Thank you for sharing your experience, Denise. I actually got diagnosed with hearing loss in my early 30s, but my doctor said it's not "bad enough" to need hearing aids yet. She said I'm unable to hear some frequencies (something about the chart looking like a cookie with a bite taken out). I frequently ask my family to repeat themselves and I, too, use the captions when watching on TV.
Being stuck at home, I haven't been in a group situation with multiple people talking at once in a while. Yet I wonder if I might have that challenge in picking apart individual voices.
It might be time for me to request a follow-up hearing test!