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Grandparents: Grandparenting and hearing difficulty. Living with hearing impairment.

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Hearing Impaired? Grandparents with Hearing Difficulty
Grandparents and Grandchildren Today

By DH Owens

Grandparents: Living with hearing difficulty or even severe hearing  impairment is occasionally part of aging.

 

Your granddaughter is talking to you at least a mile a minute. You can’tunderstand a word she says. You nod "yes" and you can tell by herexpression that was the wrong way to shake your head. 

Later you hear her tell her brother, "I don’t think Grandma can hearso well anymore." 

Hearing impairment is a decrease in one’s ability to perceive auditoryinformation. While some cases of hearing difficulty are reversible with medical treatment, manyare not.

Hearing impairment is most common in seniors and can be a plague tograndparents.

  • One third of people older than 60 have hearing loss.
  • One half of people older than 85 have hearing loss.

What Causes Your Hearing Difficulty? There are many causes of hearing difficulty. They are explained here.

How Do You Know You Are Hearing Impaired? Questions to ask yourself to determine if you are hearing impaired.

You Now Know You Have Impaired Hearing. What CanYou Do? Both the medical community and your own family can help with your hearing difficulties.

 

 

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