You might want to use a Personal Sound Amplifier while you’re making up your mind about hearing aids. Even if you get a PSAP that only boosts volume, it will keep the brain signals firing. It seems reasonable to use one of these devices for a few months or even a few years. You can always buy a hearing aid later so why not try a hearing amplifier first.
Our most satisfied customers are those who have previously owned an expensive brand name hearing aid. We repeatedly hear claims that the sound quality of the Lumiear devices are as good or better for 1/10 the cost.