Shirley W. Mitchell, of Alabama, Known today as "The Golden Egg of Aging™" and the Lady with "The Most Stunning Smile, is a Mother of Three, Grandmother of Ten, and a Great-Grandmother of six. She was writing about, and promoting, a "Positive Aging Lifestyle" before most were even thinking about it. Her life "Passion" and "Mission" is to promote "Positive Aging and Vitality in Health". She is highly recognized as one of the Top Writers and Speakers on Aging, Seniors, Senior Lifestyle, the Baby Boomer Generation, Women's Issues and Healthy Lifestyles of Today. We call her "The Original Baby Boomer Promoter" because of her tremendous insight years previous to the coming of the Baby Boomer Wave of Aging Younger.
Shirley W. Mitchell was raised in the South in Northern Alabama on a tenant cotton farm working with all her family members in the tenant cotton fields. Even at that young age, she had a "Vision and Passion" to make her life and others' lives more productive, seeing what hard, long work days and getting older did to those around her. Her "Quest" or "Mission", since, has been to "Promote Positive Aging" for all, especially for those who are approaching or who might have attained that Golden 50 and Beyond. To help all those who are struggling to find a comfortable zone from which to inspire their own passions, hopes and dreams.
She is the Author of 13 Books including "The Christian Writer's Desk Diary", "The Beauty of Being God's Woman", "Spiritual Sparks for Busy Women", "Fabulous after 50®", "Sensational after 60®" and "Radiant after 70®", and the Co-Author of 5 books including "Love Notes for Mom", "Love Notes for Dad" and "101 Great Ways To Improve Your Life". Columnist of the Syndicated "Fabulous after Fifty™" On-Line Column, and a Featured Columnist for Senior Lifestyle Magazine. Shirley is also a member of "The Lit Chicks" Literary Writers Critique Group of Sand Mountain Alabama.
She received the "1997 Woman of Achievement Award" from the Business and Professional Women's Club; She won the "Most Stunning Smile Award" at the "2000 Ms. Senior Alabama Pageant" and most recently received the "2004 Citizen of the Year Award" from the Albertville Chamber of Commerce for her contributions to the City and Local venues. In 2006, 2007 & 2008, she was nominated for inclusion into "The Purpose Prize" with Civic Ventures in recognition of her life-long committment to Local and National Venues. She supports groups such as the American Heart Association & the GoRed for Women Program.