Possible Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss

memory loss
Memory Loss

Untreated hearing loss can also impair your memory.¹

conversations lose their joy
Conversations Lose Their Joy
Adults with untreated hearing loss have trouble participating in conversations.²
anxiety and insecurity
Anxiety & Insecurity
Hearing loss can cause you to feel more anxious and insecure.³
Untreated hearing loss can actually make you feel physically tired.4
earning potential
Earning Potential
Your work performance and earning potential can be impacted by untreated hearing loss.5

Give Back Program

Giving Back to Those in Need

The Campaign for Better Hearing is proud to introduce our “Give Back Program”, where we donate $5 for every completed hearing test. Proceeds go to giving free hearing aids to those in need.


Help Us Reach Our Goal

You can help the Campaign for Better Hearing provide free hearing aids to those who cannot afford them by getting a complimentary hearing test.*


Learn more about the program

$100,000 raised to provide hearing aids to those who cannot afford them

The Gift of Hearing

Hearing loss affects all types of people of all ages. Our Give Back Program provides hearing aids to those that can't afford them. Each story is unique. Every recipient can now enjoy life's precious moments more fully.

We will continue to announce new individuals living across the U.S. who receive free hearing aids throughout the year.

Meet Hearing Aid Recipients

Meet all the Give Back Recipients

3 Ways to Support the Campaign for Better Hearing

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Request a Free Test

Sign up for your free test today and we’ll donate $5 toward helping someone in need hear better.

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Spread the Word

Follow us on social media and share the campaign.

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Share Your Story

Has treating a hearing loss changed your life?
Share your story with others.

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2.Pichora-Fuller MK. (2008a) quoted in Convention News, “Celebrating 20 Years, AAA is Hear to Stay” from: Advance for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists. By Jason Mosheim, speech-languagepathology-audiology.advance.web.com/editorial.
3.Beck DL, Clark, JL. Audition matters more as cognition declines and cognition matters more as audition declines. Audiology Today. 2009;(3):48-59.
4.Packer, Lisa. “Research shows severity of tinnitus is related to emotional processing.” Healthy Hearing. Accessed April 16, 2019.
5.Jung D, Bhattacharyya N. Association of hearing loss with decreased employment and income among adults in the United States. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012;121(12):771–775. [PubMed]