Month: January 2017

January 30, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  ‘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!    

January 27, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  The University of California San Francisco Medical Center prepared a great list of tips to ensure good communication strategies when communicating with people who have hearing loss.  Some of their recommendations include:   Use their name before beginning a conversation Face them directly Acquaint the listener with the general topic of the conversation Pay…

January 25, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  So your ears have a little extra wax—it’s gross and you want to clean it out—what do you do?  Well if you happen to be shopping, the first thing that could come to your mind may be to buy cotton swabs. You may have also heard of something called ear candling which involves using…

January 23, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  ‘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!  

January 20, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Hearing loss can put a real strain on relationships.  It impacts verbal communication, one of the most vital functions for a healthy relationship. However, for those who put forth the extra effort to keep good communication alive with their hearing impaired partner, it doesn’t have to be that way.  When you put yourself in…

January 18, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  ‘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!

January 17, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Lofty Aging Goals We live in a world that operates on time. Aging is the name we have given to our personal relationship with time. After centuries of personal experience and scientific observation, humanity has defined social norms that explain aging trends and establish expectations. Most people come to accept these expectations and live…

January 13, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

When it comes to sharing new and important technologies with our aging clients, it can feel a bit overwhelming for them. However, it is becoming increasingly more important to help our clients feel involved with friends and family, which in many cases requires some tackling of new and possibly scary technologies. ‘Lifehack.org’ has come up…

January 11, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

How’s your iron intake? An article published in The New York Times states there may be a link between Iron Deficiency Anemia and hearing loss. Researchers studied 305,339 people, and found that those with an iron deficiency were almost two and a half times more at risk for hearing loss:   “The risk for sensorineural…

January 9, 2017 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!