Hearing and visual impairments.

  title={Hearing and visual impairments.},
  author={Michael J. Lichtenstein},
  journal={Clinics in geriatric medicine},
  volume={8 1},
Hearing impairments, with their resultant difficulties in communication function, represent a common chronic condition affecting one third of aged individuals. Loss of hearing ability pervades multiple domains of function in aged individuals, decreasing activity, increasing depressive symptoms, and confounding assessment of cognitive ability. Although they… CONTINUE READING