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

Lorraine C. Ladish | Posted 07.26.2015 | 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.

54-Year-Old Sets World Record For Most Pull-Ups

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.13.2015 | Fifty

Most of us struggle to do even a few pull-ups, no matter our fitness level or age. But for 54-year-old Mark Jordan, a couple hundred or even a couple ...

Yes, These Sports Illustrated Models Are Plus Size. So What?

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 04.12.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

It's not up to Sports Illustrated to define what plus size is. The only way women are going to feel good about how we look is to shut out all the noise and accept ourselves, accept the women around us, whatever size we are.

I on Beauty: Chapter 14 -- The Man Who Is Stopping the Clock

Irene Michaels | Posted 04.10.2015 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

Perhaps the most important lesson we can learn from Dr. Bob is to make our own health a priority in our lives. Dr. Bob wanted answers to health and anti-aging questions that weren't available when he began his career, so he took action to find the solutions himself.

Boomer Season's Greetings and Fond Memories!

David Kanegis | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
David Kanegis

As we all enjoy the holiday season, let's keep in mind what's most important in life. While I can't speak for other Baby Boomers, it's my guess that for the vast majority of us, family and friends are what count most.

Memorable Quotes From The Celebrities We Lost In 2014

Pat Gallagher | Posted 02.14.2015 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Here we are at the end of another calendar year -- 2014. When December rolls around, we tend to reflect on who we've lost in our own personal lives as well as those bigger-than-life mortals we affectionately call: celebrities.

Dear Mom Part Deux

Patricia Rust | Posted 02.09.2015 | Fifty
Patricia Rust

You and Dad had the romance of the century. Thanks, Mom if you had anything to do with Rob and I getting together.

New Book Is a Message to Parents With Drug Addicted Teens

Janet Mason | Posted 02.06.2015 | Books
Janet Mason

There's a lot of wisdom in this thin volume. Kaye tells us her story -- including information about her brother who died early on from drug addiction and about her daughter, Jennifer, who finally stopped lying to her mother, and told her that she was addicted to heroin and that the "recovery from heroin is one in a hundred."

I on Beauty: Chapter 11 - Six Dermatological Breakthroughs to Defy Age: Part II

Irene Michaels | Posted 02.06.2015 | Style
Irene Michaels

Photo from the collection of Irene Michaels. In the first part of this piece, I discussed a popular procedure, fractional CO2 laser skin resurfacing...

Dear Mom

Patricia Rust | Posted 01.31.2015 | Fifty
Patricia Rust

I wish you could meet Mooster Rob. That's what I called him. He is all that Frank was not. He is kind, caring, loving, and giving. I am convinced that he would give his last penny to anyone who would ask for it. Today, he spent the day helping me put things on Ebay. Is he crazy? He must be.

I on Beauty: Chapter 10 - Six Dermatological Breakthroughs to Defy Age: Part I

Irene Michaels | Posted 01.16.2015 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

Photo from the collection of Irene Michaels. While we may not yet be able to bathe in the Fountain of Youth, science is getting much closer to keepi...

I on Beauty: Chapter 9: Illnesses You Should Worry About More than Ebola

Irene Michaels | Posted 12.29.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

The biggest news outlets have been reeling with Ebola horror stories for weeks now, and while this terrible virus is certainly cause for alarm in West Africa (and precaution elsewhere), the risk to North Americans currently remains quite low.

I on Beauty: Chapter 8 - Living Better with Pets

Irene Michaels | Posted 12.05.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

I have been a pet owner my entire life. My pets are my children, friends, and most definitely my biggest fans. My life wouldn't be the same without them, and most likely, neither would my health.

I on Beauty: Chapter 6 - Men Post 50 and the Ageless Athlete

Irene Michaels | Posted 11.10.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

Photo credit: From the collection of Irene Michaels I would like to take this time to thank my readers for being so responsive with all of your comm...

How 52 Firsts In 52 Weeks Can Change Your Life

Andrea Jarrell | Posted 11.05.2014 | Fifty
Andrea Jarrell

When we're young, we constantly make choices about what we do and don't like. When we get older, we relish knowing who we are. But there's a risk, too, in blindly following habitual likes and dislikes. I refuse to think what I know about myself to date is all there is to know.

I on Beauty: Chapter 5 - Irene Michaels' Favorites for Fall

Irene Michaels | Posted 10.25.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

Photo from the collection of Irene Michaels. 1. Food: Karyn's Fresh Corner & Day Spa I know when I desire healthy food, embrace my tummy and feel ...

Chapter 4: Being Single Post 50

Irene Michaels | Posted 09.23.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

One mistake women make is going out to "LOOK FOR A MAN." You are doomed as soon as you do that and will always be disappointed. Go out to enjoy yourself and your friends and you will give off a different vibe.

The Roller Coaster Life Of A Caregiver

Elizabeth Flora Ross | Posted 09.02.2014 | Fifty
Elizabeth Flora Ross

The phone vibrating on my night stand woke me from a deep sleep. I fumbled to find it and looked at the time -- 4:44 AM. The phone number seemed vaguely familiar in my foggy state, but was not one I had programmed into my contacts. I have had wrong number phone calls in the middle of the night before.