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3 Celebrities You May Not Know Wear Hearing Aids

By Blue Cross NC | June 12, 2019 | Insurance Education

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Hearing loss affects people in all professions and income levels. Here are three famous hearing-aid-wearing celebrities you probably weren’t aware of.


The iconic actor, comedian, and host of The View, Whoopi Goldberg, has been open with the public about her hearing loss, and that she wears two hearing aids. She is now involved with the Starkey Hearing Foundation®, which provides free hearing aids to people around the world.


Townshend, the leader The Who, helps fund the non-profit group, Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers (H.E.A.R)® advocacy group, which aims to build awareness within the music industry about the dangers of noise exposure.


Huey Lewis, the Grammy-winning American singer, songwriter and Back to the Future actor experienced sudden deafness as a result of Meniere’s disease, hearing tests revealed. He has been an advocate for hearing aids and has worked on marketing campaigns for the hearing aid brand Oticon®.

These celebrities have benefited from wearing hearing aids, and yours can too. As a Blue Medicare Advantage member, you have access to TruHearing® a comprehensive hearing care solution that offers high-quality hearing aids at lower prices. Your benefit covers hearing aids for a low copayment of $699 per aid for the TruHearing Advanced 19, and $999 per aid for the TruHearing Premium 19. Call 1-833-647-3612 to schedule an appointment with a TruHearing provider near you. For more information visit our TruHearing page on our website.