Category Archives: General Interest

Cruise Giant Carnival Settles Disability Discrimination Claims With Department of Justice

USA Today reports that the Justice Department announced that cruise giant Carnival Corp. “will pay more than $400,000 in penalties and damages as part of a settlement over alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).” The parent company of … Continue reading

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This Video Illustration Showing the Scale of Human Loss From World War II Is Devastating

This lengthy, matter-of-fact video chart shows the staggering human cost of World War II.

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Suit Alleges Blue Cross Overcharges Customers and Underpays Doctors

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia “has overcharged customers for health insurance while at the same time cutting payments to doctors outside of their coverage ‘network,’ according to a lawsuit filed this week that seeks class-action … Continue reading

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President Obama Marks 25th Anniversary of ADA

The AP reports that President Barack Obama this week “celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which he said has ushered in a ‘bright new era of equality, freedom and independence’ for millions of Americans.” Obama “was joined by … Continue reading

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Editorial: Recognizing The Scams That Exploit Seniors

An editorial in the Dallas Morning News takes about the vulnerability of seniors to financial scams. I’ve written many times about the trusting nature of our older generation, and how this can be a drawback in this time of crooks with … Continue reading

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Five Home Items Prime for Voice Recognition

Voice recognition is a powerful tool that’s currently used in everything from medical equipment to video games. It can be especially useful for senior citizens who lack the strength or mobility to get up and accomplish physical tasks. When it … Continue reading

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NHTSA Confirms Additional Takata Airbag-Related Death

Bloomberg News reports that NHTSA administrator Mark Rosekind in an emailed statement said that a seventh death has been linked to faulty airbags. Rosekind said, “After examination of the vehicle and other evidence, NHTSA has concluded that a ruptured Takata air-bag … Continue reading

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How to Give Yourself the Best Chances of Winning Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

There are several types of personal injury claims. Personal injury suits and the way they’re handled developed primarily from past cases. Past case rulings strongly determine future case rulings and statutes that are passed. A personal injury lawyer will listen … Continue reading

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Grow & Preserve Your Retirement With These Tips

Saving for retirement may be lost on younger generations, but for those who spent years contributing to their 401K or IRA, the question shifts from, “How do I save?” to “How do I grow and preserve my retirement funds?” Some … Continue reading

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10 Ways Technology Could Change Aging In The Next 10 Years

There are some really fascinating ideas here, from HuffingtonPost.

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