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Why Breast Cancer Awareness Is A Lot More Than Just 'Thinking Pink'

Why Breast Cancer Awareness Is A Lot More Than Just 'Thinking Pink'

10.15.2014
While seeing breast cancer awareness raised to 21st century levels of conscience is truly a wonderful thing ... it is not enough.
How I Benefited From A Summer Of Walks With Coworkers I Didn't Know

How I Benefited From A Summer Of Walks With Coworkers I Didn't Know

10.14.2014
It's lunchtime on any given weekday. Look around. Do you see your coworkers? Most likely they are sitting at their desks, frantically trying...
6 Things You Should Never Touch At Work During Flu Season

6 Things You Should Never Touch At Work During Flu Season

Beth Levine  10.14.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Hack! Sneeze! Cough! Cough again! Gaaaaaacck. It’s that time of year again, when cold, flu, and stomach...
The New Girls' Night Out For Older Women

The New Girls' Night Out For Older Women

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

Deborah Long  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

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

Jeanne Dorin  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

Ben Hirschler  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

Beth Levine  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

Bahar Gholipour  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,...