14 Apr Spring Cleaning! This is an important one….
“There’s another reason to be concerned about hearing loss — one of the most common health conditions in older adults and one of the most widely undertreated. A new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine suggests that elderly people with compromised hearing are at risk of developing cognitive deficits — problems with memory and thinking — sooner than those whose hearing is intact.”
Read this article to see what all the hype is about.
“I hope this study will be a wake-up call to clinicians that auditory tests need to be part of the battery of tests they employ to look at an older person’s health.” –Patricia Tun, an adjunct associate professor of psychology at Brandeis University.