Meet Our Featured Contributors

Lisa Copeland

Lisa CopelandLisa Copeland is a leading internationally recognized love ccoach and dating expert for women in their 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. She teaches them how to find a quality man.


Danielle Howard

Danielle HowardDanielle Howard is an author, speaker and personal finance thought leader. A Certified Financial Planner with 24 years of client experience.

Margaret Rutherford

Dr Margaret RutherfordDr. Margaret Rutherford is a clinical psychologist, with over twenty years of practice. Her expertise is depression and other psychological issues.

June Andrews

June Andrews June Andrews is an expert in the care of people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and support for those who look after them. She is also an author.

Rita Call

Rita Call Rita Call is a licensed CPA who performed audits of small businesses, employee benefit plans and non-profit organizations prior to retiring in 2015.

Debra Englander

Debra Englander Debra W. Englander is a writer, editor and book coach based in New York. She has written for numerous publications and managed a business book program.

Martha Bodyfelt

Martha BodyfeltMartha Bodyfelt is a divorce coach and recovery specialist, whose website “Surviving Your Split” helps readers get through divorce and post-divorce with less stress and drama.


Stephanie Raffelock

Stephanie RaffelockStephanie Raffelock is a journalist, a blogger and an aspiring novelist. In her Sixty and Me column, she explores aging dynamically, living fully and loving well.


Sally Fox

Sally FoxSally Fox, PhD is an author, podcaster and consultant, with 25 years experiencing coaching others to find and follow their callings.

Stan Corey

Stan CoreyStan Corey has been a financial fiduciary and has worked with many individuals, families and small businesses for almost 40 years.


Jane Dempster-Smith

Jane and Duncan Dempster-SmithJane and Duncan Dempster-Smith are nomadic semi-retirees, baby boomers, travellers, House Sitters and co-founders of To Travel Too.


Penelope Jane Whiteley

Penelope Jane WhiteleyPenelope Jane Whiteley is the self-appointed Queen of Aging Disgracefully. She helps other women to live their life on their own terms and to be true to themselves.

Valarie Cascadden, PhD, LMFT

Valarie CascaddenValarie Cascadden has a PhD in Clinical Psychology and an M.A. in Counseling Psychology. She works with individuals, couples and families on relationship issues.

Becki Cohn-Vargas, Ed. D

Becki-Cohn-VargasBecki works as an independent consultant to schools and organizations. She has spent over 35 years as a teacher, principal, and superintendent in public education in CA.


Ann Richardson

Ann RichardsonAnn is a writer and grandmother. She is fascinated by other people’s experiences and thoughts and loves to write books where they can express their views.

Connie Chow

Connie ChowConnie Chow is a founder of, a website and email newsletter with free, practical caregiving tips for families caring for older adults.

Noelle Nelson

Noelle NelsonDr. Noelle Nelson is a psychologist, consultant and speaker. She is passionate about personal growth and happiness. She’s authored over a dozen books.

Kay Arthur

Kay ArthurKay has developed Moonflower Blooms, a blogging website dedicated to inspiring readers to live an authentic and joyfully simplistic life in search of their true “self”.

Christy Turner

Christy TurnerChristy Turner is a guide, consultant, and the founder of hCTC Dementia Care Management. She worked with over 1,045 people living with dementia and their families.

Terri Edmund White

A former corporate writer and editor, Terri is currently penning her way to her 100th birthday and has started a 100 Year Project website to write about the journey.

Jeff Henning

Jeff HenningJeff’s expertise is in creating meaningful change within a business to drive results focused upon people, profits and planet. Jeff is the founder of No Square Peg.

Debbie Hensleigh

Debbie HensleighDebbie is an entrepreneur and business coach who is intent on living life on purpose. She is a speaker, writer and leads workshops on designing your best ThirdThird.

Christine Field

Christine FieldChristine Field is an author, attorney, speaker, listener and life coach. She provides resources to moms facing different family life challenges.


Paula Harer

Paula HarerPaula Harer addresses everything from loneliness and reinvention and offers ways to create a new outlook on life at Starting Over at Sixty.


Ilene Marcus

Ilene MarcusA recognized workplace expert, speaker and author, Marcus mentors business leaders to build workplaces where success, inspiration, kindness and joy define the culture.


Carol Stanley

Carol StanleyCarol Stanley has many interests in life including writing, reading, cooking, biking and speaking. However, she feels most passionate about her painting.

Judi Jacobs

Judi JacobsJudi Jacobs is a lawyer-turned-tech nerd and the founder of The Tech Wizard. Works with adults 50+ and small businesses to help make technology more user-friendly.


Jan Moore

Jan MooreJan Moore is a Midlife Reinvention Coach who helps women enjoy more Travel, Adventure and Creativity.

Joseph Parent, PhD

Joseph ParentDr. Joseph Parent is a highly regarded expert in Applied Mindfulness and Performance Psychology. He is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, performance coach and media commentator.


Jodie Filogomo

Jodie FilogomoJodie is a retired cosmetic dentist turned style consultant. She enhanced her styling talents by taking fashion, interior decorating and design classes.


Shari Broder

Shari BroderShari works with foodies who want to be a healthy weight. She teaches them how to enjoy the foods they love while ending their desire to overeat.

Nicole Christina

Nicole ChristinaNicole Christina, LCSW, is a psychotherapist and presenter. Her podcast, Zestful Aging, focuses on mature women and the metamorphosis they undergo.

Peg Doyle

Peg DoylePeg Doyle is a healthy eating and lifelong wellness expert, recording artist, motivational speaker and author. She makes healthy eating easy.

Howard Fishman

Howard FishmanHoward Fishman offers articles on Boomers at work, in life and culture. His website promotes approaching life’s remarkable third act with strength and vibrancy.

Susan “Honey” Good

Susan Honey GoodSusan Good is a wife, mother and grandmother to 24! She has dedicated her life to showing other women how to keep taking a big bite out of life with optimism and style.

Mary Lou Harris

Mary Lou HarrisMary Lou Harris is a proponent of active living, community volunteerism and travel. She loves ultra-trail running, hiking and extended-stay travel.

Julia Hubbel

Julia HubbelJulia Hubbel is a prize-winning author, journalist, international business and women’s conference speaker and international adventure traveler.


Ginny McReynolds

Ginny McReynolds Ginny McReynolds is a longtime writer. She holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction and writes about communication, retirement, reinvention, self-concept and creativity.

Cindy Roe Littlejohn

Cindy Roe LittlejohnNative Floridian Cindy Roe Littlejohn blogs at the Old Age Is Not For Sissies, where life is good and every day is an adventure. She is an author, writer and a tree farmer.


Joan Frances Moran

Joan-Frances-Moran---100pxJoan Moran is a keynote speaker, yoga teacher and an expert on wellness. She is passionate about addressing the problems of mental inertia.


Lynn Clare

Lynn ClareLynn Clare is a freelance writer living in Denver, Colorado. She is an avid traveler and loves writing about her adventures for women who travel solo.


Perley-Ann Friedman

Perley-Ann2Perley-Ann is The Happy Cat. She lives on a small island in Thailand and is enjoying her alternative lifestyle as she eases into retirement.


Elizabeth Dunkel

Liza DunkelElizabeth is a writer and novelist who has lived in Merida, Mexico for 25 years. She is has a personal blog Camp Liza about stylish and creative living.


Julie Dargan, RN, ND, BHSc

Jule-DarganJulie is the Menopause Whisperer. She assists women going through hormonal changes during menopause and want to live each day with enthusiasm.


Karen Donaldson

Karen DonaldsonKaren Donaldson is a cravings and emotional eating expert whose mission is to help women create a peaceful relationship with food and with their lives.


Mileah Curtis

Mileah CurtisMileah Curtis is managing “My 2nd Act”, a blog where she is re-inventing furniture and flea market finds, as well as her life. She is also exploring fashion, beauty and painting.


Jayne Avery

Jayne AveryJayne Avery is a strong advocate of healthy eating. Her children’s book draws on personal experience as a science teacher and nutrition consultant.


Dami Roelse

Dami RoelseDami Roelse encourages her clients to live life with engagement. She blogs and coaches women 50+ to walk, hike and backpack.


Dave Price

Dave PriceDave is a retired journalist and educator, now establishing a writing/speaking/consulting practice. He’s writing about classic rock, aging and grandparenting.


Paula Usrey

Paula UsreyIn 2004, after becoming a grandmother, Paula Usrey started an encore career as an associate professor of communication. She is also a speaker and workshop facilitator.

Sally Canning

Sally CanningSally Canning is an award winning speaker, trainer and transformational mentor. She is passionate about empowering women to embrace life.


Mary K Armstrong

Mary K ArmstrongMary K Armstrong is a former yoga teacher and psychotherapist. She writes about aging and taking charge of your life, on living well and finding happiness.


Elaine Ambrose

Elaine AmbroseElaine Ambrose is a #1 best-selling author of eight books, including Midlife Cabernet and Menopause Sucks. She parties in her empty nest with her patient husband.


Ellen Rand

Ellen RandA journalist for more than 40 years, Ellen Rand is a hospice volunteer and author of “Last Comforts: Notes from the Forefront of Late Life Care.”


Anthony Cirillo

Anthony CirilloAnthony Cirillo is president of The Aging Experience. He helps organizations craft experiences and seize opportunities the mature marketplace.


Malcolm Dewey

Malcolm DeweyMalcolm Dewey is a professional artist and writer. He is passionate about painting in oils and watercolor. Malcolm teaches painting to artists of all levels.

Pamela Reynolds

Pamela ReynoldsPamela taught for over 20 years in public and private schools and is now retired. The author of The Princess and the Queen, Pamela also writes about relationships

Joy Stephenson-Laws

Joy Stephenson-LawsJoy is the founder of Proactive Health Labs, a national non-profit health information company that provides education and tools needed to achieve optimal health.

Michele Meier Vosberg

Michele Meier Vosberg Michele Meier Vosberg, Ph.D. is a writer and freelance educator, working in Madison, Wisconsin. She is passionate about helping others to design their best lives.

Linda Melone

Linda MeloneLinda Melone is a certified trainer and award-winning health and fitness writer. She is helping women over 50 get in shape and lose weight.

Rebecca Olkowski

Rebecca Olkowski’s passion is to inspire fabulous women over 50 to enjoy vibrant, active good health and to get out and experience what the world has to offer.

Jessica Hegg

Avid gym-rat and nutrition enthusiast, Jessica Hegg is interested in all things related to staying active and living a healthy lifestyle.

Ana Popovic

Ana PopovicAna Popovic is a positive aging advocate and writer. She is passionate about providing better role models for young women by empowering the older ones.

Marcia Smalley

Marcia is a certified life coach, writer and teacher. She inspires mid-life women to step confidently into their next act and loves helping them design a joyous, expanded life.

Andrea Pflaumer

Andrea PflaumerAndrea Pflaumer is the author of “Shopping for the Real You”, and “She’s Got Good Jeans.” She writes about fashion, style and the arts.


Nancy Parode

Nancy ParodeNancy has been traveling, observing and writing for most of her life. She shares her senior travel tips and itinerary ideas as’s Expert on baby boomer travel.


Anne Crowther

Anne CrowtherAnne Crowther is a former journalist and corporate PR professional. Now semi-retired, she blogs about their travel and personal fashion styles through the Sensational Baby Boomer site.


Ellen Bachmeyer

Ellen BachmeyerEllen Bachmeyer, LCSW, is the founder of Aging With Heart. A practicing psychotherapist and Life Coach, she has supported women over 50 through many life transitions.

Sherry Bronson

Sherry BronsonSherry is a writer and traveler. After downsizing, she searched for a new place that resonated with her passions and lifestyle. She found all this and more in beautiful Bali.


Kate Gregorevic

Kate GregorevicDr. Kate Gregorevic is a geriatrician and PhD candidate. Her research interests include frailty, healthy aging and illness recovery.


Terry Arzt

Terry ArztTerry Arzt is a life and transition coach. She works with women who want to, need to or have been forced to go through a life transition.


Stephen Hadley

Stephen HadleyStephen Hadley, founder of Generous Fashions, has exclusively designed plus size clothing since 2002. In 2009, he relocated to Bali to handcraft fabrics and garments.


Sheryl Nicholson

Sheryl NicholsonSheryl Nicholson is an international professional speaker, author and podcaster known for her authenticity and results-oriented tips.


Molly LeGrand

Molly LeGrandMolly has cared for older adults living with dementia for over ten years. Her blog Upside to Aging is offering an alternative and more positive side to aging.


Susanne White

Suzanne WhiteSusanne White is the founder of Caregiver Warrior. She cared for her parents and ventured out on a journey that would change her life.


Kathleen Rehl, Ph.D., CFP, CeFT

Kathleen RehlKathleen is passionate about inspiring her “widowed sisters” and their advisors through her speaking, writing and research. Author of an award winning book.


Betty Withrow

Betty WithrowBetty Withrow is a creativity and life purpose coach, helping artistic and professional women to find a deeper engagement with their life processes.


Jane Duncan Rogers

Jane Duncan RogersJane Duncan Rogers runs Before I Go Solutions, a not-for-profit organization that helps people design and create their end of life plans.


Jennifer Stern

Jennifer SternDrawing upon years of communications experience in the tech industry, Jennifer started a blog to address common concerns about technology and the internet.

Susan Tereba

Susan TerebaSusan Tereba, an artist, jewelry designer and writer now writes and speaks with the goal of inspiring other caregivers for those with chronic illnesses.


Delia Lloyd

Delia LloydDelia Lloyd is an American writer based in London. She blogs about adulthood at Real Delia and is currently at work on a book about swimming and adulthood.

Ann Owen

Ann OwenAnn is a fun loving empty-nester travelling with her husband Trevor. They are living life’s adventures and sharing their experiences on their travel blog.


Sheri Saxe

Sheri SaxeSheri is a psychotherapist helping women to accept and integrate their painful experiences and blossom into new life; this is called radical acceptance.

Ann Voorhees Baker

Ann Voorhees BakerAnn Voorhees Baker is a writer, website designer and SEO and social media marketing specialist. She is also Founder and Organizer of Women At Woodstock.


Kay Van Norman

Kay Van NormanKay Van Norman is an internationally known healthy aging expert who directed the Keiser Institute on Aging, has extensive publications.

Angela Page

Angela PageAngela Page is a writer and producer. Her recent release, “Suddenly Single Sylvia,” is a novella and dating guide.

Diane Lansing

Diane LansingDiane Lansing, RN, enjoys working part-time as a corporate wellness nurse. She has over 25 years of experience in geriatric nursing.

Ann Marie Mershon

Ann Marie MershonA retired English teacher, Ann Marie Mershon lives on a lake in northern Minnesota. She’s published three books as well as numerous articles and columns.