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6 Easy Ways To Cover Your Grays

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Cindy Augustine | Posted 12.07.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Are you a slave to the salon? Or do you stock up on at-home color, purchasing regularly to stay on top of covering up...

Have You Ever Wanted To Chuck It All and Start Over?

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
Larissa and Michael Milne

Deciding a major shake-up of our lives was necessary to heal from the breakdown of our family, we turned to our longstanding passion for travel. So we chucked it all to travel around the world for a year. What would we do when we returned? We had no idea.

After Pearl Harbor, Life Was 'No Longer The Same'

Posted 12.06.2013 | Fifty

It was life and business as usual for Navy veteran Richard Pena until the bombs dropped on Pearl Harbor just before 8 a.m. on December 7, 1941. Pe...

These Dancing Seniors Will Make You Want To Bust A Move!

Posted 12.04.2013 | Fifty

These seniors' dance moves just gave a whole new meaning to "senior moment." From line dancing, to Michael Jackson's famed "crotch grab," to a woman w...

Fruit Flies May Provide Clues On How To Cure Dementia

Posted 12.03.2013 | Fifty

Researchers at the University of Houston believe new discoveries in how memories are formed in the fruit fly brain could provide helpful clues in trea...

These Kids' Drawings Of Their Grandparents Are Beyond Adorable

Posted 12.02.2013 | Fifty

As you get older, you may look in the mirror and start to notice new lines forming on your forehead or that some things are just headed south. We ...

What It's Like To Have The Life Experience To Be Truly Grateful

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 01.26.2014 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

When we were younger, well-intended parents, teachers, and various role models tried to teach us the meaning of 'thanksgiving.' Most of us, though, simply didn't have enough life experience at the time to truly appreciate the depth and bounty of our everyday blessings.

Estimate You're Future Health Care Costs With This Nifty Online Calculator

Posted 11.25.2013 | Fifty

Have you seriously thought about what health care might cost you in your retirement years? If your answer is no, then you're not alone. An AARP sur...

Grandpa Watches Adoringly As Granddaughter Reacts To Photos Of Kitties

Posted 11.22.2013 | Fifty

A 91-year-old grandpa, his adorable 18-month-old granddaughter, pictures of kittens, and quite possibly the most adorable game of peekaboo we've e...

3 Powerful Keys For Moving Your Job Search Forward

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Want to find work fast? Even more, do you want to land a position that pays well and you will actually enjoy? You're likely thinking that achieving the above is next to impossible. After all, older job-seekers hear more than their share of discouraging news. But the statistics cited in these pieces are generalities. In truth, there's a lot you can do to maximize your own chances for success.

Nearly Half Of All Boomers Are Gaming, Survey Shows

Posted 11.19.2013 | Fifty

The generation that honed its gaming chops with Sega and Atari is still playing, a new survey shows. Just under half of 1,800 post 50s said they play...

Meet The World's Oldest Boy Band

Al DeLuise | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

Before we needed a name for the band, we needed the band and before that we needed songs to play. Let's start there.

Legendary Country Singer Reveals Debilitating Health Problem

Posted 11.18.2013 | Fifty

Kris Kristofferson says he's lucky to be able to remember his song lyrics nowadays so he can keep performing despite his battle with memory loss. ...

7 Of The Best Movies For Grownups

Posted 11.14.2013 | Fifty

Hollywood sees you, older moviegoers. In case you haven't noticed, there have been a slew of films in recent years catering to older viewers on is...

Veterans Reunited After 60 Years

Posted 11.11.2013 | Fifty

When officers Tom Edwards and John Farnham were commissioned to different assignments during the middle of World War II, neither one thought they'd se...

The Science Behind A Vegan Diet

Next Avenue | Maureen Callahan | Posted 11.10.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan Ex-heavyweight champion Mike Tyson credits his vegan diet with helping him lose 140 pounds. Ellen D...

World's Oldest Paperboy Makes His Final Delivery

Posted 11.08.2013 | Fifty

After 70 years, over half a million deliveries, and a hip surgery, the world's oldest paperboy is finally ready to deliver his last paper this wee...

You Won't Believe What This Woman Did At 90

Phyllis Sues | Posted 11.08.2013 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

I have a few thoughts about jumping out of a plane. Am I nervous? Am I frightened? Anxiety, yes, but once I'm flying I'll let go. At 85, it was the same with trapeze. Jumping from the platform was one thing, but flying was a piece of cake! On the trapeze, I was weightless and selfless.

Celebrity Moms Reveal How They Cope With An Empty Nest

Posted 11.07.2013 | Fifty

There's nothing quite as lonely as when your kids have grown up and flown away, leaving you with a house full of empty bedrooms and bittersweet memori...

The Incredible Health Benefit Of Being Bilingual

Posted 11.07.2013 | Fifty

Here's some good news for the bilingual folks. You may have a better chance of delaying the onset of several different dementias, just by speaking a s...

Can Sleep Prevent Alzheimer's?

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ellen Breslau | Posted 11.06.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com We all know that eating well and exercising can help your brain function, but new research suggests that how much you s...

5 Ways To Fall In Love With Your Spouse All Over Again

Next Avenue | Linda Bernstein | Posted 11.05.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Bernstein Last month my daughter got married. During the ceremony, she and her husband gazed at each other ado...

WATCH: 1950s Women's Health Video Is Utterly Appalling

Posted 11.04.2013 | Fifty

We always thought our monthly visit from mother nature was a bloody pain. But according to this 1953 educational video, apparently "the menopause" is ...

Bill Nye The Science Guy Reveals His Very Own 'Big Bang Theory'

Pat Gallagher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Bill Nye is the consummate scientist -- with a flair for humor. 'Bill Nye the Science Guy' was born after he won a Steve Martin look-a-like contest circa 1978, eventually showcasing his scientific knowledge on PBS from 1993 to 1998. In case you're not sure where else you've seen him, he also hosted 'The 100 Greatest Discoveries,' Science Channel; 'The Eyes of Nye,' PBS; and 'Stuff Happens,' Planet Green.

7 Easy Ways To Make Extra Money -- Without Working

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ashley Neglia | Posted 11.02.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Whether you work full-time, part-time or are basking in the glow of retirement, making extra money – especially if ...