This is a 2nd discussion surrounding the general topic of Cooking and Food and the Challenges of Aging. The Sequoias SF, SF Village Explorers explored this at length last year; our Cincinnati group broached the same topics about a year later. Both are interesting and educational discussions!...
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Cooking & Food: Challenges for Living at Home? (Cincinnati)
What Does Legacy Mean to You?
Explorer Marty reflects on what her life's legacy might be, and the group fills in the discussion with their ideas.
Passavant explorers evaluate "TV Ears"
The Test Pilots/Passavant Community Longevity Explorers Circle evaluated the product "TV Ears" at their October 2019 meeting. Here are the results.
Beware: Spammers Just Want Your Money
The S. F. Explorers share their displeasure with unwanted email, messages and phone calls, many of which are scammers looking for gullible people.
How Explorers Learn New Things
The Explorer group discusses their experiences and insights on how they go about learning new things.
Exploring the Possibilities: Touring the Tech-enhancedLife Website @ Providence
Our circle’s technical expert led the group in a lively and informative web-linked conversation with Richard Caro, CEO and Co-Founder of Tech-enhanced Life. The purpose was to “kick off” our year with an introduction to the incredible resources and interactive possibilities available via the...
Dan's Fear: What If My Computer Crashes?
Explorer Dan shares his fear of having his computer fail, and what to do if it does.
Cognitive Aging, Cincinnati
The suggested topic from one of our Explorers was “Aging minds; mental health concerns; brain diseases; brain exercises.” Our Explorers talk about a number of examples of ‘normal forgetting’, as well as tips and suggestions on how to combat or deal with this natural aging phenomenon.
Think of Smartphones and Apps as Tools
Explorer Jim sees a smartphone as a real benefit to older adults. The Explorers then discuss the range of uses and advantages offered by smartphones and apps.
Essential Apps for Elders @ Providence
Led by Ronda Sciolto, a member of the Steering Committee of the Providence Circle, the June meeting focused on technology, particularly on apps (or applications) that are particularly useful. Ronda worked in technology for many years and is the founder of “Help Me, Ronda,” a business that has...
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