Register for the Cochlear Implant: Increasing Awareness and Access Session

Cochlear Implant: Increasing Awareness and Access Cochlear implants have been around for 40 years and have greatly improved the lives of recipients. Yet, despite advances in the technology and its...Cochlear Implant: Increasing Awareness and Access Cochlear implants have been around for 40 years and have greatly improved the lives of recipients. Yet, despite advances in the technology and its benefits, there is a lack of awareness about cochlear implants and too few adults with hearing loss, who could benefit from the devices, have access … Read More >

Link between hearing and cognition begins earlier than once thought

Link between hearing and cognition begins earlier than once thought A new study finds that cognitive impairment begins in the earliest stages of age-related hearing loss—when hearing is still considered...Link between hearing and cognition begins earlier than once thought A new study finds that cognitive impairment begins in the earliest stages of age-related hearing loss—when hearing is still considered normal. Columbia University Irving Medical Center. “Link between hearing and cognition begins earlier than once thought.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 14 November 2019. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/11/191114115922.htm Read More >

Hearing Aids Lower the Chance of Dementia, Depression and Falling

Hearing Aids Lower the Chance of Dementia, Depression and Falling A new study finds that hearing devices benefit older adults in multiple ways, from physical safety to brain health. Almost...Hearing Aids Lower the Chance of Dementia, Depression and Falling A new study finds that hearing devices benefit older adults in multiple ways, from physical safety to brain health. Almost one in four people in the United States aged 65-74 have disabling hearing loss. Many people who would benefit from wearing a hearing aid do … Read More >