Francine Toder is a psychologist, emeritus university faculty member, writer, lecturer, and author of three books. 

After more than forty years devoted to her profession she's taken up the cello, continues to write and feels passionately about The Vintage Years - which begins around age sixty, when new choices and life-styles make possible new personal exploration, learning and expression.

Her work on The Vintage Years book suggests that the fine arts may be the best way to stimulate the brain and enhance well-being past sixty, according to recent neuroscience research. That's what her last book was about. Learn more about her on the following pages.

Her most recent book, Inward Traveler: 51 Ways to Explore the World Mindfully is now available in bookstores and online. Toder also blogs for Psychology Today, Thrive Global, Next Avenue and Huffington Post. Find her posts in the “Articles" section of this website.