Monthly Archives: March 2014

New technology could help seniors live better lives

According to a recent Leader-Post article (with credit to Scott Larson of The StarPhoenix), Dr. Jenny Basran, head of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and an assistant professor at the U of S, says the biggest fear of older people is not dying, but loss of independence. Wow!

Dr. Basran and her colleagues in engineering and computer science are working on some technologies to better the lives of seniors and their caregivers, including: Continue reading

Here we go!

This year is off to a roaring start, and it’s going to be full of fun “firsts.”

I am officially self-employed for the first time, which will be my … let’s see … third career. (I can almost hear my mom having a spasm, which she did when I told her in 2001 that I was leaving a well-paying job to start my second career.) Numerous career changes are the norm these days, especially for Gen X’ers like me. This one, however, is going to feed my soul like no other.

Kelly and Me

With my husband, Kelly – my biggest fan

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