About Sara Zeff Geber, PhD

Dr. Sara Zeff Geber is a recipient of the “Influencers in Aging” designation by PBS’ Next Avenue. She is an author, retirement transition coach, and professional speaker on retirement and aging.

She has developed a niche specialty as an expert in “Solo Aging,” informing people who have no children or who are aging alone how to have a safe and fulfilling life in their retirement years.

Dr. Geber is the author of the 2018 book, Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers: A Retirement and Aging Roadmap for Single and Childless Adults, which was selected that year as a “best book on aging well” by the Wall Street Journal.

Raising Awareness About Solo Aging

With her speaking and writing, Sara has been raising awareness about Solo Aging for the past 10 years. She believes Solo Agers have unique needs in later life that warrant greater foresight and a more robust approach to planning.

Because of her progressive ideas about building communities and thinking out-of-the-box about housing for older adults, Dr. Geber was recently invited to join the advisory team for Nexus Insights, a think tank and incubator for revolutionary concepts in senior living and aging.

Sara is a regular contributor to Forbes.com on the topics of aging and retirement. Over the past three years, Sara has written 50+ articles for Forbes.com and is one of the leading contributors in the area of retirement and aging.

Sara has also been quoted in The Huffington Post, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other major media. A sought-after speaker at conferences on Aging, Sara is active in the American Society on Aging, the Life Planning Network, the Transition Network, the Sonoma County Section on Aging, and the Gerontological Society of America.

Sara has a Ph.D. in Counseling and Human Behavior, a M.A. in Guidance and Counseling, and a B.A in Psychology. As a former management consultant, she has worked successfully, both nationally and internationally, with multi-billion dollar corporations, small to medium-size organizations, and forward-thinking individuals.

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Sara sings soprano in community choirs, enjoys live theater, loves to hike, is a wine lover, and grows vegetables in her garden in the summer. She lives with her husband and pooch in northern California.