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Author Hull, Raymond H., author.

Title Hearing and aging / Ray H. Hull
Published San Diego : Plural Publishing, [2012]


Description 1 online resource (189 pages) : illustrations
Contents Hearing loss in older adulthood : auditory and non-auditory barriers to communication -- The impact of impaired hearing on older adults -- Facilitating psychological adjustment to hearing loss -- Special considerations for the use of hearing aids with older adults -- Techniques for improving listening and communication skills for older adults who possess impaired hearing -- Older adults in health care facilities -- Serving the special needs of older adults with impaired hearing in health care facilities
Summary 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
Notes "With information on Hearing loss in older adulthood (chapter 1) by Gabrielle Saunders, PhD, and Dawn Konrad-Martin, PhD, National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, Portland, Oregon."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Presbycusis.
Older deaf people.
Ear -- Aging.
Age factors in disease.
Older people.
Hearing aids.
Hearing Loss -- etiology
Hearing Loss -- psychology
Age Factors
Hearing Aids
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Older people
Hearing aids
Age factors in disease
Ear -- Aging
Older deaf people
Form Electronic book
Author Saunders, Gabrielle, contributor
Martin, Dawn L., contributor
ISBN 9781597566988