Dementia and Hearing Loss: Interrelationships and Treatment Considerations

  title={Dementia and Hearing Loss: Interrelationships and Treatment Considerations},
  author={Isabel H. Hubbard and Sara K Mamo and Tammy Hopper},
  journal={Seminars in Speech and Language},
&NA; Hearing loss is common among typically aging older adults and those with dementia. In recent years, there has been a renewed interest in the relationship between hearing and cognition among older adults, and in hearing loss as a modifiable risk factor for dementia. However, relatively less attention has been focused on the management of hearing loss among individuals with dementia and the key roles of speech‐language pathologists and audiologists in providing such care. In this article… 

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