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The Best Part -- And The Worst Part -- Of A Gray Divorce

Barry Gold | Posted 05.04.2016 | Fifty
Barry Gold

So, you're considering a Gray Divorce. You're weighing the pros and cons of getting out after a few decades of marriage. And wondering what the future might hold for you as a single person in your 50s or 60s. In other words, you're Divorce Curious. Or, in Internet speak, 'Di-Curious.'

Cat Naps

Brenda Peterson | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Brenda Peterson

I awoke from my first cat nap to a spacious quiet that seemed to stretch out forever. It was a profound feeling of well being. Being well. I soon expanded my nap time to include dog-sitting my niece, a Siberian husky named Ella.

Torn

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.29.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Looking For Mr. Right? This Is Why You Should Stop

Joe Seldner | Posted 02.06.2016 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

I'm a big fan of hope. I've stood on the edge of some grim and horrific precipices, and managed to avoid falling into them because of hope. I've experienced injustices and cruelty, and survived, even thrived, because of hope.

The Massive Problem Of Senior Poverty That Should Concern Everyone

Joe Seldner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

For years, I have been asking many people this question: What will happen to the tens of millions of people over 50 -- a number growing every day -- who have no money saved, no prospects of ever earning a decent wage again, and a great many of whom have as many as 30, 40 or 50 years left to live?

Relatively Unplugged: Four Days Roadtrip Los Angeles to Baja California Norte

Tara Fass | Posted 01.20.2016 | Travel
Tara Fass

Baja and Paso Robles compete as our place to unplug from Los Angeles. Day 1: Our sweet spot has been a canine friendly casita named Villa Bella Gue...

10 New Year's Resolutions for Business People Ages 50+

Janice Celeste | Posted 12.30.2015 | Business
Janice Celeste

It's that time of year that many of us make resolutions and plans for the new year. Entrepreneurs are no exception. And for entrepreneurs who are in their second act, resolutions are a bit different than their younger counterparts.

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.

This Is How To Achieve Online Dating Success In Middle Age

Barry Gold | Posted 10.27.2015 | Fifty
Barry Gold

If you're a man who wasn't the smoothest operator in your twenties, or a woman who felt constrained by the dating etiquette back then, this is where online dating really shines. For both men and women, it couldn't be easier.

Excuse the Gloom, But Boomers Your Retirement Savings Is Taking A Hit

Buck Wargo | Posted 10.07.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

Baby Boomers are still struggling to recover from the Great Recession, which is big time putting their retirement in jeopardy. The result? Working longer and lowering expectations of what their golden years will be like.

Pope Francis's Visit Stirs Up Strong Memories

Buck Wargo | Posted 10.05.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

For those of us Catholic Baby Boomers who grew up during the 1960s, the church was about more than religion. It was like an extended family and cultural identity.

Finding Your 'Fierce' Over Fifty!

Brenda Braxton | Posted 10.06.2015 | Fifty
Brenda Braxton

In August, I held the first 'Act 2 ... Now What?' seminar for women over 50. It was an amazing afternoon of women remembering their long-lost passions and vowing to get their fire back.

Downsizing Might Not Be The Panacea You Think It Is

Buck Wargo | Posted 10.02.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

Downsizing. It's a word that's long been part of the American lexicon and should come into even sharper focus as Baby Boomers age and more and more retire.

The Big Secret Nobody Tells You About Dating In Middle Age

Wes Gibson | Posted 09.23.2015 | Fifty
Wes Gibson

After the passing of my wife of 31 years, I found myself alone for the first time in my life. My choices: spend the rest of my life living alone or jump into the over-50 dating pool. Having run into several issues over the years, I am still debating the pros and cons of those choices.

Back-to-School Planning for Returning Students

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 09.17.2015 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

For mid-career workers, education is a great way to remain vital in the workforce. It can also be a risky financial investment. Experienced workers should fully investigate all degree and training programs for maximum payoff.

How I'm Learning To Live Alone

Nancy Lang | Posted 08.31.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Lang

Today I had a day off with nothing planned, which actually made me feel a little uncomfortable. I generally like to have a list to check off in order to feel productive, but nothing I had to do was screaming out as urgent. Thus, I felt no urge to do any of it, so I didn't.

25 Differences Between Dating As A Teen And Dating In Middle Age

Barry Gold | Posted 08.20.2015 | Fifty
Barry Gold

When it comes to dating, relationships, and sex, here's what men said, thought, and worried about back when they were teenagers, and what they say, think, and worry about now that they're Over 50.

Over 50? Supersize Your Retirement Savings

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Nearly half of households led by individuals or couples aged 55 and older having no retirement savings accounts at all. If this describes your situation, you have a tough problem -- but not an impossible one. The key is getting advice and taking immediate steps to budget, save, spend and invest.

5 Things You Should Never Do Before Sex

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.06.2015 | Fifty

A recent study proved what many post 50s already know -- older people are having sex. A lot of sex. Clearly, they know a thing or two about getting in...

5 Very Good Reasons To Date An Older Woman

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.24.2015 | Fifty

Forget the MILF stereotypes. There are plenty of solid reasons to date older women that have nothing to do with just how fabulous they look (although,...

Are You Ever Too Old To Look After Your Own Grandkids?

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.23.2015 | Fifty

We recently heard about two UK grandparents who claimed social services wouldn't allow them to adopt their granddaughter because of their age. Echo Ne...

7 Things Jane Fonda Taught Us About Sex

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.20.2015 | Fifty

Jane Fonda knows good sex. And not just because of her series of bestselling (and somewhat sexy) fitness videos. The 77-year-old actress has never shi...

The 4 Big Mistakes Men Consistently Make In Their Relationships

Pamela Madsen | Posted 06.23.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

Don't lie. She will find out. When you break trust with a woman; you rock her very foundation. Don't change the rules and pretend that you didn't. Don't make her think that she is crazy to protect your lies. Really. Don't screw with a woman's internal GPS.

4 Simple Ways To Gain Relief From Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Julie Dargan | Posted 06.12.2016 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

To those suffering from IBS, the pain can be quite debilitating. But there are some ways to find relief from IBS. Here are just a few of them.

The Fascinating Truth About Women And Sex After 50

Pamela Madsen | Posted 06.10.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

You have to let go of the idea that women over the age of 50 have a diminishing or lower libido after menopause. That simply does not have to be true. What may be more to the point is the need to let go of their own perceptions of what sexuality is all about.