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5 Reasons Cold Weather Is Actually Good For You

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.20.2015 | Fifty

Record low temperatures are predicted for more than six dozen locations across the East. Single-digit temperatures are possible in Georgia and Tenness...

World's Oldest Identical Twins Are Still Inseparable After 103 Years Together

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.20.2015 | Fifty

While some twins strive for their individuality and independence, Glenys Thomas and Florence Davies still live next door to each other, much like they...

Married Couples' Sex Lives Grow Steamier -- After 50 Years

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.19.2015 | Fifty

Long-married couples, if things have gotten a little dull in the bedroom over time, take heart. A new study says that after around 50 years of marriag...

6 Vintage Photos That'll Transport You Back To Gym Class

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 02.19.2015 | Fifty

These days, gym classes are becoming a rarity in schools (along with art class, electives and extracurriculars). While the curriculum and quality coul...

How This Out-Of-Shape 62-Year-Old Is Becoming A Yogini

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.19.2015 | Fifty

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

5 Things Older Workers Should Do To Keep Their Jobs

Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.19.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

A friend confided recently that nary a day goes by when she doesn't expect to lose her job. It isn't just that she's in an industry that has shrunk dramatically during the past decade -- she works for a newspaper -- but that she is in her mid-50s.

Retire To This Latin American Paradise For Just $1,200 A Month | Posted 02.18.2015 | Fifty

If your idea of paradise is a tranquil beach where a couple can live comfortably for $1,200, including renting a furnished home, then Uruguay's Department of Rocha is a place you should definitely know about.

The Thorn In The Side Of Women Over 70

Jane Giddan and Ellen Cole | Posted 02.18.2015 | Fifty
Jane Giddan and Ellen Cole

The term "Ageism" was first identified and defined by Robert Butler in 1969 as "prejudice and discrimination toward elderly people." We women in our 70s encounter ageism at every turn, subtle or blatant, recognized as such or not.

At 52, This Former Flight Attendant Wants To Break Into Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.18.2015 | Fifty

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

How One Boomer Created A Successful Career In Real Estate After 60

John Tarnoff | Posted 02.17.2015 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

After 35 years in the same business, is it possible to turn on a dime and make a go of it in some entirely new field? The answer of course is "yes," but when you've been "downsized" or otherwise unceremoniously dumped by your company, it is still an incredibly unsettling and disorienting experience.

Hot Flashes Can Last Up To 14 Years, Soul-Crushing Study Says

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.17.2015 | Fifty

Are you thinking of just toughing out hot flashes? The common menopausal symptom that drives many women into the arms of hormone replacement therapy j...

Watch Women React When It Turns Out Their Tinder Date Is An 89-Year-Old Grandpa

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.17.2015 | Fifty

Anyone who has tried online dating knows that profile pictures usually aren't totally accurate. But when five women saw a picture of 21-year-old Joe l...

Remembering Who We Were Before We Were Defined By Our Careers And Family

Barbara Wasserman, LICSW | Posted 02.17.2015 | Fifty
Barbara Wasserman, LICSW

How does one even begin to sum up 30 years in a 90-minute lunch? We began by catching each other up on the parents we had lost, husbands we had matured with, children we had launched and iterations of the career paths taken. The conversation then shifted and we began to reminisce.

How This Mother, 70, Plans To Move Past Her Daughter's Suicide

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.27.2015 | Fifty

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

These Vintage Winter Photos Will Make You Thankful For Your Parka

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 02.16.2015 | Fifty

While a well-cut wool coat has its charms, it isn't often a viable choice for those who experience wet, soggy, slushy winters. If that's you, then you...

6 Surprising Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jessica Dysart | Posted 02.24.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Put that brown bottle sitting in your medicine cabinet to good use way beyond the first aid kit. Read more from ...

The Childhood Games That Make Us Feel All Nostalgia

Richard Abrons | Posted 02.15.2015 | Fifty
Richard Abrons

Growing up in New Rochelle in the the 1930s, we played games that now are off the map. I wonder if any of my small but hearty band of readers are familiar with them. You'd have to be old and lived in the suburbs. These games took up much of our free time and I remember them with great fondness.

How To Plan A Vacation That's Better Than The Guide Books

Judi Freedman | Posted 02.15.2015 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

Baby boomers are big travelers. According to Yana Gutierrez, vice president at American Express, "Boomers will spend close to $120 billion on travel this year and will take four to five trips in 2015. Plus, 85 percent of baby boomers use travel websites to find information about their trips."

Why Mixing Middle-Aged Dating And Sexting Is A Terrible Idea

Michelle Martin | Posted 02.15.2015 | Fifty
Michelle Martin

Just when was it that sexting after the first date became the new normal? At what point in our cultural evolution did it become normative practice to send a text the night after a first date, with the words "nipple" and "naked" in it? I'd really like to know the answer to this question. I am just burning with curiosity as to how this new dating ritual became mainstream so quickly.

The 8 Best Foods For Your Heart

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Lindsay Brustein Rosen | Posted 02.16.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM What we eat and drink can protect our bodies against myriad health woes. Newer studies have shown that over 50% of he...

A Beauty Regimen Designed To Give Aging Looks The Deep Freeze

Marco Medrano | Posted 02.14.2015 | Fifty
Marco Medrano

The anti-aging battle is never ending, so let's get to it. Here are some exfoliators, serums and other products that can help.

How To Celebrate Valentine's Day If You've Recently Been Dumped

Renee Fisher | Posted 02.14.2015 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Since the beginning of mankind, humans have wondered how to get back those who have dumped them. They have wondered this while they were being chased by mammoths, while they were slogging through snow during the Little Ice Age, and while they were in the final throws of the Black Death.

Meet the Dominatrix Grandma Who Works Out Of Her Basement Dungeon

Huffington Post | Posted 02.14.2015 | Fifty

When you think of BDSM, "Fifty Shades of Grey," which hits theaters today, is probably what comes to mind. But it's not only young, sculpted people wh...

This Man Has Written His Wife Over 10,000 Love Letters

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.13.2015 | Fifty

Saturday will mark the one day of the year when couples in many parts of the world pull out all the stops to make romantic gestures for their special ...

5 Ways Retirement Is Different For Women

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.14.2015 | Fifty

It seems that the differences between men and women extend even into retirement and the planning for it. Here are five things women need to consider: ...