If you’re finding it hard to hear what your companions are saying in a restaurant or at a party, it’s time to get your hearing checked.
The inability to hear speech in a noisy environment is one of the first signs of hearing loss, and although it may bother you only in certain situations, it’s not something to ignore. Hearing loss should not be dismissed as a natural sign of aging any more than high blood pressure or cholesterol would be.
On the contrary, it is at this early stage when you most need hearing aids. Read More
For practical tips about dining out, read Chapter 16, Dining Out, in my new book: Living Better With Hearing Loss: A Guide to Health, Happiness, Love, Sex, Work, Friends… and Hearing Aids.” Pre-order here for June publication.