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The Effect of Hearing Aid Use on Cognition in Older Adults: Can We Delay Decline or Even Improve Cognitive Function? (2020)

Sarant, J., Harris, D., Busby, P., Maruff, P., Schembri, A., Lemke, U., & Launer, S. (2020). The effect of hearing aid use on cognition in older adults: can we delay decline or even improve cognitive function?. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(1), 254.

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Age-related hearing loss is a modifiable risk factor for dementia in older adults. This study demonstrated that 18 months after a hearing aid fitting, there was a significant improvement in speech perception and self-reported quality of life. The par ...

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Population:

Adult

Discipline:

SLP

Diagnosis:

Dementia