ACHIEVE Results Materials
Full Lancet Publication
Lin FR, Pike JR, Albert MS, et al. Hearing intervention versus health education control to reduce cognitive decline in older adults with hearing loss in the USA (ACHIEVE): a multicentre, randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2023; published online July 18. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(23)01406-X
Read the full manuscript in the Lancet
Download the Lancet's graphical abstract of the ACHIEVE study
Lancet: ACHIEVE Study Press Release
"First randomised trial finds hearing aids might reduce cognitive decline in older adults—but only in those at higher risk of dementia"
Read the Lancet ACHIEVE press release
AAIC: ACHIEVE Press Release
"Hearing Aids Slow Cognitive Decline in Older Adults with Hearing Loss and at Risk for Cognitive Decline"
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ACHIEVE study goals and design.
Hearing Loss Prevalence
Facts and references about the scope of hearing loss in older people.
Hearing Loss & Dementia
Facts and references about the relationship between hearing loss and dementia.
ACHIEVE study investigators come from diverse disciplines and can speak to a broad range of topics related to hearing loss and healthy aging. ACHIEVE study was led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, participants were enrolled at four research sites across the U.S., and four academic centers contributed to the study’s design and implementation.