Category: Active Aging

January 24, 2019 CaptionCall 2 comments

The weekend will soon be upon us and it will be a perfect time to get together with friends and family to eat out and spend time together. However when you have hearing loss, it can often be difficult to keep up with the conversation while at a busy restaurant. Here are some things you…

January 17, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

When it’s cold outside it is important to remember to keep your ears warm and dry.  Exostosis ear, or more commonly called Surfer’s ear, can become a real issue for people that spend a lot of time doing activities outside in the cold. Exostosis is a result of your body trying to protect your ears….

January 10, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

Staying active as you age is an important part of living a healthy life. However with it being cold outside you may feel less motivated to get out and about. Aplaceformom.com has some great ideas you can use to stay active this winter: Take a dance class Go swimming Bundle up and take a walk…

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 1 comment

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…