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Hearing Loss Association of America

Albuquerque Chapter

Helping People Communicate

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Members - Remember to Pay Your 2022 Membership Dues.  Click Here

About Us

Improving Peoples Life

Our purpose is to improve the life of people with hearing loss.  We do that by providing information to our members, to regulatory agencies, legislative bodies, and providers

We hold regular meetings once a month from September through June with a informative guest speakers or where we share experiences and knowledge with others.

We publish an informative newsletter each month.

We are affiliated with the National Hearing Loss Association of America and Loop New Mexico

We publish important information for people with hearing loss.

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Our Next Meeting is February 18, 2023 (Saturday) at 10:00 am MT

It will be a "Hybrid" Meeting (Attend in Person OR on Zoom)

Hearing Los and Dementia - The Connection

Norm Dawson 

Have you ever wondered how hearing loss affects you brain?  Maybe even demintia or Alzheimer's Disease?  If so, then our Febrary persentation is  for  you and the people in your life.  Dr. Dawson will speak on his personal journey of deafness for the most of his life and how he discovered the lifestyle choices he made to prevent dementia, including hearing devices.  He will also discuss ome of his personal advocacy for equal access as a deaf person.  Dr. Dawson, a retired chiropractor of 24 years and now a community health educator will provide invaluable information about dementia.

Zoom Link for Xoom Meeting will be posted Here

If you want to be included on our E-mail list and recieve more information and notices about upcoming events, send an email to 

catchjimmy@comcast.net

with the message: "Request that I be added to your HLAA email list"

 

The "In Person" meeting, will be held at

Los Altos Christian Church

11900 Haines Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM

  • Meetings will include Captioning - Both In Person and with Zoom

  • Meetings will include Sign Language Interpreters - Both In Person and with Zoom

  • In Person meetings are "Looped" 

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Attend the meeting either way!!!

Videos of selected past meetings are available on the "Past Zoom mtg" page.  CLICK HERE 

Read the Wired for Sound Newsletter

Providing Valuable Information

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January 2023 Issue

The monthly newsletter is mailed or emailed to members  The newsletter is a must read for people who want to be informed about how to deal with hard of hearing challenges.

Providing Information

Our "Resources" page has a wide variety of information ranging from Guidelines for Purchasing Hearing Aids to Medicines That Can Effect Your Hearing AND vidios of most of our informative Zoom meetings.

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Tired of not being able to hear when you eat out!    

 

YOU CAN HELP SOLVE THIS PROBLEM!

 

We encourage you to use the following smartphone application to both (1) measure the noise level at venues (restaurants, cafes, coffee/tea shops, bars) that you frequent and (2) search for quiet venues (where there are adequate measurements). 

 

Check out this smartphone app!

 

Soundprint - Available for Android Devices or iPhone

OR

Contribute - No Cost to You

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Smith’s Community Rewards

 Shop at Smith’s with their Rewards card, and Smith’s will make a donation to HLAA Albuquerque chapter. You get your usual rewards points.

Call (888) 444-8081, choose "Option 3" to sign up or re-enroll. Ask for "Hearing Loss Association Of America - Albuquerque Chapter".  The  "Not for Profit Organization" number for Smith’s is NC419.

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Get In Touch

Email us and we will add you to our email list for notifications of meetings and Newsletter updates.

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Become A Member

Your membership helps people with hearing loss.  There are no paid staff and all the dues are used to fund continued member meetings and monthly newsletters

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Check Out Our Affiliates

The premier site for information about Telecoils and Looping Systems for better hearing at any venue - including your home.

Loop New Mexico Web Site

 

The website for the Hearing Loss Association of America National Organization

HLAA Web Site

Financial Assistance and Resources for People With Hearing Loss
Click on the "moneygeek" icon below for financial assistance and resources prepared by "moneygeek.com specifically for people with hearing loss
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