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Most Older Americans Need Hearing Checks, But Many Aren’t Getting Them

March 30, 2021
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From the Health Day website

Even though research has shown that at least 50% of older adults suffer some degree of hearing loss, a new study finds that most aren’t getting their hearing checked.

A national survey of more than 2,000 adults, aged 50 to 80, found that 80% said their primary care doctor hadn’t asked about their hearing in the past two years. Nearly as many said they haven’t had their hearing checked by a professional over the same time period.

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