Teeth checked! Eyes Checked. What about your hearing?
Professional hearing care makes you both healthier and smarter. Maybe it’s time to get your hearing checked. Get a free hearing test on March 3 . On WHO World Hearing Day, March 3, you can in many European countries get a free hearing test by visiting a hearing care professional. Professional hearing care is important and relevant for all those with a hearing loss, from small children to the elderly.The offer of a free hearing test on WHO World Hearing Day, March 3rd, is provided by AEA, (Association of the European Hearing Aid Professionals).
Around 16-17% of all adults have a hearing loss, when measured with a hearing test. Unfortunately only around one in three treat their hearing loss with professional hearing care. This means that 10% of all do not treat their hearing loss.
Healthier and smarter Several surveys and scientific studies in recent years have shown that people who treat their hearing loss with professional hearing care can stay or become healthier and smarter than those who do not treat their hearing loss.
You can download the AEA, EFHOH and EHIMA joint press release for further information by clicking on the link below:
Press Release (pdf)