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‘NY Times’ Article Looks At ‘Cognitive Super-agers’

An article by Personal Health Columnist Jane Brody in the “New York Times” examines the findings from a recent study of so-called “cognitive super-agers,” people who have aged to 100 with their cognitive faculties as sharp as if they were 30 years younger.

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HIA Releases Results of Hearing Loss Survey

New research announced by the Hearing Industries Association (HIA) reveals that 4 out of 5 Americans consider hearing loss serious, but ignoring the problem is more common than you may think. Fewer than 16% of adults ages 20-69 who need a hearing aid use one. That number almost doubles to 30% for adults over age 70 who need a hearing aid but don’t use one, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).

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Can Hearing Aid Use Offset Cognitive Decline?

Is there solid scientific evidence that hearing aids can fend off cognitive decline? Researcher Samira Anderson, AuD, PhD, explains results from some of the most compelling studies on this topic—including those she has been involved with—and provides insights into this exciting area of hearing healthcare science.

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