Month: December 2016

December 30, 2016

  Have you ever given up on a new year’s resolution? Odds are you have.  When it comes to setting goals about your hearing health, you don’t want to let anything get in your way. Hearing loss is associated with feelings of isolation and greater stress on the brain which contributes to dementia. If you…

December 26, 2016

  Got a headache? Most people just reach for a pain reliever without thinking twice. However, according to a recent study, long-term use of pain relievers may increase the risk for hearing loss. Researchers found that regular use (two or more days per week) of ibuprofen and acetaminophen was associated with a higher risk of…

December 23, 2016

  ‘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!  

December 21, 2016

    Decided on your new year’s resolutions? Is losing weight or quitting smoking on your list again?  Our friends at Healthy Hearing have put together a handy guide if you need some extra motivation. In fact, their guide specifically discusses obesity and smoking, but with a new twist – they both can have a…

December 19, 2016

  Isn’t it terrible when you lose something important? Maybe your wallet or your keys, or worse yet, a hearing aid. Unintentionally playing hide and seek with your hearing aids on a regular basis can be very stressful. So what can you do to lower the risk of losing your hearing aids? A recent article…

December 15, 2016

  ‘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!    

December 12, 2016

    Man, is it ever cold out there! Whether you’re trying to finish up some outdoor projects or hitting the slopes for some skiing or snowboarding, you might want to pay special attention to keeping your ears warm. Exostosis ear, or more commonly called Surfer’s ear, can be a real issue for people that…

December 9, 2016

  Movie captioning may be coming to a theater near you! On November 21 of this year a Final Rule was signed revising the Americans with Disabilities Act to require movie theaters to take a few extra steps with guests:   Theaters need to have and maintain equipment to provide closed captioning and audio description…

December 7, 2016

    With the Holidays in full swing, many of us and our kids may be unwrapping a gaggle of new fun toys. And some of those toys will be very loud; you know the ones … action figures with all kinds of sound effects, toys with built in music makers, singing stuffed animals, electronic…

December 5, 2016

  ‘Hello Everybody’ 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!