Hearing Loss Association of America Convention 2017

Date
2017-06-22 - 2017-06-25
Exhibitors
0
Event contact title
Contact
Event contact first name
Nancy
Event contact last name
Macklin
Email
nmacklin@hearingloss.org
Event contact telephone number
301.657.2248
Description

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation’s leading organization representing people with hearing loss. According to the National Center for Health Statistics 48 million (20 percent) Americans have some degree of hearing loss. It is the third most prevalent chronic health condition in older adults, after arthritis and heart disease, making it an issue of national concern. HLAA provides assistance and resources for people with hearing loss and their families to learn how to adjust to living with hearing loss. HLAA is working to eradicate the stigma associated with hearing loss and raise public awareness about the need for prevention, treatment, and regular hearing screenings throughout life. Event showcases products and services at a tradeshow for people with hearing loss.

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