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Concept by Iowa Hearing Aid Centers is dedicated to improving our patients’ quality of life through better hearing. We are also committed to serving our clinics’ communities by offering educational information about hearing loss through collaborations with the media and community events.

Concept by Iowa Hearing

Do I have hearing loss? Do I need hearing aids? What options are available to me? All of these questions are common for people who have been noticing a change in their quality of life due to their hearing. Hearing loss is a very isolating experience both for the person affected and their loved ones. However, the answers to these questions are not as scary as anticipated. At Concept by Iowa Hearing Aid Centers®, our goal is to show you how better hearing will drastically improve the quality of your life and bring you and your loved ones back to enjoying daily activities the way you used to. Concept By Iowa Hearing Aid Centers provides the people of Iowa with the very best in hearing healthcare services. Founded in 2001 by Iowa native Taylor Parker and his father-in-law Duane Flagel, Concept by Iowa Hearing Aid Centers has become a second home for anyone looking to find out about hearing loss and improve their hearing. Taylor and Duane are dedicated to this mission – in the last 8 years alone, Concept has donated over $300,000 worth of hearing aids to causes such as the Cedar Rapids Flood, and yearly at the Iowa State Fair – all in support of Iowans hearing better. Powered by technology from Danish company GN ReSound, Concept hearing aids offer the highest quality sound, housed in a variety of sleek and modern models. Depending on your individual needs and preferences, Concept offers the best devices in the market with up-to-the-minute capabilities. Come in to your local Concept by Iowa Hearing Aid Center for a comprehensive hearing evaluation at our expense. Learn the results of your audiogram in detail; Concept hearing care professionals use easy-to-understand language so you can understand the extent of your particular loss and how to bring you back to the lifestyle you’re used to. Your Concept hearing care professional will fit you with a hearing aid specifically to suit your loss and lifestyle. Call to schedule your complimentary hearing screening today. Concept® has 22 fully-equipped and convenient locations: Ames - 515.956.4327 Cedar Rapids - 319.363.0867 Clinton - 563.219.8329 Copper Creek - 515.645.6907 Coralville - 319.337.4815 Dubuque - 563.582.4497 Fort Dodge - 515.250.3206 Grinnell - 641.236.7663 Marshalltown - 641.753.1426 Muscatine - 563.263.0279 Oskaloosa - 641.673.0911 Ottumwa - 641.682.2007 Pella - 641.628.1520 Quad Cities - 563.355.7155 Waterloo - 319.233.3368 W. Des Moines - 515.225.7966 https://www.facebook.com/ConceptbyIowaHearing https://soundcloud.com/concept-by-iowa-hearing https://www.linkedin.com/company/concept-by-iowa-hearing-aid-centers
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Concept in the News

These Are Not Your Grandpa’s Hearing Aids

Watch our West Des Moines expert, Eric Wolvers, as he discusses advancement in hearing aids in the last few years.

The Concept Experience

At Concept, we are dedicated professionals committed to improving your quality of life and giving you back moments you may be missing. Watch Taylor, our President, and Owner, explain how your experience with Concept is as unique as you are.

How to Talk to a Loved One with Hearing Loss

Do you have a loved one who suffers from hearing loss? Kathy and Stacy explain how you can talk with that person so they can understand you better.

Risk Factors of Untreated Hearing Loss

If you are aware you have a hearing loss and haven’t been ready to start treatment, consider the risk factors of stalling treatment, outlined in this video by our West Des Moines hearing health expert, Summer.

Hearing Aid Accessories

Concept hearing instruments are not your mother’s hearing aids. Did you know you can now pair your hearing aids with Bluetooth, your TV or your phone? Watch Eric, our Ames, Fort Dodge and Pleasant Hill provider, explain hearing aid accessories in this video.

Tinnitus Symptoms and Relief

Ringing in your ears or crickets chirping? Our hearing health expert in our Dubuque and West Union clinics, Heather, explains what tinnitus is, what the symptoms are, and how to get relief from tinnitus.

Hearing Aid Types

Are you ready for hearing aids? Kat, our hearing health expert in the Quad Cities, discusses the types of hearing aids Concept offers.

What to Expect from a Hearing Screening

Sandy, our hearing health expert in Coralville and Cedar Rapids, explains the types of tests Concept will give you during your free hearing screening.

Why Should I Have My Hearing Screened?

Have you ever wondered if you should have your hearing screened? Meet Melissa, our Audiologist in our Cedar Rapids and Coralville clinics. In this video, she discusses who is at risk for hearing loss, and why you should have your hearing screened.

Ear Health

Taylor Parker talks with Jeneé Ryan about how keeping your ears healthy is important to a healthy quality of life.

Hearing in the New Year

Taylor Parker talks with Jeneé Ryan about making resolutions for your hearing in 2018.

Making the Most of the Holidays

Taylor Parker talks with Jeneé Ryan about becoming a part of the conversation again around the holidays with hearing aids.

Hearing for the Holidays

Taylor Parker talks with Jeneé Ryan about making the choice to be able to improve hearing around the holidays.

Taylor on Paula Sands Live

Taylor talks with Paula Sands about hearing loss, risk factors for hearing loss, and why you should have your hearing screened.

Hearing Loss Risk Factors

Taylor Parker talks with Jeneé Ryan about conditions that can increase your risk for developing a hearing loss.

Using Concept Bluetooth Hearing Aids

Taylor Parker stopped by the CBS 2 News at Noon to talk with Jeneé Ryan about tips for using Concept’s Bluetooth hearing aids with an Apple device like an iPad, iPhone, or iPod.

Hearing Aid Buying Options

Taylor Parker, Concept’s owner and president, talks with Jeneé Ryan about your options for affording a hearing aid.

Hearing Loss and Mental Health

Concept Owner Taylor Parker stops by the CBS 2 News at Noon to talk with Jeneé Ryan about hearing loss and what it can do to your mental health.

Advances in Hearing Aid Technology

Concept Owner Taylor Parker talks with Jeneé Ryan about our new revolutionary hearing aid that connects to bluetooth devices.