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Is There a Link Between Hearing Loss and Brain Health?

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This week on Next Steps 4 Seniors: Conversations on Aging, Wendy is joined by Audiologist Nina Lopatin, owner of Direct Hearing, to shed light on the importance of prioritizing our hearing health.

In a world where hearing often takes a backseat, Wendy and Nina emphasize why it should be at the forefront of our health concerns. 

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Hearing loss has a knack for sneaking up on us, subtly affecting many people earlier than anticipated. In this episode, Wendy and Nina decode the signs of hearing loss, revealing why staying vigilant about our ear health is paramount.

According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), nearly 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 in the United States has some trouble hearing. That’s a lot of people!

Have you ever wondered which voices we’re most likely to lose first? Is there a connection between hearing loss and your mental well-being? And, what is “presbycusis?” Nina spills the beans and even demystifies this everyday concern.

Wendy and Nina delve into the latest research illuminating how hearing loss impacts our brain health.  This Conversation on Aging shares intriguing theories to groundbreaking studies on the connection between hearing loss and brain health.

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Almost half of people, ages 75 and older experience some hearing loss.

She shares insights on this fascinating aspect. The intriguing link between hearing loss and brain health is at the forefront of researchers. The discussion is fascinating with all the theories and research currently being conducted.

Whether you are a seasoned senior or just starting your journey into the golden years, join us as we navigate the importance of maintaining your hearing health. When it comes to aging gracefully, keeping your hearing at the top of your concerns might be the key!

Don’t miss out – discover why your hearing deserves the spotlight by tuning into this week’s episode.

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