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5 Vintage Urban Legends That Still Creep Us Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.20.2014 | Fifty

It's that time of the year again. Store shelves are fully stocked with seasonal candies, there are pumpkins all over your neighborhood and you're stre...

10 Of The Funniest Boomer TV Moments Ever

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Kristen Sturt | Posted 10.19.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com From All in the Family to The Cosby Show, these hilarious scenes—written by, directed by, and starring Boomers—ar...

Yagana Shah

5 Of The Most Awesome Costume Ideas For Adults This Halloween

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.14.2014 | Fifty

It's the one time of year when you have carte blanche to act, dress and, yes, eat as you please. Yes, yes, Halloween is upon us, friends. And while ou...

The Empty Nest Through a Husband's Eyes

The GypsyNesters | Posted 10.08.2014 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

Years of shared experiences, and the comfort of complete compatibility, more than make up for any lost youth, no matter what marketers splash across our screens

Yagana Shah

10 Indisputable Signs You're Middle Aged

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.06.2014 | Fifty

There are certain things that define every single generation. Whether it was a political movement, a particularly heinous fashion trend that still hau...

15 Songs That Defined The Boomer Generation

Next Avenue | Doug Bradley | Posted 10.05.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Doug Bradley We each have our own life soundtrack, especially those of us who grew up in the heyday of rock 'n' roll...

Why TV Just Isn't What It Used To Be

RB Bronson | Posted 10.02.2014 | Fifty
RB Bronson

When I was growing up, I was sent to bed by 9 or 10 p.m., after a couple of hours of primetime television. But had I missed my bedtime, I would have noticed that TV (which at the time had but three major networks and maybe one or two local channels) also went to bed early, generally around 1 or 2 a.m.

Why Rational Women Repeat Irrational Patterns

Renee Fisher | Posted 10.02.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

We are often smart, accomplished, and in other areas of our lives, self-confident. So what is it that happens when we are face-to-face with a man with whom we feel a deep attraction? In many cases, we become someone we believe that man wants, rather than who we are. What is it that has us abandon ourselves and create something artificial?

A Year After the Flood, Estes Park Is Back

Susan Kraus | Posted 09.25.2014 | Travel
Susan Kraus

When I saw the news coverage last year of the flood, I felt a sinking feeling, and a longing. Even though it had been years since I'd been to Estes Park, it was always on my "Let's go back" list, always an option.

Yagana Shah

13 Vintage Childhood Foods That Still Make Us Scream 'Yuck'

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.24.2014 | Fifty

There are certain things that just taste like childhood. An orange creamsicle reminds you of sweaty summer days, where you chased down the ice cream t...

The Resume Secret It Takes A Lifetime To Learn

John Tarnoff | Posted 09.23.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Many of us go through life and career believing that the track we're on is cast in stone. We have become so used to the job, the company and the routine, that we mistakenly think that these define us and what we are capable of doing. We become identified with the job. But we are not our jobs.

5 Ways Boomers Can Play Nice With Millennials At Work

Next Avenue | Posted 09.21.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Stephanie Nora White and Tom Tischhauser Although labeled as entitled, self-absorbed and sheltered, Millennials are ...

The Boomer List

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders | Posted 09.18.2014 | Fifty
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

The Boomer List airs September 23, 2014 on PBS' American Masters. The film, a series of "talking portraits," is based on my photographic portrait style, come to life.

Finally. A Smartphone Just For You, The 50+ Old Person!

Chuck Nyren | Posted 09.18.2014 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

Feel like playing games? You can play dumb games or smart games. Waste your time or improve your brain! Out on the town or on vacation? Our smartphone will help you find the best restaurants and the most popular tourist attractions.

An Open Letter To Boomers From The Millennial Generation

Mikey McManus | Posted 09.17.2014 | Fifty
Mikey McManus

Dear Baby Boomers, Thank you. No, really, I mean it. You guys catch a lot of flack from my generation, the 'me, me, me, millennials,' and not nearly enough gratitude.

Want To Check Out Fast? Get Behind Me.

Chuck Nyren | Posted 09.09.2014 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

Here's something strange: Before I leave the cashier line, I glance behind me. No one is ever there. It's always an empty lane -- as if I were the last customer in the store. I can't figure it out.

9 Things Every Caregiver Needs To Do For Themselves

Ruth Tarantine, DNP, RN | Posted 09.07.2014 | Fifty
Ruth Tarantine, DNP, RN

Who cares for the sandwich generation? In many cases, no one cares for this group of caregivers, who usually has the added burden of working a full-time job. Additionally, this group often has to juggle an unexpected hospitalization of their loved one with their career obligations.

How Baby Boomers Are Redefining Healthy Aging

Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D | Posted 09.07.2014 | Fifty
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D

For many decades, medicine, like so many other aspects of American life, was concerned with treatment on a mass scale. In the second half of the 20th century, healthcare became less of a calling and more of a business.

What's Your Boomer EQ? Part 5 Conclusion

Claire N. Barnes, MA | Posted 09.05.2014 | Fifty
Claire N. Barnes, MA

I was listening to an interview with author Paul Taylor yesterday. In his book, The Next America, he makes a case that the U.S. is in the throes of a ...

7 Reasons Job Interviews Suck As You Grow Older

Donna Highfill | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

There is one topic very few baby boomer women really discuss, and that is the utter despair felt when looking for work. Maybe we've recently left a job, or have been downsized, or are finally in a place to do what we have always wanted to do. It seems like an exciting time, until our first interview experience. For many of us, it has been years since we've had to interview.

Watch Your Step for Grandparents

Claire N. Barnes, MA | Posted 10.18.2014 | Fifty
Claire N. Barnes, MA

I am now a step-grandmother. When our daughter married a father with custody of his two children, I sought out the counsel of a very good friend (and therapist) who advised me that the two young children joining our family were now also our grandchildren.

The 3 Questions Everyone Should Ask Before Marriage

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 10.13.2014 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

There's no perfect method or algorithm for choosing a mate. But according to the elders, taking a step back and asking these three questions about your relationship can help you avoid a tragic mistake -- or move you toward a long, fulfilling life together.

What The New Aging Revolution Sweeping The Nation Is All About

A. Barry Rand | Posted 10.11.2014 | Fifty
A. Barry Rand

The second aging revolution is about growing more whole, not just growing older. And ultimately, it's about growing more wise, more fulfilled and more connected to each other -- creating a society where all people age with independence, dignity and purpose.

What's Your Boomer EQ? Part 3

Claire N. Barnes, MA | Posted 10.05.2014 | Fifty
Claire N. Barnes, MA

We all know people who are self-sacrificing for their friends and relatives. Often, these individuals sacrifice their resources at the expense of themselves -- finances, housing, emotional energy -- and then complain about it later.

Next Tech Boom May Be Fueled By Grandpa Power

Daryl Rowland | Posted 10.04.2014 | Technology
Daryl Rowland

Programs Provide Help For Gen-X and Boomer Entrepreneurs CLEVELAND: When we think of tech entrepreneurs, we tend to envision 20-something coders wit...