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September is World Alzheimer’s Month

In Dementia by audseo

World Alzheimer’s Month is the international campaign observed annually in September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. September 2019 will mark the 8th World Alzheimer’s Month.  With a new case of Alzheimer’s developing every 68 seconds, at this current rate, specialists project that the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s will quadruple to as many as 16 …

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A Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia

In Dementia, Hearing Loss by Michael L. Schneller, HIS

Hearing loss and dementia are both common aliments of aging individuals but did you know that individuals with moderate to severe hearing loss are up to five times as likely to develop dementia? According to several major studies, older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, compared to those with normal hearing. What’s the Link? …