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Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Author, Speaker and #teamHealthyWomen Ambassador

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Barbara Hannah G​r​ufferman​ is ​a ​nationally ​recognized advocate for positive living​ and the author of Love Your Age: The Small-Step Solution to a Better, Longer, Happier Life, published by National Geographic and AARP. Dr. Mehmet Oz said of her previous book, The Best of Everything After 50: “Every once in a while a book comes across your desk, and you just have to pick it up. This is one of them!” ​She is a contributor to HuffPost. Thrive Global, and AARP, has appeared on the Today Show, CBS Morning Show, Good Morning America, The Doctors, The Talk, Dr. Phil, NPR, The Dr. Oz Show on Sirius Radio, OWN, ​the Oprah Channel, many local radio and TV shows, and was most recently a guest on Live with Kelly & Ryan to talk about aging beautifully.

Barbara travels around the country speaking to groups on health, nutrition, career, fitness, sex and other topics related to positive and healthy aging. She ​is a recipient of the Generations of Strength Award from the National Osteoporosis Foundation, the country’s leading authority and resource on osteoporosis and low bone density, for her outspoken support of positive and healthy aging in America​, and serves as Bone Health Ambassador and trustee. She is also Ambassador for HealthyWomen.org, a highly regarded website dedicated to the health of women through our lives.

Grufferman, a proud mother of two daughters, lives in New York City with her husband and rescued dog. A passionate advocate for moving your body throughout the day, Barbara started running at 50 and has completed five New York City Marathons, one Edinburgh Marathon, one Ultramarathon, and countless smaller races, all since turning 50.

Learn more about Barbara at her site, www.barbarahannahgrufferman.com.