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Speaker - Mark Vandenberg

Recently our speaker was Mark Vandenberg who has been working for Hearing Australia for 30 years, mainly in the paediatrics area however he did say he has fitted hearing aids to infants from 4 months old to a 101 year old.
Points from the night: Hearing loss affects 1 in 6 Australians.
It is expected the number to increase to 1 in 4 by 2050.
Studies show people wait 6-10 years before they look into why they are having hearing loss.
Seven out of ten over 70 people have an aidable or treatable hearing loss.
You can do an online hearing test.
Hearing aids have improved in many ways over the past 20 years.
Anyone over 50 should have a hearing test.

Hearing Australia Website