Dr. Mara Karpel has been a practicing clinical psychologist for over twenty-six years, specializing in working with older adults and caregivers, as well as adults of all ages who are dealing with issues of anxiety, depression––or desiring to create more joy in their lives. She also specializes in evaluating veterans for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr. Mara is the host of the Blog Talk Radio program, Dr. Mara Karpel & Your Golden Years, about the social, emotional, and health issues of older adults, caregivers, Boomers, and all who want to grow older with greater health and more joy. Her new book, The Passionate Life: Creating Vitality and Joy at Every Age, is a guide for all who want to live a more vital, joyful life! After all, Passion, Joy, and Vitality are not just for the young!
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS