This Months Feature Story

Senior citizens adopt high-tech methods of staying in touch

By Maria T. Welych

Clara Gonzalez has lived most of her 88 years more than 2,600 miles away from her hometown in Bogota, Colombia. She still misses the sister she left behind. But with technology, it’s a lot easier to stay in touch.


The Forever Baby Expo takes place on Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the SRC Arena and Events Center at Onondaga Community College, 4585 W. Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse. Expecting families and those with babies and young children can visit dozens of vendors offering services, support and samples. Admission is free. For more information, call 632-5110 or visit


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