Hearing Aids May Help Delay Dementia, Depression in Elders

 

For older adults, hearing aids may delay some forms of mental and physical decline associated with hearing loss and aging, a U.S. study suggests. Among people who’d been diagnosed with hearing loss, those who used hearing aids were up to 18 percent less likely to be diagnosed with dementia, depression, or fall-related injuries over the next three years compared to people not using the devices researchers report in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

 

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Hearing Aids May Help Delay Dementia, Depression in Elders

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