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Have you been meaning to catch the newest film at your local theater but weary of how your hearing loss may affect your experience? You’re not alone and for many others just like you, enjoying movies on the big screen can be a little difficult without the right tools and resources. Luckily, there are many…

You’re running your daily errands and your cell phone rings. Instead of letting it go to voicemail, you confidently pick it up. It’s your son whom you haven’t seen in a few months with great news! He and the kids are coming to town and want to grab lunch with you at one of your…

Summer safety for seniors As we dive deeper into summer and temperatures become increasingly hot, it’s important to stay cool and beat the heat to ensure the safety of you and your loved ones. For senior adults, this means being proactive about how you spend your time outdoors and indoors, too. Stay out of the…

Better food. Better Hearing. Better living.   American Jazz singer, Ella Fitzgerald once sang…  “Summertime and the livin’ is easy…”  And we couldn’t agree more! The weather is warm, nights are long and the food aplenty. With summer right around the corner, it’s time to dig out your favorite recipe and plan a barbecue or small…

Buckle up and take a ride with us as we explore top travel destinations for seniors! Hooray! You’ve entered your golden years and now you’re ready to do and see more. What exactly are your golden years? Simply put, it’s the period in your life after you’ve retired! With more free time on your hands,…

May means Better Hearing for you and your loved ones “I do need an appointment, but I’m sorry I can’t hear you. I will have my daughter call you back.”  How many times have you had to rely on a family member or friend to make phone calls for you? Being unable to hear the…

Captioning technology designed with your patients in mind Today, technology moves fast–especially in the hearing care industry. Take hearing aids for example. Advancements in hearing aid technology include amplified sound, Bluetooth™ compatibility, artificial intelligence, rechargeable batteries and smartphone apps that can convert speech to text and even translate different languages. As hearing technology continues to…

Remember the good old days when everything in your household was either recycled or reused? Blouses and dress shirts with missing buttons weren’t just thrown away, but instead fixed with a simple thread and needle. Appliances weren’t just replaced but repaired. Maybe you even remember when leaving empty milk jugs for your milkman to collect…

The internet is an essential part of everyday life. In this modern day, it provides a wealth of knowledge, e-commerce, entertainment and serves as a medium for communication too. Now more than ever, people everywhere have come to rely on this technology. Statista reported the number of households with internet access via broadband service reached…

Although you might not have heard of “VoIP,” it’s a voice transmission technology that’s been around for quite some time—about twenty years, in fact. VoIP is a telephone connection technology that lets you talk on the phone at home as you normally would with one exception: there’s no need for that regular phone cable (it’s…

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.