2018 Meetings

Mark your Calendar in advance.  2nd Tuesday of each month.  Pick up your calendar sticker at the next meeting and place a sticker on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for these dates:

January 9, 2018, The Consumers Guide to Purchasing Hearing Aids
Presenter:  Toni Barrient, President/Hearing Well Club

January 20, 2018, Hearing Well Club hosts Smartphone training for seniors with hearing loss.  California Telephone Access provides the training.  Classes are limited to 6 students per class.  Email your interest to Toni at the Hearing Well Club.  Click to email:   Toni

February 13,  2018, Cochlear Implant Panel of Users

February 20, 2018, Hearing Well Club hosts Smartphone training for seniors with hearing loss.  California Telephone Access provides the training.  Classes are limited to 6 students per class.  Email your interest to Toni at the Hearing Well Club.  Click to email:   Toni

March 13, 2018,  CaptionCall is a sponsor and will present telephone solutions for landline users and iPad users.

April 10, 2018,  Traveling with Hearing Loss presented by President, Toni Barrient. Don’t say no to traveling because of your hearing loss. Staying safe and ensuring enjoyment begins with proper planning.

May 8, 2018, Learn the latest from Ann Mundell-Noel, owner of Ultimate Hearing in Laguna Hills; who is the audiology advisor for the Hearing Well Club. She will show us how hearing aids are getting smarter and how we can use our smartphone to improve our comprehension in both quiet and noisy environments.  Don’t have a smartphone?  Don’t worry!  Ann will talk about things you can do on your computer to also help improve your hearing.  Get up to speed – join us for a fun, interactive session on hearing aids and smartphones.  May is Better Hearing and Speech Month.  With better hearing, better speech follows.

June 12, 2018,  Ice cream social and demonstration of assistive listening devices.

July 2018,  NO MEETING – DARK FOR SUMMER

August 2018,  NO MEETING – DARK FOR SUMMER

September 11, 2018,  Lyra Repplinger MS,  Lead Consumer Engagement Manager for Med-EL, Topics to include:   Cochlear Implants,  It’s What’s Inside That Counts,  Electric Acoustic Stimulation Synchrony EAS Hearing Implant System and Vibrant Soundbridge, The World’s Most Successful Middle Ear Implant System

September 19, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm  LagunaWoodsFlyer
Cochlear Americas CI meeting for candidates and recipients.
Laguna Woods Community Center, Ground Floor, Pine Room.
24351 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, CA
RSVP Maeve Brown mbrowne@cochlear.com 714-330-5939

October 9, 2018, Audiology Awareness Month –

Topic -Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline: Dr. Stephani Rose of House Clinic will be presenting on the effects of hearing loss and cognitive decline including the latest research findings, types of Dementia, latest hearing solutions, and the audiologist’s role in identifying comorbidities that can result from untreated hearing loss.

October 15, 2018, 1:00 pm location provided when you RSVP
Bring your own device (BYOD) – Android Training Class provided by California Phones.  The class is limited in size.  RSVP is required. Toni Barrient- voice or text 949-614-5307, info@hearingwellclub.com

November 13, 2018, Preparing for the Holidays- How to lessen the stress when you have hearing loss.

December 11, 2018, Holiday celebration and surprise.