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About Helen

Helen Dennis is a nationally-recognized leader and sought-after speaker on issues of aging and the new retirement.  As one of

the nation's foremost experts on preparing for the non-financial aspects of retirement, she has worked with more than 20,000 employees at corporations and universities to do just that.

These include senior executives, managers, factory workers, engineers, physicians, university faculty and staff, clergy, accountants and more.

Helen is the co-founder of Project Renewment, a movement of career women defining their next chapters in life, and co-author of The Los Angeles Times Bestseller, Project Renewment:  

The First Retirement Model for Career Women.  Helen writes Successful Aging, a syndicated column  for the Los Angeles Newspaper Group that reaches more than 1.6 million readers weekly. Author of nearly 100 articles, she also has edited two books:  Retirement Preparation: What Retirement Specialists Need to Know and 14 Steps in Managing an Aging Work Force.

With an emphasis on employment, Helen has created innovative programs encouraging older adults to enter the labor force and has conducted research on employment and retirement issues

as well as service as an expert witness for some of the largest class-action age discrimination suits in the U.S.  She is a frequent speaker and appears at events in the United States and Europe.


50 Most Influential People in Aging 2016

PBS Next Avenue  

LA Times Bestselling Author

Project Renewment:

The First Retirement Model for Career Women

National Award for Excellence in Education and Training

American Society on Aging

Status of Women Award

American Association of University Women

Excellence in University Teaching

University of Southern California

Legacy Award

H.E.L.P. (Health Care Elderly Programs, Inc.)

Excellence in University Teaching

California State University, Long Beach


White House Conference on Aging

Clients (Partial)
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