Smartphones Are Critical Tools For Seniors With Hearing Loss
During the COVID-19 pandemic, older adults found themselves physically and socially isolated from others. To avoid exposure, they limited shopping, medical appointments and travel. The pandemic was a wake-up call about how critical a role technology – especially smartphones – can play in keeping seniors connected. This is especially true for seniors with hearing loss.
In this new brief sponsored by Hamilton® CapTel® – Seniors, Hearing Loss and Smartphones – author Laurie Orlov (founder of Aging and Health Technology Watch) examines how beneficial smartphones are for seniors with hearing loss. She further explores:
- Recent data and research on smartphone usage among seniors
- Popular apps and integrative hearing aid technologies
- Training resources to assist with adoption
It’s a timely and relevant brief – especially for hearing healthcare and senior care professionals.