Category Archives: Meetings

Regular Meetings of the Chapter

October Meeting – Hamilto Captel

Cheryl Deitz, Hamilton Outreach Coordinator will speak at our October 2 meeting. Her presentation will include Overview of Relay TRS versus Captioned STS, HCO, VCO Types of phones Captioning for Cell Phone, Smartphone, PC, laptop or tablet Changes and upgrades … Continue reading

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September 2017 Meeting – Update

The chapter started the new year with 10 attendees in a round table format.  There were many items on the agenda: Officers:  Don Groff will serve a third year as President  Andy Walker will continue as Vice-President, and Elaine Goldberg … Continue reading

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May Meeting – Biogerontology – Recap

Glenda Bilder spoke about biogerontology,  Dr. Bilder teaches a course on The Biology of Aging. at Gwynedd Mercy University, and has written a textbook on the topic.  Topics included: Fundamental understanding of why and how we age. What can be … Continue reading

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April Meeting – CaptionCall – Update

Wendy Davis, CaptionCall Account Manager, spoke about the Federally-funded captioning phone service established under the ADA. She demonstrated captioning on both the CaptionCall phone and CaptionCall Mobile on an iPad, and answered a wide-ranging variety of questions about the service. … Continue reading

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March Meeting – Round Table – Update

Chapter Vice President Andy Walker led a wide ranging discussion of problems in dealing with hearing loss, with a focus on solutions.  Major topics included: Television captioning:  how and when it works, how to use it, where to complain when … Continue reading

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February Meeting MED-EL RECAP

Gina Greco,  Consumer Outreach Manager at MED-EL spoke about  recent developments in cochlear implant technology at MED-EL.  She was joined by Pete Unger, a  MED-EL recipient , who spoke about his experience with hearing loss and the process of getting a … Continue reading

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Holiday Party – Recap

The holiday season was celebrated by seventeen attendees, who shared food, drink, and talk about getting through the season with hearing loss. We do not meet in January.  Our next meeting will be on February 6, 2017, when Med El … Continue reading

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