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I On Beauty: Chapter 3 Surviving Challenges: Post 50

Irene Michaels | Posted 09.01.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

The one common element to all of these extraordinary recoveries was the person's positive state of mind, whereby nothing was going to get in their way or prevent them from returning to their previous lifestyles; which enabled them to pursue all of their goals, some of them even bigger and better than before.

Surviving Challenges After 50

Irene Michaels | Posted 08.27.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

A few years ago I had an accident while on my horse, Marc, that resulted in a fractured femur in six places; I was unable to move and had to be transported in an ambulance.

What Long-Term Care Will REALLY Cost You (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 08.12.2013 | Fifty

Most Americans aren't even thinking about it, but the numbers say we should be. While the costs and the means to pay for long-term care can be daun...

5 Items You Should Steer Clear Of After 50

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.30.2013 | Fifty

Let's face it, as we age, there are certain people who just no longer qualify to be our BFFs. Turns out there are some foods like that too. Who needs ...

11 Foods That Will Make You Look Older

Posted 04.28.2013 | Fifty

Forget anti-aging products: if you want to retain a youthful look, avoiding certain foods could help. We did some research on foods you should avoi...

25 Of The Best Food Blogs For Boomers

Next Avenue | Posted 05.01.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Kathy Kingsley Recipe inspiration and tips on everything from dietary needs (gluten-free, low-sugar and sodium) and ...

8 Things That Boost Your Metabolism

Posted 04.27.2013 | Fifty

It’s no secret –- once you hit midlife, your metabolism slows down and it suddenly becomes easier for you to pack on the pounds. However, there...

Should You Buy Boomer Health Care Products?

Next Avenue | Posted 04.21.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Caroline Mayer More advertisers are taking aim at the 50+ crowd. But do you really need what they're selling? For...

9 Ways To Make Things Easier For Your Survivors

Next Avenue | Posted 04.20.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Scott Taylor Smith Take these important estate planning steps now so your loved ones will carry out your wishes prop...

The Personality Trait That Is Key To Living Longer

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 04.17.2013 | Fifty

Long before the age of gene therapy and miracle medical treatments, the secrets of long life were being gathered and revealed in a unique study of 1,5...

These Are Actually NO Help In Stopping Memory Loss

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.15.2013 | Fifty

Bad news for adults hoping to prevent mild cognitive decline: a recent review of published research has found that drugs, herbal products or vitamin s...

The Top 10 Things Everyone Should Know About Medicare

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 04.07.2013 | Fifty

Almost all Americans who work pay into the Medicare system, but not everyone knows about the benefits they will become eligible for when they turn 65....

The Boozy Diet That Keeps This 101-Year-Old Going Strong

Posted 04.04.2013 | Fifty

Forget exercise and healthy eating –- this 101-year-old seems to know a more fun secret to longevity. Nancy Lamperti, a Staten Island resident wh...

Ways You Can Ward Off Memory Decline

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.03.2013 | Fifty

Do you feel that aging is starting to have a negative impact on your memory? You could resolve such issues with increased mental and physical activity...

The Right And Wrong Pets For Anyone Aging In Place

Next Avenue | Posted 04.03.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Debbie Swanson Size, energy, noise, grooming needs and even health risks may rule out certain pet companions Alwa...

The Herbs That Could Help Solve Your Menopausal Woes

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.02.2013 | Fifty

If you often experience bothersome hot flashes, a Chinese herbal supplement may be the answer to your menopausal woes, according to a new study publis...

The Guide To A Successful One-Day Diet

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 03.29.2013 | Fifty

Whether you're trying to lose the few pounds you gained this winter, or simply need some creative ideas to get your shopping cart--or dinner plate--in...

5 Foods That Could Help You Lose Weight

Next Avenue | Posted 03.28.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan Science is finding that these foods and drinks can help you shed pounds more easily and quickly ...

Should You Go On A Juice Diet?

Next Avenue | Posted 03.23.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan Experts ponder the pros and cons of drinking your fruits and vegetables The country seems to be...

The Natural Method That Could Reverse The Signs Of Aging

Huff/Post 50 | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.22.2013 | Fifty

At the age of 26, Sue Hitzmann had a bestselling fitness video, a cover on Muscle & Fitness Magazine and a hosting gig on ESPN’s Crunch TV -– in ...

The Two Beverages That Could Significantly Lower Your Risk Of Stroke

Huff/Post50 | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.15.2013 | Fifty

Your morning cups of coffee and green tea may do more than just give you an extra kick of energy -– they may also lower your risk of stroke. A r...

When It Comes To Health Care, Is Less More?

Next Avenue | Posted 03.13.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Gary Drevitch A groundbreaking campaign urges physicians to quit ordering 135 unnecessary tests and procedures Wh...

How To Get In Shape Without Working Out

Next Avenue | Posted 03.08.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone You don't have to join a gym to get in shape. These expert tips will incorporate exercise into your dai...

What Is The Connection Between Cholesterol And Happiness?

Huff/Post50 | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.07.2013 | Fifty

Cholesterol and happiness are not words that are often associated with each other, but researchers have found that there is a connection between the t...

10 Ways To De-Stress Your Way To Great Health

Huff/Post50 | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.27.2013 | Fifty

While retirement is theoretically a relaxing time designed to reward years of hard work, it can be anything but calming for retirees used to living wi...