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Sharper Hearing, Sharper Mind: Win-Win for Your Brain

Whether you already wear hearing aids or are considering them, this is exciting news!

Good hearing isn’t just about better conversations, it can actually help keep your brain healthy too! Healthy aging is about feeling your best, not stopping the clock. We all want to stay mentally sharp and active as we get older. That’s why staying social, exercising, and keeping your mind engaged are so important.

But there’s one often overlooked piece of the brain health puzzle: your hearing! Recent studies show a strong link between good hearing and overall health, especially for your brain. A recent study found that older adults with hearing loss who used hearing aids experienced a slower decline in thinking abilities over three years compared to those who didn’t use them. This effect was especially pronounced in participants with a higher risk of dementia.

Why the connection? Because good hearing keeps your brain actively involved in the world around you. If you’re serious about staying healthy as you age, taking care of your hearing is a smart move!

Ready to hear better and support your brain health? We can help! Make sure you’re hearing your best by scheduling your yearly hearing exam today! Our team is here to help you on your journey to better hearing and healthy aging.

Audiology Associates of North Jersey is located at 185 Cedar Lane, Suite L2 in Teaneck. Visit https://audiologyassociatesofnj.com/ or call (201) 928-0808 to schedule a hearing exam and start being proactive to improve your hearing, communication and quality of life.

* Reference: Sarant, J., et al. (2023, July 16-20). Cognitive Function in Older Adults with Hearing Loss: Outcomes for treated vs untreated groups at 3-year follow-up [Conference presentation]. AAIC 2023 Conference, Amsterdam.

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