New program could improve hearing aid use for older adults -- MEDICA Trade Fair

New program could improve hearing aid use for older adults

A researcher from the University of Missouri-Columbia develops a program to help patients adjust to hearing aids. Hearing loss is the third most common chronic illness for older adults. It can impact everyday life and can significantly affect a person's health and safety if gone untreated.

03/18/2016

Photo: Kari Lane, University of Missouri-Columbia

Kari Lane created the HEAR program to help older adults adjust to their hearing aids; © Rob Hill, Mizzou Creative