Coach, Speaker, and Creator of

The Middlescence Factor™

Life Stage Insights & Leadership Coaching for Adults Midlife and Better


Do you want your personal and professional leadership to feel more engaged, energetic and impactful? Are you in the midst of a personal, health or career transition? Are you somewhere between your mid 40's and mid 60's?  You may not know it but you are firmly in the midst of a new life stage I call MiddlescenceThrough leadership coaching, engaging workshops and impactful speaking engagements, I can help you use your accumulated decades of experience to make this perhaps the most fulfilling and impactful time of your life. 


My passion, as a gerontologist and coach, is to change our national conversation about what it means to be in midlife. The years we have added to our lives aren’t at the end – they are in the middle. These 20+ years are a brand new life stage no one has named or knows what to do with. Until now. I call it Middlescence.

Join me in a movement to change how we think about and live this new life stage. Find the power and potential to transform your life personally and professionally.

About Barbara


A Look At A Book—Nomadland

A Look At A Book—Nomadland

January 29, 2018

Alison Biggar expands on the economic reality of working past midlife to make ends meet. As a 57-year-old woman with many older friends, I was shocked, but not surprised, to read of retirees struggling to survive on meager minimum wages; it’s not at all hard to picture oneself or one’s friends in a similar situation … Read More

A Look at a Book—Start With Why by Simon Sinek

A Look at a Book—Start With Why by Simon Sinek

January 8, 2018

Mia reflects on life after college and “finding her why” with the help of this step-by-step, exercise driven workbook. When Barbara came into my life, I thought that the idea of coaching was ridiculous for a few reasons. To start with, I am a twenty-something. Who was I to go around needing guidance and direction … Read More

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