC members to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom.

Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6 p.m. MT, 5 p.m. PT 

This will be an open meeting. We look forward to seeing you online.

REGISTER

The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter is sponsored exclusively by Starkey.


Re: VA Committees

Steve Sterry
 

No wonder we have problems.  Prosthetics these days seem to focus on devices, not people.

Steven C. Sterry, M.A./M.B.A.
10149 Grayling AV. – Whittier, CA  90603-2608
Phone (562) 947-2258


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On Tue, Sep 20, 2022 at 7:10 PM Ronald Drach via hlaagroups.hearingloss.org <consultrwd=yahoo.com@...> wrote:
The advisory committee on prosthetics has responsibility for hearing loss. I will follow up tomorrow.


On Sep 20, 2022, at 10:03 PM, Steve Sterry <steve.sterry@...> wrote:


It seems to me that the VA needs an advisory committee for disability issues.

Steven C. Sterry, M.A./M.B.A.
10149 Grayling AV. – Whittier, CA  90603-2608
Phone (562) 947-2258


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09/20/22, 07:01:52 PM

On Tue, Sep 20, 2022 at 6:11 PM Ronald Drach via hlaagroups.hearingloss.org <consultrwd=yahoo.com@...> wrote:
Here is a link to VA’s national advisory committees. Nothing about hearing loss. Some are established by law and others administratively.

These are national and Don is correct in that local hospitals can establish their own.




Re: VA Committees

Ronald Drach
 

The advisory committee on prosthetics has responsibility for hearing loss. I will follow up tomorrow.

Ron

http://www.conceptscommunications.com/team/ronald-drach/



On Sep 20, 2022, at 10:03 PM, Steve Sterry <steve.sterry@...> wrote:


It seems to me that the VA needs an advisory committee for disability issues.

Steven C. Sterry, M.A./M.B.A.
10149 Grayling AV. – Whittier, CA  90603-2608
Phone (562) 947-2258


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09/20/22, 07:01:52 PM

On Tue, Sep 20, 2022 at 6:11 PM Ronald Drach via hlaagroups.hearingloss.org <consultrwd=yahoo.com@...> wrote:
Here is a link to VA’s national advisory committees. Nothing about hearing loss. Some are established by law and others administratively.

These are national and Don is correct in that local hospitals can establish their own.




Re: VA Committees

Steve Sterry
 

It seems to me that the VA needs an advisory committee for disability issues.

Steven C. Sterry, M.A./M.B.A.
10149 Grayling AV. – Whittier, CA  90603-2608
Phone (562) 947-2258


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09/20/22, 07:01:52 PM

On Tue, Sep 20, 2022 at 6:11 PM Ronald Drach via hlaagroups.hearingloss.org <consultrwd=yahoo.com@...> wrote:
Here is a link to VA’s national advisory committees. Nothing about hearing loss. Some are established by law and others administratively.

These are national and Don is correct in that local hospitals can establish their own.




VA Committees

Ronald Drach
 

Here is a link to VA’s national advisory committees. Nothing about hearing loss. Some are established by law and others administratively.

These are national and Don is correct in that local hospitals can establish their own.



Ron

http://www.conceptscommunications.com/team/ronald-drach/



Interagency Accessibility Forum (IAAF) | Section508.gov

Ronald Drach
 


Now: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting - 09/20/2022 #cal-notice

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Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting

When:
09/20/2022
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(UTC-04:00) America/New York

Where:
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Organizer: Carla Beyer-Smolin cbeyer-smolin@...

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Description:

We invite VAAVC members to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom.

Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6 p.m. MT, 5 p.m. PT 

This will be an open meeting. We look forward to seeing you online.

REGISTER

The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter is sponsored exclusively by Starkey.


Event

Jim Rau
 

HLAA TC (Twin Cities MN) is inviting Veterans to their Annual Conference. It deals with hearing and noise 

See Flyer below. 


Event: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting - 09/20/2022 #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting

When:
09/20/2022
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(UTC-04:00) America/New York

Where:
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Organizer: Carla Beyer-Smolin cbeyer-smolin@...

View Event

Description:

We invite VAAVC members to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom.

Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6 p.m. MT, 5 p.m. PT 

This will be an open meeting. We look forward to seeing you online.

REGISTER

The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter is sponsored exclusively by Starkey.


Now: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting - 08/16/2022 #cal-notice

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Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting

When:
08/16/2022
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(UTC-04:00) America/New York

Where:
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Organizer: Carla Beyer-Smolin cbeyer-smolin@...

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Description:

We invite VAAVC members to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom.

Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6 p.m. MT, 5 p.m. PT 

This will be an open meeting. We look forward to seeing you online.

REGISTER

The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter is sponsored exclusively by Starkey.


Event: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting - 08/16/2022 #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting

When:
08/16/2022
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(UTC-04:00) America/New York

Where:
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Organizer: Carla Beyer-Smolin cbeyer-smolin@...

View Event

Description:

We invite VAAVC members to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom.

Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6 p.m. MT, 5 p.m. PT 

This will be an open meeting. We look forward to seeing you online.

REGISTER

The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter is sponsored exclusively by Starkey.


Now: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting - 07/19/2022 #cal-notice

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Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting

When:
07/19/2022
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(UTC-04:00) America/New York

Where:
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Organizer: Carla Beyer-Smolin cbeyer-smolin@...

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Description:

We invite VAAVC members to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom.

Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6 p.m. MT, 5 p.m. PT 

This will be an open meeting. We look forward to seeing you online.

REGISTER

The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter is sponsored exclusively by Starkey.


Event: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting - 07/19/2022 #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting

When:
07/19/2022
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(UTC-04:00) America/New York

Where:
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Organizer: Carla Beyer-Smolin cbeyer-smolin@...

View Event

Description:

We invite VAAVC members to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom.

Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6 p.m. MT, 5 p.m. PT 

This will be an open meeting. We look forward to seeing you online.

REGISTER

The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter is sponsored exclusively by Starkey.


Now: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting - 06/21/2022 #cal-notice

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Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting

When:
06/21/2022
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(UTC-04:00) America/New York

Where:
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Organizer: Carla Beyer-Smolin cbeyer-smolin@...

View Event

Description:

We invite VAAVC members to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom.

Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6 p.m. MT, 5 p.m. PT 

This will be an open meeting. We look forward to seeing you online.

REGISTER

The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter is sponsored exclusively by Starkey.


Event: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting - 06/21/2022 #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting

When:
06/21/2022
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(UTC-04:00) America/New York

Where:
Virtual Zoom Meeting

Organizer: Carla Beyer-Smolin cbeyer-smolin@...

View Event

Description:

We invite VAAVC members to attend the next Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter Meeting (VAAVC) online using Zoom.

Time: 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT, 6 p.m. MT, 5 p.m. PT 

This will be an open meeting. We look forward to seeing you online.

REGISTER

The HLAA Veterans Across America Virtual Chapter is sponsored exclusively by Starkey.

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