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Yagana Shah

Grandma Going Through Chemo Knits Herself A Head Of Hair | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.21.2014 | Fifty

It's one of the toughest parts of chemo, losing your hair as the treatment attacks cancer cells in your body, also attacking other cells. It's never e...

Are You Too Old to Say, 'My Bad?'

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 10.21.2014 | Fifty
Stephanie D. Lewis

Mattressable -- adj. A term used for a woman who is easy to sleep with. "Cynthia didn't throw the covers off and on according to her body temperature fluctuation, nor admonish him for breathing, blinking, snoring, therefore Steve deemed her highly Mattressable."

Natural Beauty?

Marcia Liss | Posted 10.21.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Yagana Shah

These Amazing Elders Prove That Age Is Just A Number | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.21.2014 | Fifty

At HuffPost50, we love proving that age is just a number. As Yoko Ono once said, “Some people are old at 18 and some are young at 90. Time is a conc...

Yagana Shah

Viagra May Be Good For More Than Just Sex, Study Says | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.21.2014 | Fifty

We all know what Viagra can do for you in the bedroom, but who knew it could be good for your heart outside of your love life? Researchers believe tha...

Yagana Shah

What To Do If Your Spouse Snores | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.20.2014 | Fifty

Nowadays we think it's laughable to imagine that a mere 50 years ago, Lucy and Ricky Ricardo slept in twin beds on TV for the sake of propriety and ce...

What To Do When You Inherit Your Parent's House

Next Avenue | Craig Venezia | Posted 10.20.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Craig Venezia Boomers stand to inherit upwards of $27 trillion over the next four decades, according to The Center o...

Yagana Shah

5 Vintage Urban Legends That Still Creep Us Out | 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...

It's Scientific!

Marcia Liss | Posted 10.20.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Yagana Shah

The Unexpected Age When People Say They Are Their Happiest | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.17.2014 | Fifty

Worried your glory days are behind you? Think again. A new survey shows that your golden years really are your happiest. A survey of 2,000 Britons ...

No Trespassing!

Marcia Liss | Posted 10.17.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Joan Lunden On The Greatest Challenges Of Caregiving And Cancer

Next Avenue | Sherri Snelling | Posted 10.17.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Sherri Snelling When she stepped onto the stage at a recent AARP convention, Joan Lunden looked as sunny and radiant...

6 Easy Tricks To Help You Stop Overeating

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sara Schwartz | Posted 10.16.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Do you ever have the sneaking suspicion that the place where you spend the most time—your home—is conspiring to m...

Yagana Shah

5 Anti-Aging Steps Everyone Should Consider Taking In Middle Age | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.16.2014 | Fifty

When it comes to anti-aging, prevention is the best cure. Some experts say prevention begins as early as your 20s, with proper sun protection and a pe...

10 Tips for Reinventing Your Wardrobe After Divorce

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 10.16.2014 | Divorce
Kat Forsythe, MSW

Self-esteem and divorce: When it comes to reinventing yourself at midlife and beyond, they mix together as well as oil and water. At best, your divorce settlement leaves you happy to finally move on. At worst, you're scraping yourself off the floor.

The Great Equalizer

Marcia Liss | Posted 10.16.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Technology Just Got A Whole Lot Easier With The RealPad

John Tarnoff | Posted 10.16.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

AARP is launching an android tablet called the RealPad, aimed at tech-shy Boomers and Seniors. It is currently available to order online and will ship in the middle of October.

Why I Don't Want To Die At 75

Joan Gage | Posted 10.16.2014 | Fifty
Joan Gage

Ezekiel Emanuel is a very distinguished scientist... Needless to say, his 5,000-word piece evoked a lot of debate, although everyone agreed he makes some important and startling points. They are his reasons for saying that he hopes to die at 75 and that, after he turns 65, he plans to discontinue all his health care -- no flu shots, colonoscopies, surgery, pacemakers.

6 Secrets From The Greek Island Where People Forget To Die

Next Avenue | Laine Bergeson | Posted 10.15.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Laine Bergeson On the Greek island of Ikaria, people forget to die. For the most part, they also forget to get si...

Helping Love Grow, One Click at a Time

Elyse Jacobs | Posted 10.16.2014 | Fifty
Elyse Jacobs

If chronicling my online dating process, both inner and outer, can be of value to those who walk beside me, I will be content.

The Comedian

Marcia Liss | Posted 10.15.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Why You Need To Talk To Your Parents About Aging

Deborah King | Posted 10.15.2014 | Fifty
Deborah King

It's not easy for anyone when the time to put away the car keys is reached: the time when he or she has to relinquish that great worldwide symbol of independence -- driving a car. It happens for some at earlier ages than for others. Sight starts to fail and driving at night becomes increasing difficult. Reflexes slow and the foot moves slower from the gas to the brake.

6 Things You Should Never Touch At Work During Flu Season

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Levine | Posted 10.14.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Hack! Sneeze! Cough! Cough again! Gaaaaaacck. It’s that time of year again, when cold, flu, and stomach bugs see...

Yagana Shah

5 Of The Most Awesome Costume Ideas For Adults This Halloween | 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...

Yagana Shah

114-Year-Old Woman Lies About Age To Join Facebook | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.13.2014 | Fifty

We can think of plenty of reasons people would lie about their age -- pride, vanity, or to get into the coolest club. But Anna Stoehr's reason was muc...