Study Suggests Hearing Loss Associated With Impaired Physical Function
Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – Workers over the age of 55 make up approximately 19 percent of the nation’s workforce and 17 percent of injuries on the job, with most injuries involving the knee, lumbar, and shoulder rotator cuff from falls.
One in three older Americans have some level of hearing loss, and 91 percent of adults with hearing loss are aged 50 and over. According to one 2018 study, those adults with hearing difficulties were 60 to 90 percent more likely to ...
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