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How to Cope When You Can't Hear

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The good news


1. Get your ears checked


2. Consider a hearing aid


3. Grab the best seat


4. Go for contrast


5. Be in the clear


6. Have good taste


7. Chew on it


8. Check use-by dates


9. Put detectors to work


10. Protect yourself


11. Keep your cool


12. Check your feet


William Dale, M.D., Ph.D.

William Dale, M.D., Ph.D.

William Dale, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of medicine; chief, section of geriatrics and palliative medicine, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago: