The Dementia-Hearing Loss Connection

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The Dementia-Hearing Loss Connection

Older adults with hearing loss are far more likely to develop dementia, according to research from Johns Hopkins University. Join us to learn more about this connection and how it’s inspired new assistive devices that are being used in Brookdale and other senior living communities.

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Juliet Holt Klinger

Juliet Holt Klinger

Juliet Holt Klinger, Brookdale’s senior director of dementia care, is a gerontologist specializing in person-centered programs for people living with dementia. As an educator and program designer for more than 35 years, she is responsible for Brookdale’s dementia care program development, implementation and quality assurance for the company’s nearly 400 dementia care communities and provides strategy development and innovation for its dementia care product line. Juliet currently serves as a board member of the Pioneer Network—an organization devoted to promotion of person-centered care and changing the perception of aging.

Jack York

Dr. Lisa Rickard

Matt Reiners

Matt Reiners is the co-founder of Eversound, a technology company dedicated to ending social isolation for older adults by giving every resident the gift of hearing. After seeing his grandmother struggle with hearing, Matt, along with his other co-founders, saw an opportunity to help improve resident's quality of life through better listening experiences. A serial entrepreneur, Matt has helped start two companies and is an up-and-comer in the senior living industry. Matt is a recipient of the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30, 2019 Argentum Senior Living Leader Under 40, and 2018 National Association of Activity Professionals Business Affiliate Award of Excellence.