If you’re one of the 360 million people worldwide living with some degree of hearing loss, you’re not alone.
Hearing loss can happen at any time, and at any age. You might be surprised to learn that an astonishingly high percentage of people with hearing loss are younger than you might think. In fact, the majority of people (65%) with hearing loss are under the age of 65. (Better Hearing Institute)
Hearing loss of gradual onset has been independently associated with and increased likelihood of dementia, social isolation and fatigue in several recent peer reviewed studies. Individuals are encouraged to have their hearing screened by the age of 55.