Linda Heller, president of the Hearing Loss Association of Delaware, announced a new Kent County Chat Group will hold its first meeting from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 12 at the Mamie A. Warren Senior Center, 1775 Wheatleys Pond Road, Smyrna.

The support group will offer help and hope to people with hearing loss and their families.

Chat Group meetings will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month; and will offer information, education, support and assistance to anyone interested in learning more about preventing or treating hearing loss.

Dorothy Soethe of Smyrna will be chapter coordinator, and audiologist Linda Heller will be present to answer questions on hearing loss.

For more, email hlade.dorothy@yahoo.com or hlade@comcast.net.