April 16th, 2012

Baby boomers have a higher incidence of hearing loss than previous generations. But technology to improve hearing is better than ever. On Monday, May 7, Great River Audiology will offer a program featuring:

  • How to pick a cellphone when you have a hearing loss
  • Ways to hear cellphone conversations better with a hearing aid
  • How Relay Iowa guarantees all qualified Iowans with hearing loss the use of specialized devices for telephone communication

The program will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Blackhawk Room, lower level, Center for Rehab and Clinics, 1401 W. Agency Rd., West Burlington, Iowa.  A free, light lunch will be available. Registration is limited; the deadline is Thursday, May 3. Call Great River Corporate Education at 319-768-4070.

Participants may register to win TV Ears®, a lightweight, wireless headset that amplifies television volume for the wearer.

Great River Audiology is a service of Great River Medical Center. Its doctors of audiology are health-care professionals who are trained to diagnose hearing problems that can be improved with a hearing aid and those that require medical treatment. Besides having a large selection of hearing aids, Great River Audiology also offers special services, including a program to reduce tinnitus, or “ringing in the ears.”

For more information about Great River Audiology, please call Great River Center for Rehab and Clinics, 319-768-4100.