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Tinnitus (Ringing in the Ears) in Seniors

Tinnitus is one of the common hearing problems that arises with age, although it can also affect younger people. It is a condition where there is a sound of ringing or roaring in the ears even though there is no actual sound from the environment. It is not a disease in itself but usually a […]

Deafness (Loss of Hearing) in the Elderly

Deaf Elderly Man

The sense of hearing can gradually diminish with age. This age-related change is known as presbycusis. However, hearing loss may be present for other reasons, or had started earlier in life and worsened with age. It should not be accepted that the elderly will naturally suffer from ‘deafness’. Changes in senses need to be carefully […]

Presbycusis (Age-Related Hearing Loss) in the Elderly

Presbycusis (Age-Related Hearing Loss) in the Elderly

Age-related hearing loss, known as presbycusis, is a gradual and progressive diminishing of the sense of hearing in older people. It is a very common condition after the age of 65 years and starts as early as the 50s. Presbycusis does not occur overnight and will not lead to deafness within a short period of […]

Hearing Aids for the Elderly, How it Works and Different Types

Hearing Aids for the Elderly, How it Works and Different Types

As the senses become dull with age, assistive devices offer a convenient solution to counteract the difficulty in living with these age-related changes in the body. The sense of hearing is no different and even without any disease there is age-related hearing loss which is known as presbycusis. The severity of the hearing loss varies […]


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