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Turning Fifty

Invisible At Fifty

Dani Alpert | Posted 06.22.2016 | Comedy
Dani Alpert

I recently read an interview (more like a Q&A) with author, Elizabeth Gilbert, in The New York Times In Transit section. Now while I wasn't one of those readers who went insanely gaga over EAT, PRAY, LOVE, I was inspired by her latest work, BIG MAGIC.

Here's How I Really Feel About Turning The Big 5-0 This Week

Cheryl Scott | Posted 04.05.2016 | Fifty
Cheryl Scott

In less than a week, I'll be dipping my toes in the big 5-0. But it's not the toe-dipping that rattles my nerves. As all mid-lifers know, it starts with a little 'testing of the water' and the next thing we know we're half-way through a decade and beyond!

Turning 60: A Letter To My 50-Year-Old Self

Eva Moon | Posted 03.31.2016 | Fifty
Eva Moon

I turned 60 today and there are some things I wish I could have told my 50-year-old self. She was so worried. So here goes.

Think You're Too Old In Your 50s? Think Again.

Laurie Stone | Posted 12.22.2015 | Fifty
Laurie Stone

Admit it. When you were young, you thought being in your 50s was older than dirt. You couldn't imagine being that aged and decrepit. But then the years moved forward. And here you are. The strangest thing is you look around and realize things aren't so bad. In fact, here are seven reasons why being in your 50s is downright great...

Why Turning 50 Is So Different From Any Other Age Milestone

Lisa Lori | Posted 06.09.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Lori

I don't feel any older, but I meet people in their 20s and 30s, and I find myself looking at their faces and thinking, wow they look young. I have had, over the past two years, my own quasi midlife crisis before turning 50. I closed down my PR business after 13 years two years ago.

The Freaking Autumn of My Life

Julie Gray | Posted 06.30.2014 | Fifty
Julie Gray

I'm 25 years older than OMG-he-didn't-call-me-back and 25 years younger than I-wonder-if-this-is-my-last-birthday. So I'm right where I want to be.

5 Life-Changing Events That Can Shake Us To Our Core

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Organization expert and best-selling author Julie Morgenstern told me when I interviewed her recently that turning 50 is often so traumatic it can make many people stay stuck where they are, unable to move on.

8 Things To Know Before Turning 48 1/2

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Lisa Zeidner A few crucial truths from the hilarious, wise, wish-she-were-your-best-friend author of Love Bomb: A Novel. 1. You’ll never h...

'50 Is the New Fail' (By Which I Mean, 'I'm Sorry About Your Birthday!')

Laura Zigman | Posted 10.13.2012 | Fifty
Laura Zigman

Are you turning 50 or do you know someone who is? Well, I turned 50 today. And in honor of my failure to reach any of my stupid goals for this milestone birthday, I give you this...

Stop Calling Me 'Ma’am'

Marianne Curan | Posted 06.09.2012 | Fifty
Marianne Curan

They are incredulous that someone "my age" isn't lying on a cruise ship deck chair recalling the revolutionary impact of control top pantyhose while eating a 7 course meal through a straw.

The Riskiest Thing Isaac Mizrahi Has Done Since Turning 50 (WATCH)

Posted 09.04.2013 | Home

Designer and fashion expert Isaac Mizrahi reveals the riskiest thing he's done since turning 50. See more clips Add Marlo On Facebook: Follow M...

WATCH: Humor After Fifty, From Joy Behar

Posted 05.13.2012 | Women

Talk-show host and comedian Joy Behar jokes about life after fifty. See more clips Add Marlo On Facebook: Follow Marlo on Twitter: @MarloTho...