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I'm Fat And Over 50 -- But Also Super Sexy

Pamela Madsen | Posted 12.01.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

Madonna gets ageist sex shaming for being an over-50 turned-on sexy woman and George Clooney gets to be the sexiest man alive over 50. I call 'Foul Ball' and 'Screw That.'

Put Behind The Medical 8-Ball Because I'm Over 50

Jennifer Connolly | Posted 11.30.2015 | Fifty
Jennifer Connolly

I tripped and had a bad fall at the end of May. Sadly, I was given a wrong diagnosis by an emergency room doctor. The x-ray showed no break so she sent me home with Advil and told me to rest, I'd be fine.

How Blue Hair Dye Is Helping This Grandma Age Gracefully

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.18.2015 | Fifty

Gray hair may be a hot new trend with the younger generation, but one gray-haired 85-year-old is running to stock up on blue hair dye instead.  ...

9 Reasons Why What You Think About Aging Matters

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 11.14.2015 | Fifty
Kathy Gottberg

We live in exciting times because the overall view of aging and what it means to all of us as we grow older is more positive than ever. Finding out why some people age in a positive and healthier way compared to others is under study by dozens of organizations on a regular basis.

Raise Voting Age to 25? How About a Maximum Voting Age of 25?

Alex Koroknay-Palicz | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics
Alex Koroknay-Palicz

To demonstrate how dumb an argument the otherwise reasonable Glenn Reynolds has made, let me explain why voting should be capped at 25. Let's stop adults from voting.

Registration Games: Gender, Race, Age

Kimann Schultz | Posted 11.11.2015 | Women
Kimann Schultz

I get that stats are constantly being compiled for this n' that, and I get that this n' that is often a multi-nuanced gathering of positively skewed info posturing, when often the tabulation of who knows what is in the end financially founded, as are all things in this capitalistic land of ours.

Grandma Outraged Over Laundry Ad's Depiction Of 'Mee-Maw' Smell

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.10.2015 | Fifty

California Grandma Randee Reidy is used to lovingly being called "Meemaw" by her grandkids, so she wasn't particularly happy to see it used to...

Should Even Tech Companies Strive For Age Diversity?

Ashton Applewhite | Posted 11.05.2015 | Fifty
Ashton Applewhite

Of course companies should strive for age diversity, 'even in a field as innovation-crazy as tech.' Make that especially in a field as innovation-crazy as tech.

Why It's Just So Hard To Be Old In America

Paul Stoller | Posted 11.05.2015 | Fifty
Paul Stoller

The broad discrimination and pervasive violence that 'different' Americans must confront every day is a national disgrace that reflects the widespread ignorance and deep-seated bigotry that persists in America. There is another form of discrimination, however, that gets much less media attention.

What Boomers Can Learn From Millennials

Paul H. Irving | Posted 10.29.2015 | Fifty
Paul H. Irving

For older individuals, work is associated with better health, increased financial security and a stronger sense of purpose. For employers and society, research confirms that older workers bring wisdom, experience and emotional balance to improve work environments and performance.

World's Oldest Dance Crew Crushes Ageism With Its Cool Moves

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 10.28.2015 | Fifty

A record-holding dance crew is crushing ageism with its members' awesome moves and dedication.  Started in 2012 as a flash mob, The Hip Op-eratio...

Where Are All The Old People In Silicon Valley?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.23.2015 | Fifty

I was joking with Steven Levy, 64, editor-in-chief at's Backchannel, about forming a club. We are both the oldest people in our respe...

3 Tips For Working Successfully With A Younger Boss

Paul Freiberger | Posted 09.29.2015 | Fifty
Paul Freiberger

The release of 'The Intern' is an opportunity to say a few things about the real world and the issues that sometimes arise when the workplace is home to different age groups, especially in places where people who are senior in age are junior in authority.

Ageism:The Last Acceptable Form of Discrimination

Amancay Tapia | Posted 09.25.2015 | Women
Amancay Tapia

It is up to us, women, to fight against this psychological form of discrimination by speaking about it, and by not trying to hide our ages if we look younger. We have to embrace our age whatever it is and stop thinking about it in terms that no longer cut it in our times.

Why Every Older Person Must See Robert De Niro's 'The Intern'

Sandi Bachom | Posted 09.24.2015 | Fifty
Sandi Bachom

A few weeks back, I was invited to a screening of 'The Intern,' and I urge every septuagenarian to take your walkers to see it.

Donald Trump Appears To Take Aim At Older Women

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.14.2015 | Fifty

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has famously made a number of not-so-politically correct comments about women -- and one recent remark ...

THIS Is Really When Old Age Begins

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 09.14.2015 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

When does old age start? At age 68, according to one survey. But perceptions of the onset of old age vary widely according to the respondent's age.

What You Don't Know About Aging Could Kill You

Hippo Reads | Posted 09.18.2015 | Fifty
Hippo Reads

Aging is rarely talked about, even though it happens to all of us, every day. Even people who are 70 or 80 don't really think of themselves as aging. Why is it that we're so reluctant to talk about aging and the needs of aging adults? Why do we ignore and cast aside the older adults in our lives?

How Emma Thompson Responds To Anyone Who Says She's Too Old

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.04.2015 | Fifty

When 36-year-old Emma Thompson starred alongside 35-year-old Hugh Grant in 1995's "Sense and Sensibility," there were comments made about the relative...

Should I Start Lying About My Age?

Warren Adler | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Warren Adler

I notice the difference immediately after my most casual face-to-face social revelation of the "number" -- even if it is merely a reminder to my friends and my children. The change in expression is immediate, and the processing in the receiver's brain, while subliminal, is obvious.

Brooklyn's 2015 Afropunk Festival: NO Ism Schism!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.26.2015 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

No Sexism. No Racism. No Ableism. No Ageism. No Homophobia. No Fatphobia. No Transphobia. No Hatefulness. Basically, no divide among people caused by ANY prejudice beliefs!

On the "A" w/Souleo: Singer Avant Questions the Politics of Today's Music Industry

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 08.22.2015 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Despite 15 years in R&B, Avant still wrestles with understanding his place in today's music scene. Check out his thoughts on what defines quality music, ageism in the music industry, and finding a way to keep going for another 15 years and beyond.

Precocity, Maturity and Creativity

David Galenson | Posted 08.12.2015 | Arts
David Galenson

T.S. Eliot reflected that if there was one word that could be associated with classic works of art, it was "maturity."

Are You Ever Too Old To Look After Your Own Grandkids?

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.23.2015 | Fifty

We recently heard about two UK grandparents who claimed social services wouldn't allow them to adopt their granddaughter because of their age. Echo Ne...

How Theatre Helped Me Embrace My Age

Dey Young | Posted 07.18.2015 | Fifty
Dey Young

It is because of my age and experience that I have the wisdom in how to direct and contain my energy more productively. It's a shame that the film industry and most industries see women in their 50s as too old when really it is our best decade.