Barbara M. Fleisher, Ed.D., is a retired professor of education. She is the author of many journal articles and has presented her research at national and international conferences. She has made presentations and conducted many workshops for and about women in their 60’s and beyond, and has interviewed hundreds of women about their concerns as they face new challenges in this stage in their lives.
Dick Goldberg is the national director of Coming of Age, the age 50+ civic engagement initiative working in 30 communities. In his previous career as a playwright and screenwriter, among the works he authored was the off-Broadway drama Family Business, which ran in New York for over a year, was produced in regional theatres around the world, and was the basis for his becoming a Guggenheim Fellow.