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 the effects of lack of treatment.
Enjoy this month’s article “The Impact of Hearing Loss On the Quality of Life of Elderly Adults.” ~ Ciorba et. al. We are grateful for partnering with you for the best possible patient outcomes.
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Read this month’s article at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3393360/