Hearing aids are expensive but untreated hearing loss can result in impaired memory, depression, danger to personal safety, increased anxiety and fatigue. Hearing loss can cause significant social, health and economic consequences.
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In a large survey by the National Council on the Aging, two-thirds of older adults with untreated hearing loss explained their reluctance to get a hearing aid with statements like “my hearing is not bad enough” or “I can get along without one,” and one person in five said things like “it would make me feel old” or “I don’t like what others will think about me.”
See more from a blog post about the cost of hearing loss: NY Times