Kate GeMeiner, in a pixie haircut and a sensible brown pantsuit, holds up what, from the back of the room, appears to be a see-through balloon. It isn’t.
“Never use Vaseline with a condom,” she says in her best announcer’s voice. “Never, only KY jelly.”
The audience sits in rapt silence.
“And before you use a condom, check it for the expiration date.”
In a corner, a couple of women titter.
Originally published on Mon April 22, 2013 10:18 am
One recent morning, Evelyne Lois Such was sitting at her kitchen table in Denver when the phone rang. Such, who's 86, didn't recognize the phone number or the deep voice on the other end of the line.
"He asked, 'Are you a senior?' and I said yes, and he said, 'Well, we are sending out all new Medicare cards, and I want to make sure I have all your statistics just correct,' " Such recalls.