• 15 MAY 17
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    Hearing Loss in Older Adults

    Hearing Loss in Older Adults

    With Mother’s Day just a few days behind us, it is important to remember that hearing loss is one of the most common chronic conditions affecting older adults.  Communication can be seriously impaired in individuals with hearing loss, which could lead to a perceived reduction in quality of life.   Hearing loss impacts communication negatively

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    • 28 MAR 17
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    Hearing loss linked to accelerated brain tissue loss

    Although the brain becomes smaller with age, the shrinkage seems to be fast-tracked in older adults with hearing loss, according to the results of a study by researchers from Johns Hopkins and the National Institute on Aging. The findings add to a growing list of health consequences associated with hearing loss, including increased risk of

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