It takes a village – or at least a lot of people – to make sure the growing population of hearing impaired Americans have access to better hearing in all venues. It is no wonder that a hearing disability is unfashionable when we are either embarrassed to acknowledge our hearing loss or afraid to wear a hearing device that others will notice and confirm that we are not perfect. When did eyeglasses become fashionable, even without prescription lenses, and hearing devices are not?
Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Olympia Snowe (R-ME) have introduced S.905, the Hearing Aid Assistance Tax Credit Act. The legislation provides a tax credit of up to $500 per hearing aid, once every five years for any individual who purchases a hearing aid
Please write your member of Congress and support these legislative initiatives.