By Meghan Randolph, SAIL Blog Coordinator Aloha from Honolulu! I'm here enjoying my first vacation in many years! The beach is stunning, the breezes are perfect, the flowers are fragrant, the mai tais are flowing...and I had an experience with ageism today. Those of you who know me are probably going "What? You're in your … Continue reading My Experience with Ageism
Great books abound as the snow (hopefully) starts to melt! Don't forget to check the March edition of the SAIL Messenger to find out the next time the SAIL Book Club is meeting! It's a great way to share your love of books with other members and find titles you might not have heard of! … Continue reading Your February/March reading list
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has recently issued a warning about a nationwide scam. Scammers call or e-mail an individual, say there is a problem with their account, and demand money or sensitive data. Sometimes the scammers threaten things like arrests or tell people their Social Security number has been linked to criminal activity. In … Continue reading Social Security Scam: How to Protect Yourself
We know that our SAIL members love to read! Our SAIL book club has a loyal following, and our members often tell us about books they recommend. When we started our low-vision support group last year, we learned that a lot of people felt they had to lose their love of reading just because their … Continue reading New ways to read in 2020!
By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph There is no shortage of worthy causes in our world, and there is certainly no shortage of mailings, social media posts, and phone calls asking for support! If you're like me, you may not have much to give, but want to support causes that are important to you. (I always … Continue reading End-Of-Year Giving: How To Decide?
By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph We hope you're gearing up for a weekend of family, or relaxation, or whatever you like to do with your Thanksgiving! Last night I came across an exercise for writing. Maybe you've seen it before. It's a fun way to go into a reflective time of year, when we think … Continue reading “Things I Know To Be True,” plus a Thanksgiving Song
Submitted by SAIL Vendor Cris Carpenter, HouseCall Computer Services, LLC It's important to follow safety guidelines while you're enjoying the internet. Here are some great tips for keeping your personal information safe with your passwords online. Guidelines to help keep your accounts protected 1. Use strong passwords. Rather than just using a single word, strong … Continue reading Computer Password Safety