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The Advantages of Echo Show

The advantages of Echo Show are so numerous you will never know how you have lived without it.  You may not know what it is because it hasn't hit the market yet.  Slated to be released on June 28th, but you can preorder now before they are sold out.  If you have an Echo, Echo dot, or even a Google home then you know how convenient they are for doing just about everything from setting an alarm to listening to music. Let's not forget about Siri for apple products and Cortana for MicroSoft products.  Furthermore, if you use messenger or face time to make video calls, you know that app and feature is pretty handy.  Well marry the two ideas and the advantages of the Echo Show brings all these options together with simple voice commands without pulling out your device.




     So let's get started.  Echo and are you familiar with it's many features.  I got one for Christmas when they were on sale.  The Echo dot.  I have experimented with it and I love it.  So far my favorit…

Mesothelioma - Am I at Risk

Mesothelioma, what is it and am I at risk.  Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that is mostly found in the pleural lining of the lungs.  It can also be found in the lining around the abdomen and heart. Those diagnosed with testicular Mesothelioma account for only less than 1% of the patient population.  The inhalation of Asbestos gave rise to the incurable disease that we are now facing in our aging population.

     You may ask yourself, well am I at risk ?  You have very good cause to be concerned if you are a new baby boomer.  This is because earlier years of asbestos exposure has a 20 to 50 year latency period before cancer symptoms begin to appear.  Even when these symptoms do appear most people are already in stage III of the disease.  These symptoms mimic many others that appear with respiratory and cardiac disorders, and do not become apparent until usually after the tumors have spread, grown, and causes pain in the patient.




     Early testing can make ones prognosis more favorab…

The Best Cars for Older Drivers

Older people face unique challenges when it comes to driving. While they may not lose their ability to drive altogether, mature drivers may begin to develop limitations that can significantly affect their driving capabilities.
Most people may not consider that certain kinds of cars better suit the needs of mature drivers. Bigger vehicles like SUVs, vans, and trucks aren’t ideal for older drivers because they’re more difficult to enter and exit. A car’s features may also have an impact on a person’s driving ability.
There are several things to consider when it comes to choosing the right vehicle for a mature driver.
Factors Affecting Driving Ability Certain consequences of aging can have a profound impact a person’s ability to drive. Some of these consequences may affect:
Height. It’s common knowledge that people become shorter as they grow older. This is because the cartilage in the spine wears down over time, causing the spine to lose some of its length. Health conditions such as osteopo…

Still Rocking: Aging Baby Boomers Who Are Redefining the Rock Star Image

Staying active is important for people of all ages – especially seniors. That’s why it’s not uncommon to see your favorite musicians from your childhood still rocking and rolling 40, 50, or even 60 years later. Retirement simply isn’t in the cards for these energetic seniors. While many of the today’s aging musicians started in their teens and 20s, famous rock stars no longer have to be young to be sex symbols. Musicians from bands such as the Rolling Stones, Beatles, and Beach Boys are still entertaining audiences all over the world as they approach their 80s and 90s. 
Read on to learn more about 10 Baby Boomers who are ditching retirement and still doing what they love after all these years.
Mick Jagger. Although he sang that he “can’t get no satisfaction,” Mick Jagger apparently gets some satisfaction from entertaining fans. This 73-year-old co-founder of the Rolling Stones started his music career in 1962. Nearly 55 years later, Jagger is still going strong, with no plans to stop any…

Health Benefits of Jewelry Making

There are some hobbies that are not only fun but rewarding as well. Jewelry making falls into that category. Making your own jewelry allows you to unleash your creativity. You can personalize your creation however you like. With jewelry so expensive – hundreds and even thousands of dollars – making your own jewelry allows you to save money. Did you know that jewelry making offers health benefits as well? Jewelry making is a great hobby for people of all ages, from toddlers to seniors. It helps your mind because, in many ways, it is like putting together a puzzle. You have beads of many different colors, shapes, and designs, with the goal of pairing several of them and turning them into wearable art. This is no small feat, as jewelry making is much more than placing beads on a string. 
How else can jewelry making positively affect your health? Read on to learn more about this beneficial hobby.

Psychological Benefits A study published in the International Journal of Aging & Human Develo…

Over 60's Benefits

Despite some obvious downsides of aging that we all must endure, there are vast benefits for people who surpass the age of 60 years old.

Senior Citizen age varies from place to place, based on local laws,  but for the most part once you can say you are officially over 60, the discounts just start rolling in.

  This website is dedicated to reduced tuiton or even free tuition for seniors looking to get back in school/college.   Reduced education costs are just one of many benefits to senior citizens.

Things to Remember

Ask for senior discounts,  almost all places have them but usually do not advertise themMany hotels offer a senior discount Retail stores like, Banana Republic and Kohls offer hidden senior discountsSenior Discounts at many restaurants might be obvious, but they usually won't advertise itBoston Market, Denny's, Applebees and Outback all have senior discountsMany grocery stores have incentives for senior citizensTHE MOVIES (check with your local theatre)Amusement…