Hearing loss affects nearly 40 million Americans — fathers, mothers, friends, children, grandparents, teachers, doctors, husbands, wives, lawyers, musicians.
When left untreated, hearing loss reduces earning power, disrupts relationships, and causes a wide array of psychological problems. But according to the Better Hearing Institute, someone with hearing loss doesn’t have to stand for the status quo – modern hearing aids can be an effective solution to these problems.
Technology and consumer electronics are transforming people’s lives, adding ease and enjoyment to daily living. The same is true for hearing aid technology. In the past few years, research and development have enabled a technological transformation in the hearing aid marketplace. These advances in hearing aids are making a significant difference in the lives of millions.
Acquiring them, however, can often seem difficult for those on limited incomes.
After receiving thousands of annual inquires concerning financial assistance for hearing aid purchases. The Better Hearing Institute wrote “Your Guide to Financial Assistance for Hearing Aids” quickly and easily exposing the hearing impaired and their families to multiple charitable foundations, private organizations, insurance plans, corporate benefits, and government programs that help people across the country access the hearing healthcare they need.
Organized by state eligibility requirements, and then alphabetically by association, the 48-page guide offers contact information for each resource, its services, eligibility requirements, and application procedures.
Set up an appointment with a hearing healthcare professional, and get on the road to addressing your hearing loss. To download the Guide to Financial Assistance, or other free BHI publications on hearing loss and related topics, visit www.betterhearing.org. To order by phone, call (800) EAR-WELL, or (800) 327-9355.