Francine Toder: profile

Background: 

Francine Toder, Ph.D., is the author of The Vintage Years: Finding Your Inner Artist (Writer, Musician, Visual Artist) After Sixty.She is an emeritus faculty member of California State University Sacramento and is a clinical psychologist recently retired from private practice. Toder is also the author of When Your Child Is Gone: Learning to Live Again(Ballantine, 1986) and Your Kids Are Grown: Moving On With and Without Them(Plenum Press, 1996).  She resides with her husband in the San Francisco Bay Area where she practices the cello daily.

Follow Francine @doctoder at Twitter and read her blogs about positive aging @ Huffington Post 50. She is devoting her time to speaking to groups of seniors and independent book stores about The Vintage Years, her book, and the benefits of the fine arts to brain stimulation, .