Some hearing loss is inevitable with age. But there are general guidelines that, when heeded, can help to prevent your 15-year-old from becoming a 25-year-old with a 55-year-old’s hearing.
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A hospital stay, with its unfamiliar settings, medical jargon and jarring diagnoses, can be a confusing experience. And it’s even more disconcerting for people who have trouble hearing.
A [Fredericksburg, VA] disability advocate reached out to area hospitals to create a protocol for people who are deaf and those with hearing loss. The accommodations Arva Priola suggested became part of a state law last year.