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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…

The weather has gotten warmer, and the days have grown longer (don’t forget to adjust your clocks for daylight savings time). Plants everywhere are beginning to bloom and your garden has come back to life with vibrant colors!  It’s time to take your tools out of the shed and turn to gardening. Not only does…

ClearCaptions is a captioned telephone service provider that helps people whose hearing loss makes it difficult to use the phone. Hearing loss affects 430 million people worldwide, and by 2050 the World Health Organization estimates that one in every ten people will have hearing loss. Additionally, people with severe hearing loss are at an increased…

From your Valentine…  Did you know that Valentine’s Day first occurred on February 14, 496 A.D.? Although the origin of Valentine’s Day derives from harrowing circumstances and forbidden love, today we celebrate love in all forms with people and things we hold close to our hearts.   They say love is the best medicine and we…

There it is–black finish, large touch screen display and easy-to-use functions. A flashing white light illuminates on your home caption phone and alerts you to an incoming call from your daughter. It’s even accompanied by a ringing sound loud enough for you to hear. It doesn’t stop there. You answer the call, and your phone…

3, 2, 1… Happy New Year!  You’ve made it! You’ve sailed into the new year with poise and grace despite how different the year may have looked. There may have been some obstacles along the way, but you’ve managed to overcome them all the same. Now that the new year is here, it’s a good…

Your stories. Our mission. Communication. Quality. Accountability. Integrity. Stewardship. The holidays are upon us and there’s no better way to wrap up the end of the year than with YOUR stories of connection in mind! Over the last ten years, our values at ClearCaptions have remained the same and as strong as ever. We continue…

Pop…pop…pop. Whether you like your popcorn plain or with salt and extra butter, it’s time to dim the lights and dive into a compilation of films that feature hearing loss. Looking for an activity to enjoy with friends and family this holiday season? Plan a movie night with loved ones and select a movie that…

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.