AUDIENT Quick Fact

The number of hearing aids fit by AUDIENT hearing care providers serving income-qualified participants during the first quarter of this year is 25% higher than the same quarter last year. AUDIENT staff is working hard to manage the process as quickly and efficiently as ever. Big thanks go to Marsha Rastatter and Casey Tart – our program services representatives – who are doing such a great job!

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We'd love to hear from you. If you'd like to learn more about how the AUDIENT program works, please send us your questions at or give us a call at 1-877-283-4368.

Our staff appreciate your feedback and will make every effort to report on your comments or ideas in future newsletters!


What's New in AUDIENT?

New Website! New Newsletter!

You may have noticed that the last AUDIENT newsletter appeared in February – two months ago. You may also have noticed that there has been a big change in our website and newsletter! During the first week of April the Communications Department of our parent organization, SightLife, (formerly the Northwest Lions Foundation for Sight & Hearing) created a new website for AUDIENT and a new format for our newsletter…

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Local Outreach Project 2009 – Conclusion

The mission of the Local Outreach Project 2009 was to help to AUDIENT Providers by disseminating information about their participation in AUDIENT to potential service partners in their area. The work is now complete…

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Our Resource Partners – mutual support during difficult times

Ann Thomas, Vice President, Membership of the Diablo Valley California Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association contacted us requesting 100 brochures that will be placed in strategic locations. Because of the economic downturn, we got to talking about how difficult it is to find sponsors to fund mailings and newsletters. Then we got to thinking of how we could help each other…

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AUDIENT Volunteer

We have added a new member to our team in the framework of a mini internship organized in collaboration with the Center for Service and Community Engagement at Seattle University…

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What are AUDIENT participants saying?

“Being a former classroom teacher and a hospital social worker director, I just knew I could 'hear.' But, know what? I was in a hearing loss denial mode…"

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AUDIENT is an alliance for accessible hearing care designed to assist income qualified hard of hearing people nationwide to access quality hearing aids and related care at significantly reduced costs. Visit our website at or call us toll free at 1-877-AUDIENT (1-877-283-4368)