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The 4 Big Mistakes Men Consistently Make In Their Relationships

Pamela Madsen | Posted 06.23.2015 | 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 06.12.2015 | 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 06.11.2015 | 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.

Busted! 5 Myths About Sex After 50

Pamela Madsen | Posted 06.04.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

The over-50, midlife, baby boomer sexual being has arrived. And what they want is support and information around how to expand their sexuality with changing bodies.

The Veep and Me

Phyllis Berger | Posted 05.01.2015 | Fifty
Phyllis Berger

I'm at a time in my life when I'm obsessed with minimizing future regrets and, to that end, I feel compelled to agree to just about any experience. How else do I explain saying yes to being a driver in a motorcade for Vice President Biden, being handed the keys to a 15 passenger vehicle and chauffeuring around a bunch of his 20-something staffers and some local journalists?

Resetting Your Retirement After Divorce

Jason Alderman | Posted 06.23.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

Starting a new life after divorce introduces many financial challenges. Retirement may seem far away, but it should stay at the top of the list.

5 Reasons Rejection In Online Dating Hurts So Bad

Joe Seldner | Posted 05.27.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

Online dating over 50 is a petri dish for weird behaviors, a lot of it kind of fascinating. But one of the weirdest behaviors is the phenomenon of people getting their feelings hurt by, and reacting angrily to, people they haven't even met.

What I Learned from Going to the Dogs

Tracey Conway | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Tracey Conway

This winter when the Arctic Blast took New England by storm - literally - a dream at the top of my Bucket List was achieved. With a speaking job booke...

Think Boomers Have Nothing to Teach Younger Generations About Social Media? Think Again

Tira Harpaz | Posted 05.06.2015 | Fifty
Tira Harpaz

Because social media moves so quickly and the world seems to demand an immediate response, people feel the need for instantaneous and often wrong-headed reactions.

5 Technology Choices That Make You Look Old

Jan Golden | Posted 05.06.2015 | Fifty
Jan Golden

I don't consider myself an early adopter to technology. I've never camped outside Best Buy and I only upgrade my phone when Verizon tells me it's time. However, I am interested in new ways of doing things, especially if they save me time and money. I like to keep at a moderate pace with technology.

6 Tips For Overcoming Age Bias In Today's Job Market

Susan Peppercorn | Posted 04.27.2015 | Fifty
Susan Peppercorn

If you are searching for a new job and are over the age of 50, it's understandable that one of your biggest concerns is age discrimination. Age bias is real, but not insurmountable. Here are six tips for overcoming it.

Love Letter to the Sound of Music: Happy Anniversary

Brenda Peterson | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment
Brenda Peterson

Looking for a Valentine's Day card in the supermarket, I instead snapped up the new Time/Life magazine's glossy anniversary edition of "The Sound of Music: 50 Years Later, the Hills Are Still Alive."

Looking for Work Over 50 - Knocking Down Obstacles

Joe Seldner | Posted 04.12.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

Looking for work can be one of life's truly daunting experiences. Looking for work when you're older can be a particularly distasteful, even humiliating, exercise.

Mother

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 03.31.2015 | Women
Amy Elias, MS

Of all the words there could ever be titles and fashions of the lady I love, Mother shines way above the beauty of all tragedy. Of all the...

An Experienced Dater Wonders Why Men Are Still Expected To Pick Up Checks

Joe Seldner | Posted 03.28.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

Despite the enormous and admirable strides women have made in recent decades, there seems to be one physical limitation many women still have: Reaching for their wallets on dates.

Alice Among Us...

Tara Fass | Posted 03.18.2015 | Entertainment
Tara Fass

As always none of what has been written here should be construed as advice, except to recommend that you go and see Still Alice.

Take Time for Passionate Pursuits

Christine Sparacino | Posted 03.11.2015 | Fifty
Christine Sparacino

Voni and Paul call Big Bend, Texas, their home for eight months out of the year, then hit the road from mid-May until mid-September touring on their motorcycles.

The Healing Power of Holiday Community Singing

Brenda Peterson | Posted 02.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Brenda Peterson

We sing because hearing is the first and last human sense; we sing to blend our voices and find harmony in a world so often dissonant and at war; we sing to celebrate and to mourn; we sing to carry on our traditions.

The Big See: How Having Cancer Showed Me What Is Most Important

Holly Cara Price | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Holly Cara Price

I clearly remember the day that I first heard those words that no one ever wants to hear: You have cancer. You never forget that moment you suddenly c...

Why We Keep On Keepin' On

Ellary Eddy | Posted 01.20.2015 | Fifty
Ellary Eddy

It is precisely this struggle and frustration that creates character, that provides the context, the backdrop to the real drama, the real action of our lives upon this stage.

So This Is 50

Chef Rossi | Posted 01.05.2015 | Fifty
Chef Rossi

It's not like I'm an expert on the being 50 thing. It's only been a few months since I turned the big five-oh! But I can tell you what I've noticed about being a half-century old that wasn't exactly on my radar 20 years ago.

Do We Really Change As We Get Older?

Joe Seldner | Posted 01.04.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

Reunions can be wonderful time travel exercises. Just had my 30th business school reunion, and other than the shock of seeing wrinkled faces and gray hair -- my own included -- it was a great time.

The 8 Goals I Simply Have To Accomplish Now That I'm 60

Joe Seldner | Posted 11.29.2014 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

For about three weeks after having hip replacement surgery in 2010, I felt I was doomed to a life as an Old Man. For the first time in 60 years, I briefly stopped feeling like a kid and looked at the face of aging.

Does Motherhood Ever Become Obsolete?

Mindy Trotta | Posted 11.04.2014 | Parents
Mindy Trotta

I'm not quite sure who first used the metaphor "nest" to refer to one's home, but that wise soul was really spot on. We'd often come across nests poki...

A Better Idea Than a Bucket List

Jane Adams Ph.D. | Posted 10.27.2014 | Fifty
Jane Adams Ph.D.

Instead, I've taken a last look at my worn, tattered bucket list, crossed off things I don't care a hoot about, and divided what's left into categories labeled "Still Theoretically Possible."