Meet The Team

Sondra Forsyth, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Sondra is a National Magazine Award winner with scores of major magazine bylines and twelve books to her credit. Her most recent book is “Candida Cleanse: The 21-Day Diet to Beat Yeast and Feel Your Best”. Sondra was Executive Editor at “Ladies’ Home Journal,” Features Editor at “Cosmopolitan,” and Articles Editor at “Bride’s.” A former ballerina, she founded Ballet Ambassadors, an arts-in-education company in New York City, and served as Artistic Director for 16 years.

Jane Farrell, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Jane has been at thirdAGE since 2010. Prior to that she served as a Senior Editor at BettyConfidential, Executive Editor of “Rosie Magazine”, Senor Editor of “McCall’s”, and Articles Editor of “Ladies’ Home Journal”. She is the author of numerous articles for major magazines.

Medical Experts

Jana Klauer, M.D. – Nutrition, Weight Loss, and Fitness
Dr. Klauer, is the author of “The Park Avenue Nutritionist’s Plan” and “How the Rich Get Thin.” She was trained in internal medicine and rehabilitation medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Klauer also holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Nutrition from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. Please visit her web site at

Marie Savard, M.D. – Women’s Health, Men’s Health
Dr. Marie, a former Medical Contributor for ABC News and a frequent keynote speaker, is one of the most trusted voices on women’s health, wellness, and patient empowerment. She is the author of four books, three of them with Sondra Forsyth, including one that made the Wall Street Journal list of the best health books of 2009: “Ask Dr. Marie: What Women Need to Know about Hormones, Libido, and the Medical Problems No One Talks About.” Dr. Marie earned a B.S. in Nursing and an M.D. degree at the University of Pennsylvania. She is Managing Director of Diversified Search, the largest women-owned search firm in country. Formerly, she was the director of the Center for Women’s Health at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, technical advisor to the United Nations’ Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, advisor to the American Board of Internal Medicine Subcommittee on Clinical Competency in Women’s Health, health columnist for Woman’s Day magazine, and senior medical consultant to Lifetime Television’s Strong Medicine. Pleas visit

Monica Williams-Murphy, M.D.
Monica Williams-Murphy, MD, is a board-certified emergency physician who is on staff at one of the largest public health systems in the nation, Huntsville Hospital, in Alabama. She is an author, blogger and public speaker whose focus is empowering patients and families in critical and end-of-life decision-making. Her book, “It’s OK to Die” and companion website are devoted to transforming the end of life into a time of peace, closure and healing. To buy the book and learn more about Dr. Williams-Murphy’s work, visit

Bloggers and Writers

Nancy Anderson

Sherry Amatenstein LCSW

Diane Blum

Laura Lee Carter

Jed Diamond

Delaina Dixon

Ellen Dolgen

Maddy Dychtwald

Marijke Vroomen Durning RN

Susan “Honey” Good

Carole Brody Fleet

Sally Franz

Diana Hoppe, M.D.

Florence Isaacs

Judy Kirkwood

Eve Marx

Sheryl M. Ness RN

Sally Wendkos Olds

Donna Vesel Ryan

Brooke L. Sager

Roberta Satow, Ph.D.

Debi Silber

Darcy Thiel

Susan Tolles

Frieda Wiley, PharmD

Nancy Wurtzel

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