On this page, Love of Aging is curating a collection of mini-profiles of some of the most interesting and inspiring role models we can find–people whose vibrancy and enthusiasm for life is only increasing as they age. We created a set of questions (a la Marcel Proust) designed to provide you with a glimpse into their hearts, minds, and lives.

Enjoy! And be on the lookout as we add new Glimpses to our collection.

Ariela Marshall has been married to her husband David Marshall for 39 years. She is a Senior Program Learder at Landmark Worldwide. She is a life long learner and someone who is sought after, recognized, and in demand as a person of extraordinary contribution.

Kathy is a Northern Californian, who took up acting in her retirement after teaching elementary and preschool for 32 years. She met and fell in love with her husband of 23 years because he played the guitar and sang...

Jan Dillon is an adventurer…in life experiences, in marriages (4), in occupations – flight attendant, secretary, VP of a video production company, owner of clothing boutique, and for 20 years, medical staff consultant...

Molly Byock is an early “Boomer”, who was loved in a wonderful family on the Jersey shore. She was an elementary and special ed teacher, who left education for other adventures that concluded with her retirement after 24 years with Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc. The photo on left shows Molly and Maddie in her Prius on their 2-month trip across the country! What a great adventure for them both! 

Linda Summers Posey has been developing and sharing her creativity for over 40 years as a writer, jewelry designer, fine artist and intuitive painter. She is the founder of Outrageous Elders Outreach...

Selma Harwell has been led to develop her intuitive gifts since childhood. An artist herself, she has been married to her artist husband for 49 years and counting. Selma realized her childhood dream of being a mother by age 23, then began self-studies in midwifery, fulfilling on her dream...

Born and educated in New Zealand, Grant and his wife began their married life with what they thought would be a two year adventure living in Melbourne, Australia. Eleven years later they left Australia and moved to Cupertino, CA with their two daughers.

Born and educated on the East Coast, Leslie served as Assistant Director of Branches for the Los Angeles Public Library. She looooves to read almost anything - although she’s just beginning to enjoy poetry – and she participates in five book clubs. 

Denise loves adventures, belly laughing, and having FUN! She’s lived in five states and two foreign countries, which proves she loves to travel and make new friends. Her Bucket List and Vision Board are her guiding forces.

Dan grew up in a small town in Nevada, went to college in San Diego, and never left California. Along the way he had careers in the performing arts, food service, and teaching and administering for the LAUSD Division of Adult and Career Education. 

Carol is passionate about making a difference and contributing to others. She loves life, especially now - at age 74. For over 51 years, Carol has worked as a Registered Nurse, and she currently works “virtually”. 

Gail was born and raised in Canada and is deeply committed to her own growth and development. She had a successful legal career, and has also worked both as a radio host and in Corporate Relations for the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee during the 1984 Olympic Games.

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