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- Hearing loss means isolation and depression. This can be and often is a vicious circle. Recently there have been suggestions which link isolation and depression with the early onset of Altzeimers disease.
- Keeping in touch with the outside world is essential. Listening devices can help beyond the hearing aid.
- Think carefully about the situations where help is needed and be prepared to explore the benefit of additional help.
- Try something out, but don’t accept it if it does not do the job. The devices have batteries and some of them are a bit fiddly to use. That is why they need to be put into use before accepting anything.