Category: Active Aging

May 18, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

Our friends over at Nebraska Oral & Facial Surgery have you covered. Below you will find a great check list 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…

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…

December 8, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

Shopping for someone with hearing loss? It doesn’t have to be difficult to find the right gift. In fact, Healthyhearing.org has put together a great guide on some unique gifts to consider. The list includes some great books like “Rewiring Tinnitus: How I Finally Found Relief from the Ringing in my Ears” along with great…

November 27, 2017 CaptionCall 4 comments

Think you can get away with playing an instrument without wearing hearing protection? According to recent studies, that may not be the case. Experts are saying that the biggest culprit for noise induced hearing loss while playing music comes from your own instrument. That means you don’t have to be playing in an orchestra to…

November 22, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

It’s time to loosen the belt buckle and stretch the stomach as you enjoy an elaborate Thanksgiving feast. What’s are you most grateful for this year? When it comes to managing your hearing loss, there are lots of things to be grateful for! Hearing Care Professionals – Thanks to these hard working professionals who have…

November 6, 2017 CaptionCall 10 comments

Fact or fiction – Healthy eating can help your hearing?  Fact!  A healthy diet helps blood flow and strengthens the brain, both of which help to keep your hearing healthy. As we age, it can become more difficult to think of healthy snacks or treats that you enjoy. It’s because your tastes change over time….