Whether you are an older person or someone with an older person in your life, here are a few of the many informative, helpful and readily available free Library online resources to consider trying out. Many provide full-text article access. I’ve heard my elderly father talk about price shopping, his health and wanting to read more local news so I used those topics.
It’s smart to comparison shop, whether it’s for a microwave or a used car. The Consumer Reports online resource has product reviews, ratings and comparisons to make better buying decisions and save money. One can look at Product Reviews by category and easily click to review information on hearing aids, vacuum cleaners, car repair estimates, and many other consumables and other products big and small. The Latest News category has articles like Privacy Fix: Search and Destroy Old Email Accounts (June 4, 2019). Under the Take Action category there are several up-to-date articles about avoiding hidden fees for cable TV, banks and airlines. Continue reading “Life with an Aging Parent, Part 2 – Online Resources”
I’ve never been one to enjoy the large crowds underneath the Space Needle on New Year’s Eve night; rather, I like to ring in the New Year with friends at smaller events in the city. One year was spent wandering around Tacoma during First Night and when I lived in West Seattle I would ring in the New Year at a local masquerade. This year, though, I wasn’t quite sure what I wanted to do.
That got me thinking … how did Seattleites spend past New Years? What events were taking place a hundred years ago in 1918? So I looked through the Seattle Times archives and discovered, not much has changed in the way we celebrate the coming of the New Year!
Every year, the paper produced a lengthier Christmas edition with a cover designed by a local artist featuring holiday articles, reproductions of photographs and artwork from local names, and lengthier features on topics such as Seattle homes, industries and history.
Are you exploring a business idea or trying to expand your existing small business? You will undoubtedly get to a point where you’ll need to conduct market research to help you form a viable plan and make a strong case to investors or lenders.
The holidays are upon us, and for many of us that means non-stop activity with family and friends. If you need to take a break and carve out some time for yourself, grab your smartphone or laptop and go right to hoopla and stream a movie, anytime! Here are ten recent additions to consider.