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Jitterbug Joins the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Movement

01/07/2010

Jitterbug Joins the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women Movement to Speak Up Against Heart Disease

San Diego, Calif.  January 7, 2010  Jitterbug, the leader in delivering easy-to-use, innovative wireless services to people who seek simplicity, today announced that the company has become a proud supporter of the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement. To show its full support, Jitterbug is donating $500,000 to the American Heart Association to help raise awareness so women can lead longer, heart-healthy lives.

Doro CEO speaks at CES "Forever Young: Tech Assist for Life After 50"

01/06/2010

 Doro Senior Technology Designs Continue to Storm Across the U.S. in 2010

Global Demand Surges for Doro’s Award-Winning Mobile Phones
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Cell phones for older individuals -- more features, fewer features, or smarter?

Don't get me wrong -- I love my BlackBerry.  Really for no reason except that it fairly reliably buzzes wherever I am so that I can read e-mails, 80% of which are basically junk. Which makes me a true junkie, I guess. Otherwise, my PC is vastly preferable -- with its big screen, connected to the fiber that I am lucky enough to have connected to my house. My cheap cell phone is a (slightly) better phone and doesn't make me feel like I am talking on a calculator.

Jitterbug Scoops up MobilWatch (Announced 11/4)

12/10/2009

Jitterbug Acquires MobiWatch to Bring Easy-to-Use Personal Safety Services to Consumers Anytime, Anywhere

New “Mobile Safety Net” Joins Growing Collection of Services Within Jitterbug’s “Full-Service” Experience

PERS device for mobile seniors -- or cell phone in the pocket? Go with the phone

So let's say you live in an isolated location, leave the house to go out to a garage or walk the dog, how useful is a PERS pendant or watch? I am not impressed with how forthcoming PERS vendors are with little details like how far from the base station the wearer can travel. Here's the big player, Philips Lifeline: "Works from anywhere in or around the home, including basement, garage and yard.

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