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8 Tips to Help You Adjust to Hearing Aids

How to train your brain to get used to your new hearing aids


Hearing Aids and Help

Talking About Hearing Loss

This virtual event features the authors of AARP's ”Hearing Loss for Dummies.”

5 Myths About Hearing Loss

Understanding misconceptions can help your loved ones

3 Reasons Hearing Loss May Increase Dementia Risk

Could hearing aids help protect the brain? (Adapted from AARP’s 'Hearing Loss for Dummies')

Over-the-Counter vs. Prescription Hearing Aids

What you need to know about the new, less expensive hearing aids that are in stores and online

How You Can Shop for an Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid

Prices are lower than prescription models and choices are plentiful

Your Hearing Life

6 Drugs That Can Harm Your Hearing

More than 600 drugs have been linked to hearing loss and tinnitus

How Much Do You Know About Hearing Aids?

Test your knowledge of these common devices with our quiz

Can COVID Cause Hearing Loss?

Researchers explore the link between the virus and the ears

6 Habits for Healthy Ears at Any Age

Expert tips for hearing aids, keeping your ears healthy, earwax and more

The Surprising Link Between Hearing Loss and Diabetes

How this common medical condition can affect your ears as well

6 Bad Habits for Your Hearing That You May be Doing Daily

Avoid these behaviors in order to protect your ears long-term

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