Brooklyn, the former home of the Dodgers is still playing ball overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. What a great time was had on Seinfeld Night at the Cyclones , with Peterman himself singing the National Anthem. … [Continue reading...]
Gigi Martinez of Empire Today teaches Good News about the ins and outs of laying a new vinyl floor on concrete. She shares her passion for her work with the most enjoyable approach to doing business. Paul Sladkus shares the whole interview of 8 parts, as we had a great time. The Montauk Manor staff are great and Gigi did a fantastic job. Very exciting.
Here is some information on Empire today, give Gigi a call at 6312765007 should you need carpeting, vinyl, flooring or even a house, as she also works for Brown Harris Stevens a Christie Real Estate company. She does it all and does it well and happily!.
“Empire is committed to bringing a convenient and professional home improvement experience to our customers through quality products, great prices and outstanding service. … [Continue reading...]
About: The British Music & Theater Festival is a celebration of British Music from the 1960s to the Present and Original New British Theatrical Productions. This is a Benefit Production and All Proceeds will go to The Goddard Riverside Community Youth Arts Program. Tickets are $12 Adults, $7 Kids.
Part 1 - New Plays 730pm. Part 2 - 9pm. Live Classic British Rock 60s - Present, including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Lulu, Elton John, Marc Bolan, David Bowie, Oasis & The Verve. The Festival is dedicated to our beloved friend & mentor, Sidney Bernstein, The Father of the British Invasion & Festival Producer, Marty Hyde.
Location: The Festival will take place on Saturday June 4th (730pm -11pm) at The Goddard Riverside Community Theater, 647 Columbus Avenue, … [Continue reading...]
For many people, becoming a caregiver is often a new, unfamiliar experience. And finding the right information - or even knowing where to look - can be challenging. That's why we're bringing everything to you. Here you'll find articles, product recommendations and other resources picked just for you to help in your caregiving journey. … [Continue reading...]
We Hear From Steve Ewell, Executive Director, CTA Foundation
Steve Ewell is the executive director of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Foundation, a charitable foundation with the mission of linking seniors and people with disabilities with technology that can enhance their lives. He joined the CTA Foundation in January 2012 and is the first person to hold this position. We also interview Walter Alcorn, VP Environmental Affairs and Industry Sustainability about their good work.
Prior to joining the CTA Foundation he served in other nonprofit leadership roles. He was managing director of the InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA), a public private partnership with the FBI focused on promoting and developing critical infrastructure protection, with 86 chapters and more … [Continue reading...]
Terry Bradwell, AARP’s chief enterprise strategy & innovation officer, helps shape AARP’s future through the development of a clear enterprise strategy and a strong innovation pipeline. He is responsible for strategic planning, corporate relations and an innovation lab that continually looks at how we can do our work better and discover new solutions that help our members and people 50+ live their best lives.
With over 25 years of domestic and international experience in information technology development, delivery and management, he has held a number of senior leadership positions. As AARP’s Chief Information Officer, he transformed the IT organization from a “cost center” to a “value center,” running IT like a business and stimulating innovation across the enterprise and closing the … [Continue reading...]
A Veteran Explains How Navy Federal Credit Union is Supports
Our Troops by Helping Them Start & Grow their Own Business
Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America¹s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year. www.navyfederal.org.
To kick off National Small Business Week, we have a special interview with Jim Salmon, the head of Business Lending at Navy Federal Credit Union.
to discuss what¹s needed to start and grow a business, and he¹ll share information about programs designed to help military … [Continue reading...]
Nat King Cole is making an unforgettable difference in the lives of dementia patients through the SingFit PRIME. Designed by certified music therapists, SingFit PRIME offers a therapeutic music program for patients with dementia to stimulate their cognitive and physical abilities and improve their mood through group sing-alongs. Patients at senior facilities can sing along to more than 200 songs from classic artists including Elvis Presley, Patsy Cline, and Tony Bennett from the SingFit iPad app. In addition to music, the program incorporates movement and trivia to keep patients focused and engaged. www.singfit.com … [Continue reading...]
Smart Bridge Provides Remote Control of Lights and Shades Using Siri®,
Adding Convenience and Simplicity to Everyday Life
Coopersburg, PA (embargoed until January 5, 2016) – Creating a smarter and more connected home has never been easier. The affordably-priced Caséta Wireless smart home system from Lutron Electronics provides convenient control of lights, shades and temperature anytime, anywhere. Today, the company announced the ability to control Lutron shades using its HomeKit-enabled Caséta Wireless Smart Bridge providing users with simple, convenient control of some of the most frequently-used products in their homes.
With 20+ years of experience utilizing reliable wireless technology in connected home products, Lutron introduced the Caséta Wireless system in 2014 as an … [Continue reading...]
Quantifies your sleep. Go to http://itbed.sleepnumber.com/it
Biometric sensors built into the bed. Tracking your whole body hundreds of times per second. Your heart rate. Breathing. Movement. SleepIQ® technology gives you the personal insights and knowledge to adjust for the best sleep of your life. … [Continue reading...]
We’re at CES this year to share a new age in personal health. By merging the converging worlds of personal and professional health, our interconnected solutions and programs connect to all parts of life, so you can take better care of yourself and stay in touch with those who take care of you.
Living healthy starts with you. And it starts here.
http://www.usa.philips.com/healthcare/about/events-calendar/ces-2016 … [Continue reading...]
Innohome combines Finnish safety thinking and intelligent technology
Innohome’s cooker safety products, developed in Finland, are based on patented technology that observes cooker use using sensors. The devices react to a risk situation before toxic gases are produced and before a fire starts by detecting cooker top temperature, its change, and cooker use.
Intelligent and self-learning safety
After installation, Innohome’s cooker safety products observe and study their environment. The devices’ heat sensor adjusts its sensitivity based on the users’ cooking style, allowing for exact hazard recognition. The cooker is always turned off in a risk situation. Additional protection is provided by an automatic timer based on cooker use, responding to external smoke and carbon monoxide … [Continue reading...]
Secure web-based solution to safely store and access personal info & docs
LifeSite Secures $4.5M in Early Stage Funding
NOVEMBER 10, 2015 (SAN FRANCISCO, CA and NEW YORK, NY) – Unveiled today in “Eureka Park” at CES Unveiled New York (the annual event which provides a sneak peek at the year’s most innovative products and technologies), Silicon Valley startup LifeSite® launches LifeSite Vault®, a new, secure web-based solution for storing all of life’s vital information and documents. Also introduced is the LifeSite Vault companion mobile app, that provides safe anytime, anywhere access to users’ information from any mobile device.
LifeSite’s unique platform provides an intuitive solution to organize, categorize, manage and safely share information accumulated through every phase … [Continue reading...]
Living in Digital Times
Robin Raskin has been translating technology into consumer friendly terms for more than 25 years. Today she spends most of her time working with Living in Digital Times, a company that she founded in 2008. Living in Digital Times produces a number of lifestyle events, but its most important partnership is with the CEA to produce a series of conferences and exhibits at the annual International Consumer Electronics show each January in Las Vega. Visit Living in Digital Times for more info on the various lifestyle events staged at CES.
Raskin was featured as a daily columnist on Yahoo! Tech, she was the founder and editor-in-chief of FamilyPC, editor of PC Magazine, and columnist for USA Today Online and the Gannett News Service. Robin has won numerous prizes for her … [Continue reading...]
Ginni Rometty, chairman, president and CEO of IBM, concluded Wednesday's keynote lineup discussing IBM's role in the next phase of the Internet of Things (IoT): cognitive computing. She said the challenge of IoT today is making sense of all the data we're creating and capturing. "The future of the Internet of Things is cognitive," Rometty said. "It will change what you make, it will change how you operate, and will change who you are." Rometty announced partnerships with Under Armour, Medtronic and Softbank Robotics, who are all using Watson, IBM's computing power technology that makes sense of data generated by connected devices.
Shapiro opened IBM's keynote by announcing a research partnership between the CTA Foundation and IBM to study how cognitive computing will transform our … [Continue reading...]
Embracing Technology for Future Generations of Seniors, 50+
What: SeniorNet 30th Anniversary Celebration, est. 1986.
Where: Microsoft HQ NYC, 11 Times Square (41st and 8th)
When: Tuesday May 24, 2016 (For details go to the agenda)
Why: SeniorNet has so much to celebrate. Our nonprofit, all volunteer management teams have helped educate over 2 million students to learn how to use technology worldwide.
How: SeniorNet could have never accomplished their success without Corporate, Nonprofit, Government, Foundation and Donor support. The 30th Anniversary event celebrates these partners.
For more information:
Please contact Paul Sladkus, Chairman of the 30th Anniversary Committee for participation and sponsorship opportunities. email@example.com 212 647 … [Continue reading...]
By Peter King Special to Newsday
Most of today's grandparents say they use a computer daily,
according to a survey. Photo Credit: iStock
Today’s grandparents, many of whom are boomers, are different from grandparents of past generations in many ways. But one common thread unites them, especially this time of year. The warm glow many feel during the holiday season is stoked by the family hearth. “The biggest mood boost that they have was a visit from family,” says Susan Kostman, chief nursing officer for health-insurer Aetna. Along with grandparents.com, Aetna conducted a wide-ranging survey to find out how today’s grandparents feel about a number of subjects, including health, family issues, retirement and technology.
“The lifestyle now is very different than what we would have … [Continue reading...]
Successfully Utilized New Format to Inform Beneficiaries about Medicare Options
HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 7, 2015 (PRNEWSWIRE) – Aetna (NYSE: AET) and HSN, Inc.,(Nasdaq:HSNI) in affiliation with the American Grandparents Association (AGA) (OTCQB: GPCM), recently developed and tested new programming to inform consumers about Aetna Medicare options available during the Medicare Annual Enrollment period, which runs through Monday, December 7, 2015.
According to Nancy Cocozza, president of Aetna Medicare, “We were looking for a new and different way to connect with consumers who make decisions about Medicare, and arming them with information to make choices they feel good about. We are pleased with the response to the programming, which generated more than 10,000 calls to licensed Aetna … [Continue reading...]
Peace Day Party Participants and Sponsors -
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Proclaims International Day of Peace
At Press Conference in Times Square 9/15/15, Events to be held in Central Park 9/20 & Cadman Plaza, Brooklyn, War Memorial 9/21
Brooklyn, NY – www.goodnewsplanet.com invites you to be part of historic world broadcast to strengthen the message for International Day of Peace in Times Square, Central Park, and Cadman Plaza/Brooklyn War Memorial (Your invited to Brooklyn as well). 193 UN Countries have agreed, 610 Million are aware of the day (McKinsey & Company); corporations & individuals are involved worldwide, 2,000 websites to broadcast and social networks.
Integral to the broadcasts is that it includes over 60 messages of organizations/ celebrities (Go to: … [Continue reading...]