Deaf Seniors USA

Sunday, July 26, 2015

CALL for Nominations! You Interested? Contact Now!

Four Positions!
Deaf Seniors of America will have elections during the 
general business meeting at the DSA 2015 Asheville Conference 
on Thursday, August 27, 2015

ATTENTION: The ad in DSA New Horizons newsletter has the wrong date.
It should be August 27, not August 28. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Friday, July 24, 2015

DSA 2015: General Meeting and Elections on August 27

See y'all there! 
Your presence is greatly needed!
Your vote for DSA officers and board member counts! 
Let's make the DSA grow stronger and keep everyone together! 
See y'all there! See y'all there!
Thank you!

DSA 2017 Houston: Early Bird Combo Only at DSA 2015!

Houston Deaf Senior Citizens Love Fund, Inc. 
is hosting the DSA 2017 Houston Conference! 

The DSA 2017 Houston committee is selling Early Bird Combo tickets at the exhibition during DSA 2015 Asheville conference. Find them there! Bring your checkbook, cash or money order!

Buy your combo ticket in advance to save $$$!


DSA 2019...WHERE? Your Choice! We Need Your Votes!

Which city do you want to go for DSA conference in 2019? 
These two cities/organizations are bidding and hoping to win to host the DSA 2019.
With the highest number of votes one of them will win!
Come to the DSA General Meeting on Thursday, August 27 from 1 to 4 pm
 and give them your VOTE! Your votes count! 

Sunday, July 19, 2015

PICKLES: What's Wrong With Me?

if you do not want to know the answer!

(Wanna know why? No arguing! What would you say? Nothing!)

Happy 25th Anniversary ADA!

President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26th, 1990

Happy 80th Birthday Social Security!

On August 14 in 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs into law the Social Security Act.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

New FCC Requirement! Act Now Before September 1st!

NOTE: This image was copied from North Texas Deaf Senior Citizens Announcement

ATTENTION to ALL Customers!

ALL VRS providers (Sorenson, Purple, Z-VRS, Convo and others) are REQUIRED
to collect and provide customers information to FCC!

Watch the very informative video which Irene Tunanidas,
Vice President of Ohio Association of the Deaf and Public Relations Committee
made for everyone to learn why FCC needs our information:

Trouble with the video above? Click the link below:

From Deaf Seniors USA: Many, many thanks to Irene for making the video for us! Very clear for us to understand!

UPDATED! DSA Asheville 2015 Conference Schedule

DSA Asheville 2015 Tours and Workshops

All tours are still OPEN...Ignore the deadline of dates on the tours registration form! Go ahead and fill out your tours registration form! Mail, Fax or Online
When all spaces are filled, the tours will be "Sold Out"...Hurry, grab your spaces if you want to go out on tours during the Deaf Seniors of America Asheville 2015 this coming August!


DSA Asheville 2015 Home

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Congratulations to Deaf West Theatre!
Deaf West Theatre's SPRING AWAKENING (which was performed in California in May and June 2015) is selected and will be performed on BOARDWAY in New York this fall (September 2015 to January 2016)! Hands Waving High! Congratulations!

Deaf West's BIG RIVER was last represented on Boardway in 2003

Singing in Sign Language: Deaf West Theatre's 'Spring Awakening'

The Tony-winning musical Spring Awakening, a soulful coming-of-age story by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik that sent shockwaves through Broadway in 2006, has booked Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre. The staging is based on the Deaf West Theatre production that will be performed simultaneously in American Sign Language and spoken English by a cast of 27.   READ MORE: Click HERE

Ken Davenport, Cody Lassen, Hunter Arnold and Deaf West Theatre (Artistic Director David J. Kurs) announced today that Spring Awakening,the Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2007, will play a strictly limited Broadway engagement at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47thStreet) with previews beginning on Tuesday, September 8 and opening night set for Sunday, September 27. The show will run 18 weeks only, through Saturday, January 9, with no extension possible. It will be performed simultaneously in American Sign Language and spoken English by a cast of 27. Deaf West was last represented on Broadway with the triumphant production of Big River in 2003.  READ MORE: Click HERE

BUY TICKETS (Performances in New York):

Tickets are on sale at or by calling 877-250-2929. The Brooks Atkinson Theatre box office will open on Monday, August 17.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

COUNTDOWN to DSA 2015: 45 Days!

As of July 8, 2015...
COUNTDOWN: Forty Five (45) Days till DSA 2015 Asheville Conference! 

Buy Combo or Non-Combo Tickets Now! You can register using a personal check, cashier's check, or money order. Make checks payable to DSNC/DSA 2015 Asheville. After July 15, 2015, no personal checks will be accepted.



DSA 2015 Tours Still Open! Register Now!

DSA 2015 Hotel Reservation: CUT OFF on JULY 10


Reserve a room at Omni Resorts-The Grove Park Inn where the DSA 2015 Asheville Conference will be held NOW!

Special rates for Deaf Seniors will be expired on 10th of July and the prices will rise (go high/more expensive) ! Grab the special rate when you can and you will be glad you did and you will enjoy staying at the hotel where your old and new friends stay!

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Hello to All Deaf Senior Citizens in America!

Awesome Flag with the Names of States!

Cute Red, White and Blue Benches!

Have a safe and happy 4th of July! 
See you all at DSA 2015 Asheville less than 2 months! 

Full Information of DSA Conference in NC:

Monday, June 22, 2015

G-O-L-F for Everyone! DSA 2015 August 23

Golf Registration Form
Click this link and fill out the registration form

DEADLINE: August 9, 2015 

Question? Need Information?
Robert Ritch

Saturday, June 20, 2015

DSA 2015 Workshops on August 24 to 26

Deaf Seniors of America (DSA) 2015 Conference
Monday, August 24, 2015 to Wednesday, August 26, 2015


***in 6th Room***

Monday, June 1, 2015

DSA 2015: GOOD NEWS! Rooms Still Available!

Are you going to DSA 2015 Asheville conference and you need a hotel room?

       Good News!  

Hotel rooms are still available at OMNI Grove Park Inn for the DSA 2015 Asheville conference.  

To make a reservation — call  800-438-5800 
 (use video relay service).  

The Group Code is: Deaf Seniors. 

The room rate is $177.00 ($196.47 with taxes included) per night for 1-2 people to a room.

DSA 2015 Conference Countdown: 3 Months!

DSA 2015 Asheville Conference Schedule

A Taste of America: DSA 2015 Cookbook

FLASH ....... FLASH ...... FLASH

Just off press!  Great cookbook by DSA 2015 Asheville Conference committee for fundraising.

There are 478 recipes & 234 pages including favorite recipes of some USA Governors.

Limited copies are available for sale.

Get yours today!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

DSA 2015 WORKSHOPS #1...More to Come Soon!


Note: More workshop descriptions and pictures will be coming out soon. 
Keep your eyes open for the next one...#2 

See y'all at DSA 2015 Asheville North Carolina 
this coming August! 

Click this link to open for more information of the workshops:

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Time to Recognize and Thank Deaf Seniors!


Many Deaf Seniors have done wonderful things for their communities, clubs or organizations. Many clubs and/or organizations of and for the deaf have wonderful programs for their members. But sometimes we forget to thank them. We forget to recognize them who have volunteered all 
these years.

Can you help by filling out the form below?

Thank you very much!

Nancy B. Rarus
DSA President

DEADLINE: June 30, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

DSA 2015: Fun Day Picnic May 24, 2015

DSA 2015 Fundraiser
Come One, Come All! 
Rain or Shine!
All Day!

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

DSA 2015: ACTIVITIES During the Conference

If you choose to attend some activities, you need to fill out the 
registration form of activities and mail/fax/email the form!
Click below for the registration form: