Category: Active Aging

October 11, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

It’s pretty cold for a lot of us these days however you may still want to find a way to get out and about. According to a recent study, aging “People who left the house frequently at any of the ages examined were significantly more likely to live to the next age group”. You can…

October 4, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

CaptionCall is proud to be the Capital sponsor of the HLAA’s Walk4Hearing events. The mission of the Hearing Loss Association of America is to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing information, education, support and advocacy. By participating in HLAA events you are doing those same things. Although the winter…

October 4, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

Traveling can be stressful when you have hearing loss. Trying not to miss information or getting to your flight on time can feel a bit overwhelming. The Hearing Journal has a fantastic guide on how to best travel with hearing loss. Some of the points they make include: Prepare in advance Use technology for logistics…

September 27, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

When it comes to working with friends or family that have hearing loss, it can be tough to know how to best communicate. Goldencarers.com has a list of 14 great tips for communicating with aging people in our life that have hearing loss. Some of those tips include: Do not shout Don’t chew or eat…

September 6, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

Summer is starting to come to an end which means things starting to cool off. With that it can become easy to want to stay indoors and relax with a nice cup of cocoa. As great as that is (and you should definitely do that from time to time) in order for us to make…

September 6, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

When you have hearing loss it is important to take special steps to make sure those you love are communicating with you in the best way possible. One of the best ways to ensure you are understanding everything in the conversation is to make it clear to everyone who is involved that you have a…

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 7 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…