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One of the most perplexing epidemiological statistics for audiologist is that only about 1 in 5 people with audiometric hearing loss who might benefit from amplification use hearing aids. How can audiologists improve hearing care for older adults?
CanadianAudiologist.ca is pleased to welcome Dr. Kathy Pichora-Fuller as our new columnist. Her column “What’s new about getting older?” will delve into all aspects of ageing and hearing ranging from health policy developments to neurophysical research on the aging auditory brain.
Although never directly involved in cochlear implant fittings, Samira Anderson’s practice changed dramatically when cochlear implantation became a viable solution for many patients.
Hearing problems in older people may not be related to audibility but rather to the decreased temporal processing that accompanies aging.