I’d like you to join my team, lace up your shoes, and have fun! The HLAA Walk4Hearing rallies communities across the country to create awareness about hearing health. Walk day is a chance for you to meet others with hearing loss, their families and supporters, learn from each other, and raise funds that go to national and local programs.
By joining this team, you do more than just contribute to a mission of providing information, education, support and advocacy for people with hearing loss, you are with others like yourself. You are not alone. Come and have fun!
Did you know that one in ten people has a hearing loss? Chances are you know a few people with some degree of hearing loss. Untreated hearing loss affects overall health in negative ways – falls, isolation, anxiety, depression, and now, a link between untreated hearing loss and cognitive decline. Many people age into their hearing loss while they are still in the workforce.
Hearing loss can be prevented, screened for, and treated. The HLAA Walk4Hearing brings people together in communities to create awareness about hearing loss.
Since 2006, the HLAA Walk4Hearing has raised more than $13 million and has become the largest walk for hearing health.
Take Charge of Your Hearing Health and Get Your Hearing Screened
The call to action of the 2018 Walk4Hearing is “Get Your Hearing Checked!” Take charge of your own hearing health (or encourage someone else) by getting a hearing screening! Follow HLAA Walk4Hearing on Twitter @Walk4Hearing and Tweet #screenURhearing to let us know that you got your hearing checked or encouraged someone else to do so.
I hope you can also join my Walk4Hearing team or support me by making a donation. And, if you are motivated, take charge of your own hearing health or encourage someone you know to get their hearing screened.
For more information about HLAA, please visit hearingloss.org.
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