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What Older Voters Expect From Donald Trump

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.10.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue Part of the ELECTION 2016 SPECIAL REPORT Congratulations, president-elect Trump. You surprised the pollsters and the m...

The 5 Essential Steps For Starting Your Day Off Right

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.28.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Nancy Collamer We’ve all had those days at work when nothing goes right: Your boss is in a wicked mood, your compu...

Michael Phelps Offers An Encore Career Lesson For All Of US

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.19.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Richard Eisenberg After winning a record 28 Olympic medals, Michael Phelps is under pressure to encore at the 2020 ...

3 Things Every Parent Needs To Know About Snapchat

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.15.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Shayla Stern Earlier this year, Piper Jaffray’s annual “Taking Stock of Teens Survey” confirmed what a lot of...

What To Do When Your Grown Kid Won't Talk To You

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.19.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Jill Smolowe In the painful days after my husband’s death in 2009, I crafted a eulogy that concluded with a tho...

The 5 Steps To Becoming A Print Model After Age 50

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.18.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Pat Pattison The wind is cutting icy cold across my face as I drive my convertible down the mountain road. My “...

The 10 Best Places In The World To Retire

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.24.2017 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Richard Eisenberg I’m always curious to see the latest best places in the world to retire rankings from expat e...

This Is REALLY How A Marriage Changes Over 40 Years

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.23.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Candy Schulman When I mention I recently celebrated my 40th wedding anniversary, friends stare incredulously as if ...

The First Sign Of Alzheimer's May Not Be What You Think

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.10.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Heidi Raschke Most people think of memory loss when they think of Alzheimer’s, but a new study suggests that the ...

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 To Find The Ideal Place To Volunteer

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.23.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Kerry Hannon There’s a lot to be said for giving back though volunteering. But finding the best place and assig...

New Book Shows The ‘Advanced Style’ Of The Older And Wiser

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.28.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Amy Knapp The fashion world is youth-obsessed. You don’t see smile lines on the faces of the models on runways ...

The 5 Big Reasons Why Couples Divorce After Decades Of Marriage

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.28.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone If you or someone you know recently divorced after 20 or more years together, you’re not alone. Sp...

10 Reasons We Love Alan Alda On His 80th Birthday

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.28.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Josh Walker Alan Alda is best known for playing Benjamin Franklin “Hawkeye” Pierce on M*A*S*H. That’s one g...

The Biggest Medical Stories You May Have Missed In 2015

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.15.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Craig Bowron As we head into the New Year, let’s take a look back and see what lessons we should have learned f...

Look Who's Turning 70 In 2016

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.10.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Keith Harris In 2016, the first crop of boomers will turn 70 — another significant milestone in the shared journe...

Folk Legend Joan Baez Turns 75

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.09.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Josh Walker Happy birthday, Joan Baez! The folk singer and activist turns 75 on Saturday, January 9. 5 Things You M...

4 Vacations That Will Bring Out The Child In You

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.18.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Rosie Wolf Williams In the 2015 summer flick Vacation, Rusty Griswold decides to drive his family across country to...

5 Reasons Women Need To Talk About Midlife Sex

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.10.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Barb DePree I grew up in the Midwest, where there’s not all that much talk about sex generally. I’ve seen som...

You May Have Just Lost A Way To Max Social Security Benefits

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.03.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Bob Rosenblatt The budget bill Congress just passed and President Obama signed will wipe out billions in potential...

The Most Influential People In Aging

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.03.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Liza Kaufman Hogan Editor’s note: This article is part of Next Avenue’s 2015 Influencers in Aging list honori...

What Women Can Do About Hair Loss

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.20.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Sheryl Kraft Everyone loses hair. In fact, it’s normal to lose between 50 and 100 hairs a day, according to the America...

4 Tips To Dance Like Chaka Khan At Any Age

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.16.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Ann Oldenburg We saw music legend Chaka Khan, 62, ready to rumba at the start of this season of ABC’s Dancing With the ...

New Blood Pressure Recommendations Could Change The Way Millions Are Treated

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.14.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Craig Bowron New recommendations on blood pressure screening from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) suggest...

8 Things You Should Never Do During Your Workout

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.13.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Skipping your warm-up and cool-down, not stretching afterward, not eating beforehand and a host of other tips...