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Although our Chapter meeting season has ended we are still working "behind the scenes". 

Feel free to contact us, become a member, or submit suggestions. If you have a special interest and would like to contribute your time and talent we'd warmly and happily invite you to do so. 

See you in September!
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      Note: From the Hearing Test Website

 "The test was developed with funding from the National Institutes of Health and is provided on a nonprofit basis, although there is a small fee for it. The goal is to give you information that can help you decide whether you should seek a full-scale evaluation of your hearing."
The Test is free for AARP Members $5 for others.
​Remember: This test does not replace hearing tests done by hearing professionals, it merely provides additional information to those uncertain if they may have a hearing problem.
The Telephone Hearing Test
"U.S. House of Representatives Passes the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 Bringing Affordable and Accessible Hearing Health Care Closer to Reality
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017

With the passage of this groundbreaking legislation Congress has sent a message to America that people with hearing loss need – and deserve – more affordable and accessible hearing health care. The Senate should be voting on the bill before the end of the summer.

The FDA will be responsible for regulating the devices and also will draft guidelines for Personal Sound Amplification Devices (PSADs).

Read more about this important development on National's Website

Read the Fact Sheet    

Read the bill in it's entirety

Bill Passes the House!!
     News about this year's Walk4Hearing
Our Rochester Chapter will not be having a Walk4Hearing this season but join us at the Buffalo Chapter's Walk. A fun time and support for all people with Hearing Loss!

Information About the 2017 Walk For Hearing
Rochester Chapter of HLAA will be opening our Hearing Device Center Thursday September 21st from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM.

The Center will have a variety of Assistive listening, Alerting devices and landline phones to view and try. Find out more about the Center and it's wonderful opportunity to "talk technology". Here are the Details...
Attention Members of HLAA Rochester chapter. There is a special treat in store for you at this year's summer outing.

July 30, Sunday 2: PM 
Bristol Valley Theatre performance and Dinner at the Lodge at Bristol Harbour

Join us for "Lucky Stiff"...A hilarious musical murder mystery!

The story line: "Hapless Harry Witherspoon’s life is about to get much more exciting! He’ll inherit six million dollars from his dearly departed uncle, but only if he succeeds in taking Uncle Tony’s body on one last vacation in Monte Carlo. Meanwhile Tony’s killer is hot on Harry’s tail…."

Here is where you'll find out more....

HLAA and the Hearing Health                                             Foundation  (HHF) are working together to better serve our constituents’ needs and raise awareness of the effects of hearing loss. To get to know you better, HLAA and HHF have collaborated on a survey to learn a little more about you and your hearing loss. 

The survey takes less than five minutes and your answers are completely anonymous. You can take the survey online at 

​If you would prefer to mail it in, that's fine too. Simply print the survey, fill it out, and mail it to:

Hearing Health Foundation
363 Seventh Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Included in the survey are a few questions related to over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids. Given that this is such a hot topic right now getting your feedback is extremely important, so take just a few minutes and give us your input today!
New Survey