Cultural differences between Chinese and Western senior citizens may dictate how they handle hearing loss as well as their coping strategies, according to a profile of audiology researcher Benson Hsu in the Vancouver Courier.
Hsu studied differences between the cultures for his thesis “Chinese and Western cultural differences in seniors’ attitudes and beliefs concerning hearing loss and related coping strategies,” and found that Chinese seniors living in Canada are more likely to trust family members than health care professionals when it comes to hearing loss, among other things, according to the article.
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Source: Vancouver Courier