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Session Code: 1624
Title: Research Symposium: Hearing Loss & Healthy Aging – A Public Health Perspective
Day: Saturday, November 14, 2015 Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Embassy Suites Denver Room: Cripple Creek Ballroom
Session Format: Research Symposium PDH(s): 2 Hrs

Presenter(s) (click the names to view bios and disclosures):
Frank Lin, Johns Hopkins U (presenting author) |No Advance Handout Uploaded |View Final Presentation

Recent epidemiologic research demonstrating that hearing loss is independently associated with accelerated cognitive decline and incident dementia will be presented. I will then discuss planned studies to investigate the impact of hearing rehabilitative interventions on reducing cognitive decline and future trends in addressing hearing loss as a public health problem.

Session Chair: Margaret Rogers
Audiology Topic Area: Intervention/Rehabilitation for Adults with Hearing Loss, Tinnitus or Balance Disorders
Instructional Level:
Advanced Instruction at the Advanced Level assumes the participant already has established experience, knowledge and skill within the area covered. The focus of courses at this level is on comprehension of findings in the current literature, and the synthesis and application of information presented to advance current clinical and research practices. The pace and level of difficulty of material presented is commensurate with the needs of a professional with comprehensive knowledge, ability, and experience in the content area.
Abstract Type: Research Submission
Learner Outcomes:
Learner Outcome 1: Describe major elements of the study design
Learner Outcome 2: Discuss the authors’ conclusions
Learner Outcome 3: Identify possible implications for practice

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