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Old Time Radio for December 2020 features seasonal shows from all your favorite programs

"Yes, we need a little Christmas, right this very minute, candles in the window, carols at the spinnet." As the lyrics remind us, in this extraordinary year, we need a little Christmas to help lighten our spirits. Tune in weekdays at 1:30 and 5:30pm for all of your favorite old time radio celebrities as they bring us remembrances of Christmas past.

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This week's PODCASTS

5 Questions for  Phoebe Strole; Reviews: Young Adult Listening

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) offers many services and resources for people of all ages whose lives are affected by vision loss.  Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey continue their conversation with Anil Lewis, Executive Director of Blindness Initiatives for the NFB, about their programs aimed at helping those with vision loss, especially adults.

Mortality concerns during COVID-19 have led to an escalation in discussions and decisions about estate planning. Articles offer encouragement to have the difficult decisions with family about wills, durable power of attorney and health care proxies.

The Essential Guide to Medicare is a consumer guide to Medicare. It includes sections on the history of this single-payer government program, how and when to apply  for Medicare, what is included in the different parts of Medicare, decisions for choosing the correct plans, how Medicare compares to other plans around the world, and links to government help services.

Optical character recognition can be a big help to people who are blind.  You probably know that OCR systems convert the written word into the spoken word. This program will explain how OCR actually works and how it all began.

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