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54-Year-Old Pageant Grandma Hopes To Take The Crown In Her Bikini

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.19.2016 | Fifty

Younger pageant queens, be ready to fight for the crown. A 54-year-old English grandmother is vying to take the top spot as she gears up for h...

My Academy Award Nominations for Best Health-Themed Movie of 2015

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 01.04.2016 | Entertainment
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Although there is no Oscar for the best health-themed movie, each year I nominate films for the year that have the best health themes. I select the w...

93-Year-Old Is Killin' It On Instagram With Her Modelling Shots

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.30.2015 | Fifty

Instagram's latest it-girl isn't a model or young starlet -- it's a 93-year-old Japanese grandma. And we're absolutely in love. Meet Emiko, who is the...

Please Let Me Get There: Lessons In The Darkness Of Death And The Light Of The Living

Kindness Blog | Posted 12.11.2015 | Good News
Kindness Blog

By Stephanie March My last living grandparent passed away on Thanksgiving Day this year. My grandma spent her final days on this earth in her own be...

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's Sister Act: Sisters, and the Globes' Funny Women

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.10.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Like the comedy teams of old, Laurel and Hardy, Abbott and Costello, Fey and Poehler offer irresistible side splitting guffaws in Sisters, their new movie that opened this week at the Ziegfeld with a party at MoMA.

An Hour With Grandma

Pam Townsend | Posted 11.30.2015 | Women
Pam Townsend

I recently read a Facebook post that posed the question: If you could spend an hour with anybody from the past, who would it be? I suspect that the question was meant to elicit the names of famous people who have influenced nations or human destiny worldwide. But my immediate response -- had I chosen to respond online -- would have been: my maternal grandmother.

90-Year-Old Grandma Displays The 'Keepy-Uppy' Skills Of A Pro

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.24.2015 | Fifty

Triksedronninga Åse Marie Nordhagen from LL Ryfylke on Vimeo. By the looks of her swift moves, you'd never guess Ase Marie Nordhagen is ...

Why I Love Nothing Better Than To Be Called Granny

Debbie Slevin | Posted 11.18.2015 | Fifty
Debbie Slevin

What is it about grandparenting that has so totally captivated me? I try to parse the overwhelming sense of satisfaction I get when I am with my grandson, to understand the visceral pleasure of this stage of life.

Grandma Loses Dentures During Epic Skydive, Has No Regrets

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.09.2015 | Fifty

Polly Chester and her skydiving instructor got more than they bargained for when they jumped out of a plane late last month. It was the 72-yea...

Attention Grandparents: These Are The Best Activities To Bond With Your Grandchildren

Posted 10.26.2015 | Fifty

Grandchildren are a treasure. They offer the opportunity to relive parenthood without having to do any of the dirty work (like saying, “no”). And ...

'Grandma': Boomer-angst!

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 10.20.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

"Grandma" is Lily Tomlin's tour de force... a tour through the culture wars with the force of a tough, canny veteran. Tomlin has never been better as the bitter, fiercely loyal, vulnerably sentimental matriarch Elle who will do almost anything to rescue her granddaughter Sage (Julia Garner).

Damaged Women, Damaged Lives

George Heymont | Posted 10.15.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

How does one counter such cretinous refusals to treat women with respect? When logic and legislation fail, one can try coating sexual education with a healthy dose of humor and/or sarcasm.

Woman Finding Out She's A Grandma Shows The Beauty Of Adoption

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.09.2015 | Fifty

Sharon Bloomingdale didn't have nine months to prepare for the arrival of her first grandchild. In fact, she didn't really see it coming at ...

Grandma Tells Drake How She Really Feels

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 09.30.2015 | Comedy

Give it up, Drake. You're upsetting this grandma with your words. She's had it with your stupid pop culture. She's not interested.  ...

Photo Of 92-Year-Old Meeting New Great-Granddaughter Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.28.2015 | Fifty

A photo capturing the heartwarming moment a 92-year-old held her baby great-granddaughter for the first time was shared on Reddit earlier today, ...

Godzilla and Grandma: Where the Night Winds Take You

Paola K Amaras | Posted 09.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

Taking a walk late at night has a wonderful effect on me -- on my sleep, my dreams, and my creativity. A couple of weeks ago, I walked home from our l...

Psychotherapy in (and of) Everyday Life

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

We don't often stop to realize that our daily interactions with other people -- to whom we might feel love, hate or indifference -- can help us bec...

Farewell

Dagi Cueppers | Posted 09.08.2015 | Fifty
Dagi Cueppers

She died yesterday, 101 years old. Thousands of miles away, I did not get to say goodbye. I didn't get a chance to thank her, either. I would have loved to tell her that she'll always be with me. Every storm I weather, every mountain I climb. She'll be there.

Grandma's Paul Weitz Talks Secrets, Surprises and Channeling Lily Tomlin

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 09.04.2015 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

The new film Grandma tells a story rare for American cinema: a lesbian of advanced years (Lily Tomlin), in mourning for her soul mate and on skittish footing with the much younger woman she's been seeing (Judy Greer), is suddenly thrust into an adventure involving her teenage granddaughter (Julia Garner) and an unwanted pregnancy.

Dancing Texas Granny Becomes Unlikely Internet Sensation

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.03.2015 | Fifty

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5-Year-Old's Sweet Song Brings Great-Grandma With Dementia 'Back To Life'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.02.2015 | Fifty

A little girl's kind gesture brought a smile to her dementia-stricken great-grandmother's face. Five-year-old Sophie Flynn from Ireland was ...

Mom Does Hysterical Victory Dance After Learning She'll Be A Grandma

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.27.2015 | Fifty

We won't even try to guess how long this eager grandma-to-be has been waiting for a grandbaby.  Ever since YouTube user hate5six upload...

Lily Tomlin May Be A 'Grandma,' But This Is Her Year

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.23.2015 | Entertainment

It's been 39 years since Lily Tomlin's first Oscar nomination and 44 years since her first Emmy nod. But if headlining a film is what makes some...

Sam Elliott Says Hollywood Is 'Hard' On Women And Older Actors

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.18.2015 | Entertainment

Sam Elliott, who has been working in Hollywood for more than four decades, knows well how the business has changed over the years. And ...

In "Loo" of Good Taste

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 08.16.2015 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I shudder to think how my parents would have survived in today's anything-goes, nothing-is-sacred, sexually charged society. Their values were black and white, wrong and right, good and bad, with little wiggle room for compromise.