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11 Important Lessons You Learn After You 'Grow Up'

Jill Robbins | Posted 10.03.2016 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

I might not be enrolled in school but I'm a learner...and I've learned enough about life to know that what I know is a drop in the bucket compared to what I don't know.

How To Cope After An Unimaginable Loss

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 10.02.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

What do you do when the unthinkable happens to a close friend? When one of the things most feared by all comes true? A loss - especially a sudden one - brings on feelings of incredulity and disorientation in all who know and care for the persons involved in a tragic occurrence.

4 Ways A Daily Aspirin Can Save Your Life

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.02.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM “Take two aspirin, and call me in the morning.” That oft-quoted doctor’s advice makes aspirin seem as if it is a simple interventi...

Holocaust Survivor Shares Amazing Story Of Kindness In A Concentration Camp

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.02.2015 | Fifty

More than a moving story: a true life lesson.Thank you Francine. #WhatMakesUsHUMANPosted by HUMAN on Friday, September 25, 2015 Though the Holocaust w...

The 13 Care Package Items Every College Kid Would Love

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.02.2015 | Fifty

After high school, the freedom of living on your own at college can be liberating for teens. Even so, many kids still miss the comforts of home. If th...

4 Things You Didn't Know (But Should) About Your Credit Report

Michael Lazar | Posted 10.02.2016 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

What you don't know about your credit report could be hurting you. And we are not talking about identity theft or fraud. We are talking about what's on there. Most people, in fact, are not well informed of how the credit rating system even works.

Top 12 'Grandparent Skills' In Danger Of Disappearing

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.01.2015 | Fifty

1. The art of apologizing. "I'm sorry" may be the two most overused and yet undervalued words in the English language. The problem lies in our deliver...

Survey Reveals U.S. Adults Are Resigned To The Symptoms Of Aging

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.01.2015 | Fifty

It's true that physical aging is a natural part of getting older, but a new survey reveals just how many American adults are unaware of when and how o...

15 Clever Costumes For Midlifers Who Will Never Outgrow Halloween

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.01.2015 | Fifty

The calendar can say what it wants, but our hearts are already pumping for Halloween. Halloween is the Twitter of holidays: You get points for being c...

14 Classic Horror Movies That Still Send Chills Down Our Spines

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.01.2015 | Fifty

Yes, we know horror flicks nowadays have lots of advanced special effects but some of the old-school classics are still just as scary. We asked our Fa...

The 3 Tastiest Food And Wine Festivals This Fall

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 09.30.2016 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Thanks to the weather gods, the temperatures are still warm out west, making California the perfect spot for the yummiest food and wine tasting events this fall. Sunny skies, yummy local wines, celebrity chefs -- there are an embarrassment of riches to choose from for the ultimate foodie.

The 6 Most Annoying People You Will Meet On Every College Tour

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.01.2015 | Fifty

1. The parent who always needs to ask the first question. You know the guy. He and his wife sit in the front row of the information session and he pus...

World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Reveals Her Top Longevity Tips At 97

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.21.2016 | Fifty

After three hip replacement surgeries and one rod in her leg, 97-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch is still going strong as the world's oldest living yoga te...

13 #OddWaysToStartAEulogy That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.30.2015 | Fifty

Nothing like a bit of grim humor to get you in the mood for Halloween! Here are some of the best tweets we found for the trending hashtag #OddWaysToSt...

Emmylou Harris Wants Dogs Adopted -- Not Killed

Ken Solin | Posted 09.30.2016 | Fifty
Ken Solin

The solution for ending euthanasia, which Emmylou Harris considers genocide, is simple enough, but unfortunately implementing it isn't. Spaying and neutering would virtually eliminate millions of needless animal deaths, but convincing entrenched dog owners remains a monumental obstacle.

8 Things In Life I've Grown Too Old To Do

Michelle Combs | Posted 09.30.2016 | Fifty
Michelle Combs

My mind doesn't understand that I'm 52-years-old. It still feels 31. My body, however, is fully aware of the number of years it's lived. There are things I'm too old for. Here are eight of them.

10 Priceless Texts You'll Get As A Parent Of A College Student

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.30.2015 | Fifty

You may have thought that life as an empty nester would mean rarely hearing from your college kid. Wrong. You might actually be hearing from them more...

Tom Hanks' Words About His Wife Will Melt Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.21.2016 | Fifty

Rita Wilson bravely revealed her battle with breast cancer earlier this year, after undergoing a bilateral mastectomy, in hopes of educating others on...

13 Halloween Traditions We Refuse To Give Up

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.29.2015 | Fifty

Fall is upon us and that means your grocery store aisles are fully stocked with Halloween candy, costumes and decorations. via GIPHY It's ...

7 Senior World Record Holders That Will Change The Way You Think About Age

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.29.2015 | Fifty

Getting older might be associated with frailty and other negative stereotypes, but at Huff/Post 50, we think people only get better with age. Instead ...

Photo Of 92-Year-Old Meeting New Great-Granddaughter Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.28.2015 | Fifty

A photo capturing the heartwarming moment a 92-year-old held her baby great-granddaughter for the first time was shared on Reddit earlier today, garne...

13 'Old People' Halloween Costumes That Are Truly Scary

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.28.2015 | Fifty

Every year, a wide variety of old man and woman costumes are peddled in the weeks leading up to Halloween -- and this year's no different. Judging by ...

People Who Don't Retire Are Healthier

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.28.2015 | Fifty

For those who still enjoy the fantasy of a retirement life that includes strolls on the beach, walking hand-in-hand with a silver fox, snap out of it....

10 Gadgets Every Middle-Aged Person Should Have

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 09.28.2016 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

There are many contraptions that we could wear that would be useful for improving out lives. There are the ubiquitous fitness bands, but what else would be helpful?

You Want To Call Me A Senior Citizen? Don't You Dare.

Nancy Solomon | Posted 09.28.2016 | Fifty
Nancy Solomon

I started thinking about those simple, supposedly non-offensive words aimed at baby boomers -- and how that language often evokes negative feelings and thoughts. 'Senior citizen,' 'golden years,' 'early bird special.' Do we really need the marketing world blasting old-fashioned 'aging' reminders?