Larry Minnix was CEO of Wesley Woods, a comprehensive senior organization, and CEO of LeadingAge, a national association of nonprofit providers. He was recognized as a Top 50 Leader by the Non-Profit Times, and Top 50 Influencer of Aging by Next Avenue. When he retired in 2015, Leading-Age named its Leadership Academy after him. He is on the Board of Trustees of AG Rhodes and on the Board of Directors of Trinity Continuing Care. Minnix is a United Methodist clergy. He is married to Dr. Kathleen Wright Minnix, historian and author. They reside in Avondale Estates, near Atlanta and have two sons and daughters-in-law and five grandchildren. Minnix is a speaker on healthy aging and consults with nonprofits on governance and strategic planning.
Hallowed Ground: Stories of Successful Aging
There are nearly fifty million Americans who are sixty-five years or older, according to the US Census Bureau. However, the reality of caring for your aging parents or yourself is becoming increasingly complicated. How do you or your loved ones navigate the future and stay happy, active, and engaged in society?
Author Larry Minnix spent his entire career in mental health and aging care professions. In Hallowed Ground: Stories of Successful Aging, he offers prescriptive advice and insightful anecdotes about aging that everyone can use as we look toward the twilight years. Drawing from personal experience and more than four decades in a career in aging services, he covers the critical topics related to aging such as intimacy, retirement, and senior communities, among others.
Hallowed Ground is a story collection of people who have a legacy of lessons to teach us so we — and our loved ones — can live the best of our last days.