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I on Beauty: Chapter 5 - Irene Michaels' Favorites for Fall

Irene Michaels | Posted 08.26.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

Photo from the collection of Irene Michaels. 1. Food: Karyn's Fresh Corner & Day Spa I know when I desire healthy food, embrace my tummy and feel ...

Chapter 4: Being Single Post 50

Irene Michaels | Posted 07.24.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

One mistake women make is going out to "LOOK FOR A MAN." You are doomed as soon as you do that and will always be disappointed. Go out to enjoy yourself and your friends and you will give off a different vibe.

The Roller Coaster Life Of A Caregiver

Elizabeth Flora Ross | Posted 07.03.2014 | Fifty
Elizabeth Flora Ross

The phone vibrating on my night stand woke me from a deep sleep. I fumbled to find it and looked at the time -- 4:44 AM. The phone number seemed vaguely familiar in my foggy state, but was not one I had programmed into my contacts. I have had wrong number phone calls in the middle of the night before.

This Is 57: I Am Still Searching

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 07.02.2014 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

At 57, you finally understand that old saying, you can't please all of the people all of the time. And you realize if you are pleasing everyone, you are doing something seriously wrong.

I on Beauty: Chapter 2

Irene Michaels | Posted 07.15.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

With so many pressures and stress factors in today's world, I credit my peacefulness to practicing sitting meditation. We as beautiful women need our beauty rest, our mindfulness and a healthy attitude.

How Aging Turns Out To Be The Best Thing For You

Polly Campbell | Posted 07.12.2014 | Fifty
Polly Campbell

My body has always felt old. So getting older didn't bother me a bit. Until I got cancer. Then, I worried that it might not happen. That I might not get any older.

Why Groupon Makes Gift-Giving Something Of A Joke

Gabrielle Burton | Posted 07.09.2014 | Fifty
Gabrielle Burton

Some people think Mother's Day has become too commercial, and there are always those cranks around still harping on the US lagging behind other developed countries in providing high quality early child care, don't get them started on paid maternal leave or unequal pay for women. Not me: I'm all for mothers getting anything they can, bring it on, I mean, really, just make sure to give them enough stuff on Mother's Day to get them through the other 364 days of childcare without that village that never shows up to help.

10 Hollywood Couples Who Prove 'Cougar' Stereotypes Wrong

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Kristen Sturt | Posted 03.14.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Age is a state of mind. Just ask the fabulous women in these famous May-December romances: Read more from Grandpar...

What Your Wrinkles Say About Your Health

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Levine | Posted 03.11.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com We all know the 4-1-1 on what causes wrinkles: aging, sun damage, and a life full of laughter. (Wear those crow’s f...

Yagana Shah

These Real-Life Badass Grandmas Will Make Your Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.10.2014 | Fifty

Forget the stereotype of sweet little grandmas who spend their days knitting in rocking chairs and living in fear of having their purses stolen. G...

7 Things That Will Make You Feel Better About Menopause

Posted 03.09.2014 | Fifty

"The menopause." The "change." Climacteric if you want to get wordy with it. Call it whatever you will and the first thing that comes to mind are hot ...

The #1 Haircut That Will Make You Look Younger

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Dawn Wilder | Posted 03.07.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com A great haircut can take years—even decades—off your face. It hides wrinkles, defines your jawline, and enhances ...

These Sexist Vintage Ads Would Be Totally Unacceptable Today

Posted 03.13.2014 | Fifty

We often yearn for a simpler time. You know, back when we didn't all have a smartphone, two e-mail addresses, and a laptop to keep us distracted at al...

9 Celebrities Who Won Their First Oscar After 50

Posted 02.28.2014 | Fifty

They say nothing worth having comes easily and nobody can attest to that more than an Academy Award winner. The ultimate honor of the silver screen do...

7 Foods Science Proves Will Help You Live Longer

Posted 02.26.2014 | Fifty

If you're looking for the fountain of youth, stop looking in your medicine cabinet and take a closer look into your pantry. What we put in our bodies ...

How The Screenwriter Behind Such Hits As 'St. Elmo's Fire' Found His True Calling

John Tarnoff | Posted 04.27.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

The 1985 film 'St.Elmo's Fire' helped usher in a series of movies that spoke directly to the Boomer generation. Coming on the heels of 'The Big Chill,' the film was a poignant look back at our transition into adulthood -- a perspective that, in our late 20s and 30s, we were just beginning to appreciate.

The Jagged Stones: Over-50 Rockers Finally Find Success and Prove Time Really Is on Their Side

Emma Nicholson | Posted 04.21.2014 | Fifty
Emma Nicholson

After a divorce and with his grown children on their own, Atlanta realtor Skipper began to frequent karaoke bars where he, of course, sang Rolling Stones tunes. Impressed by not only his vocals but his uncanny resemblance to Mick Jagger, a local guitarist encouraged Skipper to form his own band.

WATCH: I Had Twins At 57

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

In 2004, Aleta St. James became the oldest American woman to give birth to twins at the time. During a segment about single parenthood on HuffPost Liv...

Reinvention For Boomers Is Not a Myth

John Tarnoff | Posted 03.11.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Where is the myth in building greater awareness and greater confidence? What's wrong with dreaming big? There are solutions out there for us, but they do not lie in retreating to timidity, or, worse, intimidation, in the face of change and uncertainty.

I May Be 50, But Don't Call Me A Boomer

The New York Times | RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

There is no baby boom generation. Oh, sure, there was a baby boom: a neatly defined, pig-in-the-python bulge from 1946 to 1964. But the kind of bro...

The Day My American History Teacher Cried

Brent Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Brent Green

I cannot recall what he told us during those suspenseful minutes following breaking news, but even then I grasped the irony of an assassination attempt in Dallas while learning about the nation's Founding Fathers.

A Batty Business in Boston

Martha Lufkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Martha Lufkin

This is a tale of flying critters. Of fear, bold acts and forgiveness. All of it in my kitchen. What happened? I was expecting guests. Two Canadians...

36 Things Only People Over 50 Understand

Posted 10.31.2013 | Fifty

With so many changes going on in the technological, scientific and cultural realms, it seems like everyone under the age of 30 has become an expert on...

Yet Another Good Health Reason To Keep Stress At Bay

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.30.2013 | Fifty

Swedish researchers have found that a lot of stress in middle age heightens the risk of dementia in late life. The response to common life events may ...

WATCH: We Got Married For The First Time At 52

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.02.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

They say the best things in life are worth waiting for, and Tim and Debbie Bishop are living proof of that. They were each 52 years old when they wed ...