Hearing Loss and Associated Comorbidities: What Do We Know?
Depression, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and dementia are just some of the serious comorbidities associated with hearing loss.
Better communication fosters trust, support and a better understanding of the needs of seniors with hearing loss – ultimately improving the quality of care and overall well-being in senior living communities. This infographic provides nine concise strategies that help professionals enhance care quality and promote understanding with those in their care.
Artificial Intelligence and Big Data are changing nearly every industry, and hearing healthcare is no exception. This white paper, written by Laurie Orlov, examines how this latest digital revolution is impacting hearing healthcare from population health management to hearing assistive technology to practice management.
In the last few years, new data has emerged validating the theory that treating hearing loss can impede or perhaps even reverse cognitive decline. Additionally, it appears that combining treated hearing loss with greater social connections can have a positive impact on cognition.
Today’s patients expect a personalized/individualized rehabilitative process with their clinicians that facilitate participation in their own care. This white paper explores the motivational interviewing methodology and provides actionable information for hearing healthcare professionals to integrate into their daily practice.
The new Hamilton Mobile™ CapTel® app for iOS is a great solution for hearing healthcare professionals looking for ways to support their patients.
Smartphones have become increasingly important to older adults, enabling them to connect with others and access vital information when away from home. This brief examines smartphone adoption for seniors with hearing loss, including apps and integrated technologies.
In 2017, Dr. Harvey Abrams published a paper detailing the many comorbidities to hearing loss. In 2022, he revisited that paper, updating it with new research and data that also includes a new section with emerging information on dual sensory impairment.
This visual aid is designed to help hearing healthcare professionals educate their patients on the type of hearing loss they’re dealing with.
Designed specifically for hearing healthcare professionals, this program provides exclusive access to both original and curated educational resources, including white papers, infographics and webinars, as well as streamlined ways to certify patients for Hamilton CapTel solutions, including support and materials for your office.
The COVID-19 pandemic brought a new phrase into mainstream awareness: Social Distancing. In this brief, we examine the effects of social distancing on people with hearing loss, and ways to maintain social connections that are crucial to our well-being.
This white paper examines the link between diabetes and hearing loss and presents the case for hearing and other healthcare professionals to work together to help their patients achieve better overall health outcomes.
This white paper explores the shift in hearing healthcare from an industry of providers focused purely on hearing loss to one that embraces better overall health outcomes.
This new white paper explores the most recent data and studies on the link between hearing loss and COVID-19, the long- and short-term effects on patients, and its impacts on hearing healthcare professionals and clinical practice.
This visual aid serves as a conversation starter for hearing healthcare professionals and their patients.
For hearing healthcare professionals willing to adapt, the increasing prevalence of self-service and other online tools provides new opportunities.
Watch this webinar that explores the disruption occurring in the hearing healthcare industry — both before and since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic — and the opportunities that lay ahead.
An infographic on 10 types of technology designed to keep people with hearing loss safe and connected.
It’s important to know the key comorbidities of hearing loss and how they impact your patients.
The number of comorbidities associated with hearing loss is significant – ranging from loneliness all the way to mortality.
A review of recent scientific literature suggests a complex but compelling association between hearing loss and depression.
Download the brief to learn how hearing loss and falls are related, how that impacts your patients and what you can do about it.
According to a recent Leading Age/ CAST white paper, about 13% of older adults report being often lonely.
Did you know that social isolation is a significant hearing loss comorbidity? It can even be life threatening.
As healthcare shifts its focus to “value-based” or “outcomes-based” reimbursement, chronic disease management and telehealth will rise in importance.
Recent large-scale studies reveal powerful connections between hearing loss and other health conditions.
For seniors who have delayed acquiring hearing aids, the new experience of using them can be an adjustment.
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