UF&Shands Speech and Hearing Center offers free hearing loss classes

The UF&Shands Speech and Hearing Center, the UF department of speech, language, and hearing sciences, and the Gainesville chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of Florida will offer “Living with Hearing Loss,” a series of free classes for people with hearing impairment.

The education series includes four free classes: “Coping with Hearing Loss,” “A Thousand Ways to Say ‘Huh,’” “Handling Difficult Listening Situations” and “What Other Help is There?” Classes are held at the Alachua County Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34th St., Gainesville.  Classes will be held from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 17, Oct. 24, Oct. 31 and Nov. 7.

Participants are encouraged to bring family and friends to the classes, but space is limited. Please call 352-294-5151 or email mmccaghren@phhp.ufl.edu to register for the “Living with Hearing Loss” classes.