Category: Hearing/Health Professionals

April 5, 2017

    Healthy eating is linked to healthy hearing!  It has been shown to increase the blood flow to your ears. So how do we inspire people to implement healthy eating habits. A recent study reported on by The New York Times suggests an important factor to consider when it comes to healthy eating.  …

March 27, 2017

  Is It Really Free?   When you hear that something is free, it’s easy to feel a little skeptical. But when it comes to CaptionCall, both the phone and the service come at no cost to your patients when you complete the professional certification form recognizing that they have hearing loss and need captions…

March 22, 2017

CaptionCall is proud to introduce Eddy the Ear – the ‘ear-resistible’ star of our new video series, Conversations with Eddy the Ear.  This series of entertaining short video segments is created to help people be more ‘ear-responsible’.   Our objective is simply to provide you or your clients with an entertaining, educational tool to help…

March 10, 2017

  Recommendations from a Patient How can a hearing-care professional inspire their patients to hear their very best? Recently Hearing Review posted an article from a patient with advice for hearing care professionals on how to keep their patients motivated. She boiled it down to four points:   Treat clients with respect and compassion Learn…

March 3, 2017

  Today is World hearing Day and the theme this year is “Action for hearing loss: make a sound investment”.  Today is a great day to celebrate with your clients and staff just how important it is to take action when it comes to hearing loss. Do you need posters are pamphlets to share? The…

February 24, 2017

    You may want to tell them about Shirley Curry. Shirley has become known in the online community as the Gaming Grandma. She plays video games, then streams them online for people to enjoy. Check out this fun little video about her below:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8H2WC2e7go Playing video games may not be something that you…

February 17, 2017

  Anyone who meditates regularly knows that ‘meditation is its own reward’!  Practitioners have a two-part objective as they allow themselves time and space for meditation:   They pay non-judgmental attention to current feelings and thoughts (of all varieties) with the goal of eventually reaching a state of elevated emotion, free of mental disturbance.  The…

February 10, 2017

As people age, the dangers of depression can be very real.  Whether you are a professional providing care for aging adults or a family caregiver, you can do much to prevent senior depression.  ‘Helpguide.org’ published a fantastic list of steps that can help.  Here are some of their tips:   Avoid Isolation: Those we work…

February 1, 2017

  Without question, captioned telephone service has restored many hearing-impaired patients’ ability to communicate effectively and confidently by phone. In addition to audio performance, we urge you to look at the captioning quality of the phone you recommend to your patients.  Consider the following:   Caption Readability: Readability is influenced by text size, font and…

January 17, 2017

  Lofty Aging Goals We live in a world that operates on time. Aging is the name we have given to our personal relationship with time. After centuries of personal experience and scientific observation, humanity has defined social norms that explain aging trends and establish expectations. Most people come to accept these expectations and live…