Live chat with expert: Shari Eberts
Many people think that hearing loss is a natural part of aging. They may also confuse it for something else, such as dementia. While a slight decline in hearing is normal in advanced age, hearing loss severe enough to impact daily life, needs medical attention. Join Dr. Lakelyn Hogan Eichenberger, Gerontologist and Caregiving Advocate for Home Instead as she discusses with hearing health advocate, author and speaker Shari Eberts. They will discuss the important warning signs of hearing loss and tips to help maintain independence and quality of life with impaired hearing.
During this chat you will learn about:
- Warning signs of hearing loss
- Tips to help maintain independence and enhance quality of life with hearing loss
- Techniques to enhance communication with someone living with hearing loss
- How caregivers can support their loved one with hearing loss
Shari Eberts is a passionate hearing health advocate and internationally recognized author and speaker on hearing loss issues. She is the founder of Living with Hearing Loss, a popular blog and online community for people with hearing loss, and an executive producer of We Hear You, an award-winning documentary about the hearing loss experience. Her book, Hear & Beyond: Live Skillfully with Hearing Loss, (co-authored with Gael Hannan) is the ultimate survival guide to living well with hearing loss. Shari has an adult-onset genetic hearing loss and hopes that by sharing her story, she will help others to live more peacefully with their own hearing issues. Connect with Shari: Blog, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter.