Hearing loss and dementia have something in common

Hearing loss and dementia have something in common

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Shannon Braun, director of ERS' Center for Memory Support and Inclusion.

There's a link between hearing loss and dementia, Shannon Braun, director of ERS' Center for Memory Support and Inclusion, tells us this week. With Feb. 3 being World Hearing Day, it's a good time to explore ways to prevent both.

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Here's some information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about hearing loss, and how to prevent it.

Contact us today to learn more about how living at Episcopal Church Home can help you or a loved one incorporate these “brain health” components into your own life. 

Also, click here for a checklist of things to do while preparing to move a loved one into residential memory care.

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Kristin Davenport
February 27, 2023
Kristin Davenport is the Director of Communications for Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS). Kristin leads ERS’s efforts to share stories that delight and inspire through social media, online content, annual reports, magazines, newsletters, public relations, and events. Kristin earned her BFA in graphic design from Wittenberg University. She joined ERS in 2014 after a 25-year career as a visual journalist and creative director with American City Business Journals. Her role at ERS has ignited her passion for making Cincinnati a dementia-inclusive city, and she spends time with residents as a SAIDO® Learning lead supporter. Kristin is the executive producer and co-host of the Linkage Podcast for ERS. Kristin and her husband Alex live in Lebanon, Ohio, with their two daughters. She also serves as a Trustee and the President of the Lebanon Food Pantry and is a board member for ArtScape Lebanon, where she teaches painting and has an art studio, Indium Art.

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