This article describes a study which aimed to determine the effects of cognitive ability (working memory) on individual listeners' responses to distortion caused by frequency compression applied to noisy speech. 23 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.

This paper discusses the evidence of aging and adult-onset hearing loss and negative impacts on the structure and function of cortical auditory regions. 12 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.

The authors of this article studied the relationship between hearing impairment and brain volume in a large elderly cohort. 9 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.

This pdf presentation overviews the importance of voice to quality of life, how age related changes differ between sexes impacting voice, the prevalence of presbyphonia and treatment options. 29 slides. Last reviewed January 2019.

The authors conducted a systematic review of the literature to study the prevalence of vocal disorders in the general population 60 years and older. 9 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.

This powerpoint presentation introduces normal affects of aging on the voice, pathological conditions, diagnostic clues and treatment options. 19 slides. Last reviewed January 2019.

This information sheet discusses the causes of dysphonia, the physiological changes that can precipitate the condition and the care of the elderly patient suffering from it. 3 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.

The study described in this article investigated the prevalence of dysphonia and risk factors that contribute to vocal quality in older adults. The authors concluded that these factors were mostly associated with social, behavioural and underlying health status variables. 7 pages. Last reviewedd January 2019.

This article describes a retrospective analysis of data from a large national administrative US claims database investigating the type, frequency and factors associated with voice disorders in the elderly. 9 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.

This publication explored the dimensions of stigma experienced by older adults with hearing loss and those they frequently communicated with to target interventions which promote engagement and positive aging. 10 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.

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