Bart Astor is a recognized expert, author and speaker about life’s transitions and eldercare. His widely regarded Washington Post best-selling book, “AARP Roadmap for the Rest of Your Life,” was number one on Amazon’s retirement category for six weeks. His unexpected personal journey led him to write his best-selling book, “Baby Boomer’s Guide to Caring for Aging Parents,” now in its second printing and critically regarded as a must-have health care resource.
Bart writes regularly for the Retirement Channel on Forbes and for NextAvenue.org, the PBS website for people over 50. He has appeared on numerous TV and radio shows, including PBS’s “MarketPlace,” AARP Radio, Boomers Rock radio and Ric Edelman’s “The Truth About Money” and was a featured story on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” His perspective comes from personal experience, both good and bad, and sometimes that’s what matters most.
Bart has written 12 other books, numerous articles and website content on a variety of subjects including eldercare, student financial aid, college admissions, insurance, buying a home and corporate social responsibility. He was also the publisher and founder of the College Planning Quarterly.
Bart lives with his wife and their border collie, Skye, with whom he has competed in the sport of agility and from whom he has learned many of the life lessons he writes about.
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