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After a 30-year-career working in print journalism, business news editor and columnist Julia Anderson founded www.sixtyandsingle.com, a Web site geared to women on their own over 60. Among her topics are money management, retirement planning, investing, aging parents, late-in-life divorce, new relationships and travel. Now semi-retired, she works as a freelance writer.
Mitzi Beach,The Life Sizing Lady, is a Professional Interior Designer (ASID) ,An Aging in Place Specialist [CAPS] NCIDQ Certified with a Masters Degree Interior Design and 30 years of Design Experience She is the owner of Mitzi Beach interiors and www.LifesizingLady.com
Jude Bijou, MA, MFT, is a respected psychotherapist, professional educator, and workshop leader. Her theory of Attitude Reconstruction® evolved over the course of more than 30 years working with clients as a licensed marriage and family therapist, and is the subject of her award-winning book, Attitude Reconstruction: A Blueprint for Building a Better Life. See more at www.AttitudeReconstruction.com.
Dr. Bitner has been an OB/GYN for more than 20 years. She is also a Certified Menopause Practitioner who specializes in women’s wellness and heart disease. Follow Dr. Bitner at twitter@bitnermd.
Martha Bodyfelt is divorce coach who specializes in working with divorced women over 50 who are struggling to move on with their lives post-divorce. Martha helps her clients break through their pain and heartache, conquer their post-divorce anxiety, and teaches them to regain their confidence so they can get their lives back. For your free gift, “The Divorce Goddess Recovery Guide,” stop by survivingyoursplit.com today!
Janet Bond Brill, Ph.D., R.D., LDN, author of Blood Pressure Down: The 10-Step Plan to Lower Your Blood Pressure in 4 Weeks -- Without Prescription Drugs, is a nationally recognized expert in cardiovascular disease prevention and the author of Cholesterol Down and Prevent a Second Heart Attack. She has been a nutritionist in private practice for many years.
Dr. Andrea Brandt, Ph.D, M.F.T, brings over 30 years of clinical experience to the role of psychotherapist, speaker, and author. She is a recognized expert in treating a full range of emotional issues, including anger, aggression, anxiety, aging, relationships, work-life balance, workplace, and women's issues.
Dr. Brandt has worked with a broad spectrum of people in extreme situations from all walks of life. In addition to being skilled in numerous orientations, methodologies, interventions and treatment plans, she is also trained in somatic approaches that heighten awareness and intuition.to reinvent . She emphasizes the mind-body-heart connection as a key to mental, physical and emotional wellness.
Upon pioneering a new approach to emotional healing, she directed her attention to the study of anger and aggression. In her book 8 Keys to Eliminating Passive-Aggressiveness (October 2013), she examines strategies for overcoming a common yet debilitating response mechanism. In her second book, Mindful Anger: Unlocking the Lessons of a Key Emotion (Spring 2014), she explores methods to better understand and manage the powerful emotion of anger. Dr. Brandt has been interviewed by national, regional and local news media.
Her doctoral dissertation, “An Exploratory Study of the Role of the Father in the Daughter’s Development and Her Ability to Have Healthy Adult Relationships” investigated the complex effects of the father’s role on the daughter’s emotional development.
Dr. Brandt lives with her husband of 20 years in Santa Monica, California. For more information, visit www.abrandtherapy.com.
Peggy Browning is a freelance writer and author. Peggy is the author of The View Through My Rose-Colored Bifocals, Square Peg's Words of Wisdom, and Heart & Soul Food: Tales of Food, Friends, and Family. Peggy's first novel is The Big 5-0. The Big 5-0 is the first book in the Adventures of Matilda Mason series, which follows the age 50+ heroine as she makes her way to being an investigative journalist...solving crimes as she goes and grows. The second book of the series, Waltzing Matilda, will be released August 1, 2015. All Peggy's books are available at amazon.com. Follow Peggy on her blog, Peg's Wonderful World, at http://peggybrowning.com.
Beth N. Carvin is CEO and co-founder of JamBios (www.jambios.com), a collaborative writing application and social platform for reminiscing, sharing and preserving memories.
Lisa Cini, senior living designer for more than three decades, regarded as the leading Alzheimer's and long-term care design expert in the nation is available to share advice and the latest technologies for aging and excelling at home from her books: The Future is Here: Senior Living Re-imagined, and Hive: The Simple Guide to Multigenerational Living,
and BOOM: The Baby Boomers Guide to Leveraging Technology, so that you can Preserve Your Independent Lifestyle & Thrive.