Author: CaptionCall

July 19, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

You know it’s important to protect your hearing, but how do you do it?  Earq.com has a list of great steps you can take to make sure you are hearing at your best: Use earplugs when you know things are going to get loud: Noise induced hearing loss is the most common form of hearing…

July 5, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

Hey, we hope all of you had an exciting Fourth of July! With the sun in the sky and summer in full swing we wanted to share with you an article we wrote from a couple years ago. When it comes to hearing loss the most important thing you can do is take action right…

June 28, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

Over the last 26 years researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, part of Harvard Medical School in Boston, have been studying women’s diets and how it relates to hearing loss. Lead author of the study, Dr. Sharon Curhan of the Channing Division of Network Medicine, said, “Although hearing loss is thought to be an unavoidable…

June 27, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

I think many of us can agree that the 70s and 80s were some of the best years for Rock and Roll. Bands like The Police, AC/DC, Genesis, U2 and so many others shaped modern music. After years of performing music for the masses these artists all suffer from hearing loss. That’s right, rock legends…

June 14, 2018 CaptionCall 5 comments

A recent study has shown that deadly falls are on the rise among seniors in the United States. According to the lead researcher, Elizabeth Burns, at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, “Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among adults aged 65 and older.”  You can read more…

June 7, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

It is essential to keep our brains strong and active as we age. A study recently published in the journal, Neurology: Clinical Practice, reported that exercising may help thinking skills in aging adults. It showed that people who exercised at least 52 hours over six months, with around an hour per exercise session, had improved…

June 6, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

Think loneliness isn’t a big deal? Think again.  A recent study has shown that “people with heart failure who are socially isolated are more likely to be hospitalized or die prematurely than those who feel connected to others.” Read more here: https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=212559 Unfortunately, loneliness is pretty common among older adults. One of the best things…