on hearing aids and hearing related services
As we age, some of us
suffer various degrees of hearing loss. As many of you already know, hearing
aids can be very expensive. Recently, we heard about a company that
can help reduce the cost somewhat (up to 70% in some cases).
The company is Hear in
America (HIA), which has a nationwide network of providers who perform
hearing tests and can fit you for hearing aids. We heard about this company
from one of our members, who is also a member of RPEA (Retired Public
We contacted HIA to see
if we could enter into an agreement with them to provide this service to our
members and their family members. They were eager to do so, and we are
happy to announce the agreement between HIA and PARA effective October 2018.
The service is available immediately to all those who want to take
All you (or your family member) have to do is call HIA at 1-800-286-6149,
tell them you are a member of PARA and they will connect you with a
Our agreement provides for free hearing exams, discounts on devices,
warranties on equipment, free repair and batteries for a period after
purchase and other benefits. HIA will provide the details. Of course, all
transactions are solely between HIA’s local providers and its customers and
PARA has no liability in connection with this new benefit.
Can You Hear Me Now?