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Free or low-cost hearing aids
« 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
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Re: Free or low-cost hearing aids
« Reply #1 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/
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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
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