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Hearing Aid Device Expert of Upstate Hearing Instruments Provides 7 Key Tips to Encourage Hearing Aid Adoption within the Elderly Populations
Date:1/28/2013

Redding, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2013

Hearing loss affects over 36 million Americans and over 75% of them are unaware they are experiencing subtle brain changes to due to hearing loss.

Why is it that young people are more apt to comply with hearing aid use than older populations? Many people believe it’s vanity, but could it be as simple as a lack of moral support; a fear of uncharted territory?

As a family practice physician for over 20 years and opinion columnist for a local newspaper, Dr. Richard Malotky encourages compliance among those who need hearing aids. He is mainly concerned with the elderly population; a group who is resistant to using hearing aids despite obvious need. “I see young kids all the time who don’t mind wearing hearing aids when it has been determined they need them” Malotky says.

Kenneth Wood, President of Upstate Hearing in Redding, California, has found difficulty in helping the elderly comply with the adoption of hearing aids as well. Wood also says that he has no shortage of custom iPod earbuds being purchased for younger individuals.

The American Family Physician Journal reports that hearing loss affects approximately 1/3 of adults aged 61-70 and tends to present itself earlier with men than with women. The primary obstacle in improving hearing loss in older adults include: lack of recognition and the perception that hearing loss is a normal part of aging or is not amenable to treatment. Patient non-adherence with the use of hearing aids is generally a response to initial treatment results or other factors.

As a user of hearing aids since the age of 8, Wood understands the importance of the learning curve associated with the purchase and application of

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