Winter Quarter 2011 Course Announcement

Perspectives in Assistive Technology

David L. Jaffe, MS and Professor Drew Nelson
Tuesdays & Thursdays   4:15pm - 5:30pm
Main Quad, Building 370, Classroom 370


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Tuesday, January 25th

photo of Elna Tymes

Why Assistive Technology is Important to Seniors
Elna R. Tymes
Los Trancos Systems

Abstract: Elna will discuss the senior population boom, senior living options, how seniors live, and how assistive technology can help.

Biosketch: Elna Tymes is a former chair of Mountain View’s Senior Advisory Task Force, the current chair of the Housing Action Group of the Santa Clara Country Aging Services Collaborative, and a member of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group's Housing Group. She received a BA from Stanford University in 1961, an MBA from Pepperdine University, and an MA from the University of Southern California.

Contact information:
elna.tymes -at-
Lecture Material:
Pre-lecture slides - 309 Kb pdf file
Slides - 907 Kb pdf file
Audio - 1:16:49 - 17.5 Mb mp3 file
Santa Clara County Aging Demographics - 813 Kb pdf file
Innovation as a Learning Process: Embedding Design Thinking
Innovation as a Learning Process video
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Department of Health and Human Services
Family Caregiver Alliance
Alzheimer’s Association
UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Updated 01/26/2011

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