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Older Women

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 05.05.2016 | 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 02.13.2016 | 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 02.09.2016 | 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 01.19.2016 | 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 12.08.2015 | 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...

Now That's a Tonic!

Nancy Deville | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

I travel with a sack of food because I detest processed food on airplanes. I try to only eat food that rots or ferments, so generally speaking you hav...

Would You Rather Be Dead Than Old?

Nancy Deville | Posted 11.05.2015 | Women
Nancy Deville

I want to write stories about older women because, frankly, it's not that interesting to me to watch or read about women who are thirty years younger than me, and I can't be the only older woman who feels that way. I already did all those things the younger protagonists are doing. I want to read about what I'm doing now.

Why You Should Consider A 'Golden Girls' Lifestyle

Bonnie Moore | Posted 10.22.2015 | Fifty
Bonnie Moore

Remember Blanche, Rose, Dorothy and Sophia? More than an '80s sitcom that recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, The Golden Girls sparked a movement. From a surprising concept -- who has housemates past their twenties? -- shared living has become a national housing model.

13 Things You Should Never Say To A Menopausal Woman

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.12.2015 | Fifty

It's bad enough walking around looking and feeling like you just got out of a spin class -- you know, face flushed, sweat stains on your shirt -- as y...

Kim Cattrall's Inspiring Message To Older Women Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.18.2015 | Fifty

At 59, Kim Cattrall says women of her generation who are looking to find themselves best not waste their time trying to look younger. "I don't think t...

Senior Poverty in Today's Census Report

Kevin Prindiville | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics
Kevin Prindiville

Today's report confirms that the numbers of seniors living in poverty are growing and that the problem of senior poverty, particularly for women, is an urgent one.

These Glamorous Older Women Prove Aging Has Rarely Looked Better

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.01.2015 | Fifty

Worried about aging gracefully? A new photo series by photographer Tirzah Brott reveals just how glamorous old age can be. Brott's collection, titled...

Judge Fines Attorney For Making Menopause 'Joke'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.28.2015 | Fifty

Menopause is no joking matter. It's an important lesson that cost one male lawyer a pretty penny. Attorney Camilo Salas found himself at the center of...