Lina Walker is vice president of health security at the AARP Public Policy Institute. Her areas of expertise include Medicare and health care financing. Read her full biography.
Good news for millions of older adults in the U.S. who suffer from hearing loss. The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) has just approved over-the-counter sale of basic hearing aids for people with mild to moderate hearing loss.
It is a little-known fact that many people who are eligible for low-cost health insurance coverage or financial help to pay for health care services remain unenrolled.
Many older adults are unable to afford the hearing care they need. But that could soon change, thanks to a pair of developments.
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