The researchers over at Tufts University released an updated food pyramid for older adults in December, 2007. The updated pyramid includes additional guidance on forms of food that best meet the unique requirements of older adults as well as recommendations for regular physical activity. See the Tufts website for more information and a link to download a PDF of the whole report at:


Wi-Fi Zone Finder

January 30, 2008

This website provides locations of wi-fi zones all around the world. You can look for hot spots where you live or travel.

Free Credit Reports

January 28, 2008 allows you to request a free credit report once every 12 months from each of the nationwide consumer credit reporting companies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.

Need To Get Organized?

January 27, 2008

If getting organized is one of your New Year’s resolutions, this is the site for you. 100+ ways to get
organized from As they put it: “
There comes a time in life when you have to put a stop to the mess you’ve been working
and living in and say: no more! I’m going to get organized, do more and earn more in the same or even shorter amount of time.”


This Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide provides information on common diagnostic tests. You can search for the test by name or by the affected physical system.

Here’s the link to the Salvation Army’s Valuation Table which is useful in determining the estimated value of donated goods for those of you who prepare your own (or someone else’s) income taxes.

Great Gizmo Reviews

January 16, 2008

Try out Gizmodo to stay on top of the newest, although not always the most useful, gadgets. Not to worry though, the useful stuff is in there too.