Senior Advocate

Martha Shapiro, Director of Programs at Senior Concerns, authors a weekly column for the Ventura County Star titled “Senior Advocate,” focusing on issues affecting seniors and their family caregivers.


Understanding the Importance and Benefit of Using Hearing Aids

Q: My husband refuses to wear his hearing aids and it’s driving me crazy. How can I make it easier for both of us when he has trouble hearing me? A: Living with someone who has hearing loss can be challenging. A study published in the International Journal of Audiology states that 80 percent of [...]