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9 Songs From Childhood We Can't Get Out Of Our Heads

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.04.2015 | Fifty

Whether it was a catchy jingle advertising your soft drink of choice (Feeling 7-Up anyone?) or the theme song to your favorite TV show, there are some...

Roll Out the Barrel...

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.04.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Just My Imagination

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.03.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Come Out, Come Out...

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.02.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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15 Reasons Why Knitting Is Totally Badass

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 05.02.2015 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

It wasn't until I turned 50, many years after my beloved grandmother had passed on from Alzheimer's, that I decided to step into my local knitting store and finally get that lesson. To say that I am hooked is an understatement.

How To Cope When You Reverse Roles With Your Aging Parents

Patricia S. Guthrie | Posted 05.02.2015 | Fifty
Patricia S. Guthrie

I've never felt so conflicted as I did when I packed up 40 years worth of family possessions from the only home I ever knew. Watching your parents age and being the one on the front lines of denial -- I'm not moving, I don't need help, etc. -- slaps you awake into a reality no one wants, or is prepared, to face.

Point of View

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.01.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The Kind Of Friends I'm Looking For Now That I'm 50

Lori Day | Posted 05.01.2015 | Fifty
Lori Day

I have almost all new friends now, at 51. The ones I spent so many years with -- bound together by our children's friendships -- scattered like dandelion seeds to the wind when my marriage ended. Only Ebola instills more fear of contagion than the divorce of a friend whose marriage seemed perfect.

This 92-Year-Old's Tango Moves Will Make You Want To Get Up And Dance

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.30.2015 | Fifty

"Life in itself is a challenge and you can either accept it and take action, or you can sit and do nothing," Huff/Post50 blogger Phyllis Sues wrote on...

Survey Reveals The Simple Habits That Could Help You Live To 100

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.30.2015 | Fifty

It's quite an accomplishment to live to 100, but a survey of centenarians revealed it's your attitude that can get you there. UnitedHealthCare release...

The Worrier

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.30.2015 | Comedy
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9 Phrases That Can Kill Even A Good Friendship

Next Avenue | Linda Bernstein | Posted 04.30.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Bernstein “I don’t know why Barb won’t talk to me,” my friend Janet sighed. I had run into my neig...

Forever?

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.29.2015 | Comedy
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The Book Group

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.28.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Rain, Rain...

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.27.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Elders Try Snapchat For The First Time And Their Reactions Are Priceless

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.27.2015 | Fifty

Snapchat is no doubt one of the hottest apps around right now, but not everyone gets the point of sending pictures and videos that will self-destruct....

'Putting Your Bottom at the Top of Your List' -- The Pap Smear That's Not Just for Women

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Depending on the study's results, it's possible that anal health will become a routine conversation topic between doctors and patients -- and labs won't think twice when they receive a pap smear specimen from a man.

21 Old School Sitcoms That Owe Us A Reunion Show

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.27.2015 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Television audiences are beyond loyal. Indeed, post-50s remember their favorite sitcoms with particular passion and nostalgia. Just the sound of those great TV theme songs brings us to our feet. So, veteran TV sitcom stars who made us laugh out loud, sit up and take notice. Millions of us watched you and loved you, so please come back and make us laugh out loud one more time.

3 Couples Married 50 Years Reveal Their Secret To Wedded Bliss

YourTango | Nicole Weaver | Posted 04.27.2015 | Fifty

When you walk down the aisle and exchange vows you can only hope that your love truly lasts forever. But. There's no better way to figure out the secr...

12 Life Lessons From You'll Learn From Your Girlfriends

Honey Good | Posted 04.27.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

have friends from all walks of life and from all over the world. I have no desire to be in a clique. Special girlfriends have given me meaningful advice. My interest in welcoming new people into my life, my travels and my years spent living in Honolulu opened the doors to these fascinating and worldly women.

3 Secrets For Job Search Success In Midlife

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 04.27.2015 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Are you over 50 and feeling frustrated by the lack of opportunities in the job market? Do you think you're being overlooked simply because of your age? Are you tired of seeing the jobs go to younger, less experienced applicants? If so... read on!

How To Run Your First Half Marathon After 50

Sheryl Kraft | Posted 04.26.2015 | Fifty
Sheryl Kraft

I recently reached out to fitness expert Joel Harper to get his take on training for a half-marathon. And you know what? He says you can do it, too. Read on to find out his tips:

5 Surefire Ways To Find Out Which Colors Flatter You Most

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sara Schwartz | Posted 04.25.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com If you came of age in the 1970s, you likely figured out your best colors based on the seasonal color wheel, which mat...

The Gobblers -- A Retirement Fable

Claire N. Barnes, MA | Posted 04.25.2015 | Fifty
Claire N. Barnes, MA

Even in retirement, turkeys may be turkeys just to get what they want.

Are You Smarter Than Menopause? Find Out Now!

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 04.24.2015 | Fifty
Stephanie D. Lewis

Is your brain fog so thick and your mind such a blur that you've considered breaking out the Windex? Are you falling-off-the-chart smart? Or are you just falling apart? Try this fun test to see where your brain cells stand these days.