Lyn Widmyer is the author of Chasing Pills: I Must be Old, I Have a Pill Dispenser is a humorous guide to overcoming the pitfalls of aging—like unwanted body noises and the fear of dementia. For the past 15 years, she has shared humorous thoughts and observations about living on a farm, parenting, travel, serving as an elected official and growing older. Her columns have appeared in various newspapers around West Virginia and Maryland.
Michelle is an entrepreneur with a passion for social impact. She built and runs an international organization transforming health and the economy through the science of Nutrigenomics. Her passion is helping people biohack the aging code, extend health span and live this one incredible life we have been given to make a difference in the world and live your greatness.
Christopher Sarantopulos has been in the insurance industry since 2004 and well versed in all lines of insurance, auto, home, commercial lines, employee benefits, life and disability. In recent years, Chris has been specializing in life and disability insurance, offering life insurance with chronic, critical and terminal illness riders.
Steve Moran is a celebrated publisher, writer and speaker who is known for his passion and commitment to the field of senior living. Through Senior Housing Forum, an extremely popular blog in our field, he takes on the tough topics that most others won't. More importantly, he elevates our field by talking about the positive contributions individuals and organizations are making to improve the lives of elders and team members.
Dr. Thelma Reese, author of The New Senior Woman: Reinventing the Years Beyond Mid-Life, and also wrote The New Senior Man to satisfy the numerous requests from men who wanted their own book. She is the creator of the blog, www.ElderChicks.com, and is a retired professor of English and Education.
Pete Shrock is Co-Founder & Chief People Officer at Legacy Navigator and for the past 15 years, Pete has served as an emotional first responder in situations of grief, trauma, and crisis both locally and on a national level. His early contributions in social work led to a 10-year career as the Chief Program Officer for Comfort Zone Camp, a bereavement camp for children. Most recently, Pete partnered with Craig Shealy and Matt Paxton to create Legacy Navigator, a full-service estate management company. Pete brings a deep understanding of the grief that accompanies death or other difficult transitions like downsizing or divorce. In 2017 Pete was named one of Richmond’s Top 40 Under 40.