Category: Hearing/Health Professionals

November 29, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

How’s your blood sugar levels? If you have diabetes you may want to schedule a hearing test. According to a 2008 study, people with diabetes are nearly twice as likely to experience hearing loss compared to people without diabetes.  In addition, the study found that the trend also applied to pre-diabetics (those who are on…

October 13, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  It’s time to put to rest a few misconceptions about hearing loss: Hearing Loss Is No Big Deal:  Too often people with early signs of hearing loss say it’s no big deal and they procrastinate getting it checked.  Hearing loss is a very big deal!  It can impact our physical, social, mental and emotional…

August 7, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Summer is winding down, but you still have time for some summer party fun. There are ways to make social gatherings easier with hearing loss.  ‘Healthyhearing.com’ has a guide that can help you enjoy your end of summer parties to the fullest:   Find a good spot – Find a place with minimal ambient…

August 4, 2017 CaptionCall 1 comment

    Being aware of what’s around you is vital to keeping yourself and those around you safe while you drive. Unfortunately hearing loss can make it difficult to be 100% aware of what’s going on.  Thanks to ‘healthyhearing.org’ though, you don’t have to let hearing loss be a reason to keep you from hitting…

May 26, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  On this Memorial Day, we pause to remember and say thank you to our armed service men and women who sacrificed so much while protecting our freedom!   CaptionCall is committed to our veterans and is a proud supporter of the Honor Flight Program.  This program is conducted by non-profit organizations dedicated to transporting as many veterans as…

May 19, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  We were surprised to learn that some researchers are looking at flies (the insect) to help develop better hearing aids. According to a study from the University of Toronto, a fly known as Ormia ochracea has an amazing sense of directional hearing.   “These flies have highly specialized ears that provide the most acute…

May 8, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  It’s May and that means it’s Better Hearing and Speech month! What are you doing for your friends and clients to help spread the message of healthy hearing. Don’t forget to check out asha.org for materials and resources for promoting Better Hearing and Speech month wherever you work. You can find the resources here:…

April 28, 2017 CaptionCall 1 comment

  Growing up with hearing loss was a mixture of positive and negative experiences that ultimately motivated me to pursue a career in pediatric audiology. While my hearing loss challenges me daily, it also has served as a source of motivation, pride, and knowledge which has helped me throughout my studies as an Au.D. student….

April 26, 2017 CaptionCall 1 comment

  CaptionCall is excited to announce video 2 in the Eddy the Ear series. Eddy gets personal as he talks about how the ear works in his own unique and entertaining way. He also touches on the different types of hearing loss. For more great Eddy the Ear content Click here!