Ministry with hard-of-hearing people often includes those who are elderly and have lived with typical hearing, and this requires sensitivity and care. This change often brings loneliness and isolation, especially when combined with relocation of residence. These articles include useful points.
- Shari Eberts, Finding Comfort with the discomfort of hearing loss
- Gael Hannan, Setting Free Your Hearing Loss emotions
- Sara Novic, Deafness Isn't a 'Threat' to Health, Ableism Is
- Rochelle Sharpe for NPR, Untreated Hearing Loss linked to loneliness and isolation for seniors