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What People Over 50 Aren't Hearing In All This Election Noise

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.28.2016 | Fifty

Whether you think America already is great or needs to be made great again, if you are over 60, you may be feeling like wallpaper in this election’s...

This Video Will Make You Want To Grow Old In Australia

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.27.2016 | Fifty

With so many negative images floating around about what aging looks like, this Australian video ad campaign that celebrates growing old Down Under is ...

Lack Of Exercise In Middle Age Is Even Deadlier Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.27.2016 | Fifty

Listen up all you couch potatoes: It’s time to get up and get moving. A decades-long study has shown that a low physical activity level can increase...

Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' (Oldsta-Style) Is Just So Good

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.27.2016 | Fifty

Gotta love those Kiwis! A group of 80-somethings from a retirement home in New Zealand have recreated Taylor Swift’s "Shake It Off" video and we can...

Former Saks Waitresses Claim They Were Fired for 'Getting Old'

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.25.2016 | Fifty

Five former female servers at two Saks’ cafes claimed in a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Federal Court that they were let go because they were “not a...

What We Didn't Hear In Trump's Acceptance Speech

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.22.2016 | Fifty

At 75 minutes long, Donald Trump’s acceptance speech to be the GOP’s presidential nominee, broke records for length ― and we suspect volume. But...

The 13 Countries That Are Better For Retirees Than The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.20.2016 | Fifty

When the work wheel stops spinning, where will you land? According to the Natixis Global Asset Management’s fourth annual study, the countries of No...

86-Year-Old Woman Fights Off Thief With Bacon, Starting Most Inappropriate Hashtag Ever

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 07.20.2016 | Taste

A British woman after Ron Swanson’s heart fended off a would-be thief with a pack of bacon. Greater Manchester Police shared their account o...

Today's News Is 'Deja Vu All Over Again' For Those Over 50

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.15.2016 | Fifty

It’s been said that those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it. Maybe that’s why some of us are experiencing a sense of deja vu caused...

The Hardest Lesson Of All For The Parent Of Teenagers

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.14.2016 | Fifty

Without question, I am the engine that runs my family. I am the organizer, the planner, the just-in-case-you-need-it-I’ve-packed-it person. If you f...

5 Excellent Reasons Why People Over 50 Should Play Pokémon Go

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.13.2016 | Fifty

In the span of a week, the mobile phone game Pokémon Go has surpassed Instagram, Snapchat and WhatsApp in daily usage time. Hell, it has given Twitte...

What AARP Wants To Hear Most From The Presidential Candidates

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.11.2016 | Fifty

With the nation’s attention and election discourse focused on gun violence, immigration and Hillary’s emails/Donald’s insults, AARP is hoping to...

This Is How To Tell If Your Cat Is Aging Well

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.07.2016 | Fifty

It takes a special kind of person to invest deep love in a pet, knowing that with a cat or dog’s shorter life span, we likely will be saying goodbye...

The 10 Oldie-But-Goodie Books Worth Re-Reading This Summer

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.07.2016 | Fifty

Books are like old friends who you haven't seen in a while. You always loved being in their company and still remember some of the great things they'v...

The 5 Things I'm Willing To Pay More For Now That I'm Older

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.07.2016 | Fifty

As you age, different things become more important to you. Here are five things I’m willing to spend a little extra for. 1. Extra legroom. My rule o...

Male Libido Gone MIA? There May Be A Fix For That

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.05.2016 | Fifty

As many as 40 percent of men over age 45 experience hypogonadism -- the loss of their sex drive. Thankfully, there might be a solution for that. Accor...

Grandmother, 60, Wins Key Fight In Bid To Birth Her Own Grandbaby

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.30.2016 | Fifty

The desire of a 60-year-old British woman who wants to use her deceased daughter's frozen eggs to give birth to her own grandchild took a giant step c...

11 Happy Skills Everyone Should Learn Before They Turn 50

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.30.2016 | Fifty

1. How to count to 10. Anger isn't your friend. In fact, learning to control it could add years to your life. A study published in the Journal of Epid...

8 Things You Should Never Say To A Caregiver -- And Why

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.30.2016 | Fifty

I was recently thrust into the role of caregiver for my husband. It has been a life-altering experience -- for the whole family. Here are some things ...

When Your Facebook Friends Become Your IRL Friends

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.10.2016 | Fifty

With all the political rhetoric and not-so-humble bragging that goes on on Facebook, has the social media site quietly developed an underbelly where g...

5 Reasons Why Not Taking Your Meds Is Seriously Bad News

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.20.2016 | Fifty

There is even a name for people who don't take their medications as prescribed: They are "noncompliant patients." And there are an awful lot of them: ...

Rapping McDonald's Grandma Is Facebook Sensation

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.18.2016 | Fifty

A 72-year-old grandmother who works six days a week in a western New York McDonald's is enjoying her 15 minutes of Facebook fame. Her special bullet t...

A Husband Shielded His Wife From A Foul Ball And Got The Cutest Hug

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 05.17.2016 | Sports

In a feat of both chivalry and agility, one Philadelphia Phillies fan at Monday’s home game extended his arms to the right just in the nick of time,...

Is Frankie On To Something With Her Yam Lube?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.13.2016 | Fifty

Apparently Gwyneth Paltrow thinks she is! The actress recently popped in on Chelsea Handler's new Netflix talk show Chelsea, where she shared what ins...

7 Nasty Things That Could Happen If You Die Without A Will

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.13.2016 | Fifty

About 55 percent of Americans don't have a will, according to LexisNexis. And most of them -- 60 percent -- say it's because they just haven't gotten ...