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TV Volume: A Family Fight?

TV VOLUME can turn into a family fight.  It is the most common household argument at home. That fight has recently escalated because we’re spending more time with family.

Tensions and volume run high when family members can’t hear well.  The whole family is affected.  Lots of arguments flare over TV volume, what was said and “you’re not paying attention”.

Being able to communicate takes time and patience – especially with loved ones.  Being together more, the TV often highlights a problem that existed for a while.

Does everyone vacate the room whenever you or a loved one watch TV?  Play detective.  Does it happen every time they turn the TV on?  Or only with distractions?  Turn down the distractions.  Does that help?  Turn the volume down.  Turn the TV captions on.  See if they “hear” more easily now.

Hearing aids do amazing things now and can make life easier for the WHOLE family.  They can stream TV, audio books, video chats and phone calls to help get back to easier communication and family life.  It can be easy to hear again!

If you find yourself spending time with someone who doesn’t wear their hearing aids – give us a call to find out why.  Sometimes, it can be as simple as cleaning or maintenance to get them back on board and hearing.  No more arguments!

We are trained to keep your hearing healthy! Follow our plan and you’ll be on the road to hearing wellness for 2020 and beyond!

Dr. Anita Carroll is a licensed Audiologist and owner of Hearing Solutions in the Triangle, PLLC with over 25 years of experience. Need some hearing aid tips – she can be contacted here.  If you’re looking to test hearing or improve listening skills visit our online scheduling here. 

Take a moment and download Dr. Anita’s 30 Day Hearing Report that will give you quick, practical ways to improve your listening and hearing skills.