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Aging Naturally

7 Reasons Why Aging Is Actually Cool

Carole Montgomery | Posted 11.10.2014 | Fifty
Carole Montgomery

It's so nice to be happy in your own skin, even if it looks like a Shar-Pei puppy's. I have nothing to prove to anyone. How great is it knowing I can just be myself and not worry about whether or not someone likes me?

No 'Cure' for Growing Older

Anndee Hochman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Fifty
Anndee Hochman

The place I'd like to hit the "pause" button is not on my menses, which I've never minded much and will miss when the egg factory closes down for good, but on our society's terror of human aging, fragility and change.

I Can't Wait To Not Be Sexy Anymore

Anastasia Basil | Posted 06.04.2014 | Women
Anastasia Basil

I've been tweezing, shaving, moisturizing, defrizzing, flat-ironing, bikini-waxing, gym-joining (notice I said gym-joining, not gym-going?) exfoliating and manicuring since 8th grade, all while sleeping on a silk pillowcase to reduce wrinkles. I'm ready to grow a beard and just RELAX.

FACE IT: What Two Actresses Represent

Michele Willens | Posted 06.03.2014 | Fifty
Michele Willens

Personally, I felt saddened watching Kim, inspired by Eva and shamed at how much money I have thrown at anti-aging procedures and potions over the years.

WAIT, I'm Not Dead, I'm Just Over 50

Carole Montgomery | Posted 09.22.2013 | Fifty
Carole Montgomery

The first time I read Harry Potter I remember thinking how cool would it be to have an invisibility cloak? And then I turned 50 and voila, my cloak was me.

Time Heals Everything

Alice Carey | Posted 02.08.2013 | Fifty
Alice Carey

In the annals of how time runs our lives, January was a banner month for me. Within a week, I received my first Social Security check and had my first facial. Social Security came first.

Discovering the Cure to Aging Anxiety

Jennifer Armstrong | Posted 12.30.2012 | Women
Jennifer Armstrong

As 9 million people underwent cosmetic procedures last year, I did something else: I hung out with older women.

When You Can't Remember Where You Hid Stuff

Linda Durnell | Posted 06.02.2012 | Fifty
Linda Durnell

However we choose to live our lives in our 50s, whether through true grit, humor or acceptance, it seems to me that it is a personal lifestyle choice.

5 Ways To Age Naturally

Dr. Maoshing Ni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Maoshing Ni

While modern medicine has neglected to address the effects of aging in any meaningful and fundamental way, Chinese Longevity Medicine has been making qualitative differences in improving the undesirable effects of aging in patients for centuries.