New Compelling Evidence on the Role of Hearing and the Prevention of Dementia

In December 2020, the Hearing Care Industry Association (HCIA) commissioned Mark Laureyns of the Thomas Moore University College in Antwerp, to write a paper examining the rapidly evolving research linking the treatment of midlife hearing loss and the prevention of dementia in later life.

Dementia, Hearing Loss and Hearing Care: Saving Australia’s Minds provides compelling, peer-reviewed evidence for early hearing care intervention to prevent dementia. A key finding of the latest research finds that hearing loss in mid-life is the largest modifiable risk factor for age-related dementia.

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