Information submitted by SAIL Member Pat Kallsen Hopefully, you've taken advantage of SAIL's twice-monthly tech tutoring and are making the most of your electronic devices! Among the many apps you can download are these fun games and puzzles that are great for your brain! Pat Kallsen shared a website with us that lists a variety … Continue reading Brain Games and Apps for Older Adults
Election season is coming up! Hopefully we're all getting ready to exercise our democratic right to select who represents us. SAIL is here to make sure you have all of the information you need to be a prepared and informed voter. SAIL Member Gail Bliss, who volunteers with the League of Women Voters, shared a … Continue reading Important voting information for seniors
By SAIL Operating Council Member and pharmacist Alan Lukazewski Drugs like Prilosec, Nexium, Aciphex and Protonix, and their associated generics, omeprazole, esomeprazole, rabeprazole and pantoprazole, are used by almost 28% of American’s, many talking one on a chronic basis. You may have heard of the adverse effects from these drugs, albeit not guaranteed to occur, … Continue reading Proton Pump Inhibitors Linked to Adverse Effects on the Kidneys
By SAIL Member Christine Klotz SAIL has a new Be Prepared workgroup focused on preparing guidelines to help SAIL members get prepared for life’s emergencies. The group is focusing on the times when you leave your home in an urgent or unplanned way on short notice -- or none at all. The objective of this … Continue reading Be Prepared: How this applies to hospital visits
By SAIL Member Gerry Campbell I have a work history in helping people think about and act to make their communities better places to live. In the world of community development studies, there is an approach that emphasizes the strength in communities. This flips the prevailing "look for the problems" approach, which misses what's good … Continue reading Starting on the Bright Side of Life
by SAIL Member Pat Krueger I recently learned I cannot use my new driver’s license as ID for flying. The driver’s license must have a star in the upper right corner. On my license in that place it states “Not for federal purposes” - which means that it cannot be used as ID for flying. … Continue reading Getting the proper ID for flying
By SAIL Member Joy Knox I recently finished reading a delightfully funny book by a Madison author, Hilde Adler, who lived in Shorewood Hills for 45 years and is now residing in Oakwood University Woods. Hilde recounts with a great of angst and wisdom the push and pull of making the very hard decision of … Continue reading April read: I AM NOT OLD ENOUGH!