Anne is currently contributing to the Benevolent Society’s national EveryAGE Counts Campaign, which has characterised her as a ‘crusader for ageing’. She has worked as psychologist, anthropologist, sociologist and researcher variously in medical education, media analysis, body image and ageing. She has a Bachelors (Psychology and Anthropology), Graduate Diploma in Health Education, Masters (Anthropology) and PhD (Sociology) degrees. Anne is a happily married mother of three and actively involved grandparent of six. She has always enjoyed writing and now does so both through contributing articles to a number of online sites for older people, and having recently completed a comprehensive book about ageing well, which has been accepted for publication.