Encouraged by her father to write about her dreams at age 6, Kristen’s writing expanded to include poetry, copywriting, editing, and blogging. A recovering ‘goodie-goodie’, Kristen got her first tattoo at age 49 and enjoys building a new life on her own terms. She writes for several outlets and her own blog at Grandparents in Business on family, health, retirement, money and other issues for the Sandwich Generation. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, gardening, cycling, and quilting. Follow her on Linkedin, Facebook, and Twitter.