Julie Halpert is a freelance journalist with more than two decades of experience writing for many national publications, including The New York Times, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, More, Family Circle, Parents, CNBC and AARP. She is also the co-author of Making Up With Mom, which focuses on generational differences between women and their mothers and how to resolve them. She is also a blogger for The Huffington Post. She has focused extensively on issues of aging, writing about how boomers will reinvent themselves during retirement and the struggles that older Americans face in a challenging economy. She has reported on the air for many public radio programs, including The Environment Report, Marketplace and Living on Earth. You can check out the range of her expertise, and her blog, at: http://juliehalpert.com/