Preventing Slips and Falls Among Older Adults
Falling is the most common cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among seniors. WebMD offers guidelines for preventing falls in the home.
Guide to Pill Splitting
Some people split their pills in half to save money on prescription drugs, but be sure to do it safely.
Understanding Cochlear Implants
Cochlear implants are surgically implanted devices for people with severe or profound hearing loss. Get the facts on cochlear implants and how they work.
How to Prevent Hearing Loss
Get tips for preventing noise-induced hearing loss and slowing the progression of age-related hearing loss.
Hearing Loss Treatment Options
Learn about different types of hearing loss and the solutions and treatments that are best suited for each type.
All About Hearing Aids
What kind of hearing aids are available? How do they work? Find tips and information on hearing aids and know your options.
The Causes and Symptoms of Severe Hearing Loss
Does prolonged exposure to loud noise cause severe hearing loss? Is hearing loss caused by certain medical conditions? We explain the causes and symptoms of severe hearing loss and provide facts you should know.
Resources for Better Aging
From support group message boards to government agencies, these resources can help people age gracefully.
Dos and Don'ts of Drug Safety
The more you know about the medicines you take, the likelier it is that you will use them safely. WebMD gives you tips for taking medication and for properly disposing of it when it has reached its expiration date.
50+ Guide - Prevention
You can prevent some types of hearing loss.Noise - related hearing lossBeing exposed to loud noise over and over is one of the most common causes of permanent hearing loss. It usually develops slowly and without pain or other symptoms, and you may not notice that you have hearing loss until it is severe. Steps you can take to lower your risk of noise - induced hearing loss include the following: B