Author: CaptionCall

September 27, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

Is it getting too loud in here? Now you will be able to tell! Apple has released a new app for the Apple Watch that will use the watch’s built in microphone to measure the noise in the area around you. If the decibel level gets too high and could cause hearing damage, you can…

September 20, 2019 CaptionCall 1 comment

As a hearing care provider there is nothing more important than making sure your patients are taken care of—and you may have more opportunities to do that than you thought. The American Academy of Audiology has a great list of potential touchpoints you can have with your patients. Some of the things on the list…

September 6, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

Denial is a common human condition associated with hearing loss. Unfortunately it is particularly ubiquitous among the senior community. A 2015 study showed that seniors in general appeared to be in denial about hearing loss. The study gave several reasons why, some being: They think their hearing is not bad enough to need hearing aids….

August 27, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

No matter what we enjoy doing in life, we will always have to overcome something. Whether it be distractions, disabilities, injuries, or disappointments, an essential part of succeeding at life is learning to overcome obstacles. That’s why somebody like Nathan Ostergaard is such an incredible example. Nathan – now 43 – has had vision issues…

August 16, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

Concerts, parties, lawn mowers, and even just the sound of being out by a busy street—all that noise can really add up. For many of us, this noise is a fleeting pain to the ear drums, but it can be so much more than that. Noise-induced hearing loss is incredibly common. Fortunately, it’s also preventable…

July 17, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

It was a chance to live large for anyone who visited our booth at the Hearing Loss Association of America National Annual Convention in Rochester, NY June 20-22. The theme for our booth this year was “15 Minutes of Fame.” CaptionCall users were invited to come to the booth and film the story of their…

June 24, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

    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…

June 13, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

Loud noise is one of the most common causes for hearing loss. Fortunately it is also one of the easiest to prevent. Here are some great tips from the CDC on how to prevent noise induced hearing loss. Identify sources of loud sounds – This may sound straight forward but you may be surprised by…

May 24, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

For Memorial Day, we pause to honor those veterans who gave their lives while serving in the U.S. military defending our freedom.  Honor Flight is a program that honors vets year round. Since 2005, Honor Flight has been flying our aging veterans who served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War…