Blog posts tagged with "mental acuity"
To get the most out of your hearing aid experience, maintain a practice of wearing your hearing aids consistently, keep regular appointments with your audiologist, and keep communication success top-of-mind.
Loss of mental acuity (memory loss, depression, dementia, Alzheimer) was named as a top concern for over 65% of respondents in a 2015 National Council on Aging survey. Hearing loss treatment is a significant lever for maintaining your mental and decision-making faculties as you age.
In the presence of hearing loss, your brain has to devote more energy to processing sound. It can draw this energy from memory encoding, decision-making, and emotional well-being.