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 - beginning 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 newest book is about. Learn more about her on the following pages.