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5 Things 60-Somethings Can Learn From Caitlyn Jenner

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.27.2015 | Fifty

  1. It's never too late to be who you are or chase a dream. Caitlyn is 65 and just transitioned with the whole world watching. So, is it really...

Why The 'Best Time Of My Life' Keeps Changing

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 07.27.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

Now is the best time of my life. This day. And, tomorrow could be even better, so I am willing to anticipate that happening. I believe that a positive attitude makes all the difference, no matter what age or circumstance surrounds us. I'm 63-years-old, and I'm not done.

3 Smart Alternatives To Life Insurance

Michael Lazar | Posted 07.27.2015 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

While life insurance may be the perfect solution for many, for some it may not. If you have yet to decide, here are three alternatives to life insurance that you can consider in the meantime.

Saying Goodbye To My Companion Of 42 Years... My Dryer

Inga | Posted 07.26.2015 | Fifty
Inga

Last week, my 42-year-old dryer gave up the ghost, mid-load. Worse, I think I killed it. I put a wet heavy blanket in it and turned it on to the high cycle, something I've done numerous times before. But under the strain, its aged heart, er, power relay, gave out and it tumbled its last. Services are pending.

7 Reasons To Love Helen Mirren On Her 70th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.25.2015 | Fifty

  Actress Helen Mirren turns 70 on Sunday, July 26. Is it possible that she just keeps getting better and better each year? Here are some o...

11 Things Every Middle-Aged Person Should Have In Their Bedroom

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.25.2015 | Fifty

Bedrooms are our personal sanctuaries. By the time you hit middle age, there are some things every bedroom should have in it. And no, the government ...

A Healthy Social Life In Your 20s May Be A Key To Longevity

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.24.2015 | Fifty

  How busy your social life is at age 20 -- and how solid the relationships are that you make when you're 30 -- are factors in your well-being ...

5 Very Good Reasons To Date An Older Woman

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.24.2015 | Fifty

Forget the MILF stereotypes. There are plenty of solid reasons to date older women that have nothing to do with just how fabulous they look (although,...

Are You Ever Too Old To Look After Your Own Grandkids?

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.23.2015 | Fifty

We recently heard about two UK grandparents who claimed social services wouldn't allow them to adopt their granddaughter because of their age. Echo Ne...

5 Reasons Your Body Shape Changes As You Age

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.23.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Ever noticed that the waist you used to have has been replaced with a thicker middle? Or that you seem to be shrinking? It's n...

The Poet Who Was Martha's Vineyard's Best-Kept Secret

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.23.2015 | Fifty

Peggy Freydberg may have been Martha's Vineyard's best-kept secret, but that's about to change. An elegant, beautiful and humble woman, Freydberg beg...

Why Twitter Is The New Better Business Bureau

Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.23.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Finally, a use for social media I can wrap my head around: If you have a consumer complaint, just put it out on Twitter. Twitter, for all intents and purposes, is the new Better Business Bureau. The ability to publicly shame a company for its bad service is a weapon in the consumer arsenal.

Rebel Grandma Sneaks Out Of Care Home To Get A Tattoo

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.22.2015 | Fifty

Sneaking out to get a tattoo is something you might expect from a teenager -- not a 79-year-old grandma. So you can imagine Tony Sellers' s...

4 Tips to Protect Seniors Against Fraud and Identity Theft

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 07.22.2015 | Fifty
NextAdvisor.com

Although most anyone can be a target of fraud and identity theft, senior identity theft is on the rise and those ages 50+ are often in the cross-hairs of scammers. The U.S. government is taking steps to help circumvent the high level of fraud aimed at seniors, but it can only do so much -- and progress in this area has been fairly slow.

See The Precious Moment A 97-Year-Old Met Her Great-Great-Great-Granddaughter

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.22.2015 | Fifty

Family reunions are always a special time, but they're even more special when a whopping six generations get together in the same place.  Lois Hu...

8 Things Teenagers Will Never Ever Tell Their Parents

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.22.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Ellen Pober Rittberg, a grandmother, attorney, and former law guardian in New York family, supreme, and surrogate's court, is ...

Too Much TV May Raise The Risk Of Alzheimer's, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.21.2015 | Fifty

Spending too many hours in front of a TV screen might raise the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, a new California study suggests.  R...

Older Women Are Having Sex A Lot More Than You Might Think

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.21.2015 | Fifty

Some younger people might cringe at the idea of their parents' generation getting frisky, but a new study shatters the myth that older people aren't h...

Ageless Couple Recreates Wedding Photos, 40 Years On

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.21.2015 | Fifty

To celebrate their anniversary, a Texas couple decided to commemorate the special day by recreating the magical moments that were captured 40 years ag...

How To Take The Car Keys Away From Elderly Parents

Buck Wargo | Posted 07.21.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

When we were growing up, it pained Dad to have to give us the car keys, because he knew how we drove as teenagers and knew that we didn't always make the right decision while driving or pay enough attention. Now it's our time to worry ourselves sick.

9 Of The Most Tax-Friendly States For Retirees

Moira McGarvey | Posted 07.21.2015 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

After speaking with the attorney and accountant, one thing became clear. As residents of Connecticut, if we want to have more money in retirement, and keep that money and maybe even have money left over for our kids when we go to that 'Spirit in the Sky', leaving Connecticut is critical.

The Best Of #MiddleAgedSchmovies

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.20.2015 | Fifty

Yeah, we admit it. Going back to work on Mondays is made just a little bit easier if we can play a #hashtag game or three. We found a few of these hys...

Have You Checked Out An Old Flame On Facebook? You're Not Alone.

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.20.2015 | Fifty

Need more evidence that Facebook is the go-to site for boomers? A recent poll in Britain found that one in six Brits over 50 use Facebook to check ou...

7 Things Jane Fonda Taught Us About Sex

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.20.2015 | Fifty

Jane Fonda knows good sex. And not just because of her series of bestselling (and somewhat sexy) fitness videos. The 77-year-old actress has...

How To Feel Younger Each Year Without A Facelift

Greg White | Posted 07.18.2015 | Fifty
Greg White

Some people think I'm younger than I really am. Maybe because I have a full head of hair. But at my age, I didn't expect to still have any hair. So I celebrate it by blow drying it every morning. Get it huge. Then it deflates through the day in direct proportion to my life's disappointments.