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Need Help Spotting Hearing Loss?

By CaptionCall | Sep 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sometimes it can be hard to know if what you are experiencing is hearing loss or if people around you just aren’t speaking clearly. Medicine.net has some points you can use to see if you need to schedule a hearing care appointment. The points are: Having trouble hearing over the telephone. Finding it hard to…

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Live Healthy, Stay Active!

By CaptionCall | Sep 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

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Tell People You Have Hearing Loss

By CaptionCall | Sep 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

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Want some Hearing Loss Facts?

By CaptionCall | Aug 23, 2018 | 8 Comments

Did you know that approximately 36 million adults in the United States report having some level of hearing loss? Did you know that 1 in 4 workers exposed to loud noises at work will end up with hearing loss? Hearing loss has been called an invisible disability. With that it is our job to inform…

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Caregiver Tips For Hearing Loss

By CaptionCall | Aug 23, 2018 | 1 Comment

If you know or work with someone who struggles with hearing loss, it is extra important that you take extra steps to make sure you are understood. Goldencarers.com has put together a great list of 14 steps you can take to make sure you are being heard as well as possible. Some of the steps…

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New Video From The Hearing Health Foundation

By CaptionCall | Aug 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ever feel like you are the only one that struggles with hearing loss? Check out this video from the Hearing Health Foundation. The HHF works to prevent and cure hearing loss and tinnitus through groundbreaking research and to promote hearing health.  

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Captioned Phones Make a Big Difference

By CaptionCall | Aug 9, 2018 | 1 Comment

When someone is struggling to hear what is being said on the phone, hearing aids may not be enough. That’s what a Minnesota man learned as he was seeking solutions for his hearing loss. Checkout his story here: https://www.postbulletin.com/life/health/closed-caption-phones-open-doors-for-hearing-impaired/article_c7c61b4e-8453-11e8-b367-5379a3e37582.html Hearing aids provide huge value in all kinds of listening situations and environments.  However, telephones can…

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Your Ears At 35,000 Feet

By CaptionCall | Aug 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

This summer has been the busiest ever for air travel. An estimated 246.1 million passengers will fly with U.S. air lines between June 1 and August 31, 2018. The effect of high altitude on the body is considerable. At high altitudes, defined as 8,000 feet or above, the air pressure is lower. Oxygen levels drop—about three…

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How To Best Take Care Of Your Hearing Aids

By CaptionCall | Aug 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

Looking for some tips on how to take care of your hearing aids? AARP has this great video to make sure they are working at their best!

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Hearing Loss Hurts Everyone

By CaptionCall | Jul 25, 2018 | 7 Comments

“People suffering from hearing loss face daunting challenges, but so do those who love them.” Vanessa Vas, from the National Institute of Health Research has generated a study that shows the first attempt to connect the problems of people with hearing loss with the problems a loved one dealing with watching them struggle. Read more…

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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.