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Man Complains About His Older Wife Aging, Gets Shut Down Perfectly

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.15.2016 | Fifty

A word of advice ― when you marry someone, don’t expect them to age in reverse. A Mumsnet forum user is getting flack for hinting that his wife’...

14 Powerful Photos That Prove Femininity Has No Expiration Date

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.18.2016 | Fifty

Even before her 60th birthday, Jenny O’Connor knew this new decade of her life was going to be a defining one. “I had a strong sense that this bir...

How To Wear Lingerie In Your 50s, 60s And Beyond

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 09.23.2016 | Fifty
Elisabeth Dale

What I find sexy in my 60s is not the same as in my 20s, either. First, I'm not dressing (or undressing) for anyone but myself. Second, I prefer more, not less, coverage. Third, I can now afford to pay for quality design, construction, and materials. Finally, I don't need guidance on fit. I know what I like.

These Calendar Girls Reveal A Lot More Than Their Aging Bodies

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.14.2016 | Fifty

Photographer Chuck Smith, an expat living in Baja California, has for the past few years produced “The Gorgeous Women of Baja” ― a calendar of w...

Figuring Out Why I Have To Pee All The Time

Fredrica Duke | Posted 08.19.2016 | Fifty
Fredrica Duke

Can we talk? I'm not going to whisper about this. I'm going to keep the decibel level loud and clear. Don't listen or read any further if you're squeamish and don't want to hear about my bladder.

7 Older Woman-Younger Man Movie Romances To Steam Up Your Summer

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.17.2016 | Fifty

We’ve had enough of the older man-younger woman romances that have always seemed to be so rampant in Hollywood. What about the older ladies? So for...

GRAY IN L.A.: What Older Women Want Advertisers To Know

Sabine Reichel | Posted 08.15.2016 | Fifty
Sabine Reichel

So what does it take to make the designers and advertisement people understand that they are losing one of the largest and wealthiest groups of consumers ever, by pretending they don't exist or are miraculously forever 21?

Women Get Real On Why Aging Is So Much Better Than You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.04.2016 | Fifty

Psst ... ladies. Can we let you in on a little secret? Your best days aren’t behind you. They’re actually ahead of you. Allure asked women in thei...

Revealing Photos Show Us Just How Sexy An Older Woman Can Be

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.23.2016 | Fifty

Youth might be worshipped nowadays, but here at Huff/Post50, we think it's confidence that truly makes a person sexy ... no matter what their age. And...

Jane Fonda Says She Wants To Be The 'Face' Of Old Age

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.21.2016 | Fifty

With a long and prolific career, Jane Fonda has become a bonafide sex symbol and the poster child for fitness. But the actress, 78, says there's anoth...

I've Lost My Libido After Many Years Of Wild Sex -- And It's Okay

Suzanne Portnoy | Posted 04.08.2016 | Fifty
Suzanne Portnoy

Friends worried that I was turning into a sex addict but I knew it was a phase. After an unhappy marriage, I wanted to distance myself from my own emotions and immerse myself in the world of erotic pleasure. If you're going to be a total hedonist, there's no better time to go for it then in your 40s.

Senior Pageant Queens Show The True Beauty That Comes With Age

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.07.2016 | Fifty

For the older ladies of Ms. Senior Arizona, pageants are about so much more than just a silly tiara. For the last 27 years, the state pageant has been...

Gorgeous 90-Year-Old Shows You're Never Too Old To Wear A Bikini

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.05.2016 | Fifty

Summertime is right around the corner and, for many of us, the mere thought of trying on swimwear strikes fear in our hearts. But we've found the perf...

Iris Apfel Has Some Dating Advice We All Need To Hear

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.30.2016 | Fifty

At 94, Iris Apfel knows a thing or two about life -- and dating. Though Apfel says she hasn't dated in 68 years -- her husband, Carl Apfel, died last ...

Meet The Incredible Invisible Middle-Aged Woman

Nancy Solomon | Posted 03.15.2016 | Fifty
Nancy Solomon

Welcome to the world of women over 50. In the youth-oriented business of television, we barely exist. We suffer from what I'll call the Windex Effect: Media people look right through us. As far as they're concerned, we're not there.

Embracing My Grays

Mari Lyles | Posted 03.10.2016 | Women
Mari Lyles

Every eight weeks or so, my stylist transformed my hair back to a lustrous mass of deepest, darkest brown curls, shiny and vibrant and youthful. But increasingly, no product kept them in tow.

Sally Field On Turning 70 And Owning It

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.09.2016 | Fifty

Sally Field's latest project, "Hello, My Name Is Doris," struck a nerve with the actress, who turns 70 later this year. In the film, Field's quirky ch...

60 Women Share Their Advice For Surviving Divorce After 60

Margaret Manning | Posted 02.13.2017 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

Divorce after 60 may be painful, but, at least it is no longer a taboo subject. It's also a challenge that more and more women are facing as our generation ages.

10 Women Who Prove You Can Rock Cleavage Like A Boss At Any Age

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.21.2016 | Fifty

Susan Sarandon got some flack for her recent revealing look at the SAG Awards, with TV host Piers Morgan questioning if the bold ensemble was appropri...

Photographer Proves That Beauty Is Ageless In These Stunning Nudes

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.15.2016 | Fifty

Warning: Some readers might consider a few of these images not safe for work. Photographer Demetrius Fordham has just released a portrait series cal...

6 Seemingly Harmless Phrases That Are Actually Ageist

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.25.2016 | Fifty

Ask any older person what the worst part of aging is. No, it's probably not a slower metabolism. One of the worst parts of aging is actually having to...

Getting Older Does Not Suck

Amy Selwyn | Posted 01.19.2017 | Fifty
Amy Selwyn

Up until recently, I have f*cking dreaded the aging process. But I am alive. And it's going to be my birthday. I am going to eat some cake and I'm going to blow out some candles. This is a plan. It's an awesome one.

Semi-Nude Photo Series Will Empower Older Women With Body Woes

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.08.2016 | Fifty

When middle age arrives, it can announce itself with added pounds, a changing shape and a tough time going clothes shopping. No doubt a positive body ...

Why I'm Doing Stand-Up Comedy At 59

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 12.08.2016 | Fifty
Elisabeth Dale

If you follow me on social media, you might have seen a recent post about a stand-up comedy show I did at The World Famous Comedy Club. Maybe you thought to yourself: Huh? Why am I tackling stand-up at my age? I'm not sure either, but maybe I'll have an answer by the end of this post. Like everything else, it's complicated.

Look Who's Wearing A Bikini In Target Australia's Latest Ad

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.05.2015 | Fifty

Target Australia is getting praise from women of all ages, shapes and sizes for its latest bikini ad. The retailer shared this photo from its Christma...