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Why Every Parent Of A Daughter Deserves Special Recognition

Yagana Shah | Posted 08.26.2016 | Fifty
Yagana Shah

When a child is born, parents think they are getting a gift. Little do they know that they'll inevitably lose us at some point, in one way or another. Some parents end up estranged from their children. But for parents of daughters, that little girl they cradled in their arms eventually leaves home.

Travel: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Underpants

Inga | Posted 08.24.2016 | Fifty
Inga

With the summer travel season in high gear, a person's thoughts just naturally turn to... underwear.

Senior Calendar Girls Strip Down To Raise Money For Veterans

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.25.2015 | Fifty

Helen Mirren, eat your heart out. There's a new crop of calendar girls on the scene and they've still got it goin' on, even as they're pushing 80. Th...

When You Answer The Phone And No One Is There

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.25.2015 | Fifty

Have you ever answered the phone to find no one on the other end and wondered: What are they trying to sell me if they aren't speaking? According to e...

What Physical Fitness Does To The Brains Of Older Adults

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.25.2015 | Fifty

Your fitness level doesn't just show on the outside -- it shows on the inside, too. A new study shows that older adults who are physically active have...

This Man's Goal Is To Rescue 200,000 Dogs

Ken Solin | Posted 08.25.2016 | Fifty
Ken Solin

My heart aches every time I see an abused or abandoned dog in an ASPCA television spot. Yehuda Netanel, an Israeli born architect, land developer, and private pilot in Los Angeles has the same reaction. So in 2009, at 59, he started Wings Of Rescue.

Juggling A Baby And Studying For The Bar Proved Overwhelming

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.25.2015 | Fifty

This is one story from Huff/Post50's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 15 remarkable ...

10 Behaviors Middle-Aged People Need To Stop Doing Already

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.25.2015 | Fifty

Who doesn't love a good silly list? In the comments below, please add to our serious and not-so-serious list of things and habits we should all probab...

Japan Has So Many People Turning 100, It Can't Afford To Give Them All Gifts

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.24.2015 | Fifty

Next month, Japan will observe its annual Respect For The Aged Day -- but the government will be paying its respects in a more frugal fashion, some re...

How This 55-Year-Old Widow Is Creating A Fulfilling New Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.25.2015 | Fifty

This is one story from Huff/Post50's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 15 remarkable ...

Why Picky Eaters Aren't Welcome For Dinner

Inga | Posted 08.22.2016 | Fifty
Inga

It's an old joke: if you only ate healthy food, would you live to 100, or would it just seem that way? A close friend of many years, Gina, regaled us at a recent birthday lunch about the Dinner Guests from Hell whose dietary requirements were so draconian she feared serving her first ever company meal of carrot sticks and water.

The Good News For Anyone Still Searching For Their Purpose

Wendy Lustbader | Posted 08.22.2016 | Fifty
Wendy Lustbader

Having no idea what to do next hurts, even as it might excite us on some level. Whether graduating from college or retiring from a long career, the road ahead may appear to be devoid of landmarks - intimidating in its blankness, goading because freedom is supposed to be so desirable yet its reality is often heavy with perplexing dilemmas.

10 Basic Rules For Choosing An Online Dating Profile Picture

Joe Seldner | Posted 08.22.2016 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

Yes, there is more to dating and mating and enjoying a relationship than physical attraction, so no need to point that out. And yes, these bits of advice apply to both women and men. And yes, who am I to be giving advice about what people look like. OK... But we all respond initially to appearance, so a few basics are worth keeping in mind.

Middle-Aged Drivers Admit To Using Cell Phones When Behind The Wheel

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.21.2015 | Fifty

Maybe it's time to take away our allowance? It turns out that teenagers aren't the only ones who text and drive. Middle-aged drivers do it too and are...

People Aged 7 To 93 Give Advice To Younger Selves

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.21.2015 | Fifty

When you need advice, who better to listen to than someone older and wiser. No matter your age -- old or young -- time always brings a unique perspect...

5 Tricks To Stop The Dreaded Middle-Age Decline

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.21.2015 | Fifty

In the words of Bette Davis, "Aging ain't for sissies." And anyone who's lived long enough to experience middle age may tell you the same. So before ...

6 Family Heirlooms Worth More Than You Think

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.20.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM “If it’s stainless it can go, if it’s chipped don’t worry so.” So goes a popular refrain in the appraisal world, referring to...

100-Year-Olds Married 75 Years Share Secrets To Wedded Bliss

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.20.2015 | Fifty

Seventy-five years after saying their "I dos," Lisette and Walter Kimmel celebrated their platinum anniversary by cutting a cake at the same time they...

5 Mature Beauty Vloggers Every Midlife Woman Needs To Follow

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.20.2015 | Fifty

If you're still using the same makeup routine you had a decade ago -- you've got a problem. Fortunately, we have the beauty bloggers to get you out of...

You Know You Are Losing It When ...

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.20.2015 | Fifty

Part of the aging process involves those "senior moments" we like to joke about and how you occasionally are given an opportunity to see yourself thro...

Grieving Man Plants 4.5 Miles Of Sunflowers To Honor His Dead Wife

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.22.2015 | Fifty

In a scene straight out of "Field of Dreams," cars are lining up along Wisconsin Highway 85 to see a 60-foot-wide strip of bright yellow sunflowers th...

4 Simple Tests To Find Out How Well You're Aging

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.19.2015 | Fifty

We often get caught up worrying about what aging will do to our looks -- from wrinkles in our skin to gray in our hair. But true aging is more than sk...

80-Year-old Fashionista Is Ready To Next Tackle YouTube

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.19.2015 | Fifty

This is one story from Huff/Post50's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 15 remarkable ...

7 Surprising Causes Of Back Pain

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.19.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM If it seems like everyone you know, including yourself, has back pain, you actually might be close to the truth. "If you go on the str...

9 Reasons A 'Golden Girls' Lifestyle May Be Perfect For You

Bonnie Moore | Posted 08.19.2016 | Fifty
Bonnie Moore

Have you ever considered living like the characters on The Golden Girls? While the show featuring those four fabulous female housemates has been off the air for years, the lifestyle inspired by the show is a growing national trend.