New research suggests seniors with hearing loss are significantly more likely to develop dementia over time than those who retain their hearing.
Alignment to NC Essential Standards
- 12.B.1.4 — Evaluate the extent to which biology impacts behaviors related to sensation, motivation, emotion and consciousness.
- How many Americans suffer from hearing loss?
- Define tinnitus.
- Describe the connection between hearing loss and increased social isolation.
- Why do you think hearing loss can lead to dementia?