Who doesn’t love a night out at a bustling restaurant, eating delicious food and having conversation with loved ones? Well, if you suffer from hearing loss, you know that this can be a frustrating environment to be in. Even with hearing aid speech isolation technology, the background noise, music and voices floating over from other tables can make it difficult to focus on who you’re trying to listen to, whether it be your spouse telling you about their day or the server listing off the specials.
This is something that most people probably don’t think about, but it can have a big difference in making a noisy environment more enjoyable for those with hearing loss. Sound absorbing materials include:
Alternatively, materials that reflect sound and you want to avoid include:
If you find yourself struggling to hear at restaurants, it may be time for a proper hearing evaluation. Visit any one of our 1,500 locations nationwide to consult with a hearing care professional today.