Hearing Loss and Aging - Prevent and Manage Hearing Loss
How TO Use a New Hearing Aid
It takes some time to adjust to using a hearing aid. The following tips will help you make a smooth and quick adjustment to using a hearing on a regular basis:
Your Hearing and Aging
Many people lose some of their hearing as they age (presbycusis). By understanding why and taking some simple steps, you can increase your chances of hearing everything while you live long.
Preventing Hearing Loss
Young people are losing their hearing at a faster rate than ever before. As the current generation ages, hearing loss will be a major problem. Take these simple steps to avoid age-related hearing loss and/or prevent further damage.
Choosing the Right Hearing Aid
Choosing the right hearing aid can be a confusing process. The right choice for you depends on your preferences, your environment, your level and type of hearing loss, and much more.
Hearing Loss Tips
Simple tips for talking with people with hearing loss can really help improve communication. Learn to communicate with people with hearing loss by making small changes to how you talk with them.
Assistive Listening Devices
Assistive listening devices can help you to function better. From knowing when the doorbell rings to helping you hear the TV, these devices can make your life with hearing loss better.
Taking Care of a Hearing Aid
Hearings aids are sophisticated pieces of equipment that need special care. Follow these tips and suggestion to assure that your hearing aid is working well and will last a long time.
Types of Hearing Aids
There are many types of hearing aids. Some sit behind your ears and others fit completely in your ear. Learn the names of the different types of hearing aids and some considerations to keep in mind when choosing one.
Trouble Shoot Your Hearing Aid
Adjusting to a hearing aid is not as simple as just turning it on. You need to get used to the feel of it as well as how it changes sounds. Start slowly, make sure everything is adjusted correctly and begin the process.
Is There a Cure for Tinnitus?
Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, can be an annoying -- or debilitating -- problem, leaving sufferers anxious, depressed, and unable to sleep. Remedies like relaxation therapy and sound machines can help older people who suffer, but can tinnitus be cured?
Tinnitus in Older People
Tinnitus, a ringing, clicking, hissing, or other noise in the ears, is more common in older people. It's associated with insomnia and depression; learn why tinnitus happens.