This publication discusses the prevalence of common voice disorders in geriatric patients, their etiology and impact. Vocal therapy and exercises as well as surgical interventions are described. 13 pages. Last reviewed January 2019
This information sheet discusses the causes of dysphonia, the physiological changes that can precipitate the condition and the care of the elderly patient suffering from it. 3 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.
The study described in this article investigated the prevalence of dysphonia and risk factors that contribute to vocal quality in older adults. The authors concluded that these factors were mostly associated with social, behavioural and underlying health status variables. 7 pages. Last reviewedd January 2019.
This article describes a retrospective analysis of data from a large national administrative US claims database investigating the type, frequency and factors associated with voice disorders in the elderly. 9 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.
This publication explored the dimensions of stigma experienced by older adults with hearing loss and those they frequently communicated with to target interventions which promote engagement and positive aging. 10 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.