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Feeling Old

I'm Only 50. So Why Do I Feel So Old?

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | Posted 11.01.2016 | Fifty
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

I've still got it, right? That's what I quietly told myself as I was out having dinner with friends one night. Since it was Friday, and I was taking Saturday off, I could stay out as late as I wanted. But secretly -- I was ready to head home by 9 p.m. and curl up with Netflix.

Start Feeling Your Age?

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 06.11.2014 | Fifty
Malcolm Boyd

Growing older possesses many deep, often mysterious meanings. I wonder: is there a particular moment of truth?

Aaaackk! I'm Older Than The President's Wife!

Lisa Goich-Andreadis | Posted 03.26.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Goich-Andreadis

Michelle Obama turned 50 recently. And while everyone was saying, 'Oh, isn't it great, Michelle Obama is 50!' I was looking in the mirror saying, 'I'm older than the president's wife?!?' For the first time in my personal history, the first lady is younger than I am. And that's not sitting very well with me.

The Word That Still Offends Post 50 Women

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 06.11.2013 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

A brief survey of my 50-something friends (at least the ones in the northeast region of the country) all agreed. They hated to be called 'Ma'am.' They thought it was synonymous with 'old,' or 'married.' Many were offended.

How I Got Over Feeling Old In My 30s

Maria Gagliano | Posted 04.21.2013 | Women
Maria Gagliano

She's 87. Of course 31 seems young to her...she'd put in a whole 56 years between now and her 31st birthday. But didn't she know my super-cool life -- the life I'd always aspired to -- was over?

Are Your Thoughts About Aging Affecting Your Health?

BetterAfter50 | Posted 11.11.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM BetterAfter50 By Anne Kreamer What words would you associate with being old? I asked a few people recently, and here are just some ...

20 Surprisingly Easy Ways To Age Gracefully

Pat Montandon | Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Pat Montandon

Are you ready to overturn years of thinking and being told -- directly and indirectly -- that you are less valuable as you grow older?