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.
Tag: cognitive decline and hearing loss
These potentially modifiable risk factors—including hearing loss—have been identified at multiple phases across the lifespan, not just in old age. The ‘Lancet’ Commission’s report was simultaneously published in ‘The Lancet’ and presented at AAIC 2017.Read More
A study published in the October edition of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society compared the trajectory of cognitive decline among older adults who were using hearing aids and those who were not. The study found no difference in the rate of cognitive decline between a control group of people with no reported hearing loss and people with hearing loss who used hearing aids. By contrast, untreated hearing loss was significantly associated with lower baseline scores on a well-established test of cognitive function during the 25-year follow-up period.Read More