“Complementary Treatments are approaches to health that occur alongside conventional medical treatment. Studies show that complementary therapies positively impact mental health disorders, particularly anxiety and depression.”
For a detailed list of complementary therapies such as yoga, dance, and art, click the link below:
It’s that time of year again when many families pile into the car with the kids for their yearly road trip. It may be that some of the kids, coming from a ‘computer savvy’ generation, are not interested in remembering the license plate numbers/states while they are traveling. So what are the parents/grandparents to do? We are in luck. There are a few APPs that may be of interest to the entire family. Check out the Insect App available for free on iTunes. Learn about how the game works at the link below.
I must admit; I’m an iPhone ‘fan’ hands down. The reason I’ve stayed with them for so long is that Steve Jobs figured it out for me: I did not want a complicated phone – however, I wanted it to be a sophisticated device. I wanted help when I needed it, and I wanted it to fit into my purse without it being a major undertaking. ‘Easy does it’ has been my reason for staying with iPhone throughout my mobile phone experience. And, I’m still satisfied. The iPhone just keeps giving me what I want – and what I need.
In a recent article, New York Times, Brian Chen reminds us it’s been 10 Years! Yes! He also tells us what has kept the iPhone customer returning for more of what Apple has to offer. However, in its 10th year, there is a bit of competition to contend with. So how will Apple pull off staying on top of the market? Bigger screen, facial recognition to unlock the device, and magnetic induction. Here is a summary of what Chen says keeps customers coming back to Apple. Continue reading →
Some of you may have cell phones that you are no longer using, and that you may be interested in donating, but are hesitant because you are not quite sure how to get that done safely and efficiently. After all, most of our phones contain information that is personal, and private to our friends/acquaintances. Of course, you don’t want to pass on your contact information when you donate your phone. In addition, you don’t want to manually delete your passwords and email and all of your personal information.
Well, it turns out there is a fairly quick way to get that information cleared off your phone. However, before you delete any information, I suggest you contact your phone company carrier to help you with transferring your information to your new phone.
Oftentimes, we buy, or receive as gifts, new devices like iPads and iPhones. Then we assume that we should/ can learn how to use them by ‘tinkering’ around with the buttons and Icons. However, if we just invest a little time by taking a tutorial (or two), we will enjoy and get better experiences from our new device.
Yes, I know that it may ‘seem’ cumbersome or unnecessary – but I assure you that it’s well worth your time.
Check out these videos and magazines for training:
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♦ HOW TO USE THE IPAD FOR BEGINNERS Introducing a complete instructions manual for the iPad for beginners. This video guide teaches all the basics of using your iPad, from browsing its interface to downloading apps and browsing the web. The iPad is a revolutionary tablet with the power to do many functions. Your iPad can: check the weather, send e-mails, surf the internet, play music, watch movies, and so much more. Learning to do all this takes a basic understanding of how to use and navigate the iPad. This video guide teaches the basics, and allows you to become an expert at using your iPad in 30 minutes. Source: How to Use the iPad for Beginners – Apple Video Guides
♦ It’s a challenge just keeping up with all the new things happening with technology. Therefore, my mission is to bring those technews items that could be useful not only for BabyBoomers, but interesting for those who have a Smartphone, tablet, or curiosity in ‘what’s happening with tech’ :). Continue reading →
What did you do the last time you parked your car, and when you went to pick it up you could not remember where to look for the car? Did the BabyBoomer friends you were having all that fun with recall where you parked the car? Continue reading →
♦ To keep phones from getting too chilly, don’t leave them alone in the elements, like in a parked car. Stashing your phone inside pockets closest to your person, where they can absorb some of your body heat, is best. If you do need to leave it behind, turn the phone off instead of just putting it to sleep. Continue reading →