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Seniors May Now Fear ‘Cognitive Decline’ More Than Cancer; Hearing Loss a Factor

By Dr. Anne Simon   |  June 14, 2018

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.

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Hearing loss and Depression: Is there a relationship?

By Dr. Anne Simon   |  April 16, 2018

Why would untreated hearing loss lead to depression? When you have hearing loss, listening is a more effortful, exhaustive exercise. The effort - fatigued - drained experience is a pathway to depression, sadness, and anxiety.

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