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The 10 Best Cities For A Working Retirement

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.15.2016 | Fifty

Older Americans increasingly are choosing to postpone total retirement, whether it's to continue saving up money or because they aren't quite ready to...

10 Ways To Be A Fabulous Grandparent

The Guardian | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.14.2016 | Fifty
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Your beloved adult child is about to embark on a lifelong commitment about which they understand nothing. So it’s not surprising you’re as alarmed...

Where Are All Of The Older Programmers In Tech?

Tech.co | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.14.2016 | Fifty
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Ageism in tech is a pervasive problem – while the unconscious bias against older workers in the industry has recently been spotlighted, there is the...

15 Tweets That Will Totally Make Sense To Long-Married Couples

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.14.2016 | Fifty

It's not until you've been married for a few decades that the wedding vow "till death do us part" takes on a whole new meaning. After the whirlwind r...

You Can Dine Nude At This Eatery, Unless You're Old Or Overweight

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.13.2016 | Fifty

We haven't even seen the menu, but a new Tokyo restaurant has already left a bad taste in our mouths. Japan's first "naked restaurant" will open its ...

6 Money Mistakes Everyone Makes

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.11.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM You know that going to your doctor for regular checkups is important for your physical health, but have you run tests lately on y...

7 Things Boomers Need In Their Diet

Joan Salge Blake | Posted 06.11.2016 | Fifty
Joan Salge Blake

The MyPlate for Older Adults just got a facelift thanks to nutrition researchers at Tufts University with support from the folks at the AARP Foundation. I love this new healthy eating visual because it not only colorfully depicts the five basic food groups: fruits, veggies, grains, dairy and protein. But it also emphasizes other important foods and nutrients that we need as we age.

What High Heels And A Slippery Floor Taught Me About Aging

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 06.11.2016 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Each time something happens to me that reminds me that I'm heading into the third act of my life, I am startled and a bit annoyed. It's not that I didn't know these things would happen -- the memory lapses, the slight hair loss, tiring more quickly, sleeping less soundly -- I just thought they would happen, you know, later.

The Most Magical Expat Escape In All Of Europe

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.11.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

"Something about the Algarve just draws you back... and, every time you return, you find a new little village or you discover a new beach you didn't know. This place is magical that way."

Just In: The 5 Worst States For Retirement In 2016

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.10.2016 | Fifty

When planning your golden years, there's more to consider than just the weather. With a limited income, many retirees also have to consider the financ...

5 Things You Need To Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

Everyday Health | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.10.2016 | Fifty
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Families facing an Alzheimer’s diagnosis often use the same term to describe the experience: blindsided. And that’s exactly what Alzheimer’s dis...

Why Does Time Seem To Speed Up With Age?

Scientific American | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.10.2016 | Fifty
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“Where did the time go?” middle-aged and older adults often remark. Many of us feel that time passes more quickly as we age, a perception that can...

Handsome 60-Year-Old Model Is Melting Hearts Across The Internet

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.10.2016 | Fifty

One of Europe's sexiest new modeling talents isn't a young 20-something with a chiseled face. It's a 60-year-old with a white beard -- and his career ...

5 Travel Destinations Bound To Please Family Members Of All Ages

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.09.2016 | Fifty

Whether it's relaxing by the pool or participating in action-packed activities, the older and younger generations often have very different ideas abou...

Your Daily Starbucks Latte Won't Keep You From Retiring

USA Today | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.08.2016 | Fifty
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Latte lovers rejoice: Your daily pilgrimage toStarbucks will not financially doom you, despite what you’ve been told. The idea goes that if you had ...

9 Weird Things That Can Cause You To Get Grey Hair

BT.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.08.2016 | Fifty
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Many of us dread going grey, while some enjoy the ‘distinguished’ salt and pepper look, but what’s going on behind those white hairs, and why do...

15 Hilarious Tweets Every Middle Aged Person Can Totally Relate To

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.07.2016 | Fifty

As Bette Davis once said, "Old age ain't no place for sissies." But those who have made it into their 40s, 50s and beyond will tell you there's nothin...

The Stranger in the Bedroom

Jane Adams Ph.D. | Posted 06.06.2016 | Fifty
Jane Adams Ph.D.

When they went off to college, you turned their rooms into your home office, gym, or (wo)man cave. Now they're back, maybe just for a pit stop on the way to real life, but they're not the same kids who left and you're all aware that even though the rules and roles have changed, it's not clear what the new ones are -- yours or theirs.

Grandma's Freak Out Over Virtual Reality Session Is Comedy Gold

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.06.2016 | Fifty

An Irish grandmother had no idea what was coming when her family convinced her to put on a virtual reality headset. Lucky for us, her entire experienc...

Alan Cumming On Why 'Size' Doesn't Matter

Anne Hilker | Posted 06.04.2016 | Fifty
Anne Hilker

"But really it is not the size of the audience that matters. It's about whether or not you are connecting with them. In doing my cabaret show I have discovered that intimacy with an audience has nothing to do with the number of people or the size of the venue. It's all about you daring to be vulnerable and authentic and honest."

Why I'll Take My Wrinkles Over Plastic Surgery Any Day

Leslie Handler | Posted 06.04.2016 | Fifty
Leslie Handler

I don't think this is a bad thing. I believe that if you've always had a big nose and hated being taunted for it, there was nothing wrong with having it adjusted to make you feel better about yourself. If you have "Obama" ears, and they bother you, get them fixed, and if you have wrinkles, and you don't like looking old, get a face lift.

6 Myths About Varicose Veins

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.03.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Varicose veins, a vascular disease that causes swollen, twisted veins, affect up to 35 percent of the American population. They ar...

The Very Best Travel Discounts For Those Over 50

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.03.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Irene S. Levine The next time you travel, ask about a “senior discount.” You may discover there are fabulous pe...

How Job-Hopping Can Hurt Your Retirement

MainStreet | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.02.2016 | Fifty
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While job hopping has gained momentum, especially among Millennials as the stigma of switching jobs frequently has declined, this new norm appears to ...

How I Bond With My Teens In The Kitchen

The Washington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.02.2016 | Fifty
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When parents of young kids think about what it might be like to have teenagers, they probably think about words like moodiness, conflict, attitude, ey...