As hearing loss occurs in older adults, they begin showing signs of that others are able to pick up on. If you know of someone who listens to the television too loudly and who constantly ask others to repeat themselves, they are most likely experiencing a hearing loss. You can make a difference in their lives by having their hearing tested.
It is important to have hearing tested in older adults for safety issues as well for fear they may not hear a siren, fire alarm, or even something as simple as someone at the door. Safety is a very important reason for regular hearing test.