Cognitive function improved in older people who wear hearing aids, say researchers

Eileen Wood
By Eileen Wood
Updated March 3 2020 - 11:01pm, first published March 2 2020 - 9:00pm
Hearing aids can help delay cognitive decline, say researchers.

HEARING loss is common as people age but now new research has found wearing hearing aids may not only help older people hear better but may delay cognitive decline and improve brain function.


Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

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