For the first time in history, there are more people over the age of 65 in the world than there are people under the age of 5. To help explore the subject of aging enthusiastically is Ron Kaiser, Ph.D., a positive health psychologist, coach, author, podcaster, educator, consultant, and speaker. He is passionate about promoting older adulthood as an age of growth and not decline.
Dr. Ron is known nationally and internationally for his webinars, courses, and presentations.Dr. Ron has been in practice for more than five decades, including 25 years as Director of Psychology at the world-famous Jefferson Headache Center at Thomas Jefferson University. As an innovative thought leader in the field of healthy aging, he has developed the concepts of The Mental Health Gym, Goal-Achieving Psychotherapy (GAP), The Type P Personality, and Rejuvenaging.
His positive goal-oriented approach has influenced thousands of individuals over the years to overcome medical, psychological, and self-imposed limitations, and become better versions of themselves by following The Mental Health Gym’s philosophy and practices. Dr. Ron’s ideas and approaches have been described in his books, What Can Go Right?, The Mental Health Gym Playbook, and most recently, Rejuvenaging®: The Art and Science of Growing Older with Enthusiasm.
Host Donald Altman
Donald Altman, M.A., LPC, is a psychotherapist, international mindfulness expert and award-winning author of over 20 books translated worldwide. Featured as an expert in The Mindfulness Movie and profiled in the Living Spiritual Teachers Project, he currently writes Psychology Today’s Practical Mindfulness Blog. His best-selling The Mindfulness Toolbox won two national publishing Ben Franklin IPBA awards as best book in both the Psychology and Mind-Body-Spirit categories. His books, Clearing Emotional Clutter and The Mindfulness Code, were both chosen as “One of the Best Spiritual Books of the Year” by Spirituality & Practice.
Past Vice-President of The Center for Mindful Eating, he has taught mindfulness to over 15,000 health care and business professionals. His new novel Travelers is a mystical and spiritual journey about a grieving psychiatrist who finds hope, healing and renewal when a mysterious traveling pet therapist, a sentient canine, and suicidal young patient come to the psych ward.