Good news for millions of older adults in the U.S. who suffer from hearing loss. The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) has just approved over-the-counter sale of basic hearing aids for people with mild to moderate hearing loss.
Many older adults are unable to afford the hearing care they need. But that could soon change, thanks to a pair of developments.
Research shows that hearing loss is a risk factor for dementia, and it’s been linked to a greater risk of cognitive decline, depression and falls.
Lower hearing aid costs will be good news for consumers, especially seniors with hearing loss
Santa Claus may be the hardest person on earth to lipread — or, more properly, speech read.
I love the five weeks that begin with Thanksgiving and end with New Year’s, but a part of me also thinks, “Bah, humbug.”
October is National Audiology Awareness Month, which seems a good time to ask: Do you know how to find an audiologist to test your hearing or help you choose a hearing aid? If you’re unsure — or shaking your head no — you’re not alone.
The ads call them “invisible hearing aids,” describing them as “discreet,” “well-hidden” and “virtually undetectable.”
Here’s another reason to limit the use of common painkillers: a higher risk of hearing loss.
With only a fraction of the estimated 30 million older Americans with age-related hearing loss using hearing devices, “the time is ripe for a technology solution that could be helped along by federal action,” said geriatrician Christine Cassel, M.D., last week in a report on hearing issues before a…
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