Hearing loss patients are 7.5 times more likely to report social isolation1
The impact of social isolation is often cited in the national press as a societal issue. According to a recent LeadingAge/CAST white paper, about 13% of older adults report being often lonely and 30% report that loneliness is sometimes an issue.2 But how does this relate to hearing loss?
Download the brief, For Hearing Healthcare Professionals: Technology Can Reduce Patient Isolation, now and find out.
- Harvey Abrams, PhD, “Hearing Loss and Associated Comorbidities: What Do We Know?” The Hearing Review, Nov. 2017
- LeadingAge, “Social Connectedness and Engagement Technology for Long-Term and Post-Acute Care: A Primer and Provider Selection Guide,” 2018