Join audiologist Dr. Juliëtte Sterkens, with the non-profit Hearing Loss Association of America. She will explain how to get the hearing care services that will ensure you will get the most out of your hearing aids. Learn about the problems with hearing loss and hearing aids, how to find the right hearing aid provider, worthwhile hearing aid features and what to do when hearing aids alone are not enough. You will receive a hearing aid buying guide at the end of the session to help you obtain the most cost-effective solution for your hearing issues with the greatest benefit and satisfaction.
Juliëtte Sterkens, AuD
Juliëtte Sterkens, AuD has over 35 years of experience in the field of audiology and hearing rehabilitation. In 1981 she left behind her speech therapy work and her large extended Dutch catholic family - including two priest uncles - to marry the love of her life and to continue her studies in audiology at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She retired from private practice in 2012 and is on her encore career as a consumer and hearing loop advocate with the Hearing Loss Association of America thanks to grant funding from a private family foundation. Dr. Sterkens has lectured around the country to professionals and consumers on hearing loss, hearing aids and the benefits of hearing loops. Her advocacy efforts have leveraged hundreds of hearing loop installations in Wisconsin and many more beyond. For her advocacy work she has received the WSHA Wisconsin Audiologist of the Year, the American Academy of Audiology Presidential Award, the Hearing Industry Larry Mauldin Award, AT Still University Humanitarian Award and her alma mater’s Alumni of the Year Award.