The Dr. Ann Stadelmaier Hearing Aid Fund
This Fund was developed in 2006 by Hearing Evaluation Services, the only free standing non-profit audiology practice in the United States, in memory of their past director, Dr. Ann Stadelmaier, who passed away in 2006 after a long battle with cancer. The program is available only to residents of the Buffalo, New York area (Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus counties). The Fund is intended to help hearing impaired individuals that cannot afford hearing assistance by providing them with a new digital hearing aid. Eligibility is based on financial and audiological need. The cost to the client may be a $150 dispensing fee that covers all visits within the first year. A downloadable application form and patient information sheet is available on the website listed above.