Misunderstanding or not hearing what others say can affect quality of life and cause changes in behavior and mood. Significant others, family and friends are often left feeling confused and frustrated. “Why do they seem to be ignoring me?” “Why do they no longer want to participate or venture out of their immediate environment?” Learn how to detect signs of hearing loss and educate yourself on how you can become an advocate.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Helping Others With Hearing Loss
The Better Hearing Institute’s When a Loved One Resists Help for Their Hearing Loss
National Council on Aging’s Hearing Loss It’s a Family Affair
Living with hearing loss brings many challenges. Here are helpful links to many hearing resources.