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Practical Approaches to Hearing Aid Prices

Practical Approaches to Hearing Aid Prices Editor: Think hearing aids cost too much? Think they should be covered by insurance? How about tax credits? Charlea Baker’s article touches on these and other topics related to the cost of hearing aids. You can contact Charlea at dkayak@vermontel.net. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I wear hearing aids. What makes this particularly frustrating for me, is that ...

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Lions Clubs International Foundation/Rexton Program for Low-Cost Digital Hearing Aids

Lions Clubs International Foundation/Rexton Program for Low-Cost Digital Hearing Aids Editor: The Lions have long been supporters of folks with hearing loss, and have been offering hearing aid assistance for many years. Here’s an update on a program they’re conducting in cooperation with Rexton. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF), in partnership with Rexton, Inc., is offering two digital ...

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$200 hunter aid better than $1500 hearing aid

$200 hunter aid better than $1500 hearing aid By Roger Wiltz Editor: We’ve been hearing for years that these hunters’ aids are really hearing aids, and here’s a testimonial that supports that position. Thanks to bhNEWS for this article. As listowner Bob MacPherson notes, the Walkers Game Ear II sells for under $200 at http://tinyurl.com/5zu8nu ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The subject of hearing ...

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Need help paying for that hearing aid

Need help paying for that hearing aid? Editor: The cost of hearing aids is one of the main reasons so many people who need them don’t have them. Fortunately there are organizations that help people acquire the hearing aids they need. This article provides information on a wonderful resource from the Better Hearing Institute (BHI), and Cheryl Heppner chimes in ...

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HLAA Convention: How to Pay for Hearing Aids

HLAA Convention: How to Pay for Hearing Aids By Bonnie O’Leary Editor: I get lots of calls and emails from people looking for help and information related to hearing loss. By far the most frequent question is how to get help paying for hearing aids. This HLAA Convention workshop presented by Lise Hamlin addresses that issue. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This popular break-out ...

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Hearing Healthcare Reform: Making Hearing Aids Affordable

Hearing Healthcare Reform: Making Hearing Aids Affordable February 2011 Two Colorado women, Laura Smallen and Maureen Keene, are leading healthcare reform in the hearing aid industry through an innovative company called Hearing Care Solutions. Ms. Smallen and Ms. Keene believe hearing aids are simply too expensive and have designed a business to make them more affordable. After working with hearing ...

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HLAA Tries To Make Hearing Aids More Affordable

HLAA Tries To Make Hearing Aids More Affordable May 2011 HLAA has long fought to address the number one issue for people with hearing loss – making hearing aids affordable. When people cannot afford hearing aids it impacts their work and earning potential, relationships, education opportunities, and their ability to participate socially. Unlike other health concerns, hearing loss is still ...

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Survey Highlights Gaps In Consumer Knowledge of Hearing Loss

Survey Highlights Gaps In Consumer Knowledge of Hearing Loss May 2011 Songbird Hearing Inc. (www.songbirdhearing.com), a leading developer and manufacturer of high-quality, low-cost hearing devices, today announced the results of its consumer survey which examined consumer knowledge and perception of hearing issues and technology. The nation-wide study polled 526 US consumers ages 21-75. The survey revealed that consumers are concerned ...

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