Why Do Cellphones Get Cheaper But Hearing Aids Cost More?

Posted on 10/29/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthIt’s a frustrating dilemma: Why have digital improvements helped us get a cheaper smartphone, TV or computer, but the same kind of technological advancements have only caused the price tab of hearing aids to soar — and for a population who can least afford it? It’s a question that New York Times writer Tricia Romano asked in a recent article titled “The Hunt for an Affordable Hearing Aid.” Romano is not an inexperienced hearing aid customer. She’s been wearing one …