If you’re dealing with hearing loss, it’s important to remember that you’re not alone. Millions of Americans experience some form of hearing loss, and the causes — and treatments — vary widely.
New studies show hearing aids improve cognitive performance in older adults
Studies have shown that older adults with untreated hearing loss have a higher incidence of fall- and accident-related death, social isolation, and dementia than those without hearing loss. Untreated hearing loss also can interfere with cognitive abilities because so much effort is put toward processing and understanding speech. As people age, basic cognitive skills, including working memory and processing can … Read More
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