Dutch-born audiologist Dr. Juliëtte Sterkens has 40+ years of experience in the field of audiology and hearing rehabilitation. She is on her encore career as a consumer and hearing loop advocate for the Hearing Loss Association of America(HLAA). She has lectured extensively around the country to consumers as well as audiologists, hearing care dispensers and audiology students. For her advocacy efforts, she has received numerous awards. She is the recipient of the Wisconsin Audiologist of the Year.
Note: this program is being shared and sponsored by the Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization. There is no fee and no membership is required, but we do need to register by entering an email for a return invite to this program: https://platomadison.org/event-4061412/Registration
Hearing loss comes on gradually and can have a big impact on a person’s life. Many people with hearing loss will say they can hear just fine but that they have difficulty understanding speech, particularly in background noise, watching TV or while attending religious services or theater performances, even while using hearing aids. Learn about hearing care best practices, what’s new in hearing technology and how it can help users hear their best.