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Equipment for Hearing Impaired

When seniors begin to lose their hearing, they often don’t want to admit it. However, the signs and symptoms are unmistakable. The senior will start to hear more muffled sounds, or need to ask a speaker to speak slower or clearer. This is because it is difficult for them to make out distinct sounds with background noise. Their families might notice that an elderly person is continually turning up the volume on the TV or radio. The reluctance to admit loss of hearing can also cause a senior to withdraw from normal social interaction at family events, or to become a quieter person than they used to be, because they don’t want to be embarrassed by having to ask other people to speak louder or clearer.   That’s when you may need to investigate equipment for the hearing impaired, so that life can become easier.

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