Posts Tagged ‘hearing loss’

Manage Hearing Loss

Most people gradually lose their hearing as they age. The process even has a name: presbycusis, which means the gradual, progressive inability to hear. It happens when the tiny hair cells in the inner ear, which pick up sound waves and send them as nerve signals to the brain, become damaged or die. These hair…

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Elderly Hearing Loss: A Silent Epidemic Leads To Social Isolation

Elderly hearing loss is a silent epidemic that also leads to social isolation. Seniors avoid activities, drop out of life-long interests, and isolate away from friends. All because they simply can’t hear well enough in group situations.     Elderly: Can The Deaf Hear You? One method to keep hard of hearing seniors engaged is a…

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