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What The New Aging Revolution Sweeping The Nation Is All About

A. Barry Rand | Posted 10.11.2014 | Fifty
A. Barry Rand

The second aging revolution is about growing more whole, not just growing older. And ultimately, it's about growing more wise, more fulfilled and more connected to each other -- creating a society where all people age with independence, dignity and purpose.

5 Mistakes Even The Best Grandparents Make

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jackie Albanese | Posted 08.11.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Best intentions aside, no one can be perfect all the time. Read on to find out about the five situations that most of...

6 Of The Best American Cities For Growing Old And Happy

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.18.2014 | Fifty

When it comes to naming the best places to grow old in America, there are lots of formal studies out there. One by the Milken Institute found Provo-Or...

Why Baby Boomers Will Never Go Quietly Into The Night

Donna Highfill | Posted 10.10.2014 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

I am a proud Baby Boomer, and believe our moniker is right on target. Our arrival caused a sonic boom in the population, our work ethic is both unsurpassed and bordering on maniacal, and we are hanging onto relevancy like a cat being pulled from a scratching post filled with catnip. We survive even when the Millennials wish we would die already so they could find a job.

The Over-50 Guide to Outside Lands (Or Any Large Music Festival)

Malia Haas | Posted 10.09.2014 | Fifty
Malia Haas

Over-50s should be the wise, tolerant concert etiquette gurus at every festival. Teach them that getting up on your boyfriend's shoulders may be fun for them, but it is super annoying to stand behind someone with their butt crack in your face.

WATCH: Hoda Kotb On Her Mystery Boyfriend

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 08.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Though Hoda Kotb is now happily in a relationship, the "Today" anchor was at first reluctant to re-enter the dating scene after her divorce. "I'm ...

Why You Haven't Lived Until You've Tasted This Corn Dish

Laura Zinn Fromm | Posted 10.08.2014 | Fifty
Laura Zinn Fromm

It was a beautiful day. The weather was warm. The sun was hidden behind a cloud but the water was calm and it was late morning, a lovely time to take a paddle board out. Paddle boarding is the sport I have come to in middle age.

8 Ways To Lose Weight Without Really Trying

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Howard | Posted 08.07.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Jan Dunlap, 58, wasn’t expecting to lose weight when she adopted an energetic Labrador mix named Gracie several yea...

Yagana Shah

The 4 Top Reasons You Should NOT Have Plastic Surgery

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.07.2014 | Fifty

A smaller nose, perkier breasts, a tighter tummy -- from time to time, many of us find ourselves scrutinizing our bodies and wondering if perfecting o...

5 Types Of Annoying People To Avoid At All Costs

Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.07.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Sometimes, I just don't get people. I mean, we all share the same planet and that alone means we need to be aware of overlapping into the personal space of others, right? So with that in mind, I would like to call out a few folks who, to my way of thinking, broke some planet rules.

Middle (ST)age, Middle Age, Midlife. Whatever you Want to Call it, it's Here!!

Stacia Fernandez | Posted 10.06.2014 | Fifty
Stacia Fernandez

We are being asked not to sit on our possibly slightly more padded bums and contemplate retirement, NO! We are being asked to remain fit, youthful and learn new things at an exponential rate in order to keep up with this ever-changing world.

Sharing Memories Of My Heroic Grandmother

Nav Dayanand | Posted 10.06.2014 | Fifty
Nav Dayanand

To much of the world, naani was anonymous. To me, she was and always will be extraordinary. Her smile was electric, her wisdom unparalleled, and her patience and tolerance enviable. With her passing, we lose a beacon of hope, one that symbolized triumph over war and despair and one who infused simplicity, dignity and relentless love. I so wish I had more time with her.

The Boomer Trend That May Take You By Surprise

Buck Wargo | Posted 10.06.2014 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

Cohabitation, once thought to be the lifestyle of younger people aged 20-40ish, has now grown into a very real option for those 50 years and older after they divorce. Cohabitating is now viewed by many as the best long-term alternative to marriage for older Americans.

Yagana Shah

5 Timeless Life Lessons We Learned From 'I Love Lucy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.06.2014 | Fifty

Lucille Ball was born on this day in 1911, and though we lost her long ago, her legacy as America's favorite redhead lives on through the timeless cla...

Meet 10 People Who Prove You Can Reinvent Your Career After 50

Posted 08.05.2014 | Fifty

Huff/Post 50 recently asked readers to submit nominations of people who've reinvented themselves for the better after age 50 as part of an initiat...

This Is The Only Real Constant In Life

Renee Fisher | Posted 10.05.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Children may grow up and leave. Husbands, jobs, finances may come and go. Residences, hair color, and bra size may change. Sometimes it seems that, for many of us, the only constant in our lives is the desire to lose weight.

Yagana Shah

13 Things We Wish We Could Do Every Single Day Of Our Lives

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.04.2014 | Fifty

Ever feel like there just aren't enough hours in the day? Yep, you're not alone. Here at Huff/Post50 we can't help but feel the older we get, the fast...

Introducing 50 People Who've Reinvented Themselves After 50

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.04.2014 | Fifty

For nearly three years, Huff/Post 50 has brought you astonishing stories of reinvention borne out of hardship and tragedy, as well as from choice,...

Meet 10 Inspiring People Who Took Risks After 50

Posted 08.04.2014 | Fifty

Huff/Post 50 recently asked readers to submit nominations of people who've reinvented themselves for the better after age 50 as part of an initiat...

The 10 Healthiest Things You Can Do In Bed

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Bob Barnett | Posted 08.04.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Wherever you live, you have an amazing piece of spa equipment that you can use to stretch, relax, calm your mind, and...

Why I Took Up Boogie Boarding On My 50th Birthday

Candy Schulman | Posted 10.01.2014 | Fifty
Candy Schulman

I waited until the day before my 50th birthday to go boogie boarding. My plunge into extreme sports was my thirteen-year-old daughter's fault. She'd abandoned her boogie board to play beach volleyball, and I was losing interest in my book on this lovely beach. Suddenly I had an epiphany: I'd never boogie boarded in my life!

20 Alternative Uses For Common Household Items

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Deborah Long | Posted 08.01.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Clark Kent. Peter Parker. They looked like ordinary guys, right? But underneath their day-to-day exteriors, they were...

4 Ways To Effectively Fix A Toxic Friendship

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 08.01.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Hanging out with friends does a person good. But if you're a woman and your female friends make you fee...

Going Gray: Why I Finally Stopped Coloring My Hair

Jennifer McGaha | Posted 09.30.2014 | Fifty
Jennifer McGaha

'I could never let my hair go gray,' a friend said to me. 'I mean, yours looks OK, but my mother would just die if I let my hair go like that.'

What Your Hands Can Reveal About Your Health

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Levine | Posted 07.30.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com You don’t have to go to a palm reader to learn about your future. Pay attention to the state of your mitts—your n...