Possible Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss
Untreated hearing loss can also impair your memory.1
Conversations Lose Their Joy
Adults with untreated hearing loss have trouble participating in conversations.2
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
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.*
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.
3 Ways to Support the Campaign for Better Hearing
Go Bananas at a Live Event
Join us at one of our events to learn more about the importance of hearing health, have some fun and GO BANANAS. Why bananas? Bananas are rich in many nutrients that help our hearing wellness, including potassium and zinc.
Protect Your Hearing. It's Easier Than You Think.
Get started by finding a participating location near you. With over 600 locations across the United States, there's a convenient hearing center ready to welcome you.
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