Meet Our Team

  • Chelsea Walters
    Board-Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist
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    Chelsea Walters, co-owner of Family Hearing, is a board-certified professional in Hearing Instrument Science. Earning her degree from the University of Northern Colorado, she has since devoted her career to transforming lives through speech therapy, optimizing classroom audio, and fostering an enhanced quality of life through improved hearing. Chelsea’s love for music and her commitment to community engagement drives her to connect clients with meaningful sounds. Beyond her professional endeavors, she collects vinyl records, attends concerts, and cherishes time with her loved ones. She and her husband, whom she met at Red Rocks, enjoy travel and outdoor adventures with their two sons.

  • Jennifer La Borde
    Board-Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist
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    Jennifer La Borde, a distinguished University of Colorado graduate, has been a hearing care provider and specialist since 2002. Joining our staff in 2005, she is co-owner of Boulder County’s longest-serving hearing care practice. Jennifer’s passion for human connections and communication emerged during her ASL studies and interactions with the Deaf community. This led her to study speech, language, and hearing sciences, deepening her commitment to improving lives through better hearing. A 30-year ballet veteran, she also enjoys dancing the Argentine tango with her husband and spending time with their son. ASL remains a big part of her life, enriching her patient interactions and enhancing the care she provides.

  • Tyana Bruso
    Audiology Technician
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    Tyana is an exceptional customer service expert and a highly valued member of the Family Hearing team. With a bachelor’s degree in speech, language, and hearing sciences, she possesses a strong passion for the field and aspires to become a hearing health care solutions provider. Recognized with an Outstanding First Impression award, Tyana’s dedication and expertise make her an invaluable asset to our practice. She enjoys traveling, backpacking, and hiking with her husband and dog. Tyana finds immense joy in the world of literature and has a deep appreciation for the magic that can be found within the pages of a book.

  • Hannah Hassel
    Patient Care Coordinator
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    Hannah Hassel, a dedicated member of the Family Hearing team, is known for her commitment to quality patient service and care. With a background in the optical industry, she brings a strong passion for helping others. Hannah finds joy in assisting patients with hearing loss, whether it’s cleaning their devices or scheduling appointments for sound adjustments. Outside of work, she embraces the outdoors and cherishes time with her family, including being a fantastic aunt to her toddler niece (another niece is on the way!) and a dedicated cat mom to her 3-year-old fur baby.

  • Anna Hopkins
    Au.D, COHC
    Doctor of Audiology
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    Dr. Anna Hopkins earned her Bachelor of Science degrees in speech and hearing sciences and psychology from Indiana University and her Doctor of Audiology degree from Purdue University. She completed a fourth-year externship at the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center in Aurora, Colo. Inspired by her mother’s hearing loss and the physical, social, and emotional impacts, Dr. Hopkins felt a calling to audiology. “I aim to help people who live with hearing loss and tinnitus,” she says. Outside the office, the Indiana native treasures quality time with her friends, family, and beloved cat. She also enjoys reading, hiking, and making uplifting music as a flute player in a Denver community band.

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      About Our Practice

      Family Hearing – We are the most awarded, longest-serving hearing center in Broomfield, Boulder, and Lafayette, CO, offering personalized solutions for hearing difficulties, tinnitus, and hearing protection. Hearing care services include evaluations, adjustments, maintenance, and hearing protection. Guaranteed success with state-of-the-art technology at our advanced hearing health center.

      Our Specializations

      • Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs)
        Recommendations and fitting of ALDs such as personal amplifiers, FM systems, or loop systems to improve hearing in specific listening situations.
      • Auditory Rehabilitation
        Individualized programs to help individuals with hearing loss develop better communication strategies and improve listening skills.
      • Counseling and Education
        Information and support regarding hearing loss, hearing conservation, communication strategies, and coping mechanisms for individuals and their families.
      • Custom Earplugs and Earmolds
        Creation and fitting of custom-made earplugs for hearing protection, swimming, musicians, and other specific needs. Also includes earmolds for hearing aids or in-ear monitors.
      • Hearing Aid Fitting and Repair
        Selection, fitting, and programming of hearing aids to address hearing loss. This includes counseling on the proper use and maintenance of hearing aids.
      • Hearing Aids
        Selection, fitting, and programming of hearing aids to address hearing loss. This includes counseling on the proper use and maintenance of hearing aids.
      • Hearing Evaluations
        Comprehensive assessments to evaluate hearing abilities, including pure-tone audiometry, speech audiometry, tympanometry, and otoacoustic emissions (OAE) testing.
      • Industrial Audiology
        Workplace hearing evaluations, noise exposure assessments, and recommendations for hearing conservation programs to prevent occupational hearing loss.
      • Tinnitus Evaluation and Management
        Assessment, counseling, and development of strategies to manage tinnitus (ringing or buzzing sound in the ears).

      Payments Accepted

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