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Helen Mirren On Why It's Better To Be Attractive Than Beautiful

Helen Mirren On Why It's Better To Be Attractive Than Beautiful

Yagana Shah  01.26.2015
It's safe to say Dame Helen Mirren knows a thing or two about beauty. Not only is the Oscar winner the face of cosmetics company L'Oreal...
Trying To Come To Terms With The Loss Of My Mother

Trying To Come To Terms With The Loss Of My Mother

01.26.2015
For the past several days my family has been in an uproar of energy, opinions, emails and phone calls about how to care for our aged mother....
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...
25 Life Hacks Every Middle-Aged Person Should Know

25 Life Hacks Every Middle-Aged Person Should Know

Ann Brenoff  01.25.2015
Who doesn't need life to be made a little bit easier? Below are 25 tips to do precisely that. Readers are invited to post their own life...
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,...