Sandra Timmermann, EdD, Gerontologist, Successful Aging in Retirement Expert

Meet Sandra Timmermann, EdD, Gerontologist, Successful Aging in Retirement Expert

Experience, Recognition, Background

Sandra was the founder and Executive Director of the MetLife Mature Market Institute and a Vice President of MetLife from 1997 to 2013, when the Institute was disbanded. Prior to that, held senior staff positions with American Society on Aging, AARP, and SeniorNet. In the early part of career, was an Account Executive with public relations firms.

Sandra consults, trains, writes, and speaks with a focus on aging, retirement, and the application to business. She is a Visiting Professor of Gerontology and Retirement Living at the American College of Financial Services. She is also a Financial Gerontology columnist for the Journal of Financial Service Professionals and author of other professional articles.

Sandra is a skilled presenter, analyst and writer on longevity, trends in aging, the aging process, including cognitive changes, the link between life planning and financial planning. and other timely topics related to retirement living. Recent presentations include the Interagency Long-Term Care Insurance Conference, Aging Without Borders, the American Society on Aging, the International Retirement Resource Center (training for brokers), the Retirement Income Industry Association, the New York Society of Financial Services Professionals Annual Conference, and internal financial services training programs. 

Sandra Timmermann's Retirement Expertise

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Sandra Timmermann is nationally recognized corporate gerontologist, connecting expertise in the 50+ market with business needs with a special focus on financial services, content development, strategic insights, ideation and planning, research, marketing, and thought leadership. She is skilled at understanding the attitudes and behaviors of pre-retirees and older people–finances, housing, caregiving, life’s purpose, health, long term care, and family issues.

Sandy is active in national organizations and passionate about aging issues. She is currently a consultant to business, columnist and frequent speaker. She is a special advisor to the board of the Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA), a senior fellow at the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER), a strategic advisor to Generations United, and a committee member of the Post-Retirement Risk Research Committee of the Society of Actuaries.

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