If you or a family member has hearing loss, please consider the excellent resources offered by the Hearing Loss Association of America. Active chapters in the Chicago area include the North Shore and Lincoln Park chapters.
The Northwestern University Center for Audiology, Speech, Language and Learning (NUCASLL) offers diagnostic audiology and full hearing aid services, as well as periodic hearing open houses.
If you are an Evanston-area senior whose hearing loss affects your ability to participate in community classes, you may benefit from the hearing resources provided by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, including classrooms equipped with listening amplifiers.
For information about hearing loops, Dr. Juliette Sterkens has compiled a set of resources at Loop Wisconsin.