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New Study: Hearing Aids Can Reduce Risk of Dementia by Half

In Dementia & Alzheimer's, Health, Hearing Aids by audseo

In the United States (as well as globally), the population is growing older which means that people are living longer. According to experts, this trend also means that there can be a greater risk of dementia. Dementia is a condition that takes a toll on cognitive functions which includes memory, learning, behavior, decision making, and communication. Dementia, which encompasses conditions …

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Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

In Dementia & Alzheimer's, Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

Did you know that people with hearing loss can be more likely to experience cognitive decline? Extensive research shows that there is a link between hearing loss and declining brain health. Cognitive decline is characterized by a slowing down of cognitive functions and this is a key characteristic of conditions like dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. If you have hearing loss, …

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Know Alzheimer’s Disease: Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer’s Month

In Dementia & Alzheimer's, Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

Is there someone in your life who you feel is having trouble remembering times you’ve spent together in the past, or even how to do everyday tasks? In 2020, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimated that as many as 5.8 million Americans were living with Alzheimer’s disease which means the odds that someone close to you is dealing with …

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September is World Alzheimer’s Month

In Dementia & Alzheimer's by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

Alzheimer’s disease is a brain condition that impacts areas which control thought, memory, emotion and language. Globally, two out of three people believe there is little to no understanding of dementia in their countries. Alzheimer’s and dementia are projected to impact 152 million people world-wide by 2050. Each year in September, there is an international effort to raise world-wide awareness …