Encouraging a Loved One to Get a Hearing Test

encouraging a loved one to get a hearing test

For many different reasons, the topic of hearing loss can be a sensitive one to broach. Some people believe that hearing loss is a condition that makes them appear “old,” while others simply do not want to acknowledge a “weakness.” It’s important to keep in mind that hearing loss is a medical condition that affects 20% of Americans, regardless of … Read More

Helping Caregivers Identify Hearing Loss

caregiver helping elderly woman

Symptoms of hearing loss – a list for caregivers Family members are often the first to recognize that a loved one has hearing loss, but the symptoms may appear gradually and be difficult to detect.  Even professional caregivers can confuse the signs and symptoms of hearing loss with other conditions, missing opportunities for early diagnosis to minimize the long-term impact … Read More