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Hearing Loss: A Modifiable Risk Factor for Dementia

Barbara Weinstein’s “Downstream Consequences of Aging” appears bi-monthly at HearingHealthMatters.org. Today’s post is part 2 of a series on reframing the clinical conversation with older adults.   Numerous top down initiatives directly impact how we may wish to reframe the conversation about ARHL and scope of audiologist practice. Two initiatives most relevant to audiologists are: The…

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Clinical Encounters with Older Adults: Reframing the Conversation

Barbara Weinstein’s “Downstream Consequences of Aging” appears bi-monthly at HearingHealthMatters.org    It is now well accepted that life expectancy is improving, the population of older individuals is increasing, the length of time spent as an older adult is on the rise and prevalence of multimorbidity is growing (Cha, Seo, & Sok, 2012). These demographic shifts have…

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Audiologist as Communication Advocate in Health Care, part 2

Downstream Consequences of Aging is a bi-monthly series written by guest columnist Barbara Weinstein, PhD. The ultimate objective of any health care partnership is to optimize the patient experience during the clinical encounter, improve patient health outcomes and ensure that patient preferences are met or exceeded (Ha & Longnecker, 2010), as discussed in Part 1…

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Physician Patient Communication: Does Hearing Status Matter? part 1

Downstream Consequences of Aging is a bi-monthly series written by guest columnist Barbara Weinstein, PhD.    A continuous two-way process, communication involves the exchange of both verbal and non-verbal messages. Essential to communication are: the ability of the sender to encode the information, the ability of the recipient to hear, understand, and process the information…

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On-Site Reporting from NAS Public Meeting Last Week

by Barbara Weinstein Downstream Consequences of Aging is a bi-monthly series written by guest columnist Barbara Weinstein, PhD.  Today’s post gives readers a sense of the simultaneous breathless drama and grinding diligence experienced by all participating stakeholders at last week’s pivotal NAS meeting.   The Plenary: Sounds of Silence   At the Dec. 7, 2016 Dissemination…

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