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Loyal Dog Waits Patiently For 7 Whole Days For Owner To Come Home

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.30.2016 | Fifty

There’s a reason 7-year-old pup Molly is considered part of the family. The Staffy-Whippet cross was forlorn when her owner, 68-year-old Terry Davis...

Gene Wilder's Death: How Do People Die From Alzheimer's?

Live Science | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.30.2016 | Fifty
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Legendary comedic actor Gene Wilder has died at age 83 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease, his family announced today. But what exactly does ...

These Habits Are Proven To Help You Cheat Death

Thrillist | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.30.2016 | Fifty
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Dying young isn’t on most people’s to-do lists. Sure, with age comes lots of joint pain, gray hair, and an overall decline of aesthetic appeal, bu...

Supermarket Introduces 'Slow Shopping' For Shoppers Who Need Help

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.30.2016 | Fifty

Thanks to crowded aisles and hard-to-reach items, grocery shopping can be a bit daunting for older shoppers and those with disabilities. To put the jo...

Unusual Dementia Facility Wants To Take Its Residents Back In Time

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.30.2016 | Fifty

It’s always sunny inside the halls of an Ohio assisted living facility that has a one-of-a-kind approach to helping dementia patients feel comfortab...

Teen And Her 82-Year-Old Grandpa Go Back To School At Same College

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.29.2016 | Fifty

Many first-year college students may get anxious at the thought of navigating their new campus and making friends, but 18-year-old Melanie Salazar alr...

5 Women Reveal Why An Empty Nest Could Be The Best Thing For You

The Daily Mail | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.29.2016 | Fifty
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September is the month when parents wave their children off to college or on a gap year. But take heart, alongside the tears, there will be a new del...

Toddlers Bring These Dementia Sufferers A New Purpose

Starts At 60 | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.29.2016 | Fifty
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Experts have said that the bond between grandparents and grandchildren is second only to the parent-child bond. Grandparents and grandkids profoundly ...

3 Women Share The Moment They Found Out Their Husbands Are Gay

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.29.2016 | Fifty

The hit Netflix original series, “Grace and Frankie” tells the story of two decades-married women who find out their spouses are gay, with a healt...

An Open Letter To Every Parent Who Let Their Kid Watch Netflix All Summer

Laurie Levy | Posted 08.28.2016 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

A mother walks into the living room where her pre-teen daughter sprawled on the couch, glued to the TV. Mom is carrying a newly purchased backpack, and states smugly, "She spent the summer binge-watching. Soon she'll be binge-studying." Why do I hate this commercial? Let me count the ways.

The Key To Leaving Stress Behind In Retirement

Michael D. Shaw | Posted 08.28.2016 | Fifty
Michael D. Shaw

"Most people focus on the 70 percent they will keep, not the spending they will give up. They aren't prepared for the changes that will be required in their lifestyles. When they eventually are confronted by the specifics they have to cut, they are unhappy."

Why This Expat Opened An Irish Bar-- In Medellín

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 08.28.2016 | Fifty
InternationalLiving.com

"How many people say, 'I have a dream to own a bar?'" asks Patrick, owner of the Irish bar that bears his name. "Well, I actually did it." Patrick, now 53, bought the bar in 2007 as a way to plan for his retirement. He has since transformed it into one of the most popular expat hangouts in the city.

Couple Married 76 Years Will Ring In 100th Birthdays Together

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.27.2016 | Fifty

Living to 100 is a privilege not enjoyed by many, but being married more than three-quarters of that time is even more impressive. John and Vera Peter...

California Aims Retirement Plan At Those Whose Jobs Offer None

The New York Times | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.26.2016 | Fifty
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California is preparing to create a mandatory state-run retirement plan for an estimated six million workers at companies that do not now offer any re...

3 Relationship Tips For Empty Nesters

Chicago Tribune | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.26.2016 | Fifty
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The best word I can use to describe how I felt the first day I dropped off my daughter at preschool is “free.” I felt liberated! Both of my toddle...

Survey Reveals The Way People REALLY Perceive Balding Men

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.26.2016 | Fifty

Matt Lauer and Al Roker may be rocking the smooth-headed look, but other balding men might not fare so well, according to a small new study. Researche...

Uber Tests Program To Help Drivers Save For Retirement

CNN | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.25.2016 | Fifty
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Uber is partnering with investment app Betterment to allow some of its drivers to sign up for free retirement accounts. “Many Americans are having...

GoDaddy Is Hiring Older Interns

The Washington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.25.2016 | Fifty
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Remember that movie with Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway called “The Intern?” It was a warm and touching story about how a hard-driving, successf...

Jewelry Campaign Reveals The Unique Beauty Of Older Women's Hands

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.25.2016 | Fifty

While many older women may see their hands as an unfortunate giveaway of their age, New Zealand jewelry designer Karen Walker is celebrating the glory...

Stars With Gray Hair Prove Getting Older Isn't All That Bad

GQ | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.24.2016 | Fifty
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In time, every guy gets gray hair. It’s a non-negotiable aspect of getting older, really, like wrinkles and a tendency towards dad jokes. (Unless, o...

When Did Retirement Become A Dirty Word?

CNBC | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.24.2016 | Fifty
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It used to be the goal for working Americans. Work hard at your job, do your best and then enjoy the pleasures of retirement. This might not be the ca...

The Ultimate Survival Guide For New Widows

Laurie Burrows Grad | Posted 08.24.2016 | Fifty
Laurie Burrows Grad

When Peter died, I had to face the practical aspects of living alone. I had to change light bulbs, hang pictures and open jars by myself. So I devised a list of key items for widows to keep on hand to make their lives easier.

Drug Companies Get Fast-Track Status For Alzheimer’s Medicine

The Wall Street Journal | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.23.2016 | Fifty
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LONDON—AstraZeneca PLC said Monday that the Alzheimer’s drug it is codeveloping with Eli Lilly & Co. has received fast-track designation from the ...

I’m About To Be An Empty Nester. Here’s Why I’m Not Sad.

The Washington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.23.2016 | Fifty
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In just a few short weeks, I will be an empty nester. I’m not sad about it, though. For the past 22 years, since my older daughter was born, my life...

Helpful Little Boy Has Hilarious Reaction To Granny Panties

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.23.2016 | Fifty

Miles’ grandma is one lucky lady. While most grandmothers would get stuck washing grass and ketchup stains out of their grandkids’ clothes, one li...