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The top 5 signs you have hearing loss


About one in five Australians between the ages of 50 and 59 have hearing loss. And this increases to affect 2 out of every 3 people over 60. Hearing loss can occur related mostly to ageing effects; be caused by overexposure to loud noise and sometimes other medical issues writes Professor Elaine Saunders


Hearing and Uber puts the senior community in the driver’s seat

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One in six Australians live with some degree of hearing loss, and one in two are over the age of 60. Additionally, hearing loss is projected to increase to 1 in every 4 by 2050. A new Connect Hearing Uber partnership has put the senior community in the driver’s seat.


Free online hearing test by Cochlear

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Over 3.5 million Australians are living with some form of hearing loss, with the majority in denial that they even have a problem. So how do you get people who don’t think they have a problem to get their hearing tested? Hearing pioneer Cochlear has created an a multi-faceted ad featuring two conclusions driven by a hearing test. ‘Does


What’s going on in our eyes and ears as we begin ageing?


We know as we begin ageing, there is a lose of eye sight and hearing, but why does this happen and what can we do about. Chyrisse Heine from La Trobe University looks into this for us.