Barbara Schintu is a journalist who reports and writes frequently for L'Unione Sarda. She lives in Orosei, Sardinia. Carol Hymowitz is a writer, editor and recognized expert on longevity and the retirement savings crisis, management trends and diversity in the workplace. She is co-author of A History of Women in America and a contributor to Getting Older; How We're Coping with the Gray Areas of Aging. She is a consulting research scholar at the Stanford Longevity Center.