I hope keeping up with recalls is one of the items on your “good consumer” list. On May 5, 2021, the Peloton Tread+ treadmill was recalled because incidents associated with pull under and entrapment in the rear of the treadmills, and the Peloton Tread was recalled because the console on the Tread could detach and fall, posing a risk of injury to consumers.
I love parks, including national parks. National park I’ve visited include Mount Rainier, Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Everglades, Olympic, Denali, Carlsbad Caverns, Crater Lake, and North Cascades. My daughter Mona, who’s a botanist, loves visiting the Joshua Tree National Park.
About 124,000 paddles sold with stand-up paddleboards are being recalled by Agit Global. The paddle can suddenly break mid-shaft into two pieces during use, exposing sharp edges and posing puncture or laceration risks. Agit Global has received 19 reports of the paddle breaking during use.
Avalanche transceivers are being recalled by Black Diamond due to risk of loss of emergency communication
Black Diamond is recalling about 76,300 avalanche transceivers in the United States and about 21,300 in Canada. Pieps DSP Sport, DSP Pro, and DSP Pro Ice avalanche transceivers were previously recalled on April 12, 2021.
One thing I’ve noticed about being an older adult is that you lose friends and relatives, and the older you get, the more often people your age pass away. Last week, my former husband died. At the left is our wedding photo. Divorced in 1986, we were married for 23 years and had two daughters.
It’s summer and people are having vacation fun – swimming, picnicking, hiking, traveling, wine tasting, and more. While shopping may not be high on many people’s lists, they should take some time to investigate the sales. There are lots of deals in June – you just need to know what to look for.
The purpose of Memorial Day to honor those who have died in service to their country. In addition to somber remembrances, ceremonies, and parades, 59 percent of Americans plan to barbecue over Memorial Day weekend, while 15 percent will take a trip. Memorial Day sales also are popular.
May is a big month for bargains, beginning with Mother’s Day and ending with Memorial Day. If you’ve been waiting on a great bargain, there’s a good chance it’ll pop up in May. Check out this guide from DealNews.com on what to buy in May, as well as the items you’ll want to wait until later to purchase:
As part of National Older Americans Month in May, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is providing 10 steps for healthy aging. “Promoting healthy aging helps ensure older adults remain a vibrant, integral community members for many years to come,” said Charles J. Fuschillo Jr., AFA’s president & CEO.
March is National Sleep Awareness Month. Many Americans aren’t getting enough bright light exposure during the day and are looking at screens around bedtime, according to the National Sleep Foundation. In addition, many fall short of recommendations for exercise and take meals at inconsistent times.