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Scams - Bayley July 2019

Scams and Harassing Phone Calls - Bayley July 2019 by Longevity Explorers | Recent @ Cincinnati

A variety of differnet scams and harassments are reported by the Explorers.

 


 

Internet Use Necessitates Privacy Protection

SRC Explorers are asked their views on the privacy trade offs which go with the benefits of access to Internet data. 

 


 

Hearing and Hearing Aids - Bayley July 2019

Hearing and Hearing Aids - Bayley July 2019 by Longevity Explorers | Recent @ Cincinnati

Hearing and hearing aids are practical topics for our group for a lot of reasons: We want everyone in the meeting to hear what's going on, and we're concerned about costs, insurance, and just learning...

 


 

Open X

Explorer Jim introduces the group to a package opener that he finds very helpful for opening plastic or 'clamshell' packaging.

 


 

Robot Companions Help Lonely or Isolated Elders

SF Explorer Dan recalls seeing an article about development of an AI robot companion for older people who live alone, and feels that it is a good thing.

 


 

I Want More Public Seating Suitable for Older Adults

SF Explorer Shirley decries the paucity of public seating designed to accommodate the special needs of older adults.

 


 

Our Medical Care System Needs More Work

Longevity Explorers at Saratoga Retirement Community discuss their encounters with the health care system.

 


 

Can I Buy Glasses Online?

Explorer Joe has a new prescription for eyeglasses and is looking for ways to easily and economically purchase a new pair.

 


 

The Silo Effect

SF Explorer Lynn tells the group about a book she has read that uses the metaphor of a silo to illustrate the way a person may tend to limit their ideas, life patterns and relationships to the 'usual and customary'.

 

 


 

How to Maintain or Renew Purpose in Life

The Explorers at SRC take turns discussing the topic of how or why to maintain or renew one's sense of purpose in life when aging.

 


 

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