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The Upside Of Working In Retirement

The Upside Of Working In Retirement

01.25.2015
Retirement is a transition that's generally filled with mixed emotions. You may feel like you've finally reached your professional stride...
When Death Comes Slowly

When Death Comes Slowly

01.23.2015
The aging process is not for the faint of heart. It rushes forth without our willing consent. As we age and watch our loved ones age we...
5 Reasons Why College Girlfriends Rock

5 Reasons Why College Girlfriends Rock

01.23.2015
There is something so special and irreplaceable about the friends that you make in those truly transforming college years. I wouldn't want...
Nearly 200 Studies Point To The Same Conclusion About Skimping On Sleep

Nearly 200 Studies Point To The Same Conclusion About Skimping On Sleep

Yagana Shah  01.23.2015
Younger people may pride themselves in their ability to stay up all night and still function the next day, but a new study suggests they...
Why It's Okay To Just Be Old Every So Often

Why It's Okay To Just Be Old Every So Often

01.22.2015
Sometimes I think we boomers are in a bit of a panic. At least, I know that sometimes, I am. Especially in those moments when I realize...
Our Women Mean Business: Encore Careers After 40

Our Women Mean Business: Encore Careers After 40

01.22.2015
At age 52, recently divorced, depressed, and deeply in debt, Carol Gardner received advice from her attorney to "get a therapist or get...
Julianne Moore's Secret For Flawless Skin Is Surprisingly Simple

Julianne Moore's Secret For Flawless Skin Is Surprisingly Simple

Yagana Shah  01.22.2015
There's so much we covet about Julianne Moore -- that fiery red hair, her killer red carpet style and, of course, her career, but there's...
Women Over 60 Getting the Fashion Cred They Deserve

Women Over 60 Getting the Fashion Cred They Deserve

01.21.2015
Imagine our surprise when not one but two major fashion houses announced that their spring 2015 models would be 70-plus years old. But...
The Life Skills You Should Have By 50, 60, 70

The Life Skills You Should Have By 50, 60, 70

Sue Campbell  01.21.2015
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Sue Campbell Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a blog series on life skills and knowledge that are good...

The Upside of Getting Lost in Managing Diabetes

01.20.2015
Photo courtesy of Riva Greenberg This year I've noticed something within me compelling me to slow down. It may be age, for my like-aged...
The Girls I Used To Twirl

The Girls I Used To Twirl

01.20.2015
It seems recently the picking up is less and less. My older daughter is so tall that the last time I tried to swing her like a flying helicopter,...
Why I'm Proud To Flaunt My 50-Something Body

Why I'm Proud To Flaunt My 50-Something Body

01.19.2015
My skin, face, and body tells the story of a woman who built a career, raised two children, and mustered the courage to leave a dysfunctional...
Why I Like Turning 50 So Much More Than Turning 40

Why I Like Turning 50 So Much More Than Turning 40

01.19.2015
On my 40th birthday I felt as if I was turning 100. Worn out from my middle child's sudden death five months prior, I was fragile and tired....
Friendship: The Nourishment Comes in Many Forms

Friendship: The Nourishment Comes in Many Forms

01.16.2015
The four of us did what we do best: We laughed. I'm not sure if we are actually as clever as we believe ourselves to be. But it doesn't...