Listening environments

Your lifestyle and listening environment are important factors when choosing the right hearing aid.By establishing your typical listening environment, you will make it easier for yourself and your hearing care professional to find a hearing aid that suits you. 
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Quiet listening environment

Examples of quiet listening environments are:
  • Activities at home 
  • Watching television 
  • Casual conversations 
  • Card games

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Moderate listening environments

Moderate listening enviroments are a combination of quiet environments and the following examples:
  • Meetings 
  • Shopping/public places 
  • Religious gatherings 
  • Golf/outdoor activities 
  • Demanding listening environments

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Demanding listening environments

Demanding listening enviroments are a combination of quiet and moderate environments and the following examples:
  • Restaurants 
  • Large social functions 
  • Music concerts/theaters 
  • Travel (bus/plane/train)