Hearing Loss Can Creep up on You Stealthily

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Hearing Loss Can Creep up on You Stealthily

Mon, 08/15/2016

A Washington Post article published on August 14, 2016 brings awareness to a range of issues faced by those with hearing loss. While it focuses mainly on age-related, gradual-onset hearing loss (in fact it points out the challenges former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn face because of their hearing loss), it also discusses topics such as the social, psychological and physical implications of hearing loss, hearing aid cost, Medicare coverage, and the stigma associated with it. In addition, it also highlights the recent reports by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology and by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.

Read the article.