Personal Journey Inspires Work as an Alzheimer’s Researcher

2018-11-29T20:03:41+00:00November 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

By Dr. Sheria Robinson-Lane who devotes her career to helping African American caregivers Dr. Sheria Robinson-Lane is a respected gerontologist, a national lecturer and health educator, and a premier researcher, dedicated to improving the lives of African American seniors. Dr. Robinson-Lane focuses on how diverse elders age with chronic disease, a line of study she has been pursuing at the University of Michigan since 2011. Her goals are to use her findings to help reduce health disparities for minority older adults, and to make a difference for the family members who care for those individuals by looking into the factors that [...]

Woman on the Street | How to Be Sweetly Unreasonable

2018-06-25T15:13:01+00:00June 1st, 2018|Inspirational, Uncategorized|

by Stephanie Saline In a recent moment of exasperation, my spouse — let’s call him the Philosopher — asked me for something. Side bar: my partner in life really is a philosopher. He teaches at a small liberal arts college in Upstate New York. Anyway, he asked if we could play what the philosopher Wilifrid Sellars calls “the game of giving and asking for reasons.”  At first, I scoffed. It sounded like a game for nerds. But a few days later, and to my surprise, I began to give my reasons.  The game goes something like this:   Player One says something.    Player Two says, “Why’s that?”  Player One gives a [...]

LEGACY | Trusting Your Gut with Susan Monroe

2018-05-03T15:31:38+00:00May 1st, 2018|Ann Arbor Interest, Career, Inspirational, Uncategorized|

 by Kristen Domingue We love the way Susan Monroe has created (and curated) a custom life for herself and custom interior designs for every client. What stands out about the way Susan works is the way she pairs her creativity and instinct with research and listening to her clients. The process of listening and learning has helped her stay in business for over 20 years. I’ve been in interior design ever since I graduated with my degree from Purdue. I did a lot of commercial contract work for 20 years of my career, mostly for architects and designers. I managed product design at [...]