Holiday Gifts for the 50+ Woman

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer Tech50+ (   The holidays are a great time to show your appreciation for the women in your life, be it wife, mother, or just someone who means a lot.  We’ve assembled a group of tech oriented gifts aimed at making life easier and more fun for the […]

Holiday Gifts for the Senior Set

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer Tech50+ ( As our society continues to skew older, more seniors are either already tech savvy, or learning just to keep up with the kids and grandkids, and also to stay connected with friends. Among this year’s gifts – a variety of ways to stay connected and entertained. […]

THE FIDUCIARY STANDARD: ACT II The code of conduct for which investors should shop by Ron Copley, Ph.D, CFA, LOL contributing writer

Jack Bogle—founder of Vanguard and a man whose opinion I have respected for years—says the fiduciary rule recently passed by the Department of Labor for advice on retirement assets will expand to non-retirement assets soon. Mr. Bogle states, “As a practical matter, I can’t imagine brokers serving their nonretirement-plan clients with a lower standard of […]

STEERING THE COURSE: Sandy Rowe sails through ILM’s PATH to better children’s health care by Chris Wirszyla, LOL contributor

The first, most vivid and lasting impression of Sandy Rowe I have is one of her at the helm of a sleek, 67-foot sailboat, guiding it through the storm of life (and, thankfully, as the executive director of PATH, our nonprofit, which I will get into later). Rowe is a native Wilmingtonian, who got “sand […]

COOKING WITH DEB O! LOL food writer Debra Ocock talks career, family and life by Rene’ Leister, LOL co-publisher

    LOL food writer Deb Ocock titillates our taste-buds with recipes that real people can make. I personally have tried several of them and am pleased to say, even with my very-limited-to-downright-horrible cooking skills, I was able to make a delicious meal. Aside from her decadent bites, I enjoy the stories Deb tells about […]

Pedego Boomerang e-Bike – Many Happy Returns

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ ( Sometimes I wonder what goes into a product name. In this case it’s the name of a very comfortable e-bike, the Pedego Boomerang. Did they name it for Boomers? Perhaps for the shape of the frame? Or even the notion that you’ll like it so much you’ll […]

E-Bikes Lower the Bar at Interbike

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Technology Officer, Tech50+ ( What a difference a year makes. At this year’s Interbike conference in Las Vegas, by one count there were more than 45 new e-bike companies offering scores of new models. But what struck me most is that, in the course of a year, many of the […]

Zeiss Glasses for Driving at Night – No Glaring Errors

By John R. Quain, Editor-At-Large, Tech50+ ( For many of us, driving at night or in bad weather becomes more stressful as we age.  Glare from newer headlights is a big part of the problem.  Now, lens maker Zeiss has come up with a solution that I found to be a real help.   DriveSafe […]