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Hearing aids slow dementia by 75%, new study finds

Source: Down Syndrome Australia

Wearing a hearing aid can slow the progress of dementia by up to 75 per cent, according to a new study. Scientists believe that keeping older people engaged and active by adopting the devices can significantly reduce age-related cognitive decline. They followed the...

Everything about Cochlear Implants

CICADA Queensland has launched its latest publication 'Everything you need to know about cochlear implants'. The publication will be an invaluable tool for cochlear implant clinics and people interested in an implant.   The 42 page booklet takes you through the...

Communications technology help

Telecommunication technologies make many aspects of our life easier, but with so many different devices out there, finding the right equipment to meet our specific needs can be overwhelming. Accessible Telecoms is a nationwide disability telecommunications service...

What’s going on with My Health Record?

What’s going on with My Health Record? You will get one automatically next year.  But if you don’t want a My Health Record, complete the online process by 31 January 2019. The deadline for opting-out was to have been this month (Nov 2018) but the Government responded...