Dr. Elinor Greenberg

Dr. Elinor Greenberg

Dr. Ellie Greenberg has more than 50 years of professional experience as a speech pathologist, civil rights activist, community development professional, and adult educator. She has been the founding director of many innovative undergraduate and graduate degree programs for returning adult students. Her research is in adult development and learning. She is the author, co-author, and editor of many books, pamphlets, and articles.

She is the author of Weaving: The Fabric of a Woman’s Life (1991) and co-author of In Our Fifties: Voices of Men and Women Reinventing Their Lives (1993). Her most recent book, A Time of Our Own: In Celebration of Women Over Sixty (2008), has been on the Denver Post’s Best Sellers list (Non-fiction Paperback) twice.

Ellie serves on a number of community boards and committees and has received many awards and honors for her academic and community leadership. Ellie is married and has three adult children and four grandchildren. She lives in Centennial, Colorado.

See Dr. Ellie’s Classic Reading List for Caregivers.

[Editor's note: Dr. Greenberg no longer contributes to Silver Planet, but we have made her archived blog entries available as a service to our readers.]