Resources for Boomers

Whispersynch – now you can switch seamlessly between reading and listening to audio and kindle books. You can buy a book on and sync it with a kindle book of the same title. Or buy a kindle book and add audio companion. Either way – you can do so at Amazon


National Do Not Call Registry – The National Do Not Call Registry gives you an opportunity to limit the telemarketing calls you receive. Once you register your phone number, telemarketers covered by the National Do Not Call Registry have up to 31 days from the date you register to stop calling you. Telephone numbers placed on the registry will remain there forever. You can also include cell phone numbers.


Saving a Life – The following video message was released by members of the Ford Retirees Executive Club.This brief instructional clip is as short and precise as you could ask.  We have all walked by the Red Cross sign in airports indicating where a heart machine is located. Do you know what is in them and how to use it? View this video and possibly save a life.


Senior Corps – Conceived during John F. Kennedy’s presidency, Senior Corps currently links more than 500,000 Americans to service opportunities.

Senior Corps connects today’s 55+ individuals with the people and organizations that need them most.They help you become mentors, coaches or companions to people in need, or contribute your job skills and expertise to community projects and organizations.

Volunteers receive guidance and training so they can make a contribution that suits their talents, interests, and availability. Find out more at this link.


Thrill List – And, to support having fun as a priority, you can get a daily e-mail from Thrill List – a very kooky website that identifies highly unusual things you might want to buy and out of the ordinary places to eat, drink and stay. I get the Thrill Nation version of it as well as the Boston edition. They currently cover 21 cities and say they will be adding more. Visit them