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Women Over 50

Yagana Shah

Why Women May Want To Reconsider Their Caffeine Habit

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.23.2014 | Fifty

That hot cup of coffee or tea you just can't start the day off with, may be keeping you up at night. And it's not just the caffeine. A new study s...

Top 20 Dating Tips For Finding Love Again After 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 07.16.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

1. Put in writing what type of relationship you hope to find -- both short term and long term.

I On Beauty: Chapter 3 Surviving Challenges: Post 50

Irene Michaels | Posted 07.02.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

The one common element to all of these extraordinary recoveries was the person's positive state of mind, whereby nothing was going to get in their way or prevent them from returning to their previous lifestyles; which enabled them to pursue all of their goals, some of them even bigger and better than before.

4 Ways To Have The Best Sex Of Your Life In Middle Age

Stephanie Bender | Posted 07.01.2014 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

Some time ago I wrote a blog concerning sex and menopause. Comments in response to that blog ran the gamut. Some women expressed frustration with their bodies. Some felt betrayed by their husbands or partners now that their physical appearance had changed. And still others were blissfully happy that they had ended (by choice) their own sexual chapter and were looking forward to using their energy in other areas such as work, family and friends.

Surviving Challenges After 50

Irene Michaels | Posted 06.27.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

A few years ago I had an accident while on my horse, Marc, that resulted in a fractured femur in six places; I was unable to move and had to be transported in an ambulance.

Marcia

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.17.2014 | Arts
Marcia Liss

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3 Common Online Dating Mistakes Women Over 50 Make

Lisa Copeland | Posted 06.11.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

The reason I'm such a strong advocate for online dating is because I know it's the easiest place to meet single men over 50. The problem is, no one gives you the rules for being successful with it. In fact, I've found three common mistakes women over 50 consistently make that end up totally frustrating them in their search for Mr. Right. It's time to change that.

My Disastrous Search for the Perfect Swimsuit

Emma Nicholson | Posted 05.27.2014 | Fifty
Emma Nicholson

Hoisting 51-year-old size DD breasts beyond their natural boundaries and wrapping a cord attached to them around your neck is apparently not good for your spinal health.

Why We Won't Hold Our Breath for George Clooney's Wedding

Lisa Copeland | Posted 07.13.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Bad boy types are the fun men. But as a woman over 50, when you look to your future for a committed relationship, do you want a playful George who is all about George, or do want a kind, compassionate quality man, who is all about pleasing and loving you?

Is There A Tactful Way to Help Your Mom (Or Dad) Financially?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 07.05.2014 | Money
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

What trade-offs does she have to make? By looking at her budget with her, perhaps you'll see places where she can make different choices so that she doesn't have to skimp in one area or another.

Dana Oliver

7 Hair And Makeup Mistakes Women Over 50 Should Avoid

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 04.29.2014 | Style

Whenever a conversation among my mother, aunts and me on beauty products comes up, they start asking me about the best eye serums or gray hair cover-u...

4 Benefits Of Yoga After 50

Paul LaRosa | Posted 06.23.2014 | Fifty
Paul LaRosa

Yoga teachers like to talk. Not all but some of them tend to go on and on about their rent, boyfriends, etc....happy, I suspect, to have a captive audience. The thing is, almost all of them are under 40, and when they talk about the many benefits of yoga, none of the ones I've taken classes with are talking from the perspective of being over 50.

How Turning 50 Broke My 'Inertia Curse' And Ultimately Saved My Life

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 06.15.2014 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Here's an experiment: imagine you're under a spell -- or really, a curse. You aren't asleep or even hurt. You haven't been imprisoned in a tower or turned into a toad. No, under this spell you are not only alive, but able to live your life exactly the same way you did yesterday. That's the curse.

10 Reasons Why Don Draper Is Not the Man For You

Lisa Copeland | Posted 06.11.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Don is the ultimate bad boy: slick, sophisticated, rich and fun. He's also a terrible husband who is only totally committed to himself. There are lots of men out there in real life just like Jon Hamm's character. Let's face it; If you're like most women, you probably love the infamous bad boy.

5 Hazardous Dating Trends That Keep Women Alone

Lisa Copeland | Posted 06.07.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

One of the scariest things about dating, especially after 50, is having to worry about how members of the opposite sex will perceive you, especially when you're comparing yourself to the person you were when you were 20.

The Simple Exercise That Can Help Manifest Love In Your Life

Lisa Copeland | Posted 05.23.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

You may want a man in your life with all your heart... Yet deep inside you may be afraid of getting hurt again. This creates a tug of war inside you and the message you are sending out to the Universe becomes unclear so it can't be answered.

5 Behaviors That Turn Men Off -- And How To Change Them

Lisa Copeland | Posted 05.10.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

If you're struggling with getting first or second dates, or men say they find you intimidating, here are five behaviors that are turning men off -- and how to change them.

Dead After 50

Jessica Wolf | Posted 05.03.2014 | Fifty
Jessica Wolf

Last Thursday night, I texted a friend: "What should I wear to a Dead show? No tie dye available," and got back, "Tank top, no bra." "I'm afraid that ship has sailed," I wrote.

A Writer's Dream In San Miguel

Adele Scheele | Posted 04.23.2014 | Books
Adele Scheele

For the past nine years, Susan has invited great writers to come read from their books and share their process of writing -- novelists, poets, non-fiction writers, screenwriters and playwrights, literary journal editors as well as agents and social media wizards.

Single? What You REALLY Should Be Doing On Valentine's Day

Lisa Copeland | Posted 04.15.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

There are some days where being single is really hard. February 14 happens to be one of them. You can't help but pass colorful storefront windows loaded with Valentine's Day ideas and gifts. You find your email box loaded with Restaurant.com and Groupon offers to wine and dine you and the sweetheart you wish you had. Everywhere you look it seems like couples are holding hands and kissing.

60 Things Older Women Want Younger Women To Know

Margaret Manning | Posted 04.05.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

Truthfully, it surprised me that these 30-year-old women were so anxious about getting older. The more I thought about it, the more I wished that I'd had older women in my life when I was 30. If I had, I might have developed a more balanced perspective on aging much earlier.

The 4 Words Every Man Wants To Hear From A Woman

Lisa Copeland | Posted 04.01.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Back when you were in your teens or early 20s, you probably didn't date all that much. In an environment like high school or college, you were surrounded by men and women who were single and young just like you were. When you found someone, you hung out and really got to know each other before you fell in love and chose to marry.

The Tyranny of the Mirror: Is Looking Young Making Us Feel Worse?

Grown And Flown | Posted 03.23.2014 | Fifty
Grown And Flown

We condemn the pressure placed on our daughters to be and look perfect. And then, we place almost the same pressures upon ourselves to be forever young, to repel the forces of aging and to glean our sense of self from our faces rather than our lives.

What The Hell Happened To My Arms When I Turned 50?

Lisa Goich-Andreadis | Posted 03.22.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Goich-Andreadis

What the hell happened to my arms when I turned 50? As few as five years ago, I was flaunting a set of tanned biceps that I was fairly proud of. I could still perform the Rose Bowl queen wave without hitting myself in the eye with flappy under arms.

8 Tips That Will Have Men Begging You For A Date

Lisa Copeland | Posted 03.13.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

As a dating coach, I speak with amazing women over 50 daily about their dating lives. They communicate the desperation they are feeling about ever finding a good man to share their lives with.