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Old 01-11-2018, 09:43 AM
 
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I never had a hint of shingles, until two months after I was badgered into getting the Zostavax shot. I hope that my medical coverage plan sees fit to fund my getting the Shingrix vaccination, when it becomes available. The retail price of it is $280., if you're not covered.
Thats $280 a vial and you need two, the other 2 to 6 months later. This is a lot of money for people on Medicare Part B, which does'nt cover it.
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Old 01-11-2018, 10:08 AM
 
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Thats $280 a vial and you need two, the other 2 to 6 months later. This is a lot of money for people on Medicare Part B, which does'nt cover it.
I think you are wrong, it is 280 for the two of them.
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Old 01-11-2018, 10:53 AM
 
Location: Southern California
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You will run out of power for your computer before your point will be understood. Utter waste of time.
Works at least two ways.
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Old 01-11-2018, 11:21 AM
 
Location: PNW
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I'll tell you what might have kept me from getting shingles, and that's getting the vaccine.
That's right. Anyone's who had chickenpox could get shingles, no matter what. My sister-in-law got a nasty attack of them, and she was not a particularly stress-prone person. I watched a man this summer walking around with shingles on his leg, uncovered, and he looked miserable. I'll get the vaccine.
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Old 01-11-2018, 12:24 PM
 
Location: Southern California
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On the Smartphone part of this post, and I don't own one and at this point, will not. I get all the apps I need on this Lenovo.

I hear get this app, get that app all day on my radio. Do these apps cost you all money when you get them/buy them.
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Old 01-12-2018, 09:20 AM
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Location: Foot of the Rockies
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Thats $280 a vial and you need two, the other 2 to 6 months later. This is a lot of money for people on Medicare Part B, which does'nt cover it.
It still could save you money; if you get shingles you will likely be prescribed medication which can easily exceed that amount.
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Old 01-12-2018, 05:12 PM
 
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Emergency today. Needed to call my younger daughter while I was on my phone with my older daughter. She talked me through how to make a "conference call" with all three of us on my smart phone. Very useful. My retired IT husband had no idea how to do this.

Yes, your children can teach you a thing or two you need to know in an emergency about new technology.
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Old 01-12-2018, 05:19 PM
 
Location: The South
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On the Smartphone part of this post, and I don't own one and at this point, will not. I get all the apps I need on this Lenovo.

I hear get this app, get that app all day on my radio. Do these apps cost you all money when you get them/buy them.
The most useful app I have is Google Maps, free.
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Old 01-12-2018, 05:28 PM
 
Location: Southern California
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The most useful app I have is Google Maps, free.
Ah, I gave up driving but drove for 50 yrs and had my Thomas Guide handy...remember it that very famous map book.
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Old 01-12-2018, 05:29 PM
 
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My daughter was driving in her car. Our call came through in her car's BlueTooth. That what it's called? In this situation we all needed to talk to each other at the same time, and wherever/whatever we were doing.
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