Aging affects each individual differently vis-à-vis vision, hearing, touches, etc. Following are the changes related to hearing with aging. If you are experiencing problems associated with these changes, consult your health care provider.

• The ear becomes less sensitive to high pitched sounds. Sounds get distorted and/ or less clear.
• Difficulty in hearing telephones, door bells, smoke alarms, etc.
• Hearing loss can also result in a decrease in balance.