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Hearing Loss in Seniors Linked to Faster Brain Shrinkage, Growing List of Associated Ailments Among other problems for senior associated with hearing loss are dementia, falls, failing physical and mental health hear exam forsenior womanJan. 22, 2014 – Although the brain becomes smaller with age, the shrinkage seems to be fast-tracked in older adults with hearing loss, according to the results of a study by researchers from Johns Hopkins and the National Institute on Aging. The findings add to a growing list of health consequences associated with hearing loss, including increased risk of dementia, falls, hospitalizations, and diminished physical and mental health overall