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You’ve done it! Shopping for gifts this year has been surprisingly easy, and you’ve finally gotten around to crossing names off your list. But you’re not quite finished yet, are you? Finding gifts for seniors can be a challenge. Thankfully, we’ve got a holiday gift guide for seniors that can help you find the perfect…

Let’s play a game! Play is an important part of life – no matter how old you are. Games are a great way to have fun on your own or with a group. They offer many benefits in a short period of time. Play is particularly important as we age, for many reasons:   Encourages…

Veterans Day is an important time to honor our veterans and thank them for their service and sacrifice for our country. Often as a result of their service, veterans experience hearing loss due to their exposure to loud noises – such as working in an airplane hangar or proximity to an explosion. According to a…

Bill Gates once said: “We’re changing the world with technology”. Of course, he’s right. Technology has fundamentally changed how we interact with the world. Whether it’s laptops and smartphones or algorithms and AI, it’s amazing to witness the lightning speed at which technology evolves to help improve our connectivity, safety and daily experiences. The same…

Although being hearing impaired requires you to address the difficulty of communicating in everyday situations, combining the use of hearing aids with caption phone calls can make your daily living easier and more enjoyable.  Learn how pairing hearing aids with a caption phone service improves daily living.  Hearing aid technology is simply amazing these days….

Is your home aging in place ready? If you’re one of the nearly 34 million people who identify as a baby boomer who’s reached retirement age, this might be something you’ve considered. If not, maybe it should be. A recent AARP study found that nearly 77% of adults 50 and older prefer to remain in…

Retirement is something to celebrate! This is an accomplishment and means one is entering a new chapter in life. The generation nearing or entering retirement is more numerous than ever. AARP has a wealth of advice to prepare for retirement and enjoy your retirement to the fullest. Whether you know someone who is retiring, are…

Did you know that there is an entire day dedicated to celebrating the contributions and achievements of senior citizens? Over 30 years ago, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed August 21, to be National Senior Citizens Day. “Throughout our history, older people have achieved much for our families, our communities, and our country. That remains true today…

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…

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.