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.
Join our October Meeting on Zoom
October 17, 2021
10:00 am MDT
Tinnitus: Research and Resources
For the month of October we we will be welcoming Dr. Julie Prutsman. Her presentation will focus on American Tinnitus Association updates regarding research and resources for tinnitus management. Tinnitus is the sensation of hearing sound in your ears or head when no external sound is present. If you’re experiencing signs of tinnitus, you’re not alone.
Dr. Prutsman is the owner and founder of Sound Relief Hearing Center and a third-generation audiology professional. She currently serves on the Board of the American Tinnitus Association, American Academy of Audiology and the Colorado Academy of Audiology.
Meeting starts at 10:00 am MST
You can join at 9:45 am MST for a Zoom tutorial with informative instructions to make sure you can view the presentation material, the presentor, captioning, and sign language interpreters at the same time.
Live captioning will be provided on Zoom and in person.
Sign language interpreters will be available on Zoom and in person
Watch the September 18th Meeting Video
Lise Hamlin did a presentation on Advocacy at the state, federal and local level. She also gave an update on what's happening nationally in regards to hearing devices.
Click the link below to watch the video.
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Go to our "Resources" Page for videos of previous meetings
Our "Resources" page has a wide variety of information ranging from Guidelines for Purchasing Hearing Aids to Medicines That Can Effect Your Hearing.
Tired of not being able to hear when you eat out!
YOU CAN HELP SOLVE THIS PROBLEM!
We encourage you to use one of the following smartphone applications 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 these smartphone apps!
Soundprint - Only Available for iPhone
iHEARu - Available for Android Devices or iPhone
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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 1-866-4141 to sign up or re-enroll. The HLAAbq NPO number for Smith’s is 14881.