Alice Solomon: Author, Columnist, Radio Host, Speaker
Alice Solomon re-entered the working world after her graduation from Wellesley College cum laude at the age of fifty. She held the titles of Mrs. Massachusetts and Mrs. U.S. Savings Bonds for Massachusetts, and her family was selected the Massachusetts All-American Family
As a high fashion runway model and lecturer with the Hart Modeling Agency, Boston, MA, Alice appeared often on radio and television, along with conducting fashion seminars in and around the Boston area.
Alice became a syndicated newspaper columnist, writing “A Guide for Gorgeous Grandmas” for the MetroWest Daily News, in Framingham, MA and other newspapers in Massachusetts and Florida with a readership of over 150,000. She hosted twice-weekly radio shows on WXKS-FM in Wellesley, Massachusetts, interviewing guests in the academic, media and fashion scene, and she was heard in Palm Beach County, Florida, on radio station WPBI-AM as co-host of the daily show,“Upbeat Senior Magazine on the Air.”
In 2001, Alice completed her first book,Love, Sex, and the Single Gorgeous Grandma: Reflections on Being Single Over 50. Her second book,Find the Love of Your Life After Fifty! was published in 2004.. Her magazine articles have been featured in Upbeat Senior, Aging With Style, Delray Beach, Las Olas, and Boca Observer magazines, her online articles are featured on Yahoo Personals and her website, http://www.GorgeousGrandma.com, received the “Golden Web Award 2002-2003.”
Alice's television conversations includes: a talk with the Today Show; an appearance on Retirement Living's The Voice; and, appearances on over 75 television news feeds throughout the country. Her “modern, yet timeless advice” has been quoted in The New York Times, Time magazine, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Tampa Tribune, the Milwaukee Journal, and countless other newspapers nationwide. Other media appearances include the Voice of America from Washington, DC, the USA Radio Network with 200 stations nationwide, and numerous National Public Radio affiliates. She was honored to be Visiting Faculty Lecturer at Nova Southeastern University’s Institute for Learning in Retirement and, in 2007, she will be lecturing at Palm Beach Community College as well.
Gorgeous Grandma Communications, Alice’s speaking and advisory service, was selected by the Small Business Development Center at Florida Atlantic University as a “Potential Business Success.” Alice is a member of the Florida Speakers Association and she speaks before numerous clubs and organizations.
Alice lives in Delray Beach, FL, and she is the proud grandmother of five gorgeous (of course) grandchildren.