We came across this great blog written by Angie Aspinall from Hearing Like Me, and wanted to share it with you…
Is hearing loss spoiling your enjoyment of watching television?
If you have trouble following what is being said on television, you are not alone. According to NIDCD’s estimates, approximately 28.8 million U.S. adults could benefit from using hearing aids. On average, American adults aged 50+ spend 6 hours 45 minutes per day watching television, according to The Total Audience Report. That’s a large proportion of the day potentially not being able to follow what is being said.
In fact, having trouble hearing and understanding the TV is one of the first indicators of a hearing loss, according to Phonak audiologist Shin-Shin Hobi.
So, how can someone with hearing loss improve accessibility to television shows? To learn the three tips for watching television with hearing loss, Click Here.