Minnesota home care workers will get training on detecting hearing loss among seniors

Home health care workers across Minnesota will receive intensive training starting this month on how to detect and treat hearing loss among senior citizens living at home, state officials announced today.

Acting on new research that highlights the dangers of untreated hearing loss, the state Commission of Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans is rolling out training in nine areas of the state with an unusually dense concentration of senior citizens.

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