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What’s Your Hearing Worth?

Hearing loss is a major contributor to poor communication adversely affecting healthcare outcomes.  As the third most prevalent chronic condition experienced by older adults, it’s time to consider the cost and impact of hearing loss on a population expected to number 98 million in 2040.  Recent studies are looking at the cost of hearing loss …

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Sensory Deficit – December Article

Hearing loss is the most common sensory deficit in the elderly, and it is becoming a severe health problem. Hearing loss hampers the exchange of information which can lead to loneliness, isolation, dependence, and frustration. Due to the aging  population,  optimal management of hearing loss and balance is needed beginning with early recognition, rehabilitation as  well as considerations for a Quality of Life assessment to better understand …

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