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The 5 Amazing Health Benefits Of Spicy Foods

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.07.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Cayenne, jalapeno, habanero, chili—it seems like there are a million different kinds of hot peppers you can buy. And not on...

Looking For Mr. Right? This Is Why You Should Stop

Joe Seldner | Posted 02.06.2016 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

I'm a big fan of hope. I've stood on the edge of some grim and horrific precipices, and managed to avoid falling into them because of hope. I've experienced injustices and cruelty, and survived, even thrived, because of hope.

Why 'It's The Thought That Counts' Is An Outdated Phrase

High50 | Posted 02.06.2016 | Fifty
High50

His gifts to me are a book and a set of kitchen knives. I perform my best delighted act, but I can't see how you could give someone you love such an impersonal present. So I love him and he doesn't love me. A bit of an overreaction perhaps, but I definitely don't feel seen or known.

How Aphasia Helped Me Communicate With My Mother

Cathy L. Mason | Posted 02.06.2016 | Fifty
Cathy L. Mason

My mother's hands became her primary form of communication. She and I talked, of course, but it was often a swing-and-a-miss type of situation. Her embarrassment at not being able to identify a table, a door, or even her beloved dog caused many tears of frustration.

5 Not So Usual Valentine's Day Gifts For Her

James Baxley | Posted 02.05.2016 | Fifty
James Baxley

You know Valentine's Day is just around the corner, have you planned your special, romantic night together yet? Have you bought your sweetheart's pres...

18 Photos That Show An Imperfect Dad Can Be A Perfect Granddad

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.05.2016 | Fifty

Growing up in northwest Poland, Alina Gabrel-Kamińska never got to see the affectionate side of her father. He was too busy working 12-hour days as a...

The Gender Pay Gap Haunts Women In Retirement Too

Reuters | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.05.2016 | Fifty
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The gender pay gap is a hot topic in the presidential campaign, and President Barack Obama has been hammering on it, too. Women who work full-time, ye...

The Benefits Of Dating An Older Man

News.com.au | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.05.2016 | Fifty
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The over 40 gents are some of the most lusted after men in Hollywood — Jay Z, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr., the list goes on. Sure ...

Having A Healthy Sex Life Could Mean A Sharper Brain

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.05.2016 | Fifty

When it comes to staying sharp as you get older, the old adage "use it or lose it" might have hit the nail on the head. A new study suggests that...

Baby Boomers Should Stop Criticizing Millennials

The Poly Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.03.2016 | Fifty
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Millennials receive a lot of criticism from previous generations, but no generation places more pressure on millennials than baby boomers. Pew Researc...

13 Tell-Tale Signs You've Been Married Forever

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.03.2016 | Fifty

Here at Huff/Post 50, we know a thing or two about being with the same person for a long, long time. We've written about the highs, the indescribable ...

How Married Couples Can Max Out Their Retirement Accounts

U.S. News & World Report | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.02.2016 | Fifty
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Married couples can often claim twice the retirement savings tax breaks of single people. Couples can also strategically save in their respective work...

'Why I Only Sleep With Men Over 50'

Cosmopolitan UK | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.02.2016 | Fifty
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"My name is Felicity* and I only sleep with older men. I first began dating 50+ men four years ago, when I was 25. Ever since I was young I'd always b...

10 Celebrities Who Prove The Oldest Of The Old Are Getting Older

Deseret News | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.01.2016 | Fifty
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The oldest Americans are getting even older as the number of those reaching age 100 is rising. "Getting to a triple-digit birthday was once a pretty i...

Why We're Lucky If We Get To Be Old

The Washington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.01.2016 | Fifty
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“I have a confession to make,” Bill Thomas announced several months ago at a conference on aging in Oregon. “I am an old man.”...

11 Hilarious And Heartfelt Valentine's Cards For Longtime Couples

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.01.2016 | Fifty

Valentine's Day can be a big deal for new couples desperate to make the perfect gesture to show off their devotion. But for couples that have celebrat...

The Real Reason Your Wait At The Doctor's Office Is So Long

Inga | Posted 01.30.2016 | Fifty
Inga

I was hugely dismayed to walk into a local doctor's office recently and see the following sign: Please be advised that your waiting time could be extensive. If you are unable to continue your wait, please let the receptionist know and she will reschedule your appointment.

9 Valentine's Day Gifts For Ski Enthusiasts

Jon Weisberg | Posted 01.30.2016 | Fifty
Jon Weisberg

Senior skiers I know have a passion for the sport, and it extends to other areas of their lives -- Valentine's Day included! With that in mind, here are some Valentine's gifts that might feed the passion for your partner and for playing in the snow.

Why Ecuador Will Always Be The Ultimate Retirement Haven

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 01.30.2016 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

It was our first time living outside the U.S., and it was an eye-opener. Talk about new beginnings...we barely knew how to ask for milk, bread, and eggs. But we did have some things going for us. They were, in fact, all the things Ecuador had going for it -- low cost of living, perfect weather, and some of the friendliest, most understanding people on the planet.

5 TV Shows From the 70s That Stood the Test of Time

James Baxley | Posted 01.29.2016 | Fifty
James Baxley

Even the stars on television were of a different caliber than the stars today. There were actors such as Ron Howard, Gary Coleman, Henry Winkler, and Penny Marshall. They didn't need a sex tape to get the attention of America. They had talent, timing, and charisma.

When Not To Save For Retirement

Reuters | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.29.2016 | Fifty
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Everyone should save for retirement – that is a mantra we have all heard endlessly. But for many people, saving for retirement actually should b...

Too Poor To Retire And Too Young To Die

Los Angeles Times | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.29.2016 | Fifty
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At the wise age of 79, Dolores Westfall knows food shopping on an empty stomach is a fool’s errand. On her way to the grocery store last May, sh...

Catherine Zeta-Jones Calls Out Hollywood's Other Diversity Issue

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.29.2016 | Fifty

Diversity has been a hot topic in Hollywood as of late, with some stars boycotting the upcoming Academy Awards in a call for more stories about people...

Dad Charged With Theft After Confiscating Daughter's Cell Phone

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.28.2016 | Fifty

It's a common parenting technique. If your child misbehaves, you take away a privilege to teach them a lesson. But one dad faced a punishment ...

10 Expert Tips On How To Go Gray

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.28.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM 1. Face your fears. Going gray is big decision, and many, if not most, women freely admit they’re afraid of looking old, ...