48 million Americans have compromised hearing. Hearing loss does not discriminate; it impacts everyone from infants to the elderly. Nearly 20% of American children will have permanent hearing loss—largely due to noise exposure. If you have any questions, or need more information, please contact us at info@hhf.org.

 

pediatricS

More than 90 percent of deaf and hard of hearing children are born to hearing parents. Learn more about pediatric hearing loss and the importance of early intervention, here.

seniors

Approximately one in three people in the U.S. between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss, and nearly half of those older than 75 have difficulty hearing. Learn more about age-related hearing loss, here.


veterans

Tinnitus and hearing loss are the number one and two medical conditions, respectively, among military veterans. Learn about military  protection, here.

workplace hearing loss

Be sure to read our tips for how to disclose your hearing loss and advocating for accommodations in the workplace, here.

MUSICIANS

Many musicians suffer from hearing loss or tinnitus as a result of loud noise. Learn more about about the dangers of noise exposure and how to protect your ears, here.