Hearing and visual aids linked to slower age-related memory loss


Photo: Elderly woman with a hearing problem who is taking a hearing test and may be receiving a hearing aid.; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Kzenon

Dr Dawes said: "It's not really certain why hearing and visual problems have an impact on cognitive decline, but I'd guess that isolation, stigma and the resultant lack of physical activity that are linked to hearing and vision problems might have something to do with it."

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