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5 Problems Associated With Caring for a Mid- to Late-Stage Alzheimer's Patient at Home

Marie Marley | Posted 11.13.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Placing a loved one in a nursing facility is a highly controversial issue. Many people would rather die than do it. But in some -- not all -- cases, such placement may actually be the best solution for the patient.

5 Things You Can Do Immediately To Cope With Loneliness

Carol E Wyer | Posted 12.17.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

Why are men suffering more from loneliness? Simply put, women are better at aging than men. They are more likely to go to the doctor if they are ill and often enjoy cooking and socializing more than men do. They will chatter about problems or engage with others and are good at looking after themselves.

Crafting For Losers

Erica Ford | Posted 10.20.2014 | Parents
Erica Ford

As a kid, I knit my Dad a 16-foot long scarf and then wondered why he never wore it. A ceramic tree I painted looked like a melted bong. When I became a mother, I couldn't wait to craft with my own girls. I thought, I'll be good at crafting now!

Yagana Shah

13 Things We Wish We Could Do Every Single Day Of Our Lives

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.04.2014 | Fifty

Ever feel like there just aren't enough hours in the day? Yep, you're not alone. Here at Huff/Post50 we can't help but feel the older we get, the fast...

Time, Vacations and Routine: A Brief Meditation

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

In the practice of meditation we learn that the process of breathing grounds us in the body.

36 Un-Vegas Things to Do in Vegas

AskMen.com | Posted 08.09.2014 | Travel
AskMen.com

I'm delighted to announced that I made it out alive... but just barely. I kid, but it was intense, that's for sure. If you've been to Vegas, you understand.

Insanely Dangerous Hikes Around the Country

The Active Times | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Not only is weather a threatening factor, but also wildlife. If you plan on going on one of these 14 dangerous hikes, research, research, research. There is no such thing as being over prepared when you could potentially be put in a life-or-death situation.

Calling All Sherlocks! A New Game in Town

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

HintHunt is a new live escape game, the first of its kind in Paris, the city of medieval mystery and... baguettes. Exported from England after its imm...

WTF Is Tower Running?

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.28.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Stairclimbers be damned! The enthusiasts of this sport don't f*ck with that stationary bullshit. Instead, they take their fancy footwork up to the tallest towers in the world.

How I Want to Be Treated If I Develop Alzheimer's

Marie Marley | Posted 04.23.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I want to be treated with respect, which means people should not talk about me negatively in my presence. If I am 'still there' I may understand every word even if I don't talk anymore. I will also want people to knock before entering my room and preserve my dignity.

10 Tips to a Happier Menopause

Carol E Wyer | Posted 04.12.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

For many, the menopause is certainly not a laughing matter but, armed with strategies and information to help combat certain symptoms and discovering the huge support network that is available for them, those ladies can have hope.

Healthy Gift Ideas

Roshini Raj, M.D. | Posted 02.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Roshini Raj, M.D.

Physical activity decreases during winter months: From Halloween through New Year's Day, eating tends to increase, with lots of candy and treats. Let's consider some healthy gift ideas for a change this holiday season! Here are some ideas that are healthy and educational.

5 Tips for Minimizing Family Tensions Over Thanksgiving

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

Family gatherings over the holidays usually involve heightened emotions of all kinds. Such events might begin with an atmosphere of joy, connection, love and caring but they don't always end on the same note.

Hawaii Honeymoon: A Guide to Maui

Amanda Waks | Posted 11.30.2013 | Weddings
Amanda Waks

Just 24 hours after getting married, my husband and I jetted off to Maui to start our honeymoon. Life was crazy busy leading up to our wedding, so we didn't have much planned for our Hawaii trip other than flights and hotels.

5 Ways to Chase Your Passions in High School

Shoham Geva | Posted 11.03.2013 | College
Shoham Geva

When it comes to applying to college, it's no longer just about the 4.0. Now it's about what you've done outside the classroom. Here's a sampler of some popular organizations that give students the chance to follow their passions in a big way.

5 Affordable Entertainment Options For Post 50s

U.S. News and World Report | JOE UDO | Posted 08.18.2013 | Fifty

Many of us envision traveling more, sipping wine in a nice restaurant and enjoying a comfortable life when we retire. However, the reality could be ve...

10 'Bucket List' Trips You NEED To Take After 50

Posted 08.19.2013 | Fifty

Our motto here at Huff/Post50 is "Life Begins At 50." And that's right -- turning 50 marks the arrival of a new beginning. The kids are becoming adult...

50 Ways To Burn 50 Calories

Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living

The arrival of summer sparks our romance with the outdoors. Whether it's a simple stroll at dusk, or a bike ride to the beach for a picnic, this seaso...

5 Fun Ways To Fend Off Aging

Carol E Wyer | Posted 09.08.2013 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

There is definitely a correlation between activities and holding back the years. However, it helps if you think 'outside the box.' With that in mind, I would like to offer up some suggestions if you too feel in need of a proper challenge. So, here is my list of Five Fun Ways to Fend off Aging:

9 Best Family-Friendly U.S. Campsites

Posted 06.30.2013 | Fifty

Hit the great outdoors this summer with the best family-friendly campgrounds in the U.S. Happy National Camping Week! Grandparents.com is celebr...

5 Ways Retirees Can Save on Vacations

US News and Report | Joe Udo | Posted 06.23.2013 | Fifty

Memorial Day weekend is gone, and summer vacation season has begun. The weather is getting nicer, the school year is coming to a close and gasoline pr...

Can People With Alzheimer's Still Enjoy Life?

Marie Marley | Posted 08.21.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Among the general public, Alzheimer's is typically considered a horrible, cruel and devastating disease that destroys its "victims," one that robs them of their very humanity.

When You're The Oldest Guy At The Rock Concert

Peter Gerstenzang | Posted 06.20.2013 | Fifty

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8 Great Ways To Surprise Your Grandkids

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpgSPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com | Bethany Kandel | Posted 06.19.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Guess Who! Every child loves a surprise, especially one that's filled with their grandparents' love. When they le...

4 Tips for Finding Free Activities as a 'Poor College Student'

Uloop | Posted 08.06.2013 | College
Uloop

While this poverty is a bit of an exaggeration, it still behooves students to save as much money as possible. With the help of three college students, I compiled a list of free activities to look for while in college.