Even Mild or Slight Levels of Hearing Loss Linked to Mental Decline in Seniors

Slight declines in hearing, smaller than the usual cutoff for diagnosing hearing loss, are associated with measurable mental decline in seniors, a new study suggests. When researchers used a stricter threshold to include mild hearing loss, they found evidence that the well-established link between age-related hearing loss and cognitive decline might begin sooner than is … Continue reading Even Mild or Slight Levels of Hearing Loss Linked to Mental Decline in Seniors