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What Does the Month of May Mean to More than 11% of Americans?

May is Better Hearing Month, and more than 34 million Americans, (most over 65), have hearing deficiencies. Back in 1980, President Ronald Reagan, who struggled with hearing loss himself, designated May as the country’s official month to heighten awareness about hearing health.

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Posted 05-05-2016 by Marketing Department

During May, the hearing care industry makes a special effort to educate the public about hearing loss. Helen Keller once said that of all her sensory deprivations, she most missed her ability to hear.

She noted that while blindness kept her separate from things, hearing loss separated her from people and human connections.

Safeguard your hearing. May is the perfect time to get a hearing check. Simply call (866) 921-4335 to schedule an appointment.

It’s fast, easy and FREE!