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Nearly 200 Studies Point To The Same Conclusion About Skimping On Sleep | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.23.2015 | Fifty

Younger people may pride themselves in their ability to stay up all night and still function the next day, but a new study suggests they rethink their...


猫ジャーナル | Posted 03.23.2015 | Japan


Salt and Light

Christine Hoh | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Hoh

My mom always used to say, "Be salt and light of this world." Lately, those words have stuck with me. Everything I do, her words are whispering in m...

The Money Bonanza That Awaits Empty Nesters

Next Avenue | Greg Daugherty | Posted 01.22.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Greg Daugherty I first noticed it with the water bill: $30 for the preceding three months, lower than I could ever r...

The Ski Bum Guide: Lifestyle of the Poor and Nameless

Liftopia | Posted 03.22.2015 | Travel

You've been hired at a resort to live out your dreams of skiing daily or you've saved up enough to convert your truck into a winter-home-on-wheels so you can hit as many ski areas as possible.

Whose Business Are You In?

Michael Feeley | Posted 03.23.2015 | Business
Michael Feeley

Byron Katie -- the brilliant American speaker, author and founder of the method of self-inquiry called "The Work", says this about business: "I can only find three kinds of business in the world -- mine, yours and God's. Whose business are you in?"

Plan $1378: The Cash Calendar Savings Game

Heather Hummel | Posted 03.23.2015 | Money
Heather Hummel

In January 2014, I heard about the 52-Week Money Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to save a designated amount throughout each of the 52 weeks in a year.

The Life Skills You Should Have By 50, 60, 70

Next Avenue | Sue Campbell | Posted 01.21.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Sue Campbell Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a blog series on life skills and knowledge that are good to have...

5 Tips If You're Job Hunting For The First Time In Years

Next Avenue | Beverly Mahone | Posted 01.20.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan (This article previously appeared on BoomerWorld.) In September 2013, I made a tough decision t...

8 Signs Your Child Picked A Good Spouse

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sally Stich | Posted 01.16.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM “What does she see in him?” you ask yourself about your daughter’s husband who laughs like a hyena. “I tho...

5 Signs Your Hair Color Choice Is Making You Look Duller and Older

Carol Brailey | Posted 03.18.2015 | Style
Carol Brailey

Do you know how to identify if you are wearing a hair color that is not giving off your best? Many people unknowingly are walking around with a hair color choice that is making them appear dull, worn, unprofessional, outdated, odd, unbalanced and even older.

Want To Be Calmer And More Creative? Look To Your Kitchen

Faisal Hoque | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

I have come to believe that whether we like to cook or not, these same principles apply to just about anything else we undertake. It's about the awareness we experience, the devotion we apply, and as a result, how we create.

How To Fake Looking Great Even When You're Completely Wiped Out

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Dawn Wilder | Posted 01.16.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM When someone says, "you look tired," they might as well be saying, "you look old." Even if it's true, it stings—and...

'Everyone Thinks and Feels that Way!' -- A Slippery Slope to Excused Living

Robin Korth | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

This phrase offers us an excuse for not paying attention to what we are doing, thinking and feeling. We want to hide from the truth by pulling the whole human race on board as our mass-market permission slip. But it doesn't really work!

The Hottest Trends In Boomer Travel In 2015

Next Avenue | Posted 01.15.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue People 50 and over spend around $120 billion annually on travel, according to a new Travel Trends Survey by AARP. We ventu...

Yagana Shah

6 Old Wives' Tales We've All Believed At Some Point (And Some Of Us Still Do) | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.15.2015 | Fifty

As kids, we were truly gullible. Many of us were freaked out at some point by a mean older sibling telling us of "Bloody Mary" in the bathroom mirror ...

7 Surprising Causes Of High Blood Pressure

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sheryl Kraft | Posted 01.14.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Quick -– what causes high blood pressure? The first culprits that pop into your mind are likely to be: eating too m...

Zack Giffin: Living Tiny, Skiing Large

Liftopia | Posted 03.16.2015 | Travel

Imagine living in, and skiing out of, a house that's only 112 square feet.

What Does It Mean to Level Up and How to Do It

Carla M. Holden | Posted 03.16.2015 | Women
Carla M. Holden

Upleveling is simply about doing your personal best, not comparing yourself to anyone else EVER and staying as close to a state of appreciation as possible. The sky is the limit for each of us.

How To Keep Sleepless Nights From Ruining Your Day

AARP Life Reimagined | Sarah Mahoney | Posted 01.15.2015 | Fifty

I’m tired. And I’m in good company: By many estimates, up to 70 percent of the U.S. population is at least a little sleep deprived. And while only...

5 Ways Your Work Could Be Affecting Your Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 03.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

There is no one singular answer that applies to all of us as far as work is concerned. We have to find what works best for our lives, but we can agree that work is an important part of our lives. Here are five ways your work could be affecting your life.

5 Steps To Cure A Style Rut Forever

Carol Brailey | Posted 03.15.2015 | Style
Carol Brailey

Condition: Style Rut Signs and symptoms of a style rut may include: - Going to your closet to get dressed and thinking "I have nothing to wear" ...

The Love Advice That Shocked A Marriage Expert

Next Avenue | Suzanne Gerber | Posted 01.13.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Suzanne Gerber You’d think that nothing could shock Karl Pillemer, when it comes to the lives of older folks. Afte...

Maximize Your Workout: Using Count to Make It Count!

Rupa Mehta | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

These counts are a great way to add variety and new challenges to your workouts. Once you're familiar with these different tempos, you'll notice a huge difference and can really own your workout.

The One Time When Age Is Really NOT Just A Number

Phyllis Sues | Posted 03.14.2015 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

About 10 years ago a good friend, who I totally respected and who is publishing a book on his philosophy of living called 'Presence Is Power' (love the title), told me that if I didn't get a computer there was no way I could keep up, understand, or live in this world of electronics. Finally, I gave in.