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Summer and Your Hearing Aids

By CaptionCall | Mar 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Spring is blooming and everyone seems to be getting ready for some fun in the sun.  The question is, are your hearing aids ready as well?   Many traditional outdoor activities associated with summer time can potentially bring damage to your hearing aids.  But don’t let that stop you from getting outdoors and enjoying the…

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The Real Cost of High-priced Hearing Aids

By CaptionCall | Mar 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

I did a presentation at a senior living facility last week.  At the conclusion of my presentation a lady who hadn’t said anything up to that point called me to her.  She was quiet and timid.  She had a concern which was weighing heavily on her.  I listened patiently.  She stammered, paused, and made great…

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Hearing Loss Affecting Your Desire To Be Outgoing?

By CaptionCall | Mar 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Are you the outgoing type?  Do you love spending time with your family and friends … going out to dinner as a group, visiting with grandkids at the park, etc.?  Have you noticed a decreased desire recently to be socially engaged?  Science Daily recently reported on an interesting discovery that may have something to do…

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Sudden Hearing Loss – Don’t Stop Believing

By ccadmin | Feb 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

I woke up deaf in one ear and don’t know why – the day was August 31, 2014. I could hear just fine the night before when I went to bed, but woke that morning with what felt like cotton packed tightly in my right ear accompanied by an obnoxious ringing sound. Unfortunately, the doctor…

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Am I In Denial?

By CaptionCall | Feb 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

  When I was in my late-20’s, as part of a physical required by my employer, I had a hearing test.  I was told I had the hearing of a 37-year-old.  Given the fact that I had chronic ear infections as a child, and that I had been to dozens of rock concerts that left…

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Hearing Aid Technology Is Improving Fast!

By CaptionCall | Feb 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hearing loss is natural as we age.  In fact, statistics show that many of us will experience some degree of hearing loss during our lifetime.   Hearing aids have long been an effective resource to help people with hearing loss stay socially connected and engaged with their world.  It’s amazing to see how far hearing aid…

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What treating your hearing says about you!

By CaptionCall | Feb 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sometimes it can be difficult to admit we have hearing loss, but we don’t have to let hearing loss get us down.  And we definitely don’t want to delay getting treatment for hearing loss.  The following infographic from betterhearing.org identifies 5 illuminating things you say about yourself when you actively seek understanding and take action…

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Hearing Aids Are Good For Your Brain!

By ccadmin | Feb 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thinking about getting hearing aids?  Did you know they could help with more than just your hearing?  Hearing aids have been found to improve brain function in people with hearing loss according to a recent study conducted by Jamie Desjardins, PHD, at the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP). “After two weeks of hearing aid…

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Hearing Loss Can Be Exhausting!

By ccadmin | Feb 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Have you ever felt like your hearing loss is just draining you? If so, you’re not alone. Hearing loss can take its toll physically and emotionally, leaving you feeling stressed and spent. Fact is, with hearing loss you have to work harder than the average person to stay engaged.  The writers at ‘People Hearing Better’…

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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.