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"Hearing Other People's Experiences"
Location: Vestry Room, St. Paul's Episcopal Church (see below)

Tuesday, April 3, 10:00 am HOPE

Prospective or new hearing aid users can share their experiences, questions, and hearing loss journeys in an informal roundtable discussion. Retired audiologist and hearing aid user Joseph Kozelsky facilitates. 

Chapter Meetings take place in the Parish Hall

What's all the NOISE about?  
 Dr. McNamara discusses the effect of noise in overall communication for those with a hearing loss as well as others with normal hearing.
 Presenter:  John J. McNamara AuD

Daytime Meeting 11:00am, Tuesday April 3

​​Leveling the playing field: Know what you need and how to get it at work.​​
Healthy Living with Hearing Loss (HL2) has  identified the "workplace" as a primary area of concern

Presenters: Mary C. Chizuk, RN, MS Ed and Jeremy Charette 

Evening Meeting  7:00pm, Tuesday April 3

   Chapter Meetings/Support Sessions are are held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 25 Westminster Road
Rochester, New York  14607 the first Tuesday of the Month October through June.

September’s meeting is held on the second Tuesday. HOPE meetings are held in the Vestry Room, Chapter Meetings in the Parrish Hall. Please Enter only through Westminster Rd. door.

Weather Note: Meetings are cancelled when: 1. Monroe County issues a ban on unnecessary travel; and/or,
2. The Rochester City School District closes and/or cancels afternoon activities; and/or, 3. The wind chill is at / or below -20 degrees. 

Question:  What criteria does OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) regulations use to determine if hearing protection is needed in a lound sound (work) environment?

A. Listening to a sound that is as loud as an air conditioner when standing about 100 feet away (60 dB), for eight hours.

B. Listening to a sound that is as loud as the sound of a riding lawnmower (about 85 dB) for eight hours.

C.Listening to a sound that is as loud as the sound of jet plane taking off  (130 dB)  for 8 hours.

Find the answer here