Category: Active Aging

September 15, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  If you’ve spent time around children you have probably noticed how curious they can be. Whether it be your grandchildren or kids of your friends, they seem to always want to know what is going on around them. So what do you say to them when they ask you about your hearing aids? ‘Healthyhearing.com’…

August 24, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

    We can all stop looking for the fountain of youth because ‘Keeping Connected’ recently released an article about how social connection keeps people young. You can read it here: http://keepingconnectedcanada.ca/how-staying-socially-connected-can-improve-your-overall-health-and-happiness/   The article reminded me of Julie – our next door neighbor.  When my husband and I moved into our new house, we…

August 16, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Keeping a healthy social life as you age is important for both your physical and mental wellbeing, but you may find that with hearing loss going out and spending time with friends and family can be a stressful event. According to research hearing loss in seniors can create social anxiety. See: http://phb.secondsensehearing.com/content/caregivers-senior-hearing-loss-creates-social-anxiety Adding stress…

August 11, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Thinking about a little romance via online dating?  Dating can be a stressful endeavor … throw hearing loss into the mix and things can start to feel a bit overwhelming. Thankfully, ‘Healthyhearing.com’ has prepared a handy guide with tips on what you can do, with hearing loss, to make the most of your online…

August 7, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Summer is winding down, but you still have time for some summer party fun. There are ways to make social gatherings easier with hearing loss.  ‘Healthyhearing.com’ has a guide that can help you enjoy your end of summer parties to the fullest:   Find a good spot – Find a place with minimal ambient…

July 21, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

    Exercising is great for you overall health, but did you know it can also help your hearing? Exercising helps with your blood flow which helps keep your hearing healthy and sharp. As you age, you may be concerned about what you can do to stay physically active. Well ‘ClevelandClinic.org’ has a great guide…

July 10, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

    Are you taking care of someone who isn’t getting out to enjoy the summer sunshine? Agingcare.com has posted a list of great outdoor activities that caregivers and seniors can do together, ranging from going on a picnic to flying a kite.  Check out their list at https://www.agingcare.com/articles/summer-activities-to-do-with-seniors-150881.htm.  Maybe it will spark some ideas…

June 19, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Have you noticed that as we age, it becomes more difficult to get out and visit with friends and family or meet new people?  A recent article in the New York Times reiterates the idea that “Social interaction is a critically important contributor to good health and longevity.”  The article references a few major…