Updated 19 October 2016

Action point


Age-related hearing loss may happen so gradually that you might not even realise it.

“You don’t just wake up with a sudden hearing loss,” says Barbara Kelley, executive director of the Hearing Loss Association of America.

You might notice that people start tapping you on the shoulder to get your attention, and that you can no longer have a telephone conversation. This means it’s time to get help.

For all the latest news, visit the Health24 Hearing Management Centre.


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