Trends in Vision and Hearing Among Older Americans

Short description:

This report explores the levels of vision and hearing impairments among the elderly, the changes in those levels over the last decade, common devices and procedures used to reduce the impact of these impairments, and the potential for future reductions.

Date of publication:



Department of Health & Human Services

Publishing organization:

IDS healthcare



Long description:

This report is one of a series undertaken by the National Center for Health Statistics, with support from the National Institute on Aging, to help meet the challenge of extending and improving life. By monitoring the health of the elderly, using information compiled from a variety of sources, we hope to help focus research on the most effective ways to use resources and craft health policy.

Copyright information:

import from Sensage project