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Throughout our posts, we often mention VA benefits, but we need to be very clear that other than a VA mortgage, you MUST have served at least one day during a time of conflict. I kept being told that my husband could get help, and this from professionals-but this is not true.
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With the digital they don't usually repair them. My husband sweats a lot and was shorting out his in the ear model so he went back to over the ear. His supplimental pays for a new one ever 3 yrs.

Check with your state dept for the deaf. They may help you.
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If you are a veteran, you can receive a hearing aid from the VA
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Au truly feel for you! My husband, over the past 9 years, has "lost" 4 hearing aids and now that he has full on dementia, he "loses" them regularly. I often do find them on the floor, in the bedclothes, as he uses at least one when watching television before falling asleep. But we have had to replace 4, and had to fully purchase one that no longer functioned. But there is help. We have Care Credit Cards which allows for payments, and it was $400 to replace one rather than paying the original price. Frankly, I find it appalling that hearing aids are so rediculous ly expensive. This all caused us serious financial difficulty. Many people do not know about the Medicare coverage for eyes, dental and hearing that you can but for about $35 per month. They offer hearing aids for about $400 too. But they almost always have to be over the ear models which my husband resists, and there are no places you can take them to for repairs-at least that was the case a couple of years ago. I hope you find the one you lost, but if not, please talk to your hearing aid specialist and check into the additional Medicare coverage.
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I'm very sorry to hear of this, Gunter! How very frustrating and upsetting it must be.

If you have house contents insurance, depending on what you think might have happened to your hearing aid it might be possible to claim for a replacement. Take out your policy and see what it says.

Meanwhile, perhaps you can contact your Area Agency on Aging and ask if they can do anything to help you at least until this problem is sorted out. While you're at it, if you haven't already asked about this it might be worth talking to them about a Needs Assessment which could lead to your getting more support at home.

Also... forgive me if this is impertinent but it just crossed my mind... if you dropped the hearing aid somewhere in the house, and it's done what the little swine always do and rolled itself under a couch or something... Do you have nice neighbours or visitors who might form a search party and help you find the thing? Fresh pairs of eyes can often spot something that seems to have made itself invisible.

Best of luck, I hope this is sorted out very soon.
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