Editorial: Is last call near for landlines?
And that could trigger real headaches for elderly and rural Oregonians who suddenly could find themselves without reliable telephone service. Not to mention higher bills: The Chicago Tribune quoted a study which found that after California dropped its …
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Advice issued for elderly in South Yorkshire
Age UK Rotherham said elderly people are more vulnerable during the winter months and urged them to plan ahead. The charity said people should keep a list of emergency numbers by their telephones and advises ordering repeat prescriptions in advance.
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Postcard from… Beirut
Now there are telephones, ancient typewriters, even a machine gun on a tripod, a collection of revolvers found beneath the sea and a plate with a sinister black Swastika and the words “Germany Bavaria 1939”, collected from an elderly German resident in …
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