West Valley hearing loss chapter to host upcoming presentation

The Hearing Loss Association of America’s West Valley Chapter will present a program on dementia and hearing loss Feb. 12 in Sun City. [Metro Creative Graphics]

The Hearing Loss Association of America’s West Valley Chapter will welcome Keri Reynolds, a bilateral cochlear implant recipient and an Outreach Manager with Med El, for a presentation on dementia and hearing loss 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 at First Presbyterian Church, 12225 N. 103rd Ave., in Sun City.

Ms. Reynolds will talk about the link between dementia and hearing loss. This is a particularly important topic for individuals with hearing loss.

The Chapter will continue its meeting with a presentation about InnoCaption by Matt Goncalves and Cristina Duarte, founders of InnoCaption. InnoCaption is a free mobile app for Apple and Android smartphones, which provide real-time captioning on incoming and outgoing phone calls, for the oral deaf and the hard of hearing.

Bring questions and concerns, and family and friends to join the discussion.

The Chapter meets the second Tuesday of each month through May at First Presbyterian.

The Hearing Loss Association of America is the nation’s foremost membership and advocacy organization for people with hearing loss. Visit hearingloss.org .

The West Valley Chapter is a local chapter to provide education, information, support and advocacy for people with hearing loss.

All meetings are amplified and the room has an induction loop system. CART service (Communication Access Real time Translation) is also provided so the speaker’s presentation can be read, if needed. Email Melanie at melanie.orourke@gmail.com or Fred at pfwill25@cox.net or call 623-974-3605.

 

IF YOU GO

What: Hearing Loss Association of America’s West Valley Chapter presentation

When: 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12

Where: First Presbyterian Church, 12225 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City

More Information: Email melanie.orourke@gmail.com or pfwill25@cox.net or call 623-974-3605.



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