Hearing Loss Issues and Answers

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Explorer Peg discussess the financial impact of hearing loss on a person or family and goes on to encourage everyone who has a hearing aid to use it. The group is interested in the topic of California's free lending program providing special phone equipment to hearing impaired or visually handicapped persons. Although the cost of hearing aids is high and most health insurance doesn't cover them, many military veterans receive hearing aids at no cost through the Veterans' Administration.

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from the San Francisco Village circle discussion December 1st, 2015.


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hearing loss, hearing aid, phones for hearing impaired