Di Patterson, MSG, CPG, is Gerontologist and Founder of Success in Aging TV®, where the mission is to educate, motivate and inspire people of all ages to act now for their own success in aging! She launched Let's Move Mom®; Custom Elder Moving Plans in 2002, won the 2008 Gold Award for Policy Makers Speak from National Mature Media Awards, and received a 2009 Merit Award for New Products and Technologies from Mature Media.
Ms. Patterson blogs at AgeWise.tv, is a featured speaker at SpeakTank.com, and is a contributing Gerontologist at BullyPulpit.com. She also promotes the Season of Life™ Conference: a one-day, celebrity-based Success In Aging TV® event, with celebrity keynotes, informative break-out panels and a free-to-the-public Health Fair: SeasonOfLife.net. Ms. Patterson believes that every company in America needs a Gerontologist on staff or on-retainer.
Trina Sauceda, MSG, CAPS, has 25+ years of residential housing development experience in the So. California area. For the past 20 years she has provided technical support for construction claims and litigation. Ms. Sauceda is a licensed General Contractor and NAHB Certified Aging in Place Specialist. In 2005 and 2006, she served as President of the Orange County Chapter of the Forensics Expert Witness Association.
As the number of older adults has increased, so has the number of improperly installed home modifications which can inadvertently impact the structural integrity of the private residence. As the owner of Let's Keep You In Your Home®, Ms. Sauceda see the personal environment of the aging individual with the eyes of an aging-in-place specialist, blending her expertise of general contracting with Gerontology to offer low-cost and low-tech solutions that enable the elderly continued independence through the implementation of realistic and affordable ideas.