May is Better Hearing Month—Celebrate With Us!

May is Better Hearing Month—Celebrate With Us!

 

To Participate — Simply follow these four steps below.

 

HLAA will share selected posts throughout the month on its social media channels, so be creative and inspiring!

We  also encourage you to celebrate Better Hearing Month with us by sharing it with your chapters/state organizations via social media and email.

Every year in May, Better Hearing Month expands awareness of hearing loss and other communication issues. Help HLAA celebrate by participating in our social media challenge:

Find our more:
https://www.hearingloss.org/better-hearing-month-2024/

Join Our Social Challenge

  1. Post a brief answer to “What does #BetterHearing mean to you?” on your own Facebook or Instagram profile and set the post to a Public audience.
  2. Use hashtags: #BetterHearing #BetterHearingMonth #HLAA
  3. Tag HLAA — IG: @hearinglossassociation or FB: @Hearing Loss Association of America (Official Page)
  4. Include a great photo that shows you living life with better hearing

We’ll be sharing some of your inspiring posts throughout the month and we look forward to seeing yours! Participation implies consent for HLAA to feature your message and photo on our social media channels.

 
 

Get the Facts on Hearing Loss, a Growing Public Health Crisis

Check out our information and resources below for better hearing all month long and throughout your life.

 

Did You Know?

  • More than 50 million Americans (1 in 7) have hearing loss and many more are at risk.
  • Hearing loss is expected to double globally by 2050, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • 1 billion youth worldwide are at risk of noise-induced hearing loss (WHO).
  • Four out of five people (80%) who could benefit from hearing aids do not get them.
  • The average wait to get treatment for hearing loss is 7 years.
  • A wide range of assistive technology is now available, including over-the-counter hearing aidshearing loopscochlear implants, Bluetooth and more.
  • Prioritize hearing care – get screened and take action!
 

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Hearing Loss Association of Florida

The Hearing Loss Association of Florida, Inc. (HLAA-FL), a Voluntary non-profit organization, is dedicated to the well-being of the more than 3-million Floridians of all ages and communication styles with hearing loss.

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