Rehabilitation Strategies for Older Adults with Dual Sensory Loss

Short description:

As many as 1 in 5 people ages 70 years or older have both hearing and vision loss. This article examines dual sensory loss, and provides recommendations for better serving the needs of this unique and growing patient population.

Type of publication:

Good practises

Date of publication:

10/07/2011

Author(s):

Debra Busacco

Publishing organization:

all about Seniors

Language:

English

Long description:

 Contents

  •  Age-Related Sensory Changes
    •  Age-related macular may take one of two forms
    •  Diabetic retinopathy
    •  Cataracts
    •  Glaucoma
    •  Dual Sensory Loss
    •  Amplification and implant technologies
    •  Hearing assistive devices
    •  AR program
    •  Office accessibility
    •  Vision assistive devices
    •  Lighting
    •  Printed materials
    •  Ensuring overall vision/hearing access
    •  Enlisting help from a vision specialist
  •  Additional online resource

Copyright information:

import from Sensage project