Comfort Keepers In Home Health Care for Seniors with Hearing Loss in Charlotte, NC
How in home health care for seniors can make a difference
As nationally recognized providers of care for seniors, Comfort Keepers has expert in home healh care for seniors that can help with a variety of physical and medical needs for our clients. A common complaint for the elderly is changes in hearing ability or hearing loss. And our caregivers can help with the impact that hearing loss can have on the life of your loved one.
The National Institute of Health notes that age can have a major impact on hearing ability, and that of those seniors who could benefit from hearing aids, fewer than 30% have ever used them. Whether or not your loved one has tried a hearing aid, if they’re dealing with hearing loss, our expert caregivers can help make life easier.
The most common type of hearing loss is called presbycusis, which is a condition where inner ear follicles gradually die off and make the inner ear less functional over time. That’s why age is a major indicator for hearing loss.
Hearing loss can have a variety of impacts. Physically, your loved one may struggle with environments that are loud or have competing noises (like talking at a restaurant). Emotionally, your loved one may struggle with maintaining social connections when conversation and visiting become more challenging. Hearing loss can also change your loved one’s ability to drive, travel, participate in social activities, or engage in familiar hobbies. No matter what impacts your loved one faces, our expert in home health care for seniors can help mediate these challenges.
At Comfort Keepers, we believe the best care for seniors should incorporate all parts of human health: physical, social, emotional, and psychological health will all be incorporated into the care plan that we’ll collaborate with you to build. We know that solutions for hearing loss will also depend on individual health conditions, lifestyle preferences, and habits. Some high-tech solutions, like installing sound amplifiers in rooms of the home, might work for clients who are more comfortable with new technology. And some simple solutions—like changing your social life to inviting a friend over for a one on one visit, instead of meeting in a loud bar or restaurant—might just need some encouragement and help getting started from a caregiver.
If you’re helping to care for a senior loved one whose life is impacted by hearing loss, the expert care for seniors from Comfort Keepers can help. Contact our Charlotte agency today at (704) 980-7620 to learn more about how our local caregivers can make a difference in your loved one’s quality of life.