One in three Canadians aged 65 to 74, and half of those over 75, are living with some degree of hearing loss, making it the country’s third most common health problem, after arthritis and high blood pressure. But that doesn’t mean losing your hearing is an inevitable consequence of aging. Up to 50% of cases of hearing loss are preventable, and even once a loss is present, prompt treatment can often protect your quality of life, and may even help preserve your remaining hearing. So how can you protect this precious sense? Read my latest story for Good Times, Look After Your Hearing.