Lee Gale Gruen lives in the East San Francisco Bay area. She retired from a 37-year career as a probation officer and became an actress, author, guest speaker, and blogger. Her transition has been reviewed in Time Magazine, the Los Angeles Times newspaper, AARP Life Reimagined, and in Marlo Thomas’ 2014 book highlighting women who have reinvented themselves.
Lee Gale (her first name) has been writing a blog for seven years, sharing her thoughts, observations, and experiences which she believes are universal to the retiree and senior demographic. She also lectures publicly on senior reinvention. Her published memoir about becoming an actress as a senior is: Adventures with Dad: A Father and Daughter’s Journey Through a Senior Acting Class. Her blog, lecture, and upcoming book are all titled “Reinventing Yourself in Your Retirement Years,” and they share the goal of helping retirees, those soon to retire, baby boomers, and seniors find joy, excitement and purpose after retiring. Her books are available on amazon.com. Her website is: LeeGaleGruen.com