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By Charlotte Shupert, PhD, with contributions by Fay Horak, PhD, PT Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon One of the leading health concerns for people over the age of 60 is falling, which is often related to balance problems. Each year, between 20 and 40 percent of adults over 65 who live at home fall. The consequences of falls
Every day, we experience sound in our environment, such as the sounds from television and radio, household appliances, and traffic. Normally, we hear these sounds at safe levels that do not affect our hearing. However, when we are exposed to harmful noise—sounds that are too loud or loud sounds that last a long time—sensitive structures in our inner ear can
Report of the Task Force on Hearing Impairment in Aged People Background One of the demographic imperatives affecting the United States' present and future course is the aging of Americans. The number of persons aged 65 years and older is growing more rapidly than the rest of the U.S. population. The expansion of the nation's aged population has considerable implication