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What's Your Boomer EQ? Part 3

Claire N. Barnes, MA | Posted 08.05.2014 | Fifty
Claire N. Barnes, MA

We all know people who are self-sacrificing for their friends and relatives. Often, these individuals sacrifice their resources at the expense of themselves -- finances, housing, emotional energy -- and then complain about it later.

7 Ways To Find Your Long-Lost Self

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 07.13.2014 | 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.

Jane Pauley's 5 Essential Reinvention Tips

Next Avenue | Nancy Collamer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Nancy Collamer Back in the 1970s, Jane Pauley and Tom Brokaw brought us the news of the day as co-anchors of The Tod...

5 Tips From School To Help You Keep Progressing As An Adult

Next Avenue | Ben Skinner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Ben Skinner Many of the things we learned in college get cast aside for job-related knowledge and our spare time the...

Tired of Replacing Expensive Bras, This Mother of Three Came Up With An Uplifting Solution

Posted 07.03.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Going Green For An Encore Career

Next Avenue | Posted 03.24.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Elizabeth Isele One targets toxic chemicals in household products; the other turned her knitting into a lucrative bu...

7 Ways To Make New Friends In Midlife

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.19.2012 | Fifty

A new study suggests loneliness is a significant factor in our overall health and well-being. According to a recently published report in the Archives...

Where Can You Find The Best Job In The World?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.06.2012 | Fifty

One of the rites of passage for boomers who came of age in the late 1960s or early 1970s was the six- or 12-month backpacking trip through an exotic l...

WATCH: Rita Wilson Pushes The Envelope

Posted 05.09.2012 | Fifty

With the release of her debut solo album, "AM/PM" from Decca Records, actress and producer Rita Wilson found a whole new creative mountain to climb. R...

Stay-At-Home-Mom, 51, Reinvents Herself With Surprising Career

The Flint Journal | Posted 04.20.2012 | Fifty

LINDEN, Mich. (AP) — Debra Monchilov didn't listen to the criticism surrounding her choice to change career paths — that she was too old to become...

How These 20-Somethings Saved This Post 50 From Certain Death

Debra Ollivier | Posted 06.22.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

Frank Ferrante was a 54-year-old battling obesity, drug and alcohol addiction and Hepatitis C when he stumbled into a vegan restaurant called Café Gratitude. There he met a trio of 20-somethings who transformed his life.

The Nextnik Episode 2: Letting Loose On The Second Act Path

Posted 01.28.2012 | Fifty

In the second episode of Mike Kravinsky's new web series 'The Nextnik,' Larry Zimmerman -- a recently-laid-off Post 50 -- visits his friend Mark, who ...

WATCH: Corporate Exec Swaps Boardroom For Chicken Farm

Posted 12.11.2011 | Fifty

A former San Francisco-based executive has bid adieu to corporate life in the big city -- in favor of a certified organic farm in rural Ohio. But ...