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Brand New Man Reality Show: 3 Days After Weight Loss Surgery

Don McNay | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Don McNay

Things have gone incredibly well. Beyond my wildest dreams. It's hard to believe I had major surgery three days ago.

Why Celebrities Should Stop Retirement-Shaming Us

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.28.2016 | Fifty

Lately, there have been a spate of headlines cheering on older celebrities who at 70 or 80 proclaim that they have no intention of ever retiring. Wel...

5 Things We Can Learn From Our Grandmothers' Generation

Bustle | Posted 01.26.2016 | Fifty

There are plenty of things we can learn from our grandmothers' generation -- both their triumphs and their mistakes -- that are applicable to gender equality today.

Bowie, Bing, Stallone, Peyton and Multigenerational Collaboration

Jean McCormick | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
Jean McCormick

Bing Crosby, David Bowie and Alan Rickman still had music in them until their last days on earth. Many Boomers and even Silent Generation members still have music in them. But does the rest of the workforce hear that music and the potential symphonies that could be composed?

5 Things You Did In The 70s That You Could Never Do Today

James Baxley | Posted 01.03.2016 | Fifty
James Baxley

There are five things that you could do in the '70s that you could never, ever get away with today because they are so despicable, at least to "p.c." police, they would have you arrested and Child Protective Services would take your children away... probably.

4 Holiday Foods Midlifers Should Never Eat

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.18.2015 | Fifty

Welcome to the month of over-indulgences. December is the reason we make New Year's resolutions. We ran this post last year around this time and figu...

Her Heart Remembers: The Moves

Janelle Capra | Posted 12.16.2015 | Parents
Janelle Capra

Dementia has taken a lot from my mom. She was once a woman full of smiles, laughter and faith. Now, she is often a woman who is suffering, scared and searching for words, her words. Her words fail her at times and oftentimes hurt those who love her the most.

The Link Between Stress And Gray Hair

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.28.2015 | Fifty

It's been said that Marie Antoinette's hair turned white the night before she was beheaded. The assumption is that the stress caused by her impending...

50-Year-Old Breaks World Pushup Record -- Again

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.19.2015 | Sports

If you’re looking to feel good about your personal journey towards self-improvement, stop reading now. The man below will make you feel ...

Why I Decided To Hike The Appalachian Trail At Age 55

Michelle Martin | Posted 11.14.2015 | Fifty
Michelle Martin

Like many women who watched the movie 'Wild,' I was inspired by Cheryl Strayed's courage and how she was able to turn her grief and desperation into triumph. And I wondered if I could do something similar.

What Women Can Do About Hair Loss

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.20.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Sheryl Kraft Everyone loses hair. In fact, it’s normal to lose between 50 and 100 hairs a day, according t...

Rob Lowe Reveals His Secret Weapon To Aging Gracefully

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.14.2015 | Fifty

Rob Lowe seems to be ageless. And we have an inkling as to how he's pretty much looked the same since "St. Elmo's Fire."  The...

50 Things I'm Thinking Now That I've Turned 50

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 09.15.2015 | Fifty
Jackie Pilossoph

I seriously cannot believe I'm 50. I don't feel 50. In fact, I don't even feel 40. But, I checked my birth certificate and the number is accurate, so here I am, six days into being the big 5-0.

How To Live The Second Half Of Your Life With Renewed Purpose

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 08.28.2015 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

Don't wait for tragedy to strike, or redundancy, or a stock market crash or divorce. Decide today to put your mind to living the second half of your life with renewed purpose, vigor and inspiration.

Dear Colleges: Thank You For Wasting Trees And Building False Hopes

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.27.2015 | Fifty

Just like labor pains, as we draw closer to the time when college applications are due, the solicitations from schools come faster, harder and closer...

9 Ways Happy Couples Keep The Flame Alive Over Many Years

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.24.2015 | Fifty

You know those long-married couples who sit in Chinese restaurants in silence, never speaking a word to one another? The good news: It doesn't have t...

The 10 Best Movies For Grownups From The Past 3 Years | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.06.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM I’ll See You in My Dreams (2015) Starring: Blythe Danner, Sam Elliott, Martin Starr Though she’s chalked up multip...

I Found My Soulmate After 50 -- And I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way

Lorraine C. Ladish | Posted 08.31.2015 | Fifty
Lorraine C. Ladish

For those who think they're too old to find love in midlife, for those who think their ship has sailed, I say - don't give up. Everyone evolves. You're not the same person you were 10 years ago, and neither is your future soulmate.

10 Things Every Woman Wants Her Mother-In-Law To Know

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 07.11.2015 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

Family unity and healthy interactions, who could possibly be against that? Not many! I've got two daughters-in-law who are precious to me and one more soon to be welcomed joyously into our family. I find myself always trying to be a well intentioned, non-meddling mother-in-law. Sometimes, I even succeed. Sometimes I don't.

Going to a 40th High School Reunion?

Ken Toltz | Posted 07.07.2015 | Fifty
Ken Toltz

So this summer I'm helping plan my 40th (!) high school reunion. That seems like an awfully big number, us George Washington Patriots would never have imagined reaching -- let alone celebrating -- back in 1975.

Waiting for the Gatekeepers

Eva Lesko Natiello | Posted 06.17.2015 | Books
Eva Lesko Natiello

Some people will waste a lifetime waiting for the Gatekeepers. I was almost one of those people. By nature, I'm a rule follower. Even unwritten rules. If there's a way something is "supposed to be done," that's how I'll do it. When I finished writing my first novel, I queried agents.

I On Exceptional Living: Yvonne Barteau -- Love of the Horse and Life

Irene Michaels | Posted 05.03.2015 | Women
Irene Michaels

I have long been impressed by Yvonne Barteau. She is not only one of the nation's most accomplished dressage riders, but as a Post-50 woman, she continues to excel as a performer and trainer.

Saying Farewell To Our Family Home After 24 Years

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 05.03.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

I know this place. For 24 years we've lived here. I arrived, not quite 30-years-old with my one-year-old baby girl in my arms. I had fought moving to the suburbs for two years, but my husband was right -- it was a wonderful place to raise a family. So that's what we did. Now we're leaving.

I On Exceptional Living: The Exceptional Lives of William Yates, Beverly Johnson and More

Irene Michaels | Posted 06.08.2015 | Style
Irene Michaels

From supermodel to suburban-supermom, the I On Exceptional Living series continues with more special individuals whose lives are leaving a mark on the world in a variety of ways.

I On Beauty: Chapter 15 -- The Post-50 Market Moves Online, Spends Billions for Beauty

Irene Michaels | Posted 05.15.2015 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

Post-50 shoppers are making more of their purchases online than you might think. While seniors may not be the most active demographic on social media, they aren't by any means absent from the internet.