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Women Over 50

Meryl Streep's Awesome Move To Fight Ageism In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.22.2015 | Fifty

This week, the ever-cool Meryl Streep revealed she would help fund a screenwriting lab specifically for women over 40. The lab will be overseen by...

Dancing with Cubans!

Sara Davidson | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel
Sara Davidson

I'm awakened the next morning by the sound of drums. Walking out on my balcony, I see four groups of musicians gathering in the square, drumming, singing, and I feel my body entraining with the music.

Aging Out of My Bra: Why Lingerie Brands Should Target Women Over 50

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 04.10.2015 | Fifty
Elisabeth Dale

I love to see older women celebrated and honored in this way. Now in my late 50s, I'm content, and even more in love with life. But I'm curious to know what these mature models are wearing underneath their outfits. Are they still able to find pretty, feminine and well-fitting lingerie?

Fight Aging With This 12-Step Nightly Routine

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 03.24.2015 | Fifty
Jacqueline Whitmore

While I was at the car wash the other day, I noticed a sign on the wall that read, 'Thursday is Seniors Day: Seniors 50 and over get $4 off any wash.' Even though I turned 50 last October, I still don't think of myself as a senior.

Be Quiet and Listen Once in Awhile -- Please?

Joe Seldner | Posted 04.21.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

There are so many venues for talking these days, what's the point of trying to listen? We can post our every trivial thought on a thousand websites that reach a billion people instantly. I know people with full-time jobs who post so much on Facebook and Twitter, I marvel that they do any work -- unless of course their bosses are doing the same.

What Not to Wear After Age 50: The Final Say

Michelle Combs | Posted 04.12.2015 | Fifty
Michelle Combs

Google 'what not to wear after age 50' and you will have your pick of thousands of articles telling you what looks terrible on your old ass body.

The Thing You'll Never Hear A Woman Say About Her Hair

Dawn Q Landau | Posted 03.15.2015 | Fifty
Dawn Q Landau

Why is it that women are forever coloring their hair -- curling, ironing, extending, feathering, crimping, pulling, twisting and bending it? I have a dear friend who, for the 26 years I've known her, has been trying to undo the curls she naturally has, while I have always coveted her spectacular head of curls!

3 Ways To Get Out Of Your Dating Rut And Just Have Fun

Lisa Copeland | Posted 03.01.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Often women come to work with me when they have hit a wall in their dating lives. Things aren't going well, they aren't meeting the guys they want to meet and even worse, no one is noticing them online or in the real world. want you to know that this happens to every woman at every level of dating. Believe me, I see it over and over again.

Yagana Shah

The 5 Best Moments For Those 50 And Older In 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.22.2014 | Fifty

The "year of the boomer" is almost over and we have to say it's been an eventful one. Post 50s have been making headlines in all sorts of amazing ways...

Yagana Shah

6 Women Over 50 Who Inspired Us In 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.19.2014 | Fifty

There's no doubt 2014 has been a wonderful, whirlwind year, particularly for women. Women's rights and children's rights advocate, Malala Yousafzai be...

Rita Wilson: We're Seeking 15 Women Over 50 Who Want To Make A Radical Change In 2015

The Huffington Post | Rita Wilson | Posted 12.19.2014 | Fifty

Dear Readers, We're seeking 15 women age 50 and older who plan to make a radical change in their lives in 2015. Whether your New Year's resolution is...

Why Oh Why Are We Still Single After 50!

Agi Smith | Posted 02.11.2015 | Fifty
Agi Smith

If you are single after fifty and still have dreams of meeting the one what options do you have? Online is the future my lad! Bah humbug I say! Never in a million years did I believe you would catch me online trolling for a date.

How I Became That Middle-Aged Woman Who Uses Baby Talk With Her Dogs

Dawn Q Landau | Posted 02.11.2015 | Fifty
Dawn Q Landau

So maybe the dogs have moved up in my affections. Maybe I spend a little more time pampering them than I used to. Perhaps they fill a hole, now that I'm not needed as a mother, the way I was for the past 24 years.

3 Dating Blunders Single Women Make Too Often

Lisa Copeland | Posted 01.14.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Let's face it. As much as you may want a good guy in your life, finding him as a single woman dating in her 50s, 60s and 70s poses its own set of challenges; challenges that can seem daunting at times.

Why You May Just Have To 'Settle' When Seeking A Relationship After 50

Joe Seldner | Posted 01.12.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

When you are over 50, especially well over 50, time is perhaps your most precious asset. No one wants to squander it. It makes us older folks nervous to think about spending six months, a year, five years, in a relationship only to have it not work. What the hell do we do then?

So This Is 50

Chef Rossi | Posted 01.05.2015 | Fifty
Chef Rossi

It's not like I'm an expert on the being 50 thing. It's only been a few months since I turned the big five-oh! But I can tell you what I've noticed about being a half-century old that wasn't exactly on my radar 20 years ago.

The Serious Dating Blunder Every Woman Makes

Lisa Copeland | Posted 01.01.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

A friend and I used to laugh that the men we were looking for were really women's personalities in men's bodies. Back then, I didn't know how true our little joke was. You see, when women go out into the dating world, they are looking for a handsome man who will be their best friend.

Middle (St)age. MidLife. Whatever. Quit Looking at My Neck!

Stacia Fernandez | Posted 12.17.2014 | Fifty
Stacia Fernandez

When I was young I refused to sleep with or flirt with men-in-charge for roles in the theatre. I did it on principle. I had some pretty high moral standards for myself as a young actress, and I was NOT going to sell myself out on some casting couch. That was 25 or so years ago.

5 Ways To Let A Guy Know You're Interested In Him

Lisa Copeland | Posted 12.09.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

You see an attractive man and you'd like to get him to notice you. But what do you do? Men need encouragement to know it's safe to approach you because more often than not, they get rejected by women. Here are five tips certain to let him know you're interested in him.

3 Oversights That Are Killing Your Dating Life

Lisa Copeland | Posted 11.25.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Here are three oversights that are killing your dating life, especially if you are 50 or older, and what you can do to bring it back from the dead.

Middle (St)age: Welcome to My Profession

Stacia Fernandez | Posted 11.12.2014 | Fifty
Stacia Fernandez

Well, I know we all have stories about our careers. Maybe you have a few little ditties and water cooler stories to tell. The following is one of mine...

4 Reasons Older Entrepreneurs Hold All The Cards

Margaret Manning | Posted 11.04.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

When I told my friends and family that I was quitting my marketing job at a well-respected global company to start Sixty and Me, I was greeted with confused looks. After all, at age 64, I was supposed to be 'winding down' and preparing for retirement.

Middle (St)age and Self Help

Stacia Fernandez | Posted 10.27.2014 | Fifty
Stacia Fernandez

I have every intention of growing and aging into a place of happiness. Someone told me the other day that they thought people, as they approach the Middle (St)age either get mad or they get depressed. No! That is not what I'm going to do!

The American Dream

Diane Gilman | Posted 10.13.2014 | Fifty
Diane Gilman

It didn't come early in my career (understatement, as 59 years old is a dinosaur in the youth-obsessed fashion industry), but maybe the best should be saved for last... My prophecy at the age of 4 took a bit longer to come true than imagined, but it's all about the journey.

Vadge Bras And Incontinence: A Conversation Only 50+ Women Can Understand

Emma Nicholson | Posted 10.10.2014 | Fifty
Emma Nicholson

Photo Credit: Emma Nicholson Photo Credit: Emma Nicholson And here we are not actually having lunch together but thinking REALLY hard about it. ...