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The Lesson of the Dandelion

Greg O'Brien | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Greg O'Brien

The best of runners in life have partners. My prayer is that we partner up from Capitol Hill to California to make Alzheimer's a fading memory.

5 Money Moves Every Boomer Couple Should Consider

Next Avenue | Michelle Brennan Hall | Posted 07.07.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Michelle Brennan Hall As a financial adviser for more than two decades, I have found that many boomer couples have n...

Boomer Psychology 101: F*cking Up!

Dr. Robert Lusson | Posted 07.02.2014 | Fifty
Dr. Robert Lusson

Understanding the role of relapse in the management of distressful behaviors is just one more tool in our toolbox for disassembling old patterns that do not work

Yagana Shah

7 Things That Go Through One's Head Around Young People

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.30.2014 | Fifty

As we get older, the list of things that make us feel our age is endless -- from our graying hair to creeping waistlines to not knowing the tween sens...

It's Time to Invest in the Boomer Boom

Peter Hubbell | Posted 06.26.2014 | Business
Peter Hubbell

It has finally happened. The smart money is staking a claim on the aging space as the economic impact and implications of an aging Baby Boom generation are becoming more apparent everyday.

10 All-Time Best Movies About Boomers, For Boomers

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Kristen Sturt | Posted 06.26.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Behold! The very best films ever made about Boomers, by Boomers, for Boomers. Needless to say, SPOILERS AHEAD! Re...

THIS May Be America's Best Employer For Older Workers

Next Avenue | Richard Harris | Posted 06.17.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Richard Harris These are the times that try older workers’ souls. If you're over 50 and have a job, you may be...

Why I Came Out Of The 'Good-Girl' Closet At 50

Erica Jagger | Posted 06.04.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

There's an extra layer of shame to being told you're an old slut. A young woman's "sluttiness" can be excused in part because she hasn't lived long enough to buy into social mores, and she's too hormonal to delay gratification. But an older woman who admits that she likes erotic pleasure without all the packaging? That's not just slutty, apparently, it's freakish.

Why You Should Mix Friendship With Pleasure

Kristen Houghton | Posted 06.04.2014 | Fifty
Kristen Houghton

How do you politely describe your relationship with someone whose salary is considerably less than yours, with whom you go out socially, and with whom you are having killer sex? The new catchphrase for this type of relationship is "friendly benefits" and it is beneficial for both partners.

Why Marlo Thomas Is The Boomers' New 'It-Girl'

Next Avenue | Donna Sapolin | Posted 05.30.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Donna Sapolin I recently met up with Marlo Thomas to chat about her latest book, "It Ain’t Over….Till It’s Ove...

10 Simple Habits That Will Give You More Hours In The Day

Jay Lickus | Posted 05.28.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Remember there are always 1,440 minutes in each day. They do not vary from day to day. If you understand that, you can map out a plan for using them wisely. Appreciate and accept that some of these minutes will be used systematically day-in and day-out for essential task... It is how you use the remaining minutes that make the difference in your emotional and financial well-being.

Generation X: What's in the Label?

Christine Henseler | Posted 05.27.2014 | Impact
Christine Henseler

When punk rocker Billy Idol found "Generation X" on one of his mother's book shelves, the title seemed more than appropriate for an emerging band searching for a new identity and a rebellious voice.

10 Things You Need To Do Before You Turn 60

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sally Stich | Posted 05.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com What is it about turning 60 that’s feels so different from all other ages? "It’s a time of major transition," say...

The Best Boomer Fashions For Summer

Next Avenue | Karen Knapstein | Posted 05.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Karen Knapstein "I base my fashion taste on what doesn't itch." -- Gilda Radner As we get older, many of us find...

5 Common Habits That Are Costing You Big-Time

Jay Lickus | Posted 05.23.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

You may not realize it, but you have a lot of bad habits. OK, sorry I said that but it had to be said. All baby boomers have bad habits. I have bad habits. You can't go this long in life without having developed some imperfect patterns and impulses in your decision-making.

'Gray Divorce' and Other Demographic Trends

Francine Toder, Ph.D. | Posted 07.19.2014 | Fifty
Francine Toder, Ph.D.

It used to be that parents said "I'll support you when you're young but you support me when you're older." But the new reality is different.

Yagana Shah

These Vintage Ads Prove We Had No Idea What The Future Would Actually Look Like

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.12.2014 | Fifty

If you thought "The Jetsons" was far-fetched, think again. While you may laugh at the idea of every household having a robot, flying cars, and superco...

Millennials and Boomers: Don't Forget Generation X

Christine Henseler | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Christine Henseler

The transitional and transformational time when Generation Xers grew up should not be ignored or erased. To understand how the Millennials think and act today and might change the world tomorrow, the cloak of invisibility must be lifted.

"What About the Men? They Need Life Outside of Work, Too"

Karyn Twaronite | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Karyn Twaronite

In short, the workplace is changing and men experience many of the same work-life conflicts as women.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Millennials

Next Avenue | Donna Sapolin | Posted 04.26.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Donna Sapolin It recently struck me how quick we are to generalize about entire generations and spark polarized, oft...

Why I Panicked When She Said 'You're My Guy'

Ken Solin | Posted 06.16.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

I've waited a long time for the right woman to tell me I'm special to her, and at a dinner celebrating our first year together a while ago, Sarah looked into my eyes and said, 'You're my guy.' But rather than soak up what should have been a joyful moment, I sat stunned and speechless.

Why Blue-Collar Men Spell Lasting Love For Boomer Women

Karen Angel | Posted 06.06.2014 | Fifty
Karen Angel

Forget the old notion of "marrying up." As baby boomer women advance in the workplace, they are broadening their field of available suitors by pairing up with blue-collar men who seem less threatened by their success and independence.

What I've Learned About Living Life To The Fullest As I Approach 70

Ken Solin | Posted 05.19.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

A recent birthday brought me to within shouting distance of 70. My thoughts associated with this unexpected but appreciated event are focused on the great energy and confidence I'm feeling about my life. I'm fine tuning it and making adjustments along the way to ensure the joy continues. Sensum Boomerum Vita is Latin, I hope, for an awareness of where I am as a boomer in life's continuum.

Midlife Change? What Could Be More Natural?

Laura Lee Carter | Posted 05.07.2014 | Fifty
Laura Lee Carter

Perhaps you have a talent or interest you've been afraid to acknowledge and pursue. Now is the time to reach out towards those dreams that you thought had passed you by years ago and finally access your authentic self.

Why Oscars 2014 will be a Breakthrough Moment for Boomer Marketing

Mark Bradbury | Posted 04.29.2014 | Fifty
Mark Bradbury

Regardless of who takes home Oscar gold on March 2nd, movie studios will win as audiences flock to see the nominated films starring and celebrating the 50+ demographic.