ALOHA Educational Seminar – Far Horizons Friday, February 17
Being fitted for hearing aids can be an overwhelming experience. Many of us forget some things that were explained to us by the time we get home. Attend the Educational Seminar at Far Horizons – East with Kerry Hamm on Friday, February 17 from 1:00–2:00 pm. Kerry is a hearing instrument specialist who will be reviewing some important information you may have missed at your fitting such as maintenance and cleaning of your hearing aids.
You do not need to be a resident of Far Horizons – East to attend the ALOHA monthly peer support meetings. Tell the gate greeter you are there for ALOHA, the clubhouse is right by the gate.
Far Horizons – East, 7570 E. Speedway Boulevard, Tucson (west of Pantano on the south side of the street)
This monthly peer support group meets at Far Horizons – East every third Friday of the month (September – May).
Oro Valley Education Seminar –
Lou Touchette & Pocketalkers!!
Join us in Oro Valley on Thursday, February 9th from 2:00 – 3:00 for Lou Touchette’s presentation “The Pocketalker and its Many Uses.” The pocketalker is one of the most asked about assistive listening device so don’t miss this opportunity to learn how they work and try it firsthand.
The Oro Valley meetings are held at the Santa Catalina Catholic Church in the Cholla & Ocotillo meeting rooms located at 14380 N. Oracle Road.
Should you have any questions, please contact this group’s coordinator, Joan Eddy, EddyJoan@comcast.net
This presentation will be in lieu of the regularly scheduled peer support group meeting. The meeting rooms are equipped with an induction loop system. You do not need to be an ALOHA member to attend this free educational seminar.
We hope to see you in Oro Valley on February 9th!
Judy Esbit of CaptionCall will be attending the Green Valley Peer Support Group meeting on Monday, February 6th from 10:00 – 12:00 pm at the La Posada Recreation Building.
The first half of the meeting will be a peer support group and then Judy will share how you can have better phone conversations with your loved ones by utilizing captioning on a telephone and iPad. How does captioning work? Why are the phones free? Who qualifies to receive one? Get answers to these questions and more!
Judy has a Bachelor degree in Business Marketing from Skidmore College in NY and has traveled with the esteemed group Up with People. Judy and her family love Arizona hiking with their pup Moose, skiing, and the fine arts.
Note: ALOHA does not sell or endorse any product; however, we do offer informative presentations that educate people on the technology available to improve the lives of those with hearing loss.
Please feel free to contact ALOHA with any questions. See you in Green Valley on February 6th at 10:00am!
We have a busy week! Tomorrow (Tuesday) 12/6 there are peer support groups at 1:00 and 7:00 pm at the ALOHA office. The Desert Cochlear Connections Group will meet on Saturday, 12/10 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at the ALOHA office.
(JUST CANCELLED – The Thursday 12/8 Oro Valley peer support group has been cancelled due to the church being closed.)
Contact the office or refer to our website calendar for more information.
Don’t forget the East Tucson monthly support group this Friday, November 18th, from 1:00 – 2:00 pm at Far Horizons East in the Main Clubhouse (7570 E. Speedway Boulevard). A loop system will be used. Hope to see you there!