Ed Perratore, who wrote for Consumer Reports for 16 years, is a freelance writer based in Westchester County, New York, and a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard. His insatiable curiosity has come in handy during interviews with such varied subjects as medical researchers, police officers, a celebrity chef, an IRS agent, and even former burglars. His work has appeared in Newsweek.com, Reader’s Digest, The Star-Ledger, and American Health. Follow him on Twitter @EdPerratore.
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If the cost of hearing aids makes you think twice, less-expensive devices, called personal sound amplification products, or PSAPs, may be an option.