About The Book
This is the first book written and published that is dedicated solely to hearing loss in older adulthood and, importantly, the processes involved in serving the special needs of older adults who are hearing impaired. It is a concise book, but provides important information for those entering many fields that have as their intent to serve older adults either as a supplement to other texts on communication disorders in aging, or as a concise primary text.
Table Of Contents
1 Hearing Loss In Older Adulthood.
2 The Impact of Impaired Hearing on Older Adults
3 Facilitating Psychological Adjustment to Impaired Hearing
4 Special Considerations for the Use of Hearing Aids for Older Adults
5 Techniques for Improving Listening and Communication Skills for Older Adults Who Possess Impaired Hearing
6 Older Adults in Health Care Facilities
7 Serving the Special Needs of Older Adults with Impaired Hearing in Health Care Facilities
Appendix A. Suggestions for Coping in Difficult Listening Situations
Appendix B. Books and Materials on Hearing Loss in Aging
Appendix C. Selected Resources for Assisting Older Adults with Impaired Hearing
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