Harvard Men's Health Watch
Now hear this: You may need hearing aids
These tiny devices can improve your communication, your relationships, and even your brain function, but only if you use them. Age-related hearing loss affects about a quarter of people ages 65 to 74 and half of those ages 75 and older, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Over all, though, it tends to be more male-oriented.