If you answered “yes” to three or more of these questions, you may want to see an otolaryngologist (an ear, nose, and throat specialist) or an audiologist for a hearing evaluation.
Adapted from: Ventry, I., & Weinstein, B. (1983). Identification of elderly people with hearing problems. American Speech- Language-Hearing Association, 25, 37-42.
For more information on hearing loss, please contact the NIDCD Information Clearinghouse.
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