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I Really Like this Hearing Amplifier

Explorer Jean Marie reports her approval of an affordable hearing amplifier which helps her greatly when watching films in theatres or television at home. .....Read more and listen to the discussion


 

 

Better Seat Belt Design Please

Explorer Wilma finds it too difficult to find and latch seat belts in the back seat of a car. .....Read more and listen to the discussion


 

 

Explorer Sports a Fashionable Smartwatch

Explorer AnnieScott describes the functions of her Movado Connect, a smartwatch in the form of a fashionable timepiece. .....Read more and listen to the discussion


 

 

Explorer Searches for Best Password Management Solution

Explorer Lynn introduces the group to her search for the best way to securely store passwords and the like - either online or offline - or both. .....Read more and listen to the discussion


 

 

Wanted: A Medical Marijuana Club to Educate Older Adults

Explorer Marty is aware of the discussion about current medical uses for marijuana, but knows little of how she herself might benefit to control pain and discomfort from old injuries. .....Read more and listen to the discussion


 

 

Marty Shares Her Bright Idea for Address Book Management

Explorer Marty shares her innovative idea for keeping her analog address book up to date. She explains that as people change addresses, or an entire alphabetical page may become filled with changes, she keeps some pages of labels in the back of the book to stick over an old address and enter the... .....Read more and listen to the discussion


 

 

Bad Packaging Defies Older Hands

Explorer Shirley reports that a device she purchased to open plastic packaging not only is unhelpful to her, but arrived wrapped in plastic packaging material that she herself was unable to open without assistance. .....Read more and listen to the discussion


 

 

Explorers Call Out Bad Packaging and Product Design

Explorer Shirley asks why manufacturers package their products in vessels that are not designed to be friendly to older hands. .....Read more and listen to the discussion


 

 

How Older Adults Spot a Scam on the Phone or the Internet

Explorer AnnieScott describes a suspicious phone call with someone who had personal information about certain of her prior business transactions. .....Read more and listen to the discussion


 

 

Longevity Explorer Asks: Is Wireless the Same as Wi-Fi?

San Francisco Longevity Explorer Eileen asks the meaning of the term 'wireless', and whether it is the same thing as Wi-Fi. .....Read more and listen to the discussion


 

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