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Life Line (Attitudes Toward Aging / Hearing Loss) #629807

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 26, 1999
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) People's attitudes toward aging examined; details given of the majority view of people not wanting to live to age 100. [Several PEOPLE - express opposing views.] [AARP Constance SWANK - explains why many people do not want to live too long; says people want to live longer as they get older.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) Concerns about the effect of hearing loss on emotional health examined. [Hearing impaired Vince CAREATTI - talks about getting a hearing aid; says he was afraid of a stigma.] [National Council on Aging James FIRMAN - says many older people are isolated by hearing loss.] [Audiologist Tomi BROWNE - says people are more receptive to smaller hearing aids.]

Bazell, Robert;
Hager, Robert;
Williams, Brian

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