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Hearing and ear problems

Hearing loss is the third most prevalent chronic condition in older adults and the most widespread disability. Aging is the number one cause of hearing loss in Canada. The good news? Ninety per cent of older adults with hearing loss can improve communication with a properly fitted hearing aid, counselling or environmental changes.

Hearing loss, part 2: Is hearing loss linked to dementia?
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Hearing loss, part 1: Is it my hearing or is it my memory? Why do older people have trouble following conversations in noisy situations?
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Stop the spinning: Exercises and manoeuvers that help with vertigo
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