1. Driving Expert, Will Thornton - Reducing Driving Risk of New Drivers Dr Mara Karpel Your Golden Years 59:00

We’re back with another live show from Austin, TX!


One of the scariest times in the lives of parents (and grandparents) is when their teen children/grandchildren first receive their driver’s license.  Will Thornton is a driving safety professional with over 15 years experience with having taught driving and given the road test in Washington state and presently in Sienna, Texas.  Author of the book, Are We There Yet?, Will joins us to discuss the hidden epidemic of high risk driving and its most vulnerable victims of teens and new drivers and how his book addresses and offers a plan for drivers, parents of teens, and  educators on how to address risk and why it’s essential for all drivers to see that well managed driving risk can and does reduce collisions and resulting deaths with the added benefit of lowered stress.

Dr. Mara on emerging into the “new normal” with passion and some tips for overcoming some subtle obstacles

Dr. Mara Karpel Clinical Psychologist, Author, Podcaster

Dr. Mara Karpel has been a practicing clinical psychologist for over thirty years, specializing in working with older adults and caregivers, as well as adults of all ages who are dealing with issues of anxiety, depression–or desiring to create more joy in their lives. She also specializes in working with veterans. Dr. Mara is the host of the Blog Talk Radio Show, "Dr. Mara Karpel & Your Golden Years," a program about the social, emotional, and health issues of older adults, caregivers, Boomers, and all who want to grow older with greater health and more joy. She is a regular contributor to Medium and has contributed to Huffington Post, Thrive Global, and Sivana East.

Dr. Mara’s Internationally Best-Selling Book, "The Passionate Life: Creating Vitality & Joy at Any Age," is a guide for all who want to live a more vital, joyful life! After all, Passion, Joy, and Vitality are not just for the young! They are meant for the young at heart no matter what our age.