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Are You Ready for Aging?

Carol E Wyer | Posted 09.15.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

It is imperative you maintain a sense of humor. That will help you hugely since after all, getting older is not for sissies.

Yagana Shah

Screening Older Women For Breast Cancer May Do More Harm Than Good

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.15.2014 | Fifty

While regular screenings can be useful in early detection of breast cancer, age should be considered when weighing the benefits. The United States Pre...

7 Little Habits That Wreak Havoc On Your Feet

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 09.14.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone If you wore a pedometer from the day you started walking, you'd have logged in more then 70,000 miles b...

Yagana Shah

Grandparents' Facebook Fail Is The Most Hilarious Thing Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.12.2014 | Fifty

What do your grandparents have in common with a legendary hip-hop artist? A lot, actually. Well, at least Facebook thinks so. In the most adorable Fac...

Clueless

Marcia Liss | Posted 09.12.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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10 Foods To Eat For Healthier Hair

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Dawn Wilder | Posted 09.15.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com From snipping it with scissors to dousing it with dye, you put your hair through a lot. And while it may seem tough, ...

Yagana Shah

9 Surefire Signs You Need To Retire Immediately

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.12.2014 | Fifty

You've been secretly leafing through retirement brochures, doing the math on your retirement savings, and daydreaming about spending your final years ...

Yagana Shah

People With This Blood Type Are At Greater Risk For Memory Loss In Later Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.11.2014 | Fifty

People with an extremely rare blood type could be at a higher risk for developing memory problems later in life. A new study published in the journal ...

This Is Why Plumbers Rule The World

Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.11.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I had to smile when a colleague emailed that she had to work from home that day because she needed to wait for the plumber. She's a virgin home owner, which is to say that when she and her husband bought their first house just a few months ago, she hadn't a clue what bidding adieu to a landlord meant. Mostly what it means is that you spend a lot of time waiting for plumbers.

Ann Brenoff

5 Reasons Why Virtual Colonoscopies May Be Right For You

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.11.2014 | Fifty

Anyone who has ever had a colonoscopy (and if you are over 50, we hope you just raised your hand), walks away from the experience wondering, "Why isn'...

Yagana Shah

5 Foods That Might As Well Be The Fountain Of Youth

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.09.2014 | Fifty

Yes, we've heard the hype about various fad diets, from the gluten-free craze, to Paleo, to low fat, to no carbs. But forget waist-whittling and weigh...

5 Signs Your Marriage Has Gone Cold -- And What To Do About It

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jennifer Kelly Geddes | Posted 09.08.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Every marriage has its highs and lows, good days and bad. But what if you sense yours has landed in a rut—and you...

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.

Meeting Joan Rivers When She Was in Love

Lea Lane | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment
Lea Lane

Much to my surprise, she was the opposite of the joking loud-mouth I knew from television. She seemed demure and polite, and she let Bernard do most of the talking and the quipping.

How 52 Firsts In 52 Weeks Can Change Your Life

Andrea Jarrell | Posted 09.05.2014 | Fifty
Andrea Jarrell

When we're young, we constantly make choices about what we do and don't like. When we get older, we relish knowing who we are. But there's a risk, too, in blindly following habitual likes and dislikes. I refuse to think what I know about myself to date is all there is to know.

The World's 6 Best Hotels For Empty Nesters

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 09.05.2014 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Why settle into a quiet empty nest life when you can sell the house and see the world instead? Exactly. Talk about the road less traveled.

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 ...

Yagana Shah

Study Reveals Surprising Habit That Will Help You Live Longer

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.04.2014 | Fifty

If you're reading this at your desk or on your couch, you might want to stand up first. While many of us think we can counter the effects of sitting a...

The Very Best Part Of An Internet-Free Family Vacation

Shelley Emling | Posted 09.03.2014 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

For me, a family vacation's always a bit like my Moroccan chicken: I'm never exactly sure how it's going to turn out.

How Your Personality Type Can Determine Your Retirement Type

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 09.03.2014 | Fifty
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

I have my own theory about why some people retire happily and others get depressed or ill upon retirement, about why some people drive fast and like rollercoaster rides and horror movies, and others-- like me-- absolutely refuse to see anything violent and frightening and have always avoided scary rides in amusement parks.

Don't Have Any Retirement Savings? You're Not Alone

Buck Wargo | Posted 09.03.2014 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

Those 50 and older have got a lot of catching up to do if they want to have a comfortable quality of life due to their retirement savings.

Yagana Shah

9 Celebrity Grandparents Who Don't Look Like Grandparents

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.03.2014 | Fifty

What comes to mind when you hear grandma or grandpa? Either you're thinking of your loving grandparents or you're thinking white hair, reading glasses...

Yagana Shah

The Moment An Alzheimer's Patient Remembers Her Daughter Will Melt Your Heart

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.02.2014 | Fifty

It's the most painful part of Alzheimer's, when your own parent can't remember your face, let alone your name. But for one daughter of a dementia pati...

Yagana Shah

The Best Possible Ways To Turn Back The Clock On Your Body

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.02.2014 | Fifty

While we're busy obsessing over our crows' feet and gray hairs, and attacking our age spots and wrinkles with weapons-grade anti-aging potions, we oft...