As we age, some of us will begin to have difficulty hearing as well as we used to. This can impede communication between family members and cause distress for the person who is experiencing this change in functioning. It can also be dangerous when warnings cannot be heard. There are resources available for those experiencing hearing impairment and their caregivers.
There are a wide range of services and resources that may be available in your state. Since each state is different, contact your state office of disability and/or your state aging agency to find out what is offered in your state.
To see the types of services and resources that may be available, visit our page on North Carolina resources.
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