ENJOY GREAT GUT HEALTH! Step two: Restore for proper digestive function by Lindy Ford, RD, LDN, LOL contributor

Do you ever wonder if you possess a compromised microbiome (gut)? To help you discover this, think about Jeff Foxworthy who is known to say, “If you ______, you may be a redneck (someone who has a glorious absence of sophistication).” Remember. “If your retirement plan is playing the lottery,” or “if you have upholstered […]

SAVING LIVES, CHANGING LIVES: Monty’s Home Expo goes into year 10 of funding pet education and rescue services by Chris Wirszyla, LOL contributor

  In 2005 Mike and Barb Raab were enjoying life with their quite famous therapy and show dog, Monty (real name Vermont’s Golden Boy). They had established Monty’s Mondays, where they would visit hospitals and nursing homes to provide sunshine, therapy and encouragement to those in need. Monty had a costume for every occasion. He […]

GoGoGrandparent Works Around Technology to Get You A Ride

Technology Through Our Eyes By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) The older we get, the harder it is to get from point A to point B.  That poses a real dilemma:  keep driving and run the risk that you or the super senior in your life shouldn’t be behind the wheel, or […]

New and Innovative Products at CES 2017

New and Innovative Products at CES 2017 By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com)   While it’s always fun to look at the greatest big screen televisions I can’t afford, and look at the self-driving cars, and other mainstream technologies, one of the best things about CES is looking at the startup companies […]

Wearables at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com   Coming to CES in Las Vegas is a little like a cross between visiting a Best Buy Store and Disney’s Magic Kingdom.  Best Buy because all the top name electronics are here.  The Magic Kingdom because some of what’s here could be make believe, products […]

Rehab at Home? There’s an App for That

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com)   While there’s plenty of discussion about how telemedicine might be implemented, the folks at RespondWell say they can prove the benefits of using connected rehabilitation methods in the home environment. We chatted with Ted Spooner, co-founder of RespondWell who became VP of Connected Health for RespondWell […]

THE WAR by Henderson Cole

LOL contributing writer, Henderson Cole, passed away in December 2016 at age 95. Though I never met Henderson, I feel like I knew him through his writing. One of our writers, Carol Ann Ross, introduced us to Mr. Cole through an article she wrote about him last spring. Mr. Cole, we discovered, was a writer […]

AN UNFORGETTABLE TASTE: Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival returns with sips, bites, laughs and more by Joyce Edwards, LOL contributor

  VOCAL is proud to be part of a city that reaches out every year to support their own. Wilmingtonians are extraordinary! There is no better way to celebrate such generosity than with an exceptional glass of wine, great music, delectable hors d’oeuvre, decadent chocolates and impressive artwork. 2017 rings in the 13th annual Wilmington […]