Another great article found on Long-Term Living Magazine about the correlation between hearing loss & increaed risk of falling. This is good information to have as Caregivers. Please keep an eye on the ears of your loved ones!
Hearing loss linked to 3-fold increased risk of falling
February 28, 2012 by Kevin Kolus
Hearing loss has been linked with a variety of medical, social and cognitive ills. According to a new study by a Johns Hopkins researcher, serious physical health problems may also be added to that list—specifically, hearing loss can be a risk factor of falls.
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