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Accepting Aging

Middle (ST)AGE, Middle Age. Acceptance is Key! (Part 1)

Stacia Fernandez | Posted 10.12.2014 | Fifty
Stacia Fernandez

You take a good look at your kids, if you have them, and you realize how grown up they are. They're telling you to expect a card on Grandparents Day this year. Grandparent? You?

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 Of Life's Toughest Questions -- Answered

Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

How Can I Be Hopeful When the World Seems Hopeless? I've covered genocide, massacres and sexual violence in my career, so people expect me to...

Life: The Sequel

Sherri Kuhn | Posted 12.22.2013 | Fifty
Sherri Kuhn

The clock continues to tick away the minutes and hours, no faster or slower than before. But I feel the loss of time as it slides out the door. Time I won't get back.

Invincible No More

Laura Lee Carter | Posted 10.02.2013 | Fifty
Laura Lee Carter

Life is a process of letting go of one illusion after another. At first, we might believe that we control the world around us, our life or our fate. Midlife is when the illusions start to fall.

How I Learned to Celebrate Being 60

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 06.24.2013 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

I turned 60 this week. Instead of calling out sick on my 60th birthday and spending the day eating chocolate, this is what I did.

An Old Man -- Me?

James F. Lacey | Posted 06.12.2012 | Fifty
James F. Lacey

I began to notice that young people on the street, even girls, were walking faster, overtaking me effortlessly. I'd not realized that slowing down was to be understood literally.

Why Women Accept Aging Better Than Men

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Do women embrace aging better than men? Are we happier with our lives and are we better equipped to handle the myriad of changes than they are?