Hearing Clinic for the homeless begins at Room In The Inn

July 19, 2013

Caleb Whitmer, The Tennessean

Local community groups, audiologists and a Metro Council member are developing new ways to deal with hearing loss among homeless residents, a problem they say is little known and goes unaddressed.

Room In The Inn, which provides shelter and works to combat homelessness in Nashville, played host Monday to a free screening for low-income residents.

Metro Councilwoman and audiologist Sheri Weiner, along with other organizations fighting homelessness, took part in the event as part of their effort to collect data about hearing loss among the homeless.

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