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This Gorgeous Grandma Proves Beauty Has No Expiration Date

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 03.05.2015 | Fifty

Beauty is fleeting. Or so the arbiters of popular culture would lead us to believe. But one New York-based photographer and actress is turning convent...

7 Ways To Prove You're Full Of Energy At Work

Next Avenue | Phyllis Weiss Haserot | Posted 03.05.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Phyllis Weiss Haserot With today’s tight labor market and dramatic demographic changes, employability criteria suc...

Why This 65-Year-Old Is Still Not Ready To Go Gray

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.05.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Every few years, I get a sign that maybe -- just maybe -- it's time to stop coloring my hair. As I wrote 3.5 years ago, I'm a die-hard dyer and have been coloring my hair now for more than 40 years.

The 20 Worst (And 20 Best) Cities In The Nation For Saving Money

Buck Wargo | Posted 03.05.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

Nine of the 10 most expensive cities in 2015 reside in California, led by San Francisco and Los Angeles, and Portland in neighboring Oregon is likely to continue to benefit from that. Portland has been named as the No. 1 big city in the nation if your goal is to save money.

World's Oldest Woman Misao Okawa Says Turning 117 Is No Big Deal

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.04.2015 | Fifty

The oldest woman in the world, Japan's Misao Okawa, celebrated her birthday today (it's actually March 5), and though she's also one of the oldest peo...

Adorable Photo Proves Grandpa Ozzy Is No Longer 'The Prince Of Darkness'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.03.2015 | Fifty

We've always known rocker Ozzy Osbourne as the heavy-metal singing, mumbling reality star with a penchant for swearing. But now that he's a grandpa, w...

New Spanish Bar Only Hires Waiters Over 50

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.03.2015 | Fifty

When you walk into a trendy new bar, you might expect to see inexperienced servers and a hip, youthful atmosphere. But when you walk into Barcelona's ...

9 Foods That Keep You Feeling Full Longer

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 03.03.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Sticking to a low-calorie diet in an effort to lose weight immediately presents one big challenge: hung...

Granddad Walks 35 Miles To Work To Support Sick Wife And Grandson

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.02.2015 | Fifty

To support his ailing wife and earn a paycheck, a 61-year-old Iowa man sometimes walks 35 miles to his job as an overnight janitor. Steve Simoff told ...

Seniors Recreate Famous Hollywood Movie Posters And It's Fabulous

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.02.2015 | Fifty

You've never seen Hollywood quite like this before. Imagine Ron, Harry and Hermione at retirement age. Hagrid on a mobility scooter. Luke Skywalke...

10 Compliments You Should Give This Week

Nancy Roman | Posted 03.02.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

One of the rules I try to live by is to pay lots of compliments. I don't mean smarmy false flattery. I mean the real thing. I believe there is at least one occasion EVERY DAY to pay someone a sincere compliment.

What My Nude Photo Taught Me About Sex And Art

Erica Jagger | Posted 03.02.2015 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

The photo of me conveys a lot because a lot is not shown. Only the side of my face is visible. I'm nude but you don't see nipples or genitals. Because it's not totally clear what's going on, the viewer can project his or her own fantasy onto the shot.

What Happened When I Turned 50 And Took Off My Mask

Michelle Martin | Posted 03.02.2015 | Fifty
Michelle Martin

I have always worn masks. I didn't know I wore masks, but I did. I wore masks to protect myself, and to project images that I believed were more acceptable than the real me. I wore these masks so automatically, that I wasn't always aware of their existence.

This Is What Retiring Outside America Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 03.02.2015 | Fifty

Forget Florida and Arizona. When it comes to retirement, a growing number of Americans are opting to relocate abroad, to places with fabulous weather,...

Why You Need To Prepare For Expatriation Like It's Pregnancy

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 03.01.2015 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

"Being an expat isn't always easy," she said. "It's kind of like having children. If someone had told us beforehand what it was really going to be like, we might not have done it." But at the end, she said, "When it's all over, it's so rewarding and so worth it."

Why No Good Ever Comes From Drunk Dialing

Al DeLuise | Posted 03.01.2015 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

We have all done it. After too many drinks we find ourselves doing what our sober selves would never do. We make that phone call to the one person in the world we know we should not be calling at two in the morning; the infamous drunk dial. It is the one mistake that we know in our hearts is a mistake even as we scroll through our contact list and press send.

What I Did To Survive February

Tom Cramer | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Since I live in the Midwest, I'm always happy to say goodbye to January. Generally, January is the harshest of the winter months. The rest of winter is no picnic either, and it's not like I'm happy to say hello to February. Personally, I find February to be far more depressing.

How You, Too, Can Have Full, Gorgeous Eyebrows

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Eyebrows have a true purpose for being -- to help keep sweat out of our eyes, and convey a wide range of emotion through facial expression. But they've also had a starring role in beauty trends for thousands of years.

Centenarians Married Over 80 Years Share Their Secrets For A Long Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.27.2015 | Fifty

Not only have Duranord and Jeanne Veillard lived to be centenarians, they've also been married 82 years -- more than many of us can expect to live. An...

Bolivian Grandmas Play Handball To Stay Fit And It's Amazing

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.27.2015 | Fifty

When you think of the aches and pains that often accompany old age, you'd imagine women in their 70s and 80s taking it easy -- not playing a competiti...

5 Reasons Madison, Wisconsin May Be The World's Best Place To Retire

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.27.2015 | Fifty

Madison, Wisconsin just claimed the top spot on Milken Institute's Best Cities For Successful Aging list for large metros. Yes, Madison, with its annu...

5 Essential Life Lessons We Learned From Beanie Babies

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.26.2015 | Fifty

To commemorate Throwback Thursday today, we harken back to one of our favorite obsessions: Beanie Babies. With the help of author Zac Bissonnette, who...

Warren Buffett's Secret To Staying Young Might Make You Sick

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.26.2015 | Fifty

With billions of dollars at his disposal, you'd imagine Warren Buffett enjoying gourmet meals whipped up by a chef and served up on a gold platter. Bu...

How The Aging Of The Boomer Generation Is Reshaping America

Ken Dychtwald Ph.D. | Posted 02.26.2015 | Fifty
Ken Dychtwald Ph.D.

The aging and retirement of the boomer generation, coupled with the fact that we're all living longer than previous generations, is reshaping America. The research in this study provides a glimpse of what some of those changes will be.

The Truth About Exercising When You're Sick Or Hurt

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 02.26.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone When you're under the weather with a cold or achy muscles or joints, it may be best to skip your regula...