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    AMARILLO - Communication skills are central to a successful life and can affect the well-being of many Americans.  One in six Americans is known to have a communication disability with the numbers doubling in the last 30 years.  

Senior citizens attending the Oct. 8 Senior Seminar will learn about myths and facts surrounding hearing loss and be shown assistive listening devices. The seminar will begin at 10 a.m. at the Amarillo Senior Citizen Center, 1220 South Polk, Room 115.  Presenter will be Edith Tillery, hearing loss resource specialist with Communication Service for the Deaf.

    Students from the West Texas A&M University communication disorders department will provide hearing screenings free of charge following the program.  

    Senior Seminars are open to the public and free of charge. For more information, contact the AgriLife Extension office in Potter County at 373-0713.

    The door prize is provided by Scott’s Flowers.

    Senior Seminars are sponsored by the Potter Coalition on Aging, Panhandle Area Health Education Center and Amarillo Senior Citizens’