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"Women of a Certain Age

First Nighter: "Party People" Definitely Revolutionary at the Public Theater

David Finkle | Posted 11.16.2016 | Entertainment
David Finkle

It's very political at the Public these days, and a good thing, too. Richard Nelson's Women of a Certain Age, which takes place on now savagely unfor...

Aisle View: Last Supper of The Gabriels

Steven Suskin | Posted 11.09.2016 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

Maryann Plunkett, Jay O. Sanders, Lynn Hawley and Meg Gibson in Women of a Certain Age Photo: Joan Marcus There's something rotten in the state ...

The Sexy Thing Every Woman Over 50 Needs To Try

Erica Jagger | Posted 08.01.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

Here I was at 50, rediscovering my sexuality with new partners, and more at ease with my body than I had been when it was "perfect." I no longer have the time, money, or inclination to exercise obsessively as I once did. I have better things to lament than the situation with the underside of my arms. I look at the sloping breasts that fed two babies, the skin that hangs down slightly from my belly when I bend over, and I think, not bad for 50!

Does Being a 40-Year-Old Woman Without a Husband or Children Equal Failure?

Dana T. Blackmore | Posted 07.07.2014 | Women
Dana T. Blackmore

Why do women who are married and/or married with children impose their idea of success on women who are not married? Every woman is not looking for someone to put a ring on it!

Calling Cougars, Crones and Women of a Certain Age

Darryle Pollack | Posted 11.03.2013 | Fifty
Darryle Pollack

For a large segment of women over 50, none of the wording fits: not just our age but the age we're living in. I think it's time to change the words to fit the changes in us.

7 Irritating Myths About Women Over 50

Renee Fisher | Posted 08.12.2013 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Women over 50 fear change and six other myths about women over 50.

What American Women Can Learn From European Men

Kristen Houghton | Posted 05.27.2013 | Fifty
Kristen Houghton

Men not only in Italy but in all of Europe and Latin American countries appreciate the woman who has a little 'mileage' on her. Like a well-preserved vintage car, a good piece of 18k gold jewelry, or a fine patina on a silver tea service, women who have lived are a premium in other countries.

The No Plastic Pledge

Christie Mellor | Posted 12.13.2011 | Fifty
Christie Mellor

I hereby pledge to not shoot botulism toxin into my forehead two inches from where my brain is housed. I will solemnly pledge to not have chunks of plastic inserted under the skin of my cheekbones and my chin.

Promoting AIDS Awareness In Women Over 50

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 06.28.2011 | Impact

In the mid 1980s one of Jacki Gethner's oldest girlfriends was badly injured in a car accident, and grew addicted to her IV pain medication. Jacki tal...