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Eddy The Ear Gets A Hearing Aid

By CaptionCall | Nov 8, 2018 | 4 Comments

Eddy the Ear is back with the final episode of his hearing care journey … Eddy gets a hearing aid.  We hope Eddy has brought you many smiles over the last couple years.  More importantly, we hope Eddy has served as a fun way to educate you about the importance of addressing hearing loss, and…

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7 Tips For Healthy Aging

By CaptionCall | Nov 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

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Healthy Diet And Age-Related Hearing Loss

By CaptionCall | Oct 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ladies, did you know healthy food might help fight off age-related hearing loss! A recent study of more than 80,000 woman for 26 years has found that healthy eating can lead to someone being 47 percent less likely to experience age related hearing loss. According to the lead author “Although hearing loss is thought to…

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What Are You Afraid Of?

By CaptionCall | Oct 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Its Halloween next week and many of us are excited about sharing a scare with friends or family. However when it comes to wearing hearing aids there are some common reasons why people are afraid to give them a try. Healthyhearing.com has a list of common fears people have that keep them from getting hearing…

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Cycling with Hearing loss

By CaptionCall | Oct 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

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Tips And Tricks For Eating Out With Hearing Loss

By CaptionCall | Oct 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

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Getting Out Can Help You Live Longer

By CaptionCall | Oct 11, 2018 | 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…

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What Causes Hearing Loss?

By CaptionCall | Oct 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Understanding the causes of hearing loss is a necessity if you want to keep your hearing healthy. Web MD has a great slideshow for the common causes of hearing loss here: https://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/ss/slideshow-causes You will notice the causes of severe hearing loss come down to a couple major points, what’s great is for a lot of…

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CaptionCall and HLAA working together!

By CaptionCall | Oct 4, 2018 | 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…

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Great Tips for Traveling With Hearing Loss

By CaptionCall | Oct 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

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FEDERAL LAW PROHIBITS ANYONE BUT REGISTERED USERS WITH HEARING LOSS FROM USING INTERNET PROTOCOL (IP) CAPTIONED TELEPHONES WITH THE CAPTIONS TURNED ON. IP Captioned Telephone Service may use a live operator. The operator generates captions of what the other party to the call says. These captions are then sent to your phone. There is a cost for each minute of captions generated, paid from a federally administered fund. No costs are passed along to individuals who qualify for the service.