Category: Active Aging

November 29, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

New hobbies are an important part of keeping your brain active as you age and there are few things that are more beneficial to helping your brain stay sharp than learning a new language. It may feel daunting to attempt to learn a new language while having hearing loss however HearingLikeMe.com has some great tips…

November 15, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

If you need to complete Continuing Education Units our very own Suzanne Robbins, in partnership with ACCM and PACE, has put together a fantastic course on the importance of staying socially active and its effects on healthy aging.  In this course you will learn the severe negative impacts that loneliness can have on an aging…

November 1, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

Need some good ideas on how to maximize your healthy aging? Realsimple.com has a great collection of healthy habits for people that age well. The list includes: Eat healthy Exercise regularly Protect your skin from the sun Get a good night’s sleep Stay social You can read the whole article here: https://www.realsimple.com/health/preventative-health/habits-of-people-who-age-well You will be…

October 18, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

It’s getting cold out there for much of the country however many of you are still finding ways to get out and enjoy the outdoors. Hearinglikeme.com has a great advice column on how to best enjoy cycling with hearing loss. The tips include: When you are cycling alone, make sure you do everything you can to…

October 18, 2018 CaptionCall No comments exist

Hearing loss can make it difficult to to eat out in noisy places. However there are things you can do to make the experience better. Starkey has put together some tips you can use to make your dining out experience better. You can find the list here: https://www.starkey.com/blog/2017/01/Dining-out-with-hearing-loss-tips If you are a senior and are…

October 11, 2018 CaptionCall 1 comment

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…