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Haven’t You Heard? Hearing Loss in Seniors Infographic

— SKILLS

Research

Data Visualization

Visual Design


— TOOLS USED

Adobe Illustrator


GOAL



To inform and educate seniors and their families about how common hearing loss is and to get them to seek more information about the symptoms, types, causes, diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss.

PROJECT STATEMENT



The concept of the infographic was to let seniors know that age-related hearing loss doesn’t have to compromise their quality of life, but warn them that it is a major health concern that shouldn’t be ignored. By using extensive desk research and systems thinking, seven different dataset visualizations were created to show the viewer that untreated hearing loss can affect mobility, communication, mental health, relationships, cognition and well-being. In addition, it was important to convey the different degrees of hearing loss and the treatment options that are available.