Listen to a nice casual conversation among the Cincinnati Longevity Explorers about handling aging in general, and the challenges of telling a loved one that they shouldn’t be driving anymore.
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Accepting Aging; Deciding Not to Drive
Jan 2020 AARP
AARP has many products and services, and Ms. Darlene Reza Rossi, Associate Director for Community Outreach in RI provided a useful overview and answered many questions for the Providence Longevity Explorer Circle.
Jitterbug Flip Phone: Evaluated @ Passavant
The Passavant Explorers were interested in options for friends in need of a cell phone, but not interested in learning to use a smart phone. We spent some time interacting with the Jitterbug Flip - our opinions are listed below.
Suit Yourself: Different Pill Boxes Meet Different Needs
Saratoga Retirement Community Explorers discuss the pros and cons of a variety of pill storage and dispensing devices.
I Use a Daily Check-in Call App
Explorer Sanae tells about an app that provides a check-in call daily or weekly.
Ways to Make One's Legacy Meaningful
Explorer Lynn is first to respond to the question, what is a legacy?
Medicine Containers Challenge Older Hands
Explorer Diana tells the group about the difficulty she has opening a bottle of commercial pain relief pills.
How Judy Packs Her Pills for Travel
Explorer Judy tells the group about how she manages her pills, especially for travel.
Serene Innovations TV Soundbox @ Passavant
The Test Pilots/Passavant Community Longevity Explorers Circle evaluated the product "TV Soundbox" at their January 2020 meeting. Here are the results.
To Women's Clothing Designers: We Need to Talk!
Explorer Judy expects pockets in garments when she is shopping for new clothes.
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