Erik Knutzen of Root Simple tried out two ways to block telemarketers from calling his mother: the Sentry Call Blocker and Nomorobo.
If you're in possession of an AARP card, you also probably have a land line telephone. If, like me, you are taking care of an older relative it's likely that your elder depends on a land line that rings every few minutes with offers and pleas from dubious charities, political parties and Elmer Gantry types. In my opinion, there's a special level of Dante's inferno for telemarketers who prey on the elderly, but I won't be able to fix that problem in a blog post. Let's just take care of those unwanted calls.
At my mom's house I tested two solutions: the Sentry Call Blocker and Nomorobo.