ENJOY GREAT GUT HEALTH! Step three: Re-inoculate for an optimal gut by Lindy Ford, RD, LDN, LOL contributor

We’re moving further down the gut-health road. Now that we’ve covered removing the bad and restoring digestive health (see previous LOL editions at www.livinoutloudmag.com), we’re ready to move on to re-inoculation. What does that mean? The gut is made up of trillions of bacterial cells. A healthy gut—one that isn’t presenting with GI problems—has a […]

Getting My Gear Together and Taking It On The Road – Travel Tech

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) Think about this for a moment.  Back in the day, when we packed for a trip we made sure we had our cameras, lots of film, and possibly some batteries.  Now we pack our smartphones, our laptops, our tablets, and of course SD cards for our […]

Samsung Gear S3 – A Big and Smart Watch

By Bill Stoller, Contributing Editor, Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) For a while in 2016, it looked like smartwatch sales were tanking, but it seems that they had an upswing for the holidays and after. One of the latest – and largest – is the Samsung Gear S3 which comes in two models, Classic and Frontier. We got the Frontier […]

Technology Through Our Eyes: Clarity TL100 TV Listener – Heads Up For Better Hearing

by Bill Stoller, Contributing Editor Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) Hearing loss as we age – and devices to help  us short of expensive hearing aids – is something we’ve talked about before, including speaker systems and sound bars designed to help us hear more clearly. Now here are wireless headphones designed specifically for people with some hearing loss, to use to […]

A POPPIN’ RETURN: Broadway actress and former Wilmingtonian Linda Lavin performs with the WSO by Teresa McLamb, LOL contributor

A POPPIN’ RETURN: Broadway actress and former Wilmingtonian Linda Lavin performs with the WSO by Teresa McLamb, LOL contributor

  Tony and Golden Globe award-winning performer Linda Lavin returns to Wilmington in February to join forces with Wilmington Symphony Orchestra at the Cape Fear Community College’s Wilson Center as part of Symphony Pops! It will be her third appearance with the orchestra, an event she is very much anticipating, with conductor Steven Errante leading […]

THE BEST OF CES 2017: All Must-Have Tech Gadgets, Appliances and WhatNot

by Gary M. Kaye, LOL contributing writer, www.tech50plus.com   CES 2017 included almost 4,000 exhibitors, literally hundreds of thousands of products, and exhibit space equal to more than 30 football fields. Picking a handful of products from this overwhelming display was a daunting task. Our 2017 picks are the combined efforts of Tech50+ editor-at-large John […]

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 […]