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September is World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

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Over the last several years, Alzheimer’s International Disease (ADI) has been hosting World Alzheimer’s Month in September, which is a moment to educate individuals about Alzheimer’s Disease, reduce stigma and help individuals learn how to prevent the disease in their own lives. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological disease that affects your brain’s thoughts, memory, behaviors, emotions and moods. The majority of people with Alzheimer’s disease are over 65 years of age. and it affects millions worldwide. The most prevalent type of dementia is Alzheimer’s Disease, which accounts for around 90% of dementia cases. It is one of the main causes of death in this nation for older…

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Hearing Group November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Hearing Group November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

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In addition to ushering in a festive season of holidays and celebrations, November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. In 1983, President Ronald Reagan designated November as the month to raise awareness on this devastating disease. Here at Hearing Group, our commitment to hearing health leads us to explore the link between untreated hearing loss and dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Hearing Loss and Communication As families gather together in record numbers this holiday season, many of us look forward to the opportunity to catch up and share our experiences from the year. For people with untreated hearing loss, the holidays may…

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Treat Hearing Loss to Reduce Dementia Chances

Treat Hearing Loss to Reduce Dementia Chances

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Do yourself and your brain a favor – get your hearing tested at the Hearing Group because untreated hearing loss can lead to the onset of dementia, the most common form of Alzheimer’s. A hearing test is painless and putting it off, which seems to be an American trait, is a bad idea. We bring this up now because September is World Alzheimer’s Month and more and more studies both here and in Europe, are finding a link between untreated hearing loss and dementia. Hearing loss and dementia cross all ethnic boundaries. Alzheimer’s in the world Throughout the world, the…

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