Catherine L. Owens is a nationally recognized Senior Living Industry expert, Aging Well authority, and owner of CLO Consulting. Catherine specializes in all aspects related to business program development and execution, sales coaching, and training, and turning struggling communities into thriving communities. Catherine is an internationally award-winning, best-selling author of the books “Shine on You Crazy Diamond: Even When Your Crown Feels Heavy” and “Be Your Own Hero: Senior Living Decisions Simplified” and co-author of best-selling books, “What’s Next: Igniting Change and Impact in Health, Fitness and Life Now, and “Difficult Aging in Place Conversations.” For Catherine, the phrase “Be Your Own Hero” is not just the title of her book, it is a mindset that has resonated with her since childhood, embodies who she is, and an approach she takes in all aspects of life. Catherine’s belief that everyone has the power and capability to Be Their Own Hero, is not only a common thread seen and felt in her personal and professional life, but what drives her motivation, desire, and commitment, to encourage, support, and empower others to find their own hero within. As Co-Host of The Tattered Capes Podcast, Catherine is dedicated to changing the conversations around healthy aging choices that hold potential for increased opportunities for continued higher quality of life as we age.