Month: November 2001

Vision Loss and Counseling Strategies for the Elderly

Attending to patients who have both vision problems and hearing loss is an everyday occurrence for hearing care professionals. This article offers a discussion of the most common types of vision problems, explains what these patients can and cannot see, and offers advice on how to maximize the effectiveness of aural rehabilitation efforts when dealing with these patients.

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Hearing Health and Alzheimer’s Disease

Today’s headlines are replete with warnings about the coming “tidal wave” of patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Yet, little is currently being done to understand the correlation between presbycusis and the disease. This article looks at correlations between hearing loss and Alzheimer’s disease and suggests steps that need to be undertaken for these patients.

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