How Social Engagement Tech Solutions Can Improve the Lives of Seniors with Hearing Loss
AAA 2021 Virtual: How Social Engagement Tech Solutions Can Improve the Lives of Seniors with Hearing Loss
Presented at AAA 2021 Virtual
Presenters: Dave Blanchard and Jack York
Duration: 30 minutes
CEUs: 0.05 AAA
Instructional Level: Fundamental
Program Focus: Knowledge
Learning Outcomes: Upon completion, each participant in the eAudiology Web Seminar will be able to:
- List the effects that social isolation & social engagement can have on seniors with hearing loss.
- Describe the impact of using technology to connect and engage seniors with hearing loss, adding fulfillment to their lives.
- Describe how conversations around social engagement may result in meaningful dialog with their patients.
“Social Engagement” - a buzz word that seems to have been around a long time. Hearing loss solutions have always been about engagement, right? The 2020 pandemic has shined a bright light on the impact other approaches to engagement can make in the lives of seniors with hearing loss. Jack York from It’s Never Too Late (iN2L) will talk with us about a specific approach to engagement using technology and explain how social engagement can change things for the better - much like the first time someone gets hearing aids.
Dave Blanchard, National Marketing Program Manager, Hamilton CapTel, United States
Dave began his career in the captioned telephone industry in 2012 as a business consultant and a Hamilton CapTel Brand Ambassador leading seminars and presentations at National AARP conferences around the country. He has since transitioned to Strategic Sales and Business Development within the Hamilton CapTel organization focusing on senior and hearing healthcare markets. Dave’s past experiences as a business owner, start-up entrepreneur and senior executive for several high-growth companies over the past 30+ years provides insight and perspective on our ever-growing and changing world of bringing innovation, technology and care solutions to seniors and their families. Dave currently serves on the Board of Directors for two non-profit organizations in his home state of Wisconsin and has been a LeadingAge CAST Commissioner since 2016.
Disclosure: Financial Disclosures: Hamilton CapTel- Employment
Non-Financial Disclosures: I do not have any relevant non-financial relationships with anything to disclose.
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