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Multiple Sclerosis => THE PRACTICAL SIDE OF BEING MULTIPLY SCLEROSED => Topic started by: agate on April 21, 2018, 02:51:37 pm

Title: Free or low-cost hearing aids
Post by: agate on April 21, 2018, 02:51:37 pm
Free or low-cost hearing aids are available but you may have to look at a number of possible options until you find one that suits you. From Just Care, "How to Get Free or Low-Cost Hearing Aids" (April 8, 2018):


http://justcareusa.org/three-things-to-do-to-address-hearing-loss-as-you-get-older/?link_id=10&can_id=ce4156f872f2722f6f70bce8ee174be7&source=email-how-to-get-free-or-low-cost-hearing-aids&email_referrer=email_335419&email_subject=how-to-get-free-or-low-cost-hearing-aids
Title: Re: Free or low-cost hearing aids
Post by: agate on May 28, 2019, 11:04:18 am
Another resource on this very important issue--from the American Speech and Hearing Association:


https://www.asha.org/public/coverage/audfundingresources/
Title: Lower-cost PSAPs as good as premium hearing aids for mild to moderate hearing loss
Post by: agate on June 09, 2019, 10:35:55 am
The PSAPs now being marketed are apparently just as good as the far more expensive hearing aids, but only if your hearing loss is mild to moderate, according to this article abstracted from JAMA Otolaryngology (May 16, 2019), "Clinical Performance Evaluation of a Personal Sound Amplification Product as a Basic Hearing Aid and a Premium Hearing Aid":


http://bit.ly/2R1f1BD