Laura is creator, host, and executive producer of Dating While Gray: The Grown-Up’s Guide to Love, Sex, and Relationships. Laura developed the show in a podcast incubation program at WAMU, the NPR member station in Washington, D.C., and launched it in 2020.  

Romance Redux - book by Laura Stassi

LAURA IS ALSO the author of Romance Redux: Finding Love in Your Later Years (Rowman & Littlefield, 2022). Publishers Weekly says the book “usefully illuminates the many options that those over 50 have when it comes to dating” and “brims with the wisdom of lived experience.” 

Before focusing exclusively on older people and interpersonal relationships, Laura wrote several acclaimed nonfiction books for young readers; freelance travel, style, and food features for The Washington Post; and award-winning health, wellness, and medical features for the Defense Health Agency website.

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