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The New Girls' Night Out For Older Women

The New Girls' Night Out For Older Women

Rachel Adelson  10.10.2014
Last night, the instructor of my women's weightlifting class -- let's call her Sarge -- had us use heavy weights to build the muscles in...
Why Regular Sex May Actually Boost Brain Power

Why Regular Sex May Actually Boost Brain Power

10. 9.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com If you’re reading this, you’re likely old enough to know – and even appreciate! – something you...
How Breast Cancer Impacted My Sexuality

How Breast Cancer Impacted My Sexuality

Diana M. Raab  10. 8.2014
Breast cancer affects one in eight women in the United States who live to be 80 years old. The mortality rate is nearly nineteen percent....
This Is Why You Feel Tired... All The Time

This Is Why You Feel Tired... All The Time

Next Avenue  10. 8.2014
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Jeanne Dorin Although she typically sleeps soundly and has good "sleep hygiene" — no coffee after 3 p.m.,...
Rita Wilson: We Are Seeking Stories Of Inspiring Caregivers

Rita Wilson: We Are Seeking Stories Of Inspiring Caregivers

Rita Wilson  10. 8.2014
Dear Readers, When we launched Huff/Post 50 in 2011, we made clear our generation was not ready to "go gentle into that good night." Our...
Nobel Discovery Opens Window Onto Alzheimer's Disease

Nobel Discovery Opens Window Onto Alzheimer's Disease

Reuters  10. 7.2014
The discovery of cells in the brain that act as the body's internal global positioning system, which won three scientists the Nobel Prize...
Fading Sense Of Smell Could Be Predictor Of Death

Fading Sense Of Smell Could Be Predictor Of Death

Yagana Shah  10. 2.2014
They say you should trust your gut, but maybe it's really the nose that knows. Turns out, the olfactory organ we all take for granted can...
Mid-Life Stress Linked To Greater Alzheimer's Risk

Mid-Life Stress Linked To Greater Alzheimer's Risk

Yagana Shah  10. 1.2014
Bad news, worrywarts. But try not to stress too much over this one. New research says anxious, easily-stressed women are more prone to...
5 Signs Your Headache Could Be Something Worse

5 Signs Your Headache Could Be Something Worse

09.25.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com “Her head felt like elephants were doing the merengue on her cerebellum,” author Susan Fanetti wrote...
5 Summer Habits Every Middle-Aged Person Needs To Keep Doing This Fall

5 Summer Habits Every Middle-Aged Person Needs To Keep Doing This Fall

Ann Brenoff  09.23.2014
Fall is the year's version of middle age. So we totally identify! Here are five habits that we think every midlifer should take up this...
Exercising May Bolster Your Brain Wires In Old Age

Exercising May Bolster Your Brain Wires In Old Age

LiveScience  09.22.2014
People who stay physically active into old age may be improving their brain health by preventing a decline in the brain's white matter,...
5 Fabulous Fruits For Gorgeous Skin

5 Fabulous Fruits For Gorgeous Skin

Shelley Emling  09.19.2014
Everyone says it: You are what you eat. And this is especially true when it comes to your skin. The bad news is that sugary foods apparently...
Why Every Midlifer Seems To Be Looking For A New Doctor

Why Every Midlifer Seems To Be Looking For A New Doctor

Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D  09.19.2014
Last year I had to find a new primary care doctor. Did you? I ask because it seems like I talk to a lot of friends who are changing doctors...
Why Foot Health Is So Important To Overall Health

Why Foot Health Is So Important To Overall Health

Susan Krauss Whitbourne  09.17.2014
Unfortunately, my passion for step finally caught up with my 50-plus foot joints, and I am on a temporary hiatus while I wait for my aching...