Colorado Senior Citizens Apartment Complex Urges 'Library Level Voices' A management memo says residents should avoid "loud laughter." Channel 9 News noted a practical problem: The residents are seniors — some are hard of hearing.
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Colorado Senior Citizens Apartment Complex Urges 'Library Level Voices'

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Colorado Senior Citizens Apartment Complex Urges 'Library Level Voices'

Colorado Senior Citizens Apartment Complex Urges 'Library Level Voices'

Colorado Senior Citizens Apartment Complex Urges 'Library Level Voices'

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A management memo says residents should avoid "loud laughter." Channel 9 News noted a practical problem: The residents are seniors — some are hard of hearing.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Real travelers know Amtrak's quiet car, where you must whisper. This concept spread to an apartment complex in Colorado, a senior citizens community. A management memo says, in common areas, people must use library-level voices and avoid loud laughter, which means I'd be evicted in 10 minutes. Channel 9 News reported a practical problem: the residents are seniors, and some are hard of hearing. How are library voices going to work?

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