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Save Tech50+

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Help Save Tech50+

For more than seven years, Tech50+ has been bringing quality original content to a tech-savvy 50 plus audience. But this winter Tech50+ suffered a devastating blow when founder and Chief Content Officer Gary Kaye nearly died from the unexpected side effects of chemotherapy used to fight a rare form of lymphoma. The episode left him totally debilitated, with heart complications and partial amputations of both feet. Today, Kaye is still undergoing rehab and learning how to walk again. But the illness has been a financial disaster for Tech50+ and for Gary Kaye personally. It has left the website on the verge of shutting down, and despite Medicare and other insurance, it has left Kaye with thousands of dollars in uncovered medical bills.   

We are turning to you, our readers, friends and supporters to help us return to both fiscal and physical health and to help us continue to grow a site where quality, independent journalism can focus on key issue areas for our audience, including connected healthcare, aging in place and technology that will work for our generation.  

We are seeking to raise $25,000 so we can stay in business, create great content, pay back debts, and let more folks know about this resource for a 50+ audience.
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Half Way There and Half Way There Again

It' s all good news this week.
For starters the wound on my right foot has now completely healed, four months after the initial surgery, and using a series of skin grafts from fish skin and genetically engineered human foreskin (you can't make this s stuff up). And three weeks after a second surgery on the left foot things are looking up, but no predictions.

We've now made it half way to our Go Fund Me goal, and could really use your help getting over the finish line. Help us celebrate the New Year with a donation today.

And finally, our efforts are starting g to show real results. in August, the number of Tech50+ sessions and visitors both increased more than 10% That's a great start - but we still need more help to get back up and running on all cylinders.

Thanks again to all who donated and all of you who've come back to the site. We have some innovative articles coming this month, so visit early and often.
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I had more foot surgery on Thursday. It will be another two weeks before we know the outcome. I am cautiously optimistic this will be the last of the foot surgery. Doctors are now using several kinds of skin grafts to speed the healing including fish skin, human placenta, and believe it or not human foreskin. We're about half way to our GoFundMe goal and hope you will all help us the rest of the way. Thanks
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Thanks to all of you for your generous contributions. We're off to a great start, but we need to keep rolling.
I've now been declared cancer-free, though the rest of the recovery will take months. Here;s a link to a story about how this all started and why early detection made a big difference.
https://www.tech50plus.com/will-heirloom-tomatoes-help-save-my-life/
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