Taking care of all your senses, including hearing

The Village Living Magazine invited AudioSense to write an article for them.

Here is a snippet: “Hearing aid use in adults significantly improves quality of life, prevents social isolation, reduces depressive symptoms, improves general psychological, social and emotional well-being, increases communication with peers and family, reduces the incidence of falls and has positive effects on cognition and other functional domains (Gopinath et al., 2011; Chien and Lin, 2012). Yet, despite these many clear benefits, hearing aid use in adults remains a challenge; only 10-30% of hearing impaired users actually use hearing aids (Gopinath et al., 2011). This is a concern, because the longer a hearing loss is left untreated, the more likely the brain will be to change and develop compensation strategies and the harder it will be for the person with the loss to get used to hearing aids later in life when they really need it.”

Read the full article, here.

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