The impact of hearing loss on the quality of life of elderly adults

@inproceedings{Ciorba2012TheIO,
  title={The impact of hearing loss on the quality of life of elderly adults},
  author={Andrea Ciorba and Chiara Bianchini and Stefano Pelucchi and Antonio Luigi Pastore},
  booktitle={Clinical interventions in aging},
  year={2012}
}
Hearing loss is the most common sensory deficit in the elderly, and it is becoming a severe social and health problem. Especially in the elderly, hearing loss can impair the exchange of information, thus significantly impacting everyday life, causing loneliness, isolation, dependence, and frustration, as well as communication disorders. Due to the aging of the population in the developed world, presbycusis is a growing problem that has been reported to reduce quality of life (QoL). Progression… CONTINUE READING
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