Overcoming Hearing Aid Fears: The Road to Better Hearing
There are dozens of misconceptions about hearing aids:
In Overcoming Hearing Aid Fears, audiologist John M. Burkey addresses common fears, concerns, and misconceptions about hearing aids to help readers decide whether these devices will prove useful. Using an informal, anecdotal style informed by years of clinical practice, Burkey provides practical information about hearing aid styles, options, and costs. His expertise and experience in caring for more than 50,000 patients will help people with hearing loss address their personal concerns. The book also helps friends and family understand why a loved one might resist getting a hearing aid, and offers tips on counseling. Audiologists will find this text an important educational tool in advising their own patients.
Approximately 10 percent of Americans (and nearly one-third of people age seventy and older) have some degree of hearing loss that, if left untreated, causes frustration, isolation, and depression. A hearing aid is a simple tool to improve careers, relationships, and self-esteem, and to provide independence and security. Overcoming Hearing Aid Fears can help readers take that first step to a better life.
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Overcoming hearing aid fears: the road to better hearingUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Ten percent of Americans are estimated to have some form of hearing loss; in those over age 70, the number is thought to be as high as one in three. Burkey (director, audiology & speech, Lippy ... Read full review
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Lots of useful Information to help you decide why using and purchasing a hearing aid makes sense to those who are hard of hearing. Read full review