The North Shore Senior Center is closed and has canceled all on site meetings until at least May 29th. Learn about How to communicate with Doctors, Nurses, and staff and maintaining your Hearing Health during the COVID-19 pandemic in the April Newsletter.
Coming February 10th, Learn how hearing loss can affect your entire body and similarly how your whole body's health can affect your ability to hear. Lisa Gumina, AuD, will explain the important connection between hearing loss and your health.
Learn about Hearing News: a Jane Brody article "For Better Brain Health, Preserve Your Hearing." Also, Breaking News: The U.S. House Passes Bill for Medicare Coverage of Hearing Aids. Al;so, Springfield News: New Illinois Laws in 2020.
All are welcome as Pamela Souza, PhD, CCC-A, FAAA, Professor and Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Knowles Hearing Center, Northwestern University, discusses the new OTC hearing aids that will need no prescription. She will explain how they compare to traditional hearing aids, when they will become available, and if they might work for you. Monday, January 13 - 10 a.m. - Noon
Traveling and Life with a Hearing Service Dog. Join us as local author Henry Kisor describes his many travel adventures with his hearing service dog, Trooper, as well as the social, safety, and health benefits of owning a service dog for people with severe hearing loss.