When Robin Whitney majored in civil engineering, there were even less women in the field than there are today. We asked Whitney to tell us more about what keeps her motivated at work, her future goals, and about pastimes that bring her joy.
A new year always brings motivation to make changes for the better, the potential to find ways to reach our full potential and live our best lives. You might be making New Year’s resolutions about your career, relationships or, more often than not, your health. This issue is all about taking care of yourself.
M Living features five people who give back to our community, year-round in different ways. Their philanthropic efforts inspire us to think of those in need throughout the year, not just during the holidays.
No stranger to long journeys on his bike (which he has nicknamed Floyd in honor of Charles Floyd of the Lewis and Clark Expedition), Thompson, at 67 years old, planned a daunting trip, a 12,000-mile trek along the perimeter of all 48 contiguous states. “Around 2013, I thought I should do one more long trip,” Thompson said. “I decided to do it for (the benefit of) a couple of causes.”
Finding out that you or a loved one is experiencing the early stages of dementia can be devastating and confusing. How do you know whether a person is having a momentary lapse of memory or whether there is truly cause for concern?