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How To Begin Again

Beverly Willett | Posted 07.12.2016 | Fifty
Beverly Willett


This Humans Of New York Duo Is The Definition Of #SquadGoals

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.13.2016 | Fifty

It doesn’t get much better than this. A pair of friends were photographed by Humans of New York recently and they really brought out the laughs in ...

A WWII Vet's Advice To His Daughter Lasts A Lifetime

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 06.19.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

My father gave me a firm foundation in which to grow. And wings with which to soar. Without him, I would never have had the motivation, the zest, and the inspiration to get through life. Much less enjoy it.

Alan Cumming On Why 'Size' Doesn't Matter

Anne Hilker | Posted 06.04.2016 | Fifty
Anne Hilker

"But really it is not the size of the audience that matters. It's about whether or not you are connecting with them. In doing my cabaret show I have discovered that intimacy with an audience has nothing to do with the number of people or the size of the venue. It's all about you daring to be vulnerable and authentic and honest."

Future Stock

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.15.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


The Question to Ask to Decide If Going Blonde Is Best For You to Hide Your Grays

Carol Brailey | Posted 05.12.2016 | Style
Carol Brailey

Click Here to Subscribe to My YouTube Channel. Gray Hair. It will arrive for most of us at some point in our lives. When it does arrive, you have a ...

Ready or Not?

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.28.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


A Walk in the Park?

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.28.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


6 Months Into Growing Out the Grays - It's Time to Deal With the Line

Carol Brailey | Posted 03.18.2016 | Style
Carol Brailey

Subscribe to My YouTube Channel Here. It has been just over 6 months now since I last colored my hair and made the decision to grow out my grays. At...

What Did I Say?

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.15.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


The Lesbian Chronicles 12: Choices

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 03.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

Ever since I was a child, I have had difficulty with choice and choosing.

Facing The Mother Of All Boomer Fears -- Dementia

Deborah Gale | Posted 03.11.2016 | Fifty
Deborah Gale

Dementia's got us all hepped up with sorry. The 'forgetting' is epidemic and it's the fear of losing ourselves. And it has penetrated the consciousness of humanity since the time of Aristotle.

What Climbing My First Mountain at 52 Taught Me About Motherhood

The GypsyNesters | Posted 03.01.2016 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

We were going to hike up a mountain, The Boy said. Not climb, hike. Or maybe that's what I chose to hear. Certainly, The Boy is aware of my age and th...

The Lies Those Of Us Over 50 Were Told When We Were Young

Chanler Jeffers | Posted 02.25.2016 | Fifty
Chanler Jeffers

Regrettably, there has been a difficult change in our country, and many of us didn't see it coming. I come from a generation that was given certain promises. So we diligently followed the rules. The world today, however, doesn't see us this way. In many cases, our value isn't recognized.

Appointment Sex

Chuck Nyren | Posted 02.12.2016 | Comedy
Chuck Nyren

He knew it was inevitable, had to be proffered, promoted, sold. In the days of yore you made appointments not to have sex so you could get things d...

How I Found 'The One' After 50

Antoinette Rio | Posted 02.12.2016 | Fifty
Antoinette Rio

We were in love with each other. I had found 'The One' for the first time. And the memories Tom and I shared as a couple, together, over the years, are frozen in time and keep my love warm to this day. It has been a magical ride.

It's a 12 Minute Walk. Is That Ok?

Claire N. Barnes, MA | Posted 01.21.2016 | Fifty
Claire N. Barnes, MA

We are all familiar with practical tips from travel experts and websites (ex: take some of your meds in your carry on). And although we don't claim to be travel experts, we believe acknowledging the realities of long-distance travel as one ages are important to consider.

Travel to Connect: Los Angeles, Tucson and Sicily

Tara Fass | Posted 01.15.2016 | Travel
Tara Fass

Vintage La Brasca family photo in Sicily beckons Why do we travel? If you believe travel contributes to personal growth then you may grok with the...

A 51-Year-Old Gay Man's Response to The Force Awakens

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

In 1977, there was no positive gay imagery in American culture. No movies or television shows had gay characters. "Coming out" was not a thing. I had no idea what homosexuality was. So ... Luke became my boyhood hero, my role model. He was someone who feels different and has a secret, like me.

The Lesbian Chronicles 3

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

Tonight I went out to dinner with my ex- girlfriend Lorraine. We shared a delectable dinner of fried chicken and waffles; because really, what can be better than fried chicken to begin the celebratory season?

10 Things I Let Go Of In 2015

Lisa Condie | Posted 01.06.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

I had a wonderful year in 2015; I let go more, and tried to hold on less. I let go of lengthy explanations: 'I'm sorry', sincerely said, is powerful. I've learned to give and receive a succinct apology. There's really nothing more than can be said.

3 Questions I Used to Decide to Rock the Grays By a Hair Color Professional

Carol Brailey | Posted 11.18.2015 | Style
Carol Brailey

Are you thinking of growing out your grays? I recently started to question my own hair coloring routine that I have relied on to hide my grays and have come to the conclusion that it's time for me to start rocking my grays.

Rescuing Winston Churchill

Jean McCormick | Posted 09.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jean McCormick

In January 2013, on a chilly, rainy Washington, DC morning, I adopted a 5-lb, one year-old Yorkie "mix." With 1.4 million dog adoptions in the US each...

Believe It Or Not

Marcia Liss | Posted 09.20.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Why Dating Can Be So Much Easier At 50 Than At 20

Barry Gold | Posted 09.16.2015 | Fifty
Barry Gold

Plenty of things about middle age really suck. Waistlines expand, hair thins, skin sags. And then there's all that stuff with the nether regions. If you're middle aged and recently became single, issues like these not only affect your reflection in the mirror, they can also impact your search for a partner.