Project Description

Hearing Loss in Canada

Hearing loss is the fastest growing, and one of the most prevalent, chronic conditions facing Canadians today.

  • In 2012/2013, an estimated 4.6 million Canadians aged 20 to 79 (19%) had hearing loss that affected their ability to hear normal speech.
  • One in five teenagers, aged 12 to 19 years, have some degree of hearing loss,
  • Measured hearing loss rose sharply after age 40 to reach 65% at ages 70 to 79.

Our Mission
Connecting Canadians impacted by hearing loss through advocacy, education and community engagement.

Our Values
The values of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association include:

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