Pressure Injuries: 5 Things to Know

(DGIwire) – As their name indicates, pressure injuries—also known as bedsores or pressure ulcers—are still a major burden in healthcare. Here are some key facts to know about them: Pressure injuries can affect up to three million people per year in the United States, according to a report by the Joint Commission. Nine percent of […]

Five Things to Know About Pressure Injuries

(DGIwire) – As their name indicates, pressure injuries—also known as bedsores or pressure ulcers—are still a major burden in healthcare. Here are some key facts to know about them: Pressure injuries can affect up to three million people per year in the United States, according to a report by the Joint Commission. Nine percent of […]

A Potential Perk for Electric Vehicles Wins Top Honor

(DGIwire) – Every year, the IDTechEx Show in Germany presents some of the most exciting emerging technologies around the globe. Recently, as reported by the Associated Press, a company named ZapGo Ltd was selected as the winner of the award for “Electric Vehicles: Most Significant Innovation.” ZapGo was recognized for its grid storage solution for […]

To Teach the Visually Impaired, Educators Turn to Electronic Games

(DGIwire) — Advances in gaming apps have ushered in an exciting new era for educators within the visually impaired community. Thanks to the development of a wide range of creative games—some of which mimic classic video, sports, card and game-show entertainment—educators have new resources to impart an array of critical skills to their visually impaired […]

Ensuring a Hiring Process Attracts Great Candidates

(DGIwire) – Hiring managers know full well the impact of a bad hire. As a result, it’s only natural for them to want to take their time when identifying potential employees. But by drawing out the hiring process, companies run the risk of missing out on first-choice candidates. “In a candidate-driven market, time is of […]

Next Stop on the Bus: Ultra-Fast Charging

(DGIwire) – An all-electric bus fleet is great for the environment—especially at a time when the world’s population centers are growing into megacities clogged with traffic. But the idea presents a challenge. How can sufficient energy be supplied to recharge hundreds of buses simultaneously at night? With an electric fleet, energy needs to be available […]

Little Braille Bricks Could Enhance Literacy for the Blind

(DGIwire) – Many people’s childhoods were made significantly more fun by playing with interlocking plastic bricks—which formed the basis of any number of impromptu and fanciful creations. Now this ubiquitous and colorful staple of youth is finding a new and more serious purpose. As recently reported in The New York Times, the toys are being […]

Mind the Gap: How to Explain a Period of Unemployment on a Resume

(DGIwire) – It can be one of the most awkward moments of a job interview: the candidate struggles to explain to the interviewer why there is a period of months—perhaps years—between two or more positions. Whether the reason for the gap involved taking care of a child or something else, it is important to face […]

A PACT to Eliminate Self- Sabotage and ‘Awaken Your Wealth’!

(DGIwire)  For all human beings, regardless of our circumstances, financial security is a common and worthy goal— it means freedom from want.  Unfortunately, money worries are a constant cause of anxiety for far too many of us, who feel they are on a slippery slope,  only a slim margin away from disaster. And even affluent individuals are […]

Super-Fast Charging: The Next Step in Electric Vehicle Evolution

(DGIwire) – As of late 2018, there were more than three million electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid cars in use worldwide, according to an article in Power Technology. It would be sensible to assume that EVs are on their way to market dominance, but this expectation fails to take into account a major roadblock: […]

Dating After Divorce: What the Silver Generation Should Know

(DGIwire) – Done with that divorce and looking for a new relationship? Especially after age 55, it’s natural for the newly single to be apprehensive as they get back into the dating game. But there are lots of great insights to draw on—especially from members of the Silver Disobedience™ movement, a large and growing group […]

3 Reasons Why Bootstrapping Beats Crowdfunding

(DGIwire) — When it comes to raising money for a brand new startup, which of the following makes more sense: Initiating a crowdfunding campaign or bootstrapping? As a long-time serial entrepreneur who has built several successful companies from the ground up, Marty Schultz has had plenty of time to study both methods—and as he explained in a […]

Recruiting and Keeping the Best Talent in a Competitive Job Market

(DGIwire) – These days, competition for the best employees is intense. Companies must hone their strategies not only for attracting but for retaining top workers. How can managers keep their top-performing employees happy while attracting new talent to grow their businesses? “The first step is to realize that, in today’s hyper-competitive landscape, employers need to […]

The Silver Disobedience Playbook Now Available on Kindle

(DGIwire) – The Silver Disobedience Playbook: 365 Inspirations for Living and Loving Agelessly (ISBN: 978-1732966918) is now available in a Kindle e-reader format, in addition to the popular paperback version. Both books are available for purchase on Amazon. The Silver Disobedience Playbook continues to receive rave, five-star reviews. Grady Harp, Amazon Hall of Fame member […]

Mother’s Day 2019: Two Inspirational Books Moms Will Love

(DGIwire) One of the best ways to honor Mom on Mother’s Day (or anytime) is to allow her time to focus on herself. Two recently published books, The Path Made Clear: Discovering Your Life’s Direction and Purpose and The Silver Disobedience Playbook: 365 Inspirations for Living and Loving Agelessly, offer inspiration and wisdom to all […]

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