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Know Alzheimer’s Disease: Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer’s Month

In Dementia & Alzheimer's, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Tests by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

World Alzheimer’s Month was launched in 2012, making this September the 10th anniversary celebration. World Alzheimer’s Month is a month-long international campaign by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) to advocate, raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. WHO estimates that worldwide, over 50 million people have dementia, and nearly 10 million new cases are reported every year. What have …

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A Connection Between Hearing Loss, Depression, and Dementia

In Dementia & Alzheimer's, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

Hearing loss has far-reaching effects on overall health. This chronic medical condition is experienced by over 48 million people, making hearing loss a pervasive health concern. Beyond reducing hearing ability, hearing loss produces a range of symptoms that can take a toll on mental and cognitive health. Extensive research has shown that hearing loss is typically associated with other medical …

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Celebrate World Alzheimer’s Month with a Hearing Test! 

In Dementia & Alzheimer's, Hearing Loss, Hearing Tests by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

September is World Alzheimer’s Month! September marks the launch of this international campaign that focuses on deconstructing Alzheimer’s disease, aiming to address the stigma and misconceptions associated with it. It is estimated that the rate of people living with Alzheimer’s will more than double by 2050.  As research for a cure is ongoing, there is a global effort to discover …

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A Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia 

In Dementia & Alzheimer's, Hearing Loss by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

Hearing loss is a debilitating condition affecting 48 million people in the US alone. While hearing loss’s effect on the quality of communication and reduction of awareness of one’s surroundings is difficult enough for many, these side effects have lasting effects on mental and physical health as a whole. Undiagnosed and untreated hearing loss can have devastating effects on mental …

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September is World Alzheimer’s Month

In Dementia & Alzheimer's by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

Chances are, you may know someone who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. This person may even be close to you, a family member, or a loved one. The lapses of memory, disorientation, and feelings of alienation can be devastating, sometimes making the person with Alzheimer’s disease feel that the people in the room are strangers, even if those people are family. …