Have you had your hearing checked?

Straight from the source: “Self-reported hearing loss is associated with accelerated cognitive decline in older adults; hearing aid use attenuates such decline.” If you’re in doubt about your own hearing status or concerned about the changing hearing of a loved one, visit an audiologist for a hearing test to continue allowing access to important sounds and to keep your mind sharp. Availability of a current audiogram (hearing test) is helpful to determine any changes in hearing, so get your hearing tested today!

Read on for information from the original research article by Amieva and colleagues, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society on October 20, 2015.  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.13649/abstract

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