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Man Dances With Alzheimer's Grandma, Completely Brightens Her Day

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.22.2016 | Fifty

Asked nanny for a dance she can't remember much but she still knows how to move Ashleigh Stoneman Benita Burland Urshula Burland David Grace Hugh Grac...

If We Treated Ourselves The Way We Treat Our Children

Rachel Brehm | Posted 03.17.2016 | Fifty
Rachel Brehm

let me be the first to tell you that the demands and responsibilities of adulthood can sit heavy on your shoulders. They can swallow up your time, and saturate your thoughts. They can rob you of sleep, of spontaneity, and of energy. But what if we tried, just a little bit, to treat ourselves the way we treated children?

5 Best-Value Retirement Havens For Under $1,500 A Month | Posted 03.17.2016 | Fifty

"I can easily afford to indulge myself whenever I want," says expat Rob Schneider. "Between breakfast, renting a catamaran, and dinner for two, I came away with change out of the $25 I had in my pocket this morning."

8 Things I Wish I Knew A Year Ago About College Applications

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.17.2016 | Fifty

1. The word "fit" gets bandied about quite a bit. It doesn't mean what people tell you it means. Fit, you will be led to believe, is whether the vibe ...

College 'Hunk' Melts Hearts With Sweet Serenade For Older Woman

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.16.2016 | Fifty

College H.U.N.K.S. Mover stuns everyone when he sings like Joh...One of our St. Louis team members was on a moving job at a senior living community wh...

What Do You Want To Do When You Grow Up?

Jackie Walker | Posted 03.16.2016 | Fifty
Jackie Walker

Sometimes you lead your life and sometimes your life leads you. While working for a major department store in Tampa, Florida, I was led by my store manager away from my original dream to a second-floor office with the title "Human Resource Director" on the door.

5 Must-See Islands In Panama

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.16.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Panama has more than 1,400 islands, and, just like snowflakes, no two are exactly alike. The "perfect" Panamanian island for you depends on what you're looking for. Here are a few recommendations.

The Viral Birthday Wish That Made This 97-Year-Old Grandpa's Day

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.15.2016 | Fifty

When 97-year-old Alfred Birch was hospitalized with congestive heart failure in early March, his family didn't think he'd make it to his 98th birthday...

The Unexpected Companion I Never Knew I Needed

Cathy L. Mason | Posted 03.15.2016 | Fifty
Cathy L. Mason

I love quiet. I really, really love quiet. And cleanliness, and order ... all the things I didn't have much when we had kids at home. We loved raising our children but now we're in a different chapter and the quiet is pretty nice. And so, of course, I looked at the local shelter's Adoptable Dogs page.

Meet The Incredible Invisible Middle-Aged Woman

Nancy Solomon | Posted 03.15.2016 | Fifty
Nancy Solomon

Welcome to the world of women over 50. In the youth-oriented business of television, we barely exist. We suffer from what I'll call the Windex Effect: Media people look right through us. As far as they're concerned, we're not there.

The 9 Foods You Should Never Ever Freeze | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.25.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM 1. Eggs Whole eggs should be kept out of the freezer. The egg could expand and crack the shell, allowing bacteria to creep in. Ev...

A Sane Take On The Craziness That Is The GOP Presidential Race

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 03.13.2016 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

I am a liberal Democrat. Bernie Sanders isn't even left enough for me, and Hillary certainly isn't, though I've always loved her. That said, I decided to watch all the debates, and thus got to know the Republicans a bit better. They won't get my vote, but for the first time since George Bush they started to seem human to me.

What The Loss Of Our Family Dog Taught Me About Gratitude

Sharon Kurtzman | Posted 03.13.2016 | Fifty
Sharon Kurtzman

I wondered if my gratitude jar had opened the door to bad luck. Following our dear pup's death, the jar was a taunting, glass finger; one that nah, nah, nah-nah, nah dared me to find something good in my life. About a week after Midnite died, I plunked down at my desk with the jar in view.

3 Ways To Mitigate The Cost Of Long Term Care

Max Gottlieb | Posted 03.12.2016 | Fifty
Max Gottlieb

Family members who become caregivers are thrust into the role of caregiver regardless of whether or not they're ready. The Congressional Budget Office estimated the value of this "informal" care at approximately $234 billion for 2011, the last year calculated.

How To Get The Best Photos Of The Northern Lights

Kay Dougherty | Posted 03.12.2016 | Fifty
Kay Dougherty

No matter what tourism boards have given you the impression that you can go to Norway, Iceland, Greenland or wherever and look up into the sky and see spectacular Northern Lights with your naked eyes, it most likely isn't true. Take a moment to grieve, be angry, refuse to believe it or do whatever you need to do at this point.

5 Reasons To Celebrate Liza Minnelli On Her 70th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.12.2016 | Fifty

The daughter of Judy Garland and Vincente Minnelli turns 70 on March 12 and we want to celebrate right alongside her! There is just so much to love an...

Why This Tech Company Isn't Afraid Of Older Workers

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.11.2016 | Fifty

Software maker Atlassian has released data on the age breakdown of its employees in an effort to shine a light on age discrimination in the tech indus...

The Economics of Obesity & Bariatric Surgery

Don McNay | Posted 03.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Don McNay

"Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business and eventually degenerates into a racket." -Eric Hoffer "Lesson number one: Don't underes...

This Older Woman Shows Us All You're Never Too Old To 'Twist And Shout'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.11.2016 | Fifty

Ezda Beevers/ViralHog It's hard not to tap your toes when you pass by some spirited street performers. But for one spunky older woman in Brighton, Eng...

'I Had Become Invisible In My Own Eyes'

Kati Reijonen | Posted 03.10.2016 | Fifty
Kati Reijonen

Here's the simple fact of life that I have learned to be very true: the ultimate cause of suffering is our disconnectedness from ourselves.

Donald Trump And His Supporters Are Hurting My Child

Amy Herren | Posted 03.10.2016 | Fifty
Amy Herren

Yesterday, when she first woke up, my teenage daughter Enani asked, "If Donald Trump gets elected president, will I be sent back to Africa? Enani was borh in Ethiopia and, through international adoption, became our daughter when she was two years old.

8 Super Smart Tips For Parents From ASKfm's Online Safety Guru

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.10.2016 | Fifty

What do the experts in online safety do when it comes to keeping their own kids safe online? We asked one -- Catherine Teitelbaum, chief trust and saf...

4 Tips For Being Stylish And Fashionable After 50

Valerie Hansen | Posted 03.09.2016 | Fifty
Valerie Hansen

I was dreading turning 50 just a little bit. I am happy to report my teeth and hair didn't all fall out, and I'm still very much alive and kicking!! The worst of it was ... receiving an application from my friends at AARP to sign up! I am thankful for the gift of life, amazing family and friends.

Watch Bruce Springsteen Sing 'Thunder Road' Over 41 Years

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.08.2016 | Fifty

A music video supercut of Bruce Springsteen singing "Thunder Road" over 41 years just may be the greatest Bruce-related thing we've heard since they a...

Here's How Looks Could Affect The Presidential Election

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.08.2016 | Fifty

Attention to candidates appearances has factored into this election cycle to an excessive degree -- but its impact goes beyond personal and political ...