09 Nov Does Hearing Loss Only Affect Older People?
Hearing loss is a complex condition and affects people in different ways. Forget the myths about hearing loss. This is a fact!
MYTH – Hearing loss affects only “old people” and is merely a sign of aging.
FACT – Only 35% of people with hearing loss are older than age 64. There are close to six million people in the U.S. between the ages of 18 and 44 with hearing loss, and more than one million are school age. Hearing loss affects all age groups.