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AARP Hearing Center

“What Did You Say?” A Conversation About Hearing Loss

This virtual event features special guests Frank Lin, M.D., and Nicholas Reed, AuD, leaders in the field of hearing and authors of AARP's ”Hearing Loss for Dummies.”


Hearing Aids and Help

6 Habits for Healthy Ears at Any Age

Expert tips for you on hearing aids, earwax, tinnitus and more

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

5 Signs You Need to Replace Your Hearing Aids

Health, lifestyle changes may be reasons for an upgrade

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

8 Everyday Noises That Could Cause Hearing Loss

Lawnmowers, wood saws and even exercise classes can take a toll

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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