Author: CaptionCall

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 22, 2017

  Starkey has posted a great info graphic explaining the different types of hearing loss. If you have noticed that you have been having trouble hearing things lately, take a moment and visit a hearing health professional. Hearing health professionals are prepared to help you with your specific hearing loss.  

February 20, 2017

  ‘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!  

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…

February 10, 2017

As people age, the dangers of depression can be very real.  Whether you are a professional providing care for aging adults or a family caregiver, you can do much to prevent senior depression.  ‘Helpguide.org’ published a fantastic list of steps that can help.  Here are some of their tips:   Avoid Isolation: Those we work…

February 8, 2017

  The Center for Disease Control recently conducted a survey with some surprising results about hearing loss. It turns out nearly 20 percent of people in their 20s already have some level of hearing loss, and that hearing loss in more than half of the cases was not caused by loud noises from work. In…

February 6, 2017

  ‘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!  

February 3, 2017

  Hearing is vital for living a long, healthy and active life. Sometimes we need a little help remembering how to keep our hearing healthy and strong. Beltone has a fantastic list of tips to make sure your hearing is at the top of its game for years to come. Pay attention to the sound…

February 1, 2017

  Without question, captioned telephone service has restored many hearing-impaired patients’ ability to communicate effectively and confidently by phone. In addition to audio performance, we urge you to look at the captioning quality of the phone you recommend to your patients.  Consider the following:   Caption Readability: Readability is influenced by text size, font and…

January 30, 2017

  ‘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!