Montefiore hosts annual Help America Hear Day, distributes free hearing aids

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Montefiore Medical Center has hosted the annual Help America Hear Day event, in partnership with the Help America Hear Foundation, McGuire’s Hearing Centers, GN Resound.The event was held on Saturday November 14, 2020.

Help America Hear Day beneficiary, Aaleyah Casado (center) with her mother, Violeta Casado (left) and Montefiore’s Hearing Center associate, Dr. Jodi Rokuson (right).

During the event, 6 hearing-impaired individuals were fitted with freeq state-of-the-art hearing aids instruments.

According to the statement, free follow up care for the next year at no charge will be provided.

Montefiore’s Dr. Elizabeth Dinces said the initiative is an early Christmas miracle for the recipients as the average cost for a set of hearing aids is $5,000.

Henrietta Reaves, one of this year’s hearing-aid fitting recipients.

The event was full with gratitude, generosity, appreciation and a reminder to everyone that hearing loss affects not only the individual, but also their entire family.

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