2-16-11: Hearing and Dementia
As we get older our senses become less acute. Hearing and eyesight diminish, that’s not unexpected, but what effect do these declines have on the way the rest of our body functions? A recent publication using research from the Baltimore longitudinal study on aging shows a strong correlation between hearing loss and dementia. Dr. Frank Lin, of Johns Hopkins university, lead author on that new paper joins us to talk about his findings.