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10 Things That Keep Us Young At Heart

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

From "50 is the new 30" to "50 is the new sexy," we've heard it all. We're not denying life after 50 is "f**king awesome" as one of our bloggers recen...

Learning To Forgive With 'Pit Bulls And Parolees'

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.19.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Midlife is the perfect time of life for those of us who are deadline-driven. While the sand in our hourglasses isn't in imminent danger of running out, most of us realize that our time no longer feels unlimited. It's today or never to determine how we spend the next chapters.

How This Entertainment Reporter Built A Smarter (And Snarkier) Fortune Cookie

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.06.2013 | Fifty

For more than 30 years, Ray Richmond poured his writing talents as an entertainment journalist and TV critic into the now-defunct Los Angeles Herald-E...

Ann Brenoff

How One Woman Is Moving On After Unimaginable Tragedy

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.08.2012 | Fifty

Two years ago, Amy Voelker was enjoying a getaway with her extended family at a rental house in Redington Beach, Florida -- and a second meeting with ...

Ann Brenoff

A Near-Death Experience Inspired Her To Chase A Dream

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.15.2012 | Fifty

I had my wake-up call. I faced my own mortality and realized that I never really had done what I wanted to do.

Ann Brenoff

A Tragic Loss Made Him Choose A More Meaningful Second Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.14.2012 | Fifty

I realized that I didn't want to spend the second half of my life the way I had spent the first. I just had no passion left for what I was doing. I wanted to do something more meaningful, to improve things.

This Woman's Reinvention Is For The Dogs...Literally

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.26.2012 | Fifty

Landlord Sandy Zalagens' ad seeking a tenant for one of her 12 units may be one for the dogs. It read: "Rent is $950; $150 a month discount if you ado...

What Made This Successful Assistant Director Walk Away From Hollywood?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.22.2012 | Fifty

David McGiffert's name has been on the credit rolls of some of Hollywood's best-known films: "Rainman," "Tootsie," and all the "Back to the Future" mo...

Why You Should Never Wear One Of These To A Job Interview (And Other Tips)

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.02.2012 | Fifty

Nonfarm payrolls rose by a 69,000 in May -- much less than expected, and the unemployment rate ticked up one-tenth of a percent to 8.2 percent, the go...

Post 50 Reinvention: Rediscovering A Passion For Dance At 53

Mike Kravinsky | Posted 03.25.2012 | Fifty
Mike Kravinsky

Larry Owensel wanted to be a dancer since he was a child and won a "Twist" contest. Although his career took a different turn, at 53, he's back on the dance floor.