Category: Active Aging

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…

May 18, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

Our friends over at Nebraska Oral & Facial Surgery have you covered. Below you will find a great checklist of things to keep in mind as you age. The key is to be proactive. Use this list to start taking action with things like your hearing care today! Created by Nebraska Oral & Facial Surgery

April 16, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

What are you doing to stay active as you age? Are you following the guidelines on how to be a ‘Physically Courageous Ager’?  You can find them here: https://captioncall.com/ccblog/active-aging/physically-courageous-aging/ If you are trying to keep active as the years go on but are finding moving about is becoming more difficult, you may want to try…

March 23, 2018 CaptionCall 2 comments

March is National Nutrition Month! Besides being vital for active healthy aging, did you know healthy eating can also help your hearing? The key here is blood flow. The better blood flow you have to your ears the better your ears are able to take care of themselves, which keeps your hearing working longer and…

March 21, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

A new study by Oxford University has provided strong evidence that smoking increases the risk of hearing loss. The study involved 50,000 participants over an 8 year period. It accounted for many variables in the participant’s lives including the noise involved in their everyday lives. On top of that the study found that “The increased…

December 22, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Having meaningful conversations reduces stress, improves memory functions and creates a sense of belonging and community. Learn more at http://keepingconnectedcanada.ca/the-health-benefits-of-being-heard/. For example, I called my father last night.  He lives in another part of the country so our phone conversations include a fair amount of catching up.  He’s turning 80 on Sunday and I…

December 15, 2017 CaptionCall 1 comment

The New Year is rapidly approaching and with it comes the chance to start fresh with some new goals. Here are some ideas for your hearing health in the new year: Exercise – Let’s get the one you’ve probably already written down out of the way. Did you know that exercising can help with blood…