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7 Steps to Reinventing Your Baby Boomer Life

Jacqui Malpass | Posted 11.03.2015 | Fifty
Jacqui Malpass

There are many retired people where I live, probably what the marketers would describe as the 'lucky Baby boomers.' These 'lucky' people it seems have decided to sell up and 'live the dream' in the sun.

What's Your Boomer EQ? Part 3

Claire N. Barnes, MA | Posted 10.05.2014 | Fifty
Claire N. Barnes, MA

We all know people who are self-sacrificing for their friends and relatives. Often, these individuals sacrifice their resources at the expense of themselves -- finances, housing, emotional energy -- and then complain about it later.

7 Ways To Find Your Long-Lost Self

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 09.03.2014 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

Living in the shadows is somewhere many of us women have spent our lives. Many of us got used to introducing ourselves as so-and-so's mother or wife. Somewhere along the line we lost our identity as it merged with the family or the husband's.

Jane Pauley's 5 Essential Reinvention Tips

Next Avenue | Nancy Collamer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Nancy Collamer Back in the 1970s, Jane Pauley and Tom Brokaw brought us the news of the day as co-anchors of The Tod...

5 Tips From School To Help You Keep Progressing As An Adult

Next Avenue | Ben Skinner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Ben Skinner Many of the things we learned in college get cast aside for job-related knowledge and our spare time the...

Tired of Replacing Expensive Bras, This Mother of Three Came Up With An Uplifting Solution

Posted 07.03.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Going Green For An Encore Career

Next Avenue | Posted 03.24.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Elizabeth Isele One targets toxic chemicals in household products; the other turned her knitting into a lucrative bu...

7 Ways To Make New Friends In Midlife

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.19.2012 | Fifty

A new study suggests loneliness is a significant factor in our overall health and well-being. According to a recently published report in the Archives...

Where Can You Find The Best Job In The World?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.06.2012 | Fifty

One of the rites of passage for boomers who came of age in the late 1960s or early 1970s was the six- or 12-month backpacking trip through an exotic l...

WATCH: Rita Wilson Pushes The Envelope

Posted 05.09.2012 | Fifty

With the release of her debut solo album, "AM/PM" from Decca Records, actress and producer Rita Wilson found a whole new creative mountain to climb. R...

Stay-At-Home-Mom, 51, Reinvents Herself With Surprising Career

The Flint Journal | Posted 04.20.2012 | Fifty

LINDEN, Mich. (AP) — Debra Monchilov didn't listen to the criticism surrounding her choice to change career paths — that she was too old to become...

How These 20-Somethings Saved This Post 50 From Certain Death

Debra Ollivier | Posted 06.22.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

Frank Ferrante was a 54-year-old battling obesity, drug and alcohol addiction and Hepatitis C when he stumbled into a vegan restaurant called Café Gratitude. There he met a trio of 20-somethings who transformed his life.

The Nextnik Episode 2: Letting Loose On The Second Act Path

Posted 01.28.2012 | Fifty

In the second episode of Mike Kravinsky's new web series 'The Nextnik,' Larry Zimmerman -- a recently-laid-off Post 50 -- visits his friend Mark, who ...

WATCH: Corporate Exec Swaps Boardroom For Chicken Farm

Posted 12.11.2011 | Fifty

A former San Francisco-based executive has bid adieu to corporate life in the big city -- in favor of a certified organic farm in rural Ohio. But ...