Praise for LIVE SMART AFTER 50!

"Who do you want to become now and how will you make it happen? Read Live Smart After 50! You may discover your answers."
Jane Pauley, Emmy-award-winning journalist and AARP host of TODAY show's Your Life Calling

"This book reveals powerful and purposeful practices for living an authentic, smart life. Don't pass 50 without it!"
Richard Leider, bestselling author of The Power of Purpose and Repacking Your Bags

"This book is a terrific resource. It's the right book at the right time."
Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D., author of Age Wave and A New Purpose: Redefining Money, Family, Work, Retirement and Success

"An informative and practical guide … including valuable insights on caregiving."
Leisa Easom for Rosalynn Carter

"This practical and thorough guide has the rare ability to take the uncertainty of the future into consideration while simultaneously deepening hope and the potential for mastery. It represents the next generation of self-help primers. One to read and to keep close by."
Carol Orsborn, Ph.D., Author of Fierce with Age: Chasing God and Squirrels in Brooklyn

"Live Smart after 50! - speaks to Boomers in their language, focusing on progress, reflective thinking and choices. A good read for anyone."
Mary Bleiberg, President, ReServe

"The great strength and wisdom of this book lies in its multiple approaches and mind sets. This book is a gold mine. You can be the wise miner."
George H. Schofield, Ph.D., author of After 50 It's Up To Us: Developing the Skills and Agility We'll Need, CEO of Lakewood Ranch, FL

"Muddling is out. Planning is in. Who do you want to be in this next stage of your life? This book offers spot-on advice and inspiration to help all of us plan, prepare, and smoothly navigate this new frontier."
Kerry Hannon, award-winning author of AARP Great Jobs for Everyone 50+: Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy ... And Pays the Bills and What's Next? Follow Your Passion and Find Your Dream Job

"The Experts at LPN in Live Smart After 50! are pioneers ... Phenomenal, practical and enabling …. Amazing piece that touches my heart, myself and my clients…."
Terri Hilliard Olson, Esq. Estate and Senior counselor at law in Westlake Village, CA.

"Written by perceptive experts in aging and life transitions, this guide is an insightful read with guidance for self-reflection and practical tips ... We should all read it, at any age."
Dr. Katrina Rogers, Senior Vice President, Fielding Graduate University and Conference Leader, the Fourth and Fifth Annual International Conference on Positive Aging

"This short book is just amazing. It  can be a life-saving, handy reference to use along the way. If you're smart, you'll want to get this book, keep it handy and give copies to those you care about."
William A. Sadler, Ph.D., Sociologist and author of The Third Age: Six Principles of Growth and Renewal after Forty and Changing Course: Navigating Life after 50 (with James Krefft)

"This book wows me. Thorough, generous and content rich - at last a guide to navigating these years with some ease, joy and peace of mind."
Leah Komaiko, Brand Consultant and Author of Am I Old Yet?

"Who among us hasn't found themselves lost and needing directions in a strange place? Earlier guidelines no longer work. We need a GPS to help us find our way in new territory, and Live Smart After 50! is exactly the guidance system we need. Don't leave home without it!"
Harry R. Moody, Ph.D., Vice President and Director of Academic Affairs, AARP

"This guide from the Life Planning Network is an invaluable companion to figuring out what's next. From work to civic engagement, housing to health, this book will help you live your legacy, rather than just leave one."
Marc Freedman, Founder and CEO of

"At last--a fantastic practical handbook for finding your way in work, play and love as you head into the new bonus years after midlife. Live Smart after 50! is like a loyal friend who is understanding, supportive and full of good advice."
Abigail Trafford, author of My Time: Making the Most of the Bonus Decades after 50 and As Time Goes By: Boomerang Marriages, Serial Spouses, Throwback Couples and Other Romantic Adventures in an Age of Longevity

"The authors of Live Smart After 50! come from diverse backgrounds and perspectives. They're united in offering practical suggestions and philosophical guideposts for navigating the journey of a longer life. Keep this book around. You'll want to refer to it over the years."
Chris Farrell, author of The New Frugality: How to Consume Less, Save More, and Live Better

"This readable volume is chock full of practical advice on how to stay engaged and productive through the longer lives we'll be living. The first step in planning for a longer, healthier, more productive life is to read this book."
John W Rowe , M.D., Chairman, MacArthur Network on an Aging Society, Professor of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, co-author of Successful Aging

"This volume brings together the experiences and wisdom of experts who work with individuals entering this new stage of life. Of particular value are the exercises, activities, and tools for people who are looking for a self-guided tour through the 50s and beyond or for individuals who are helping others navigate this new stage of life. Everyone will find benefit in reading this book regardless of age or occupation."
Lois Tetrick, Professor of Psychology at George Mason University and Director of the Industrial and Organizational Psychology Program

"Some coaches give great pep talks; others provide great playbooks. The Life Planning Network's experts do both in Live Smart After 50! Read it and put together a game plan for the life you want to live."
James S. Kunen, author of Diary of a Company Man: Losing a Job, Finding a Life

"This wise and useful book titles itself  'a guide to life planning' yet I see it more as a conversation with wise and experienced individuals. They offer their information and experience along with their wisdom and encouragement to help you, as you age, to explore your possibilities for growth."
Connie Goldman, Author, Who Am I....Now that I'm Not Who I was?, The Gifts of Caregiving, and Late-Life Love

"A stellar cadre of experts present a clear and compelling overview of life planning in contemporary times for those in midlife and beyond. Evidence-based and practical, the book empowers those motivated to take action in the midst of the unknown."
Connie Corley, Professor, Fielding Graduate University and Host/Producer, "Experience Talks" radio show on KPFK-FM