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what are the main causes of sensory loss
If they have sensory loss, they can feel very disconnected with the world around them. The importance of effective communication is to give them a sense of normalcy, that life can be okay again.
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Weegy: If they have sensory loss, they can feel very disconnected with the world around them. The importance of effective communication is to give them a sense of normalcy, that life can be okay again.
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User: Identify the main causes of sensory loss in the elderly

Weegy: Presbycusis, normal age-related changes in auditory function, is caused by anatomical and physiological changes to the entire auditory pathway (Schuknecht, 1974). However, the aging of the auditory system is not uniform throughout the mechanism. [ Age-related changes in the peripheral and central auditory pathways impact speech understanding ability independently, especially in degraded listening conditions (Gates, Feeney & Mills, 2008). ]
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