Consumer Reports evaluates Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAPS)

Hearing Loss: No More Suffering in Silence? This widespread problem is associated with depression, isolation, and possibly, dementia. We report on affordable solutions and what’s being done to give everyone access to treatment. By Julia Calderone February 02, 2017 Age-related hearing loss has long been thought of as an inevitable part of getting older, more a nuisance than a life-altering medical condition—at least by those not experiencing it. But that’s all changing. In the past two years, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) and the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) have published reports calling untreated hearing …

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