Month: October 2016

October 31, 2016 CaptionCall 61 comments

      When you find it difficult to hear the television, your initial reaction is probably to turn up the volume. This may work just fine when you are having a hard time hearing “BeWitched” reruns.  However, turning up the volume might not cut it in certain listening situations.  ‘Peoplehearingbetter.com’ published an excellent article…

October 21, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

  I’ve told my father repeatedly that he needs to get his hearing checked but he just won’t budge. Are your parents stubborn like that? It’s no secret they have a hard time being a part of the conversation at the dinner table or on phone calls, but they still think it’s not that bad…

October 21, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

‘Hello Mind’ is part of the CaptionCall active aging initiative. These unique tips and activities are created to promote a healthy mind and body, and to encourage social wellness. We hope you have some fun with these activities and encourage you to share them with your friends and family!  

October 19, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

    Congratulations!  You decided to improve your quality of life by getting hearing aids! Now how do you make sure to keep them working at their best?  ‘People Hearing Better’ recently put out an article that can help.  The article gives a detailed list of steps you can take to protect and maintain your…

October 17, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

‘Hello Mind’ is part of the CaptionCall active aging initiative. These unique tips and activities are created to promote a healthy mind and body, and to encourage social wellness. We hope you have some fun with these activities and encourage you to share them with your friends and family!    

October 14, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

Did you know that your ears may be working on a biological clock? A study conducted by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden has shown that there is an important protein known as Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) that protects you from permanent hearing damage.  The interesting thing is that this protein fluctuates based on the time…

October 12, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

Is your family telling you regularly that you need hearing aids?  How can you really know if there is a problem?  Well, take our advice and ‘listen to your family’!  However, if you need a few more reasons to take the leap and visit a hearing care professional, here is a great list of some…

October 10, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

  ‘Hello Body’ is part of the CaptionCall active aging initiative. These unique tips and activities are created to promote a healthy mind and body, and to encourage social wellness. We hope you have some fun with these activities and encourage you to share them with your friends and family!  

October 7, 2016 CaptionCall 13 comments

  How To Clean Your Ears You may have heard your mom say, “Don’t put anything smaller than your elbow in your ear!”  Well, it is true that you should not use cotton swabs, pen caps, erasers, etc. to clean out your ears.  So what are you supposed to do to keep your ear canals…

October 5, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

Fall is in full swing and for many that means football season.  While watching your favorite team you might get the idea to go throw a football around with the family.  While that is a fantastic choice for spending time with friends and family, here is an extra reminder to be very careful.  ‘Peoplehearingbetter.com’ recently…