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Vision and hearing impairment may impact both life expectancy (LE) and health expectancy, that is, duration of life with and without health problems, among older adults. We examined the impact of self-reported vision and hearing impairment on years of life with and without limitation in physical function and in activities of daily living (ADLs).
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Name: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Hearing and vision impairments are highly prevalent among older adults and impact commonly used cognitive assessment tools for the identification of dementia. Adaptations of such tests for people with...
To examine the association between self-reported vision impairment (VI), hearing impairment (HI), and dual-sensory impairment (DSI), stratified by dementia status, on hospital admissions, hospice use,...
People with dementia (PwD) frequently experience hearing and vision impairment that is underrecognized and undertreated, resulting in reduced quality of life. Managing these impairments may be an impo...
Vision impairment affects approximately 3.22 million persons in the United States and is associated with social isolation, disability, and decreased quality of life (1). Cognitive decline is more comm...
Understanding the determinants of hearing aid use is important to improve the provision of hearing healthcare. Prior research has indicated that materials in the clinic and online, as well as audiolog...
Previous research has proposed employing telehealth in hearing healthcare to improve clinical care and increase access to hearing services. Several studies have shown that hearing support ...
This is a 12-months’ randomized clinical trial that aims at studying the benefit of bilateral hearing aids in hearing impaired patients suffering from a slight to moderate stage Alzheime...
The aims of the Improving Communication with Formal/Informal Caregivers among Older Adults with Dual Sensory Impairment: Feasibility of Hearing Intervention in a Low Vision Rehabilitation ...
The aim of the present study is to test I-PLAN as a self-management tool to promote hearing aid use and benefit (measured by self-reported questionnaires and hearing aid data-logging) amon...
Hearing impairment is one of the most common disabilities in veterans. The decreased ability to communicate is troubling in itself, but the strong association of hearing loss with functio...
Professionals skilled at diagnostic testing of hearing, HEARING IMPAIRMENT, and CORRECTION OF HEARING IMPAIRMENT by non-medical or non-surgical means.
Procedures for correcting HEARING DISORDERS.
The teaching or training of those individuals with hearing disability or impairment.
The study of hearing and hearing impairment.
Persons with any degree of loss of hearing that has an impact on their activities of daily living or that requires special assistance or intervention.
Hearing, auditory perception, or audition is the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations, changes in the pressure of the surrounding medium through time, through an organ such as the ear. Sound may be heard through solid, liquid, or gaseous mat...