Ideally, you should wear your hearing aids all the time except when sleeping, bathing, or swimming. Many people, especially the rural folk, make a critical error of removing the hearing aid after wearing it for a few hours. This practice should be avoided.
No, you shouldn’t.
The lifespan of hearing aids ranges from three to seven years or even longer. It depends on the maintenance and premium quality.
Yes, if you want to avoid further complications. There can be other problems at the primary stage of deafness such as cognitive decline, slips and falls, and memory loss.