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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.

Why We Need The Hashtag #AgingMatters

Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.16.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Isn't it about time we reimagined what being old is? We can start with who we call 'elderly,' and maybe we could stop assuming that every 66-year-old is going to retire the very moment they reached full retirement age.

This Is What's Wrong With Women On TV

Toria Sheffield | Posted 07.10.2015 | Entertainment
Toria Sheffield

I recently started watching the NBC summer crime drama Aquarius. It's admittedly not the best show in the world, but I'm a big David Duchovny fan and it's definitely entertaining enough to binge watch on Hulu on a lazy summer Sunday.

What 'Magic Mike' Does For Mature Women

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.10.2015 | Fifty

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The Brutal Job Search Reality For Older People Seeking Work

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.17.2015 | Fifty

Compared to younger job-seekers, older adults receive fewer job offers, search for work weeks longer and are less likely to find re-employment after l...

Helen Mirren Drops F-Bomb When Calling Out Hollywood's Ageism

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.17.2015 | Fifty

We've come to know that Dame Helen Mirren is not afraid to speak her mind ... and one surefire way to get her riled up is to talk about the double sta...

5 Myths About Hiring Youth Over Experience

Pamela Lutrell | Posted 06.15.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Lutrell

I quit my job. That's right. At age 61, almost 62, I quit ... with real hopes I can begin again. The past 16 years have been amazing, teaching and inspiring high school students to love journalism as much as I do. But, things change ... schools change directions and it is time to move forward.

Madonna, Ageism and Sexism

Kyle McMahon | Posted 06.04.2015 | Entertainment
Kyle McMahon

Too many people forget that Madonna, the most successful solo artist in history, has paved the way for so many artists, both male and female. With her outspoken opinions, her sometimes shocking but always thought provoking performances and her pure determination, she's broken down barriers on women, pop stars, homosexuals, race, religion, business and everything in between.

Maggie Gyllenhaal, 37, Told She's 'Too Old' To Play Love Interest Of 55-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.21.2015 | Entertainment

Apparently, a 37-year-old actress is not young enough to play the romantic interest of a 55-year-old actor. Maggie Gyllenhaal discussed ageism and...

This Photographer Pretended To Be An Old Woman, And Learned This

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.18.2015 | Fifty

As we get older we may find ourselves searching for things that help us stay young -- whether it's hair dye to cover grays, creams promising a youthfu...

Isabella Rossellini Says She Doesn't Understand Society's 'Attention On Youth'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.15.2015 | Fifty

Despite the pressure to stay young in Hollywood, actress Isabella Rossellini says she's completely happy with what she sees in the mirror every day. ...

Lauren Duca

Hollywood Ageism Is Getting Old | Lauren Duca | Posted 04.30.2015 | Entertainment

Marta Kauffman was at lunch with the head of Skydance Productions when she found out that Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin were interested in wo...

Priscilla Frank

Artists Who Explore The Beauty Of The Aging Body | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.24.2015 | Arts

Wrinkles, lines, scars, spots. There are many ways time leaves its mark on the human body. Mainstream culture typically dreads the aging pro...