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5 Of The Best Beauty Tutorials For Mature Women

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.22.2015 | Fifty

Navigating the world of hair, beauty and fashion can be challenging as we get older.  Luckily, there are other women our there who understand tha...

The Troubling Link Between Middle-Aged Drinking And Dementia

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.22.2015 | Fifty

If you're middle-aged, you might want to skip that second glass of wine, according to a set of new British health recommendations. The National Instit...

The Case For Eating Less And Living Longer

Esquire | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.21.2015 | Fifty
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You've probably heard of the calorie-restriction diet: You eat at least 30 percent fewer calories than normal humans, about 1,750 instead of 2,500 for...

The Worst Place In The World To Retire

Quartz | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.21.2015 | Fifty
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India’s pension system is broken, and retirement is a rough ride in Asia’s third largest economy.   According to the 2015 Melbourne M...

Monica Bellucci's Definition Of Sexiness Only Makes Her Hotter

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.21.2015 | Fifty

With her hourglass figure and shiny hair, it's no surprise that the beautiful and talented Monica Bellucci got the coveted role, starring opposite Da...

The Art Of Dining Solo

Linda DeMers Hummel | Posted 10.21.2015 | Fifty
Linda DeMers Hummel

It's silly, and I know it. But I equate eating alone in a restaurant with being dateless for the prom, passed over for the job, or walking out of the ladies' room with toilet paper coming out of your panty hose.

Why Sharing Your Sexual History With A Partner Is Risky

Ken Solin | Posted 10.21.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

It's impossible to unhear or unknow something, and sex is no exception. Sharing your body with someone is deeply personal and perhaps it's best to keep those experiences to yourself. Not knowing may help avoid feelings of jealousy, inadequacy, anxiety and a host of other bad feelings.

7 Retirement Havens Frequented By The Rich And Famous

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 10.21.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Celebrities have the luxury of picking the most stunning destinations on earth for their vacation homes. But even in a sought-after place like Italy's Lake Como (where you'd have George Clooney as a neighbor), you'll find attractive options even for those of us who live less than a red-carpet lifestyle.

Why Falling Leaves Evoke Deep Memories

Iris Krasnow | Posted 10.20.2015 | Fifty
Iris Krasnow

Fall does this to me; it deepens memories and emotions. The seasons of nature are temporary, like the passing seasons of our lives. We know this, yet we too often take the bounty that is ours for granted.

What Women Can Do About Hair Loss

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.20.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Sheryl Kraft Everyone loses hair. In fact, it’s normal to lose between 50 and 100 hairs a day, according t...

Key Foods Could Keep Alzheimer's Disease At Bay

The Detroit Free Press | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.20.2015 | Fifty
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Eat your fish, broccoli, berries, leafy greens and more and you’ll boost your brain health and potentially ward off Alzheimer’s. That&rsqu...

The Word Sophia Loren Refuses To Utter

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.20.2015 | Fifty

At 81, Sophia Loren says she's still got the same zest for life she had when she first became a household name, decades ago.  And that'...

The 10 Best States For Early Retirement

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.23.2015 | Fifty

Early retirement may seem like an impossible dream for many -- but it doesn't have to be. Early retirees can begin collecting Social Security benefits...

10 Ways To Sustain Marital Magic For A Very Long Time

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 10.19.2015 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

After the wedding bells stop chiming, how do you sustain the marital magic? After 39 years of being married to the same man, I've got a few ideas on keeping the spark burning and the affection flowing toward -- not away from -- each other.

108-Year-Old's Secret To Longevity May Be This Daily Indulgence

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.19.2015 | Fifty

For most of us, a bowl of ice cream is an occasional indulgence. But for 108-year-old Virginia Davis, it's part of a nightly ritual. Davis celebrated ...

The Downside of Recyclable Bags

Inga | Posted 10.19.2015 | Fifty

Dear grocery store bagger guys: Could we talk? I mean, this conversation is way overdue. Here's the problem: You guys are young and strong. I am not young, and, after having my chest broken by a drunk driver, not strong

'I'm Nearly 50 And Still Don't Feel Like A Grownup'

Jill Robbins | Posted 10.19.2015 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

I don't know when I will feel like a real grownup ... maybe never. And that's okay. This is 49.

The #1 Vitamin You Need More Of | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.19.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Read more from 6 Secrets of Couples Who Stay Together 7 Questions to Ask Your Spouse Right Now 8 Creative, R...

12 Things Only A Dog Owner Will Understand

Nancy Roman | Posted 10.18.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

We've lived in our house for 11 years. I thought I knew it well. Including our big yard. But now I know it intimately. I know where the long grass is - and the dip in the lawn that can sprain an ankle. I know where it stays wet all day. I know how many acorns we have. Thousands. I know how to take thousands of acorns out of a puppy's mouth.

How Silliness Can Keep You Sharp

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 10.18.2015 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

The history of great ideas is littered with many that, when they were proposed, qualified as silly but ultimately proved to be correct. Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and Marx are examples of clever silly originators.

How To Survive Life With A Semi-Retired Husband

Honey Good | Posted 10.18.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

When my businessman husband decided to leave the business world, I was not a happy camper. What could I to do to keep my macho, typ- A, personality plus guy, who I adore, in the hunt of life? How was I to keep my sanity in tact with this husband of mine who loves to be involved in everything I do and in everything I say?

The Simple Mind Trick That Helped Me Lose Weight

Michael C. Bryan | Posted 10.17.2015 | Fifty
Michael C. Bryan

People who I haven't seen in 10 years say I look younger at 51 then I looked at 40. I always feel a little bad when they say that, and think to myself, "Did I look that bad back then?" The answer is, I didn't look bad, so much as unhappy. Or, I should say, not willing to embrace the secret optimist I was.

4 Steps To A Younger-Looking Neck

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.17.2015 | Fifty

Ah, the dreaded turkey neck. It's the bane of many middle-agers' existences -- so much so that it even prompted the title of author Nora Ephron's famo...

103-Year-Old Celebrates Birthday As Wonder Woman, Is Our New Hero

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.16.2015 | Fifty

Mary Cotter truly is a real life Wonder Woman, and it's not just because of her costume. The California centenarian celebrated her 103r...

Yo-Yo Ma Talks About Turning 60

The Washington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.16.2015 | Fifty
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Yo-Yo Ma, the prolific and highly-regarded cellist, recently turned 60. He talks about how getting older has been liberating for him. ...