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August 1, 2016 ccadmin 2 comments

‘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! CaptionCall is an ambassador for hearing…

May 27, 2016 ccadmin No comments exist

When hearing loss sets in, there is a tendency to reduce or eliminate social interaction.  It can be frustrating to continually ask people to repeat themselves, or embarrassing to regularly misunderstand what someone says.  The temptation is to avoid awkward interactions all together and just keep to yourself.  However, according to a recent study published…

April 22, 2016 ccadmin 3 comments

With approximately 48 million Americans dealing with hearing loss, chances are we all know someone impacted by hearing loss.  But for those who have normal hearing, it can be difficult to understand what they’re going through.   The Hearing Review recently published results from an independent poll conducted by Oticon Inc. providing a snapshot of…

April 11, 2016 ccadmin No comments exist

Stress is everywhere around us.  Each day it starts with getting up on time, getting out the door, traffic, meetings, deadlines, interruptions, etc.   The list of stressors goes on and on.   These things can take their toll mentally and physically.  Did you know that chronic stress may actually be linked to hearing loss?  An article…

February 26, 2016 ccadmin No comments exist

I woke up deaf in one ear and don’t know why – the day was August 31, 2014. I could hear just fine the night before when I went to bed, but woke that morning with what felt like cotton packed tightly in my right ear accompanied by an obnoxious ringing sound. Unfortunately, the doctor…

February 24, 2016 ccadmin No comments exist

Thinking about getting hearing aids?  Did you know they could help with more than just your hearing?  Hearing aids have been found to improve brain function in people with hearing loss according to a recent study conducted by Jamie Desjardins, PHD, at the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP). “After two weeks of hearing aid…

February 17, 2016 ccadmin No comments exist

Have you ever felt like your hearing loss is just draining you? If so, you’re not alone. Hearing loss can take its toll physically and emotionally, leaving you feeling stressed and spent. Fact is, with hearing loss you have to work harder than the average person to stay engaged.  The writers at ‘People Hearing Better’…