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5 Reasons Retiring Abroad Doesn't Always Work

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 09.03.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Moving abroad to a place with better weather, a lower cost of living, and decent health care sounds like a no-brainer. It's a wonderful option for anyone looking to improve their current lifestyle and spend less money to do it -- especially for retirees on a limited budget.

Why Boomers Need A Refresher Course In Safe Sex

High50 | Posted 09.01.2014 | Fifty
High50

Educational campaigns have been aimed at the young and as a result 20 and 30-somethings know the rules: condoms for casual sex and full sexual health checks when they move on to exclusive relationships. However, many over-50s feel uneasy about visiting sexual health clinics, despite the fact that they forget about using condoms, because contraception is no longer an issue.

7 Ways To Find Your Long-Lost Self

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 09.03.2014 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

Living in the shadows is somewhere many of us women have spent our lives. Many of us got used to introducing ourselves as so-and-so's mother or wife. Somewhere along the line we lost our identity as it merged with the family or the husband's.

The Best Gift My Grandson Ever Gave Me

Ray Flynn | Posted 09.07.2014 | Fifty
Ray Flynn

When one of my 17 grandchildren was born with a rare undiagnosed neurological disease, my priorities changed. My passion was not politics, but helping my handicapped grandson Braeden, now 7-years-old... Like all grandparents would say, all their grandchildren are the light of their lives, but a handicapped child is a pure delight.

Why Change Sucks Even When You're Middle Age

Donna Highfill | Posted 09.11.2014 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

Change is difficult. For some reason I thought being in my fifties meant that a change in life would no longer cause me to grieve. Instead, I would sit, Yoda-like, and spout wisdom such as 'Do or do not, there is no try.' Didn't happen.

What Would You Do If You Only Had Hours To Live?

Dianne Harman | Posted 09.11.2014 | Fifty
Dianne Harman

My husband and I were in Seattle recently visiting our son and daughter-in-law. My son was debating whether or not to take a position he had been offered at a large increase in salary. We were discussing it and he made the statement, 'But I don't know how many lunches I have left.'

What's The Biggest Mistake Young Women Make? You May Be Surprised!

Margaret Manning | Posted 09.11.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

If you are in your 20s or 30s, I can guarantee that, when you are in your 60s, you will look back and think 'How on Earth could I have been so stupid?' No, I'm not talking about your decision to get back together with what's-his-name or your tattoo.

Great News For Women Who Gave Birth Later In Life

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.11.2014 | Fifty

Lots of women delay starting their families for various reasons. Now it turns out that delaying child-bearing might be a way of living longer, accordi...

Yagana Shah

This Is The Age Where You Feel Sexiest

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.11.2014 | Fifty

Turns out, getting older isn't all about hiding your grays and removing wrinkles. No, old age is actually a time when your body confidence will thrive...

Why Can't Anyone Stop The Onslaught Of Scam Phone Calls?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.10.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

The voice message left on our home phone sounded very convincing. Authoritative and with a hint of menace, the caller said that the IRS Crime Investigations Unit was about to file charges for tax evasion against us -- but if we called them back right away and could explain a few things to the caller, perhaps our imminent prosecution could be averted. But only if we called him back right away.

Yagana Shah

11 Stock Photos That Make Middle Age Look Awesome

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.11.2014 | Fifty

Middle age approaching soon? Not to worry, friend. According to the wonderful world of stock photos, middle age is the pinnacle of your life and your ...

Yagana Shah

These 13 Stunning Photos Of Senior Athletes Shatter Every Aging Stereotype

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.25.2014 | Fifty

Age is just a number and wrinkles certainly aren't a sign of weakness for senior athletes. While most athletes might throw in the towel by the time th...

Yagana Shah

WATCH: Man's Adorable Jig To Wife's Music Will Make Your Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.11.2014 | Fifty

If you thought nothing could beat the fireworks and passion of a new relationship, think again. This adorable older couple proves the spark can very m...

Sarah Barness

He Promised He'd Shave His Beard For Grandma's 100th Birthday

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Barness | Posted 07.10.2014 | Fifty

"Had a beard for 4 years. And for 4 years Grandma has disliked it," says Scott Cleveland in his video description. "I promised I'd shave it for her 10...

Ann Brenoff

5 Money Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Retirement

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.02.2014 | Fifty

As the Hippocratic Oath is often (wrongly) credited with saying, "First do no harm." With that philosophy in mind, here are five money mistakes you ma...

Yagana Shah

9 Everyday Things That Used To Be Totally Taboo

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.13.2014 | Fifty

Many of the freedoms we take for granted today weren't enjoyed by generations before us, believe it or not. And we're not just talking about the big t...

Why The Airport Brought My Happiest Memories Rushing Back

Jamie Greenebaum | Posted 09.09.2014 | Fifty
Jamie Greenebaum

I did not think JFK would be different from any other airport I have traveled through in the recent months. Hey, look! They all have three letters: BOS, SFO, CLT, RIC, SBA, ETC. My famous battle cry, "How hard can it be?!?!" showed me just how hard it can be.

Yagana Shah

Quitting These 4 Bad Habits Could Help You Live 10 Years Longer

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.09.2014 | Fifty

Stub out that cigarette, pour out the wine glass, and get off the couch. If you've been meaning to quit that one bad habit but just can't seem to comm...

5 Steps To Survive Your Boomerang Kid's Return Home

Next Avenue | Elizabeth Fishel and Jeffrey Arnett | Posted 07.09.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Elizabeth Fishel and Jeffrey Arnett When you waved your grown-up kids off to college, cheered at their graduation, c...

How I Know I've Finally Reached Old Age

Richard Abrons | Posted 09.08.2014 | Fifty
Richard Abrons

When I was 80, I wrote a personal memoir. This is what I said about old age: 'I am an old man. Eighty has got to be old. But, if in good health with all the joints and the brain working, what is the big deal?' Now, at 87, I wouldn't say that today.

Want To Turn Back The Clock? Do These 6 Things

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 07.09.2014 | Fifty

Do you remember scrambling to find the best boxed hair dyes after spotting your first gray hair? Or slathering on the creams after noticing your turke...

Yagana Shah

This Simple Test Could Detect The Onset Of Alzheimer's

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.08.2014 | Fifty

There's a peanut butter sniff-test, an at-home pencil and paper test, and now researchers say something as simple as a routine blood test could predic...

Rules: Huff/Post50 & The TODAY Show Announce 50 Over 50 Initiative

Posted 07.08.2014 | Fifty

Do you know someone who has launched a new career, or gone back to college, or started a non-profit overseas, or adopted a child, or taken a really am...

The Single Best Thing You Can Do For Your Health

Next Avenue | Posted 07.08.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue Every now and then, we all need a boost to get us moving toward better health. If the official start of summer wasn't eno...

The Bucket List Trip That Changed My Life Forever

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 09.07.2014 | Fifty
Lois Alter Mark

I wrote my first bucket list when I was in my 20s. And it was really more of a wish list. I wanted to visit all 50 states. All seven continents. All seven Wonders of the World.