Schedule for – 3 part – “I can’t Hear You!” Programs this Fall

August 13, 2015 in Community News

 

 

“I Can’t Hear You!” 3-part program for seniors aging into hearing loss:

Lead  by Bonnie O’Leary is a late-deafened adult who received her certification in Peer Mentoring for People with Hearing Loss from Gallaudet University and the Academy of Hearing Loss Support Specialists in June of 2007.   If you or someone you know could benefit from free  one-on-one support sessions with Bonnie, please contact her at boleary@nvrc.org.

 Participants receive a free, 63-page booklet about hearing loss.

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Part 1 – Do I Have a Hearing Loss? What Can I Do About It? – discusses types and causes of hearing loss, how to interpret an audiogram, types and styles of hearing aids

Part 2 – Techie Stuff to the Rescue! A look at hearing assistive technologies that can be used with or without hearing aids, such as amplified phones, TV listening systems, alerting systems.  Also discusses the Technology Assistance Program funded through the Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Part 3 – Living (and Laughing) with Hearing Loss – focuses on feelings associated with late-onset hearing loss; speechreading and communication strategies; resources for hearing loss

“I can’t Hear You!” program will be coming to three locations this Fall:

Providence Community Center
3001 Vaden Drive
Fairfax, VA

Part 1 – Wednesday, October 7th, 10:30-11:30 am
Part 2 – Wednesday, October 14th, 10:30-11:30 am
Part 3 – Wednesday, October 21st, 10:30-11:30 am

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To register, sign up in senior room or call 703-865-0520


Little River Glen Senior Center
4001 Barker Court
Fairfax, VA 22032

Part 1 – Friday September 18, 10:15-11:15 am
Part 2 – Friday September 25, 10:15-11:15 am
Part 3 – Friday October 2, 10:15-11:15 am

Registration required –703-503-8703

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James Lee Community Center
2855 Annandale Road
Falls Church, VA 22042

Part 1 – Wednesday, September 9th, 10:30 -11:30 am
Part 2 – Wednesday, September 16th, 10:30 – 11:30 am
Part 3 – Wednesday, September 23rd, 10:30 –11:30 am

To register, please call 703-534-3387

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