Chances are, no matter what your age, you rely on your hearing to maintain connection with the world, and communicate with those close to you.
Hearing loss can interfere with the quality of your life, restricting your ability to interact with others, causing misunderstandings and fatigue, heightening stress and filtering out the myriad of sound experiences that give pleasure and meaning to life. And not incidentally, hearing loss can be a safety issue. What happens when you don’t hear the smoke detector?
How would it make others feel if you're not willing to try improving this vital activity?