Speech perception enhancement in elderly hearing aid users

Yu, J. et al. (2017) Geriatrics & Gerontology International. Vol. 17. pp. 61–68.

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Aims: The goal of the present study was to develop an auditory training program using a mobile device and to test its efficacy by applying it to older adults suffering from moderate-to-severe sensorineural hearing loss.

Conclusions: This result pattern suggests that a moderate amount of auditory training using the mobile device with cost-effective and minimal supervision is useful when it is used to improve the speech understanding of older adults with hearing loss.

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