Celebrate World Alzheimer’s Month with a Hearing Test!

With nearly 50 million people globally living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, just imagine all the people involved in caregiving and support. With the emotional, mental, and physical energy this requires, one month of annual acknowledgement is nowhere near enough to show our gratitude. And yet, a monthly commemoration each year is … Read more Celebrate World Alzheimer’s Month with a Hearing Test!

How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain

For at least a decade, researchers have known that there is a connection between hearing loss and dementia. Many studies have taken place, and a team led by Dr. Frank Lin at Johns Hopkins University have led the way in establishing a statistical link between hearing loss and dementia. These studies have demonstrated that, controlling … Read more How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain

Prevent Falls by Treating Hearing Loss

Unfortunately, falls are a common form of injury among seniors. The National Council on Aging reports that every 11 seconds an older adult visits an emergency room due to a fall-related injury. Indeed, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injury for seniors in the United States.  With these high rates of concern, … Read more Prevent Falls by Treating Hearing Loss

Memory Loss & Psychological Distress with Hearing Loss

How is hearing loss related to other conditions, such as memory loss and psychological distress? Anecdotal reports suggest that they are related, but researchers continue to seek strong evidence that one of these conditions causes the other. Although it is entirely possible that they have a direct relationship for some individuals, researchers are more curious … Read more Memory Loss & Psychological Distress with Hearing Loss