Beyond the Hearing Aid: Hearing Assistance Technology program for Committee on Aging (175).

GILFORD — The Belknap County Area Committee on Aging will host Joan Marcoux, Communication Access Specialist, Hearing - Vision, and Speech- Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services at its next meeting on Friday June 14, at 10 a.m. in the Wesley Woods Community Room at the First United Methodist Church.
Marcoux will present: ''Beyond the Hearing Aid: Hearing Assistance Technology.''  Assistive listening devices, neck loops, silhouettes, vibrating alarm clocks, visual phone and doorbell signalers are just some of the available technologies to enhance one's awareness of sounds in the home, workplace, or in the community.
The presentation includes demonstrations on how these devices work and how they can enhance one's ability to live and work independently. The IPAD is a device that can be used other than playing games. The presentation includes a demonstration on IPAD APPS and how individuals with hearing, vision, and speaking challenges can use them. There will also be showing of a video about Telecommunication Relay Services.
Those who have questions, or would like more information can contact Stace Dicker-Hendricks at 603-528-2555 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.