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Why I'm So Disappointed In Betty White

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 12.22.2013 | Fifty
Dr. Irene S. Levine

The beloved 91-year-old comedian Betty White has a new starring role in Air New Zealand's latest in-flight safety video. I don't think it's one of her finest performances.

Why Nostalgia Is So Good For The Brain

Margaret Manning | Posted 11.15.2013 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

Since women over 60 care deeply about keeping their brains healthy as they age, I decided to take a trip down memory lane and explore the six decades that have shaped women who are just now reaching retirement. As you read, I encourage you to take a pause after each section and try to visualize what your life was like. What are your strongest memories of each time period?

Love, Marriage and Grey Divorce Italian Style

Tara Fass | Posted 10.19.2013 | Divorce
Tara Fass

Ulysses is a contradiction. He's traditional enough to believe minors should reside primarily with their mothers and bohemian enough to want an open relationship.

10 Reasons Why People Fall In Love With San Miguel de Allende

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Located in central Mexico, San Miguel de Allende has no beaches or blue waters like the Mexican resorts of Cancun, Cozumel, or Los Cabos. And it isn't easy to get to directly from many U.S. or Canadian cities.

17 Things You Should Never Say To Someone Over 50

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 07.25.2013 | Fifty

There are just some things that are best left unsaid, especially when you're talking to someone over 50. A seemingly innocent enough observation -- "H...

What I Learned From My Elders

Brenda Peterson | Posted 09.16.2013 | Fifty
Brenda Peterson

All my life, I've instinctively sought out elders. I longed for their patient, thoughtful scrutiny -- to be truly seen by someone who is wise. Someone who is critically detached, perceptive and yet very fond.

Why Baby Boomers Aren't Planning to Spend Retirement on Their Couch

Ombretta Di Dio | Posted 08.05.2013 | Travel
Ombretta Di Dio

Where will you go for your next trip? And could that destination become what you will call home?

How To Get The Job You've Always Wanted

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 03.22.2013 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Who wouldn't rather have a job that you can feel emotionally connected to instead of feeling that you're a puppet of your boss? However, before you give up on this idea, stop and think about whether you could build some of this mindset into your life right now.

Are Spiritual Communities Healthier?

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 02.27.2013 | Fifty
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

For us longevity focused boomers, a return to a spiritual or worship community could represent an opportunity for renewed connection with others in a shared environment, as well as potential discernment and insight into the importance of belonging.

How To Pick A Therapist Who's Right For You

Tara Fass | Posted 02.02.2013 | Divorce
Tara Fass

Once you find yourself contemplating the possibility of separation or divorce, conventional wisdom dictates that this is an excellent time to undertake a stint in therapy.

Am I Having A Midlife Crisis?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 12.03.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Jim Taylor

I've been pretty darned restless for about six months now and I just haven't been able to shake the feeling. I wasn't sure what to make of this unsettled feeling because I've got a really good life. Then, I received an email from one of my best friends who now lives in London.

I've Known You Forever... But Your Name Escapes Me

Judy Silk | Posted 11.17.2012 | Fifty
Judy Silk

I was standing in front of the yogurt shop the other day with my Mom and my sister when a friend approached. We exchanged hugs and I attempted to make introductions. "This is my Mom Naomi and my sister Joan." When it came time to identify my friend, I drew a blank.

3 Types Of Questions Singles MUST Ask New Dates

Tara Fass | Posted 07.23.2012 | Divorce
Tara Fass

After the divorce, when the time feels right to start dating again, there are a few things to keep in mind.

The Time of My Life

Susanne Mentzer | Posted 07.04.2012 | Arts
Susanne Mentzer

I find myself now in St. Louis rehearsing Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd for performances with the Opera Theatre of St Louis. The last time I sang with the company was in 1983. And here I am, having the time of my life.

Top 25 Things People Over 50 Hate to Hear (and Say)

Pat Gallagher | Posted 07.02.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

"So what band was Paul McCartney in again way back in the '60s?"

Jobs For The Fifty Plus Crowd, From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.06.2013 | MarloThomas

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Three Things to Do When the "F" Word Stops You Cold

Dike Drummond, M.D. | Posted 04.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dike Drummond, M.D.

There are simple tools that will help you reach new goals and literally reinvent yourself -- at any age -- despite the universal presence of fear.

PHOTOS: Green Activists Over 50

Posted 03.29.2012 | Green

If you look at some of today's most prominent green activists and environmentalists, you'll notice that many of them have something else in common -- ...

Best Laid Plans

O'Really? | Posted 12.18.2011 | Fifty

If the road to hell is paved with good intentions, does it make my asphalt look fat? Aging isn't for the pretty, but this is nothing new for someone who never was.

Watch: Rita Wilson Talks Huff/Post 50 On The 'Today' Show

Huff TV | Posted 12.03.2011 | Fifty
Huff TV

Actress Rita Wilson stopped by the 'Today' show to talk about the launch of Huff/Post 50, of which she is the Editor-At-Large. Talking about life in ...

Now That You're Over 50, What Should We Call You?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty
Julia Moulden

This is not my mother's 55. We Baby Boomers have reinvented every lifestage as we pass through it, and we're in the process of doing the same as we pass 50...

Over 50? 10 Things To Do For Your Health And Beauty

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

It's the small, simple changes that can have a big impact and... It's never too late.

Ripe, Rich, Rewarding Work After 50

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Society's prevailing view seems to be that beyond a certain age men and women suddenly become uninteresting, unattractive and basically useless.

It's All Over For The Boomers? Think Again.

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Millions of boomers are feeling at the top of their game -- more alive, more skilled and more resourceful than ever. We've faced challenges and met them. And now we're ready for something new.

Unemployed After 50: Are You Doomed?

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Because there are so many people (of all ages) who are unemployed now, it will take years to absorb them back into the workforce; and for those over 50 it could be even harder.