Category: Active Aging

May 22, 2017

  Do you feel like you are getting too old for dancing? The WNBA’s New York Liberty’s dance team, The Timeless torches, defy that thinking. This dance team has a minimum age requirement of 40 years old, but many of their members are over 60.   You can see the dance team in action here:…

April 10, 2017

  Is aging difficult for many of your clients? Here are some great healthy aging tips from ‘gethealthystayhealthy.com’:   Eat the right foods Keep your body moving See your doctor regularly Get enough sleep Stay socially engaged Quit smoking Stay mentally active   Read more here: http://www.gethealthystayhealthy.com/articles/healthy-aging   As you help your clients take action…

March 29, 2017

  You may have read an article about my father, his hearing loss, and my plea to him to get his hearing checked. If you haven’t read that article here’s the link, https://captioncall.com/1969-2/. Now that you’re all caught up, I’m happy to say my dad went to get his hearing checked. I think my mother…

March 24, 2017

  So your parents are struggling with hearing loss and you want to help. You understand all the important health benefits to getting your hearing checked. So what can you do to help them take action? Recently ‘HealthyHearing.com’ posted a number of tips that you can use when it comes to talking to your parents…

March 22, 2017

CaptionCall is proud to introduce Eddy the Ear – the ‘ear-resistible’ star of our new video series, Conversations with Eddy the Ear.  This series of entertaining short video segments is created to help people be more ‘ear-responsible’.   Our objective is simply to provide you or your clients with an entertaining, educational tool to help…

February 24, 2017

    You may want to tell them about Shirley Curry. Shirley has become known in the online community as the Gaming Grandma. She plays video games, then streams them online for people to enjoy. Check out this fun little video about her below:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8H2WC2e7go Playing video games may not be something that you…

February 17, 2017

  Anyone who meditates regularly knows that ‘meditation is its own reward’!  Practitioners have a two-part objective as they allow themselves time and space for meditation:   They pay non-judgmental attention to current feelings and thoughts (of all varieties) with the goal of eventually reaching a state of elevated emotion, free of mental disturbance.  The…

January 3, 2017

  The recent holidays brought family gatherings, cards and letters being sent to friends near and far, and reaching out to loved ones that we haven’t talked to in a long while. Socializing with friends and family is an essential part of the season. Fact is, sociality is so important to our health and wellbeing,…

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!  

November 30, 2016

      Do you need another good reason to start exercising? According to a recent study published in The Journal of Neuroscience, exercise may help prevent age related hearing loss. In the study, mice were observed over the course of two years. Researchers compared one group of mice that had access to a running…