Ring in the New Year with New Hearing Aids

Happy New Year! You may have already started on your New Year’s resolutions, such as joining a gym or eating less take-out food and maybe already broken a few of those great intentions. I know I’m guilty of making and breaking resolutions, but given the covid-19/world’s heath focus of the...

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6 FAQs about LSH (and Our Answers)

Recently, I was speaking to a bank teller and mentioned that I work at Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation of California. Her immediate response was, “Lions – they help with eyes, right?” I went through my usual explanation, but while answering, I realized I should be writing this down to put on...

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Tax Alert – Special Charitable Tax Benefits for 2021

The pandemic has made the last couple of years difficult for many. We’ve suffered individual hardships, certain organizations have struggled, and the country is working to put the pieces back together. That’s why a special pandemic-related IRS tax provision has been put in place on December 13,...

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Reducing Holiday Stress for the Vision Impaired

Last week, we shared our 10 Tips for Being Deaf Friendly During Holiday Gatherings. Today, we would like to share some ideas for making the holidays less stressful for people who have lost some (or all) of their sight, or who have other vision issues. Many of us who celebrate this holiday season...

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Hard-of-Hearing Holiday Tips

The holidays are a wonderful time to gather with coworkers, friends, and family; to celebrate, reminisce, and simply share good conversation. A good conversation may be something you take for granted, but for the 1 in 20 Americans who are currently deaf or hard of hearing, holiday gatherings can...

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Still Honoring Veterans

I’ve always thought it appropriate that Veterans Day is followed closely by Thanksgiving. Here at LSH, we are so thankful for our veterans, active military and their service to our country. Last week we celebrated Veterans Day, a special day when we paid our respects to those who have served in...

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Remembering OUR Veterans at LSH

When I think about the people I want to honor on Veterans Day, I don’t have to look far. Right here at LSH, on our own Board of Directors, we have a wonderful example in our Vice President, Scott Quinlan. Scott joined the Army at 19 and served six years of military service just before the first...

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What Can Owls Teach Us This Halloween?

Happy Halloween! With that yearly spook-fest called Halloween nearly upon us, it seems appropriate to talk about owls, which have long been associated with all things spooky, along with spiders, black cats, witches and goblins. But rather than run in fright from the idea of an owl at night, I...

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