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6 Reasons Boomers Are Just Not Good At Online Dating

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.21.2014 | Fifty

What's with boomers and online dating? The generation that toppled a president, ended a war and preached free love seems to be floundering when it com...

These Vintage Photos Will Transport You To Thanksgivings Past

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 11.21.2014 | Fifty

Trying to overhear the adults' conversations as you sat at the kids table. The football games that dominated your father's attention. The can-shaped c...

10 Life-Changing Books We Read Growing Up

Next Avenue | Linda Bernstein | Posted 11.21.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Bernstein Let me begin with this: The kind of YA (Young Adult) books that are marketed to teens these days (th...

The Art Of Breaking Up Online

Renee Fisher | Posted 11.21.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Technology has created what relationship researcher Scott Stanley dubs the "soft breakup." This is a breakup that is known to only one member of the two-person relationship. The other member is left in a quasi-state of communication, something like a flawed Skype connection, in which one party sees the other, who only sees a black box.

6 Tax Tips Midlifers May Not Know About -- But Should

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.21.2014 | Fifty

The tax code is filled with lots of little gems for baby boomers, says Brian Ashcraft, director of Liberty Tax Service, headquartered in Virginia Beac...

Yagana Shah

The Sexy Goldie Hawn's Most Memorable Moments In One Epic Throwback Video | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.21.2014 | Fifty

Happy birthday, Goldie Hawn! Our favorite blonde bombshell turns 69 today and we couldn't think of a better way to celebrate than by taking a look bac...

Why We Keep On Keepin' On

Ellary Eddy | Posted 11.20.2014 | Fifty
Ellary Eddy

It is precisely this struggle and frustration that creates character, that provides the context, the backdrop to the real drama, the real action of our lives upon this stage.

Yagana Shah

This Is What Julia Louis-Dreyfus Looked Like Long Before She Was 'Elaine' | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.20.2014 | Fifty

It's hard to imagine Julia Louis-Dreyfus as anything other than her trademark snarky, sarcastic, self-deprecating characters, from the legendary Elain...

Thanksgiving Dishes From Childhood We Never Want To Eat Again

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.20.2014 | Fifty

With the holiday of over-consumption right at our doorsteps, we asked our Huff/Post50 Facebook friends this question: What were you forced to eat for ...

Why The Best Time To Take A Nap Is Right Before Bedtime

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 11.21.2014 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

The previous me -- the mom-on-duty me -- was committed to staying up late and getting things done, even if I stopped doing them well because I needed more sleep. That was prior to the boys leaving home. Then I found a couch of my own and experienced the miracle of the Nap Before Bed.

Why This Asian Paradise May Be The Best Place In The World To Retire

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 11.20.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Tropical Penang, located just west of mainland Malaysia, offers one of the best overseas retirement opportunities in the world. This is a safe and affordable little island that also offers excellent medical care, an interesting and eclectic community from around the world that communicates largely in English, and diverse lifestyle, entertainment and recreational options.

What Coffee Shops Were Like Before Starbucks Took Over The World

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 11.19.2014 | Fifty

There's a certain comfort in going to a store like Starbucks -- you know exactly what you'll get, every time. Before the company took over seemingly e...

The Job Nobody Sees Coming

Aileen Clancy Ruess | Posted 11.19.2014 | Fifty
Aileen Clancy Ruess

Caregiving is a worthy endeavor. There is no greater joy than to serve another. Even if it involves taking care of one from a not-so-great past relationship. All families have issues. This is an opportunity to forgive and make it right.

Yagana Shah

11 Things People Over 50 Wish They'd Done Differently At 25 | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.19.2014 | Fifty

Call it life experience or the school of hard knocks, by 50 we all have the hindsight to know which decisions were good ones and which decisions were,...

The 5 Best Cities For Getting Older In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.18.2014 | Fifty

Forget pristine beaches and palm trees. The top city in the U.S. for growing older is actually Madison, Wisconsin, according to the Milken Institute's...

The Biggest Change In Flying Over The Past 50 Years

RB Bronson | Posted 11.18.2014 | Fifty
RB Bronson

The Federal Aviation Administration announced a few months ago that air travelers would be able to operate most of their electronic toys throughout a flight, including takeoff and landing. I have a feeling that in 20 years we'll be laughing about the days when flight attendants yelled at us for playing Candy Crush at the wrong moments.

Wild Dance Moves Prove These Older Folks Will Turn Down For NOTHING

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.17.2014 | Fifty

No one is too old to have a dance party -- and these people are perfect examples. In this supercut from Tastefully Offensive, these folks' moves s...

Yagana Shah

Decisions You're More Likely To Make When Your Age Ends In 9 | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.17.2014 | Fifty

As we get older, we're bound to get a little jittery before a milestone birthday. Just ask anyone about to turn 30 -- or 60. But new research suggests...

Do 'Elderly Crossing Signs' Discriminate Against Older People?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.17.2014 | Fifty

Do elderly pedestrians in the U.K. really need a sign warning drivers that they are in the vicinity? Ros Altman, the British government's older worker...

Does Freezing Your Jeans Really Get Them Clean?

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | LaToya Monah | Posted 11.17.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Claim: You can freeze your jeans clean It Depends. College student Josh Le wore a single pair of jeans for 15 mont...

5 Game-Changing Tech Tools For Caregivers

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.17.2014 | Fifty

Many mid-lifers are the caregivers for elderly relatives who are struggling to stay independent. While nothing will likely ever replace driving over t...

Yagana Shah

Caregivers Reveal What It's Really Like To Look After Multiple Friends And Family | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.18.2014 | Fifty

This is the final installment of a three-part series entitled Unsung Heroes: The Face Of American Caregiving. In honor of National Family Caregivers M...

The Reasons Older Skiers Should Not Be Afraid Of The Slopes

Jon Weisberg | Posted 11.16.2014 | Fifty
Jon Weisberg

Snow enthusiasts who are 50 and older comprise a fast growing segment of the U.S. ski industry. A National Ski Areas Association survey shows that, per capita, skiers 65 and older ski almost twice the number of days as the national average of five.

The 10 Greatest Albums Of The '60s And '70s

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Kristen Sturt | Posted 11.16.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM The rules: One album per act, no greatest hits collections, and released between 1963 and 1979. Which of your favorit...

The Unusual Family Vacation Memory That Still Makes Me Laugh

Kevin B. Morrow | Posted 11.15.2014 | Fifty
Kevin B. Morrow

In 1976 we took a family vacation by car and one of the stops was Washington D.C.. After a full day of sightseeing in both Washington and Virginia, we checked in to our hotel and my mother -- always being prepared -- got out the AAA Guide Book for the city to find a place for dinner.