Hearing loss among the elderly is a silent epidemic, so to speak. Loss of hearing, and the social isolation and inacivity that accompanies it, can lead to physical decline,as well as delusions and other psychotic symtoms. Hearing loss also increases the risk of falling. Hearing aids are most useful to people with hearing loss.
The Silent Danger: Hearing loss
- do you or someone you know have it?
- do you know what dangers it can cause?
- do you know how to diagnose and treat it?