May / June 2014

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May / June 2014


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In This Issue . . .


Walk4Hearing: It Takes a Family
By Ronnie Adler
Now in its ninth year, the HLAA Walk4Hearing is the largest Walk of its kind. The fun never ends. Read about adult children who walk for their parents.

“Just Like Me”
By Julie Fisher
Meet eight-year-old Katherine Pawlowski, our Walk4Hearing Ambassador.

Austin, Here We Come!
By Nancy Macklin
Join us in Austin, Texas, June 26-29 for the HLAA Convention 2014 for the latest and greatest in hearing health care information, support, technology and fun times. Registration form included in this issue.

Are You Computer Savvy? If Not, Join the Club!
By Joel Strasser
The author introduces us to his favorite computer – the easy-to-use, all-in-one, Telikin computer – just right for older people with hearing loss.

When a Complaint Means More Than Just Complaining
By Lise Hamlin
The FCC released new rules for closed captioning. Here’s what you can do if you have to complain or compliment them on the quality of captions on TV.

I Have the Job…Now What?
By Barbara Johnson
Learn how to advocate for yourself in the workplace.

Promoting Awareness: Now and Then
By Anna Gilmore Hall
Read the whold article.

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