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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…

May 16, 2019 CaptionCall 1 comment

Hearing health can be a finicky thing. There may be some things you are doing right now that you didn’t know could be damaging your hearing. Not getting enough sleep – Getting a good night’s sleep can be a challenge sometimes, but did you know that sleep helps your ears to recover from the day’s…

May 3, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

Every day people are deciding to take action on their hearing loss. If you know someone who still thinks they don’t need to worry about their hearing, share with them this great video about Shirley’s hearing care journey: https://youtu.be/Jyb9g8QAiE0

April 26, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

CaptionCall is proud to be the Capital Sponsor of the  Hearing Loss Association of America Walk4hearing to raise funds and awareness for hearing loss. Walk4Hearing is the largest walk for hearing loss awareness in the country. Every spring and fall thousands of walkers –form teams and walk in their communities to increase public awareness about hearing…

April 19, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

An important part of preventing hearing loss is understanding the causes. There may be more causes of hearing loss than you think. Age related hearing loss – There is not a lot that can be done about age related hearing loss. Your best bet is to make sure you are get your hearing checked regularly…

April 11, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

Several years ago I was using a Q-tip to clean my ears – something I have long since learned is a bad idea.  Shortly after, I had a sudden pain in my ear and then a weird noise.  I couldn’t hear anything from my right ear except for this obnoxious noise. I was a little…

April 4, 2019 CaptionCall 3 comments

Was getting hearing aids not what you expected? For a lot of people, new hearing aid ownership can be a difficult transition. Many people go through the process of spending money on their hearing aids only to decide after one use or so that they don’t want to wear them. That’s unfortunate because wearing your…

March 28, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

What’s your passion? That’s the question asked at hearwellstayvital.org. Whatever your passion is, the Hear Well Stay Vital campaign has an important message. Get your hearing checked.  “Hearing loss is linked to increased risk of dementia, depression, falls and isolation. Stay engaged, stay vital and enjoy doing what you love.” You may not have realized…

March 21, 2019 CaptionCall 2 comments

Looking for more reasons why getting a hearing aid is good for you? Healthyhearing.com has a great list of 5 ways that hearing aids can help you live longer. Hearing aids help with balance – Falls can be very dangerous as we age and hearing loss has been tied to increased chances of falling. Hearing…