How Will Technology Impact Aging in the Near Future?

Advances in technology brings new hope for the quality of life for seniors, from the ability to more quickly diagnose and treat various health conditions, to living an independent life for much longer. The natural progression of aging leaves some older persons isolated, no longer able to drive, and facing transportation problems to perform simple…

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Choosing the Right Ridesharing App for You

Ridesharing has been hailed as the new way to get around, and apps offer simple, easy ways to book rides. There are a number of apps to choose from, and your preference will depend on what you value most in a ride. The following are some popular ride share apps, as described by Verizon: Lyft:…

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Some Product Recalls You May Have Been Unaware Of!

Every month in the U.S., products are recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) because of safety hazards. The following are some recent consumer product recalls you may not have known about: Costal Carolina Residential Elevators: These hydraulic residential elevators, which have been installed in homes with multiple floors, pose a crushing hazard because…

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WordPress vs. Drupal vs. Joomla

Planning to write a blog or build a website and unsure whether you should use WordPress, Drupal or Joomla for your CMS (Content Management System)? Each platform has big pros and cons. WordPress, Drupal and Joomla are currently the three leaders in content management systems, but each one is appropriate for different types of activities….

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Cybersecurity for Federal Employees: Five Steps You Can Take

Prior to his State of the Union address in January, President Barack Obama announced proposals to prevent cyber assault in both the private and public sectors. However, federal employees can take steps on their own right now to ensure cybersecurity for their agencies’ computer systems. Here are five steps federal employees should take for workplace…

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Social Media and Driving Don’t Mix

More than 30,000 people are killed in car accidents every year in the United States. Typical causes range from speeding to drunk driving and vehicle malfunction. But, another cause of car accidents has steadily risen, not so coincidentally right along with the popularity of social media – distracted driving. Sites such as Facebook and Twitter…

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