Marlene Piturro has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and an MBA in organizational development. In addition to her private practice focused on career and retirement issues of older adults, Piturro has consulted on the issues of aging for such companies as Pfizer, Pharmacia, the Leapfrog Group and Oxford Health Plans. As a journalist, she has written about senior health issues for The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune Washington Post and USA Today. In 2010 her husband, percussionist Howard Van Hyning, died after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.
Groups like SAGE and the L.A. Gay Center seek to counter isolation among LGBT seniors
An assisted living facility was the wrong fit for this Parkinson's patient, a man with passion and imagination.
Health & Well-Being
Though less known for its breast-health services, Planned Parenthood is a screening resource for underserved women
Could having an affair help this spouse caregiver cope?
Work & Purpose
How Notre Dame and University of Texas will help people launch second acts
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.