As part of our standard hearing evaluation, we now offer a 5 minute, computerized FDA-approved cognitive screening.
Impact Hearing Loss has on Cognition
Long-term hearing deprivation can impact cognitive performance
Hearing loss places one at risk for cognitive impairment and increasing evidence has linked age-related hearing loss to more rapid progression of cognitive decline and incidental dementia
Cognition’s Impact on Hearing
Limited cognitive skills from a variety of causes such as aging or head injury may reduce the cognitive resources available for understanding speech, especially in background noise, increasing the effects of hearing loss
Hearing loss is associated with increased cognitive load due to the increased listening effort, or challenge of interpreting a degraded peripheral signal (speech)
The Benefits of Screening for Cognitive Decline
Cognitive impairment may occur as a result of a variety of causes and manageable underlying conditions related to but not limited to cardiovascular and/or metabolic conditions, sleep disorders, hormonal imbalances, depression, chronic pain, post-concussion, post-stroke, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, ADHD, autism, and neurological, focal, vision and hearing impairment, or chronic conditions such as type-2 diabetes.
Early detection of cognitive impairment allows for early intervention and proper management, and empowers patients with knowledge to take control of their cognitive health.
The proactive management of modifiable risk factors such as hearing loss may delay or slow the onset or progression of the disease.
Peace of mind—gain a better understanding of your current cognitive function so you can be empowered with knowledge to take control of your cognitive health!
Cognivue Thrive Cognitive Screening
FDA-Cleared Computerized Screening of Cognitive Function with no auditory component so hearing loss will not impact results
Screening provides immediate results for 3 key cognitive domains (memory, visual-spatial abilities, executive function) and two performance parameters (reaction time, processing speed)
Patient-friendly written report & evidence-based recommendations— a summary of your performance will be provided to share with your physician including evidence-based recommendations on how to proactively manage lifestyle-related risk factors and certain medical conditions to optimize cognition.
Quick & Affordable—$49 for the 5 minute computerized assessment