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The 3 Kinds Of Friendships Everyone Has By Midlife

Brent Green | Posted 05.03.2014 | Fifty
Brent Green

Interdependent relationships are the healthiest. Both parties contribute and receive. Both are available to share the joys of closeness and help shoulder the burdens that come with aging. They give and take. They are committed to mutual growth and positive adaptation along the uncharted journey through life.

Why Every Woman Over 50 Should Practice Bisexuality

Arlene Schindler | Posted 04.30.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Schindler

Imagine a day of pleasurable activities with someone who loves and appreciates you, followed by a bottle of Cabernet and a delicious dinner, laughing all the way, maybe ending the night with some light cuddling. That's a snapshot of a day in the life of an affectional bonding relationship.

Creative Reinvention in 50s and Beyond

Karma Kitaj | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Karma Kitaj

When you find your passion, immerse yourself in it and see how it puts you in "flow," a highly-desirable state where time passes effortlessly and you're totally involved in the process without judgment.

Holiday Blues: Dealing With Crisis In December

Third Age | Posted 12.15.2011 | Fifty

I have had a lot of experience with sick people at the holidays. Five years ago my husband was recovering from a knee replacement and could barely hob...

Patti LuPone And Mandy Patinkin Reunite

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.24.2011 | Fifty

NEW YORK -- Here's a typical reaction after catching Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin's concert show now on Broadway: Oh, that's how it's done. In oth...

Why Are Daughters-In-Law Always The 'Victims'?

Third Age | Posted 12.05.2011 | Fifty

There's an old chestnut that goes "The difference between in-laws and outlaws is that outlaws are wanted." Ouch! Well, at least mothers-in-law aren't ...

Trixie's 15 Tips For Living To 92

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

This week, Trixie Buckel turned 92. She was married for 70 years. Her husband died nearly 3 years ago. I wonder at her spirit. What keeps her going, with such vitality and appetite for life?