Tag Archives: hearing

Presbycusis: Understanding age-related hearing loss

If a hearing healthcare professional diagnoses you with presbycusis, congratulations: You’ve lived long enough to develop age-related hearing loss and you’re in good company. About one-third of adults between 65 and 70 have some degree of hearing loss, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. About half of all people 75 and older… Read More »

Ready to get your hearing tested? Here's why you may want to bring someone with you

Good for you. You knew you weren’t hearing as well as you used to and scheduled an appointment with a hearing care professional. Just by taking this small step, you’re already part of a savvy group of people who proactively take charge of their hearing health. A family member can offer useful inputat a hearing healthcare… Read More »