By Veronica H. Heide, Au.D. Audiologist with Audible Difference, LLC in Madison When we think about how we hear, most of us think about our ears. While our ears sense and convert sounds into electrical signals that our brain can process, it is our brain that is responsible for interpreting what we hear. As … Continue reading Guest blog: It’s what goes on between your ears that matters
By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph If you're like me, you're flying through books at the speed of light these days! If you're in a position to purchase books, I highly recommend Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, Miracle Creek by Angie Kim, and Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. (For my money, the Little … Continue reading Visit the library from your couch!
There's no doubt about it: It's an ever-changing time. COVID-19 continues to spread in our communities, and many have taken to self-quarantining to feel safe. We're washing our hands, avoiding touching our faces, and monitoring the news for more information. All of these things are important as we face a pandemic. But another thing we … Continue reading Fighting isolation during the COVID-19 crisis
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
By SAIL Vendor Cris Carpenter Common Question: "I'm hearing reports that Microsoft is going to discontinue support for Windows 7 early next year, and my computer runs that operating system. What should I do?" Answer: The short answer is that you don't need to do anything for the foreseeable future. Even if Microsoft discontinues support … Continue reading Tech Tip: Windows 7 vs. Windows 10