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Volume 4

World Health Organization’s Guidelines on Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE)

Kelly Tremblay gives us an interesting look at her time sitting at a table in Geneva last year to help craft the World Health Organization’s Guidelines on Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE).

A New Study at Ryerson University: Hearing Aids and Emotions

Emma Scholey brings us up to speed on a new study investigating how musical emotion is perceived in older adults with hearing loss which is underway at the SMART laboratory (Science of Music, Auditory Research and Technology), Ryerson University.

Volume 3

Is there a Role for Evoked Potentials in the Hearing Aid Fitting?

Although hearing aid technology has improved dramatically, some problems persist and hard to predict leading to poor hearing aid acceptance. Samira Anderson’s hypothesis is that the lack of hearing aid acceptance may be due in part to age- and hearing-related changes in the central processing of sound in the auditory nerve, brainstem, or cortex that affect the neural representation of the speech signal.