“Jan Fowler is a sparkling diamond!” – Paul Ryan, Celebrity Talk Show Host for CBS, NBC, ABC, PBS & KTLA.
“One of the most sparkling senior citizens I know—a real dynamo! Terrific host!” – Barbara Berg, author of The No-Win Trap, What to Do When Life is Driving You Crazy, and Ring Shui.
“Jan is one of the most talented individuals in our industry. She is FANTASTIC!” – Toyia Moore, Event Director, 2014 GOLDEN FUTURE 50+ SENIOR EXPO
“I work at an assisted living community and have used your books many times as gifts to potential residents. I hear nothing but rave reviews about your book. Thank you for sharing these stories!” Lisa O’Laughlin
Jan Fowler is an ambassador for seniors.
Top right, she is pictured as a finalist in the Ms. Senior Long Beach Pageant–a preliminary to the Ms. Senior California competition. Left, she is honored by the Southern California Motion Picture Council with “The Golden Halo Award for Outstanding Literary Achievement.”
Popular Columnist, Emcee, and Speaker
Jan is a radio talk show host on KSPA AM 1510, (Bloomberg Radio), broadcasting to 12 million people throughout Inland Empire & Orange County Saturdays 7:30 – 8:00 am on Senior Living at its Best with Jan Fowler. She is an award-winning columnist on senior living (winner of First Place Excellence in Journalism Award in southern CA -SPJ) and a popular emcee at senior dating conferences.
Jan is also available as an inspirational speaker on such topics as “Making the BEST of your life for the REST of your Life!”, “Preparing for a Fabulous Retirement”, and “Finding love and Romance in Later Life”. Her best-selling book, Hot Chocolate for Seniors, won national and international gold seals, plus a gold medal. Jan was producer/host of “Jan Fowler Presents Senior Moments” TV series on senior life, which aired in Southern California and on the East coast.
She was one of ten Inland Empire, CA women to receive the Town & Gown “Phenomenal Women” award for service to her community (2005) and was twice the recipient of “Woman of Achievement” awards given by the National League of American Pen Women.
In 2002, Jan founded Starburst Inspirations, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which supports Redlands Drug Court. Monetary proceeds from fund-raising events–plus stylish used clothing–are donated to participants going through drug and alcohol rehabilitation, many of whom are trying to regain custody of children taken from them and placed in foster care.
Jan is a graduate of Emerson College (Boston), also the alma mater of such luminaries as Jay Leno and Henry Winkler. She is a trophy-winner as a community theatre actress.
A Mission to Inspire
“My mission is to inspire seniors everywhere to enjoy happy healthy productive lives by taking good care of ourselves physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually, finding purpose, staying connected to others, and discovering magical moments in everyday living” says Jan. “This is a wonderful season in life and I feel we should seize every opportunity to transform senior moments into golden moments–after all, growing older is a privilege denied to many!”
Jan’s interests include ballroom dancing, gardening, traveling, live theatre, and picnics in the park. She has five grandchildren and lives in Southern California.