This regular discussion group will be exploring new and emerging solutions to the challenges of growing older. Not only will we be uncovering interesting new products at the intersection of aging and technology, we will also be conducting a series of ongoing deep dive discussions into topics like brain health, apps for seniors, hearing and wearables for seniors. The results of our discussions will be shared with a larger community of older adults interested in improving their quality of life through our partner in this initiative, Tech-enhanced Life, PBC.
Joan Steidinger, Ph.D., Clinical Sports Psychologist; Author, Sisterhood in Sports: How Female Athletes Collaborate and Compete
“Why can’t you be more like men?” is a common refrain heard by women who show emotion in work and sport. Yet “Women are not small men!” says Alison Dunlap, world champion & Olympic cyclist. Dr. Joan Steidinger agrees and believes that sisterhood among women is essential for them to achieve full success in life. Read more »
Dominic Sisti, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics/Health Policy and Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania; Principal Author, “Improving Long-term Psychiatric Care: Bring Back the Asylum,” Journal of the American Medical Association Renee Binder, M.D., Psychiatrist, University of California, San Francisco; Incoming President, American Psychiatric Association Dr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club — Moderator Read more »
Julie Lythcott-Haims, Former Dean of Freshmen and Undergraduate Advising, Stanford University; Author, How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success Joe Tuman, Professor of Legal and Political Communications, San Francisco State University Read more »
Lisa Hoffman, Peace Corps Volunteer, Guinea, 2013-2014 Veronica Canilao, Peace Corps Volunteer, Guinea, 2013-2014 Hilary Braseth, Peace Corps Volunteer, Guinea, 2011-2014 Frank Price, Peace Corps Volunteer, Cote d’Ivoire, 1969-1972; Secretary, Northern California Peace Corps Association – Moderator Read more »