NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grandparents.com, Inc. (OTCBB: GPCM) announced today that Deepak Chopra, MD has joined Grandparents.com as Anti-aging and Wellness Spokesperson and has become a member of the company's Advisory Board. Grandparents.com is the # 2 website in the age 50+ demographic segment, with a new focus on anti-aging and wellbeing for an audience of 100+ million grandparents, boomers and seniors in the U.S.
In this new venture, Dr. Chopra and the company will produce text, audio and video productions, including interviews of Dr. Chopra and others. The first project is a multi-part series entitled, "The New Anti-Aging: The Biology of Youth and the Wisdom of Experience." Each segment will cover a niche regarding a wellness and wellbeing aspect of The New Anti-Aging, i.e., sleep, stress, sex, fitness, alternative, drug-free and more. The company will have a perpetual, worldwide license to distribute the series.
"I am very happy with my new affiliation at Grandparents.com," said Dr. Chopra, "It gives me the opportunity to work with my contemporaries and prove to the world that one can have the wisdom of aging while maintaining, for an extended period, the biology of youth."
"We are elated to have Deepak join our team and lead us in our quest for perpetual youth for America's grandparents," said Steve Leber, Chairman and Co-CEO of Grandparents.com. "Deepak is one of the most amazing persons I have ever met. I can easily understand why Time Magazine described Deepak as one of the top 100 heroes and icons of this century and credited him as 'the poet-prophet of alternative medicine.' We absolutely love having Deepak join the Grandparents.com team!"
About Deepak Chopra
As a global leader and pioneer in the field of mind-body medicine, Deepak Chopra transforms the way the world views physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social wellness. Known as a prolific author of more than seventy books with twenty-one New York Times best sellers in both fiction and non-fiction, his works have been published in more than eighty-five languages. As a co-author with Rudolph E. Tanzi, their latest New York Times bestseller, Super Brain: Unleashing The Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well-being (Harmony, November 6, 2012), is a new PBS special.
Dr. Chopra's medical training is in internal medicine and endocrinology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. He serves as the Founder of the Chopra Foundation, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing, Founder of The Chopra Well on YouTube, Adjunct Professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, and Senior Scientist with The Gallup Organization.
About Grandparents.com, Inc.
Grandparents.com, Inc. (OTCBB: GPCM) is engaged with the largest and wealthiest demographic group in the U.S. – America's 100+ million grandparents, boomers and seniors who control 75% of the nation's personal wealth. As the # 2 website in the age 50+ segment of the population, and a social media and marketing company approaching 2 million registered members, Grandparents.com seeks to deliver a seamless experience to its audience across all digital platforms. Grandparents.com seeks to strengthen the ties between family members, promote health and wellbeing, and give timely information and expert advice on what really matters to grandparents, from family, relationships, health and money, to entertainment, travel and retirement. More than anything, Grandparents.com celebrates what it means to be a grandparent today. The company's mission is to give today's grandparents—who like no other grandparents in history are engaged, vibrant and ageless, ideas and opportunities to connect to what's important to them. Starting in 2013, the company will be awarding the Grandparents.com Recommended® seal to companies that provide best in class products and services for the age 50+ demographic.
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