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Hear more, do more, be more: aging and hearing loss

Presenter: David Fabry, PhD
When: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 10:00 am Pacific, 11:00 am MTN, 12:00 pm Central, 1:00 pm Eastern
Sponsor: CaptionCall
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Description

Over two-thirds of people 70 years and older have clinically significant hearing loss, and you likely work with many of them. Learn how to better communicate with persons with hearing loss by understanding the main causes of the loss, the degrees by which it is measured, and what people hear depending on the type and degree of their loss. Find out about common types of hearing aids, how they work, and other options that assist communication. You'll gain coping skills to communicate with people with hearing loss and be better prepared to effectively deliver the programs that you lead.

Learning objectives

You will be able to:

List the categories of hearing loss

Determine the sounds people miss according to category of hearing loss

Identify assistive devices that aid hearing

Who will benefit

Wellness and lifestyle staff

Therapists

Fitness instructors

Presenter

David Fabry, PhD, is the Vice President, Global Medical Affairs for GN Hearing and ReSound and editor-in-chief for Audiology Today magazine, a publication of the American Academy of Audiology. Fabry received his PhD in Hearing Science from the University of Minnesota and has held positions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Mayo Clinic and the University of Miami Medical Center.

Cost

Complimentary

Length

60 minutes

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