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Videoconferencing Tips for People With Hearing Loss

A few adjustments can make virtual meetings easier for everyone to follow

   

Hearing Conditions

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Have Ringing in the Ears? Tips for Living With Tinnitus

Author learns to cope with the condition, and his hope for a cure

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Fake Stimulus Money Claims for Hearing Aids

Two firms deceived consumers with mailings touting $1,000 for medical devices, FTC says

Hearing Aids and Help

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The Biggest Problems With Hearing Aids

Get tips on dealing with common issues, from feedback to earwax buildup

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How to Convince Someone to Wear a Hearing Aid

Some persuasive arguments to use when a loved one needs one but is reluctant

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Untreated Hearing Loss May Raise Other Health Risks   

New report finds an association with higher rates of dementia, depression and hospitalization

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Help! My Face Mask Is Getting in the Way of My Hearing Aid

An audiologist offers advice on wearing both during the pandemic

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Congress Approves Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

Food and Drug Administration prepares regulations for OTC devices coming in 2020

Hearing Loss Prevention

National Hearing Test

The National Hearing Test

As an AARP member, you can take a test for free once a year.

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How to Hear Better in Different Environments

Maximize your situations at home, at work and in public spaces

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4 Steps to Protect Your Hearing Now

Lower the volume to take care of the hearing you have, no matter your age

Your Hearing Life

Irene Taylor Brodsky, Tahria Sheather, Jonas Brodsky, Paul Taylor and Sally Taylor from 'Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements' pose for a portrait in the Pizza Hut Lounge in Park City, Utah on January 26, 2019 in Park City, Utah.

'Moonlight Sonata' Director on Deafness, Dementia and Hope

Documentary reveals her deaf son's triumph and her deaf dad's Alzheimer's challenges

Video: How to Care for Your Hearing Aid

Watch and learn about easy things you can do to keep your device working well

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Hearing Loss is America’s Silent Epidemic

The impact is being felt as many older adults are reluctant to get their hearing checked

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