Hearing and Aging
Raymond H. Hull
Details: 192 pages, B&W, Softcover, 6" x 9"
© 2012 | Available
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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.
"...based on a useful concept: A practical guide for addressing hearing problems in older adults. ...The book's short length, small format and large friendly font make it very readable. It is aimed at students and clinicians whose work involves addresses communication difficulties due to age-related hearing loss. Real life case studies are included and these make good illustrative examples."
—Dr. Piers Dawes, Psychological Sciences University of Manchester, UK, ENT & Audiology News (March/April 2013)
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
Raymond H. Hull
Details: 288 pages, B&W, Softcover, 7" x 10"
© 2017 | Available