Hearing loss impacts individuals and the people around them. In the United States, 15 percent of adults over the age of 18 report having trouble hearing.
Learn more about hearing loss and how to prevent it from Joseph Whitman, DO, ear nose and throat specialist from Surgical Associates, at the UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center Senior Education program on Monday, July 16.
Whitman graduated from the A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at Northeast Regional Medical Center. Whitman, a native Iowan, grew up in Lisbon and joined Surgical Associates on July 1. He and his wife, Jess, have four children and reside in Grinnell.
This program is free and open to the public. It will be held at 10 a.m. in the Drake Community Library, with refreshments beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Parking is available at the Drake Community Library, along Park Street, on Fifth Avenue, and in the First Presbyterian Church parking lot. Seniors needing transportation may call GRMC Communications and Development at 641-236-2961 by the Thursday before the program.