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Grandma Refuses To Wear Hearing Aids Frustrates Family

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Dear Carol: My 93-year-old grandma has hearing aids, but she refuses to wear them. Her hearing without them is poor, and while she's taught herself to read lips, that only works if I'm standing right in front of her. My husband's so frustrated that he stood in front of her the other morning and said, “I am not going to talk to you until you put your hearing aids in your ears.” I understand his frustration, but his response doesn't seem right either. Could there be some logical reason why Grandma won't wear her hearing aids? — WS.

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