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Yagana Shah

What Putting A Name With A Face Says About How Well You're Aging

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.28.2014 | Fifty

As you get older, you might find yourself worried that your so-called "senior moments" could be more than just forgetfulness. A misplaced set of keys ...

Experiencing An Affair And Divorce At 84

Next Avenue | Marlayna Glynn Brown | Posted 05.23.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Marlayna Glynn Brown I don't see my parents often, and by parents I mean my mother and my stepfather, Denny, of 35 y...

5 Common Habits That Are Costing You Big-Time

Jay Lickus | Posted 07.23.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

You may not realize it, but you have a lot of bad habits. OK, sorry I said that but it had to be said. All baby boomers have bad habits. I have bad habits. You can't go this long in life without having developed some imperfect patterns and impulses in your decision-making.

Ann Brenoff

The Best Remedies For Your Sleepless Nights

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.23.2014 | Fifty

A few of us on the Huff/Post 50 staff are having a hard time sleeping as of late. We toss and turn all night. We asked our Facebook friends for help a...

43 Things Every Woman Would Like To Say To Their Hair

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 07.22.2014 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

At 50-something, my hair still seems to be the bane of my existence, and I know I am not alone.  Hair seems is big topic of conversation amongst women of all races, ethnicity, and age. But at midlife, there is a big part of me that wants to look in the mirror and say to my hair, 'enough about you already!'

What Your Dreams Can Reveal About Your Health

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Levine | Posted 05.27.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Your plane is going down; someone is stalking you but you can’t make your legs move; your house is on fire and ther...

13 Songs That Made You Cry Like Crazy As A Teen

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.22.2014 | Fifty

No matter what generation you inhabit, teen angst is a part of it. As a result, musicians have rolled out a lot of emotional songs through the years, ...

8 Reasons Your Kid Won't Write Thank You Notes

Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.22.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

This may be the easiest post I ever wrote. You want eight reasons why your child doesn't write thank-you notes? Here you go.

Ann Brenoff

5 Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Summer

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.21.2014 | Fifty

Oh, if we only knew then what we know now! Here are 5 things you will regret: 1. Sun worshipping. The sun is not really our friend. Sadly, many of...

Cleopatra Herself In All Her Glory

Maggie Harris | Posted 07.21.2014 | Fifty
Maggie Harris

Cleopatra herself in all her glory couldn't look as good I did done up in all my finery for an assignation with you. Maybe I was in denial but there's...

Kate Bratskeir

This Badass 85-Year-Old's Answer To Everything? More Sex

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.21.2014 | Fifty

If you're not following legendary sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer on Twitter, you are robbing yourself of some serious joy. The German-born 85-ye...

15 Top Places To Retire With Your Dog

Moira McGarvey | Posted 07.30.2014 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

If you love dogs, you'll be thinking about where you retire with an additional filter. Is the city or town friendly to Fido? Are there active 50+ communities that are especially tailored to pets?

Yagana Shah

Researchers Discover Surprising Link Between Taste And Longevity

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.23.2014 | Fifty

Life can be bitter or sour, but if it's sweet you may just live longer, a new study suggests. Yes, your sweet (or salt) tooth could provide insight as...

How I Introduced My Daughter To My Father With Dementia

Elizabeth Flora Ross | Posted 07.20.2014 | Fifty
Elizabeth Flora Ross

It is something no one would ever choose. And yet seniors by the thousands end their days like my dad. I read recently that scientists in Britain had been able to stop brain degeneration in mice. It is a major breakthrough, though it will be years before we will know if there are applications for humans.

High Tide

Cherie Dacko | Posted 05.20.2014 | Fifty
Cherie Dacko

From Polish ancestry, artist Cherie Dacko was born in Chicago but raised in Tampa, Florida. She received her BA at USF and joined an Ybor City artist'...

The Top 7 Places To Visit For Healing Waters

Next Avenue | Annette Foglino | Posted 05.22.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Annette Foglino Even though I spent many years writing about spas, I have always had a cat-like aversion to treatmen...

5 Things Older Employees Should Never Do With Younger Co- Workers Around

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.20.2014 | Fifty

Hanging on to a job tops pretty much every midlifer's short list of things they'd absolutely like to do. So with that in mind, here are five things th...

Why Some People View Widows As 'Threats'

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 07.19.2014 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

Immediately after Mike's passing, the demeanor of this once warm and welcoming woman flipped 180 degrees.

Bruised Silence

Pamela McMahon-Miller | Posted 05.19.2014 | Fifty
Pamela McMahon-Miller

Derwood Trexler drove his SUV along the busy two-lane road, occasionally glancing into his rear view mirror at the trail of cars behind him. The pain...

60 Perfect Reasons You Should Be Psyched About Turning 60

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff and Shelley Emling | Posted 05.19.2014 | Fifty

Remember how old 60 sounded when you were 20? Fortunately, today's 60 is nothing like that 60. In fact, there are loads of wonderful things about turn...

What It's Like To Have Face Blindness

Roz Warren | Posted 07.18.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

'm sure this has happened to you. You run into someone you know, but she isn't where you'd expect to see her. Your yoga instructor... at the dry cleaners. A member of your book club... at the local Starbucks. Your mental wheels start to spin. 'I know her,' you're thinking. 'But... who the hell is she?'

12 Celebrities Who Look Better With Gray Hair

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Kristen Sturt | Posted 05.18.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Whether you call it silver, salt-and-pepper, or steely, these dozen celebrities absolutely rock their graying 'dos. ...

8 Surprising Ways To Lower Your Diabetes Risk

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sheryl Kraft | Posted 05.17.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com The most common form of diabetes, Type 2 (once called adult-onset or non-insulin-dependent diabetes), affects 90-95 p...

10 Undeniably Old-Fashioned Baby Names

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sara Schwartz | Posted 05.17.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com While a slew of recent celebrity births have popularized some old-fashioned names (see: Bruce WIllis's daughter, Mabe...

Yagana Shah

Stunning Images Reveal How Aging Changes Us All

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.16.2014 | Fifty

Have you ever wondered what you'll look like in 10, 15, or 20 years? Or have you ever been stunned to see photos of your parents or grandparents when ...