Fifty Is The New Forty: Not Just For Baby Boomers Any More!

So...here I am blogging for the first time in quite a while. The truth is that I have been struggling with this website for some time now. I started it to vent about my own frustrations and experiences when I turned 50 in 2007, and for a while I just loved it. It was a

2020-03-10T13:12:04-04:00Life After 50|

9 Positive Life Changing Strategies For Baby Boomers

As midlife beckons, life continues to require chores and routines. You sense that maybe you're missing something, or sometimes you might find yourself just going through the motions of day to day living without even realizing it. It's normal and natural to experience changes as we age. These 9 positive life changing strategies can help

2020-03-10T13:11:57-04:00Life After 50|

Thoughtful, Simple Giving Gifts: Baby Boomers Giving Back

Mission: thoughtful, simple giving gifts this holiday season. For baby boomers, giving back is, well, a given. Baby boomers are givers at heart. As a matter of fact, baby boomers are responsible for the largest share of charitable donations. According to one study, we make up only 34% of all donors, but give 43% of the

2020-03-10T13:11:33-04:00Life After 50|

Coldwater Creek Fall Fashion Review Lowdown!

The Coldwater Creek fashions for Fall 2013 are flying off the shelves! Recently I was invited to preview the fall collection at the Stuyvesant Plaza Coldwater Creek store in Albany NY. (Disclaimer: As with all of my reviews, you will get only my honest opinion based upon my experience with the product.) Coldwater Creek has

2020-03-10T13:10:41-04:00Life After 50|

Recipe for Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Herbs

Eggplant is one of those vegetables that often gets overlooked. It's kind of weird looking, doesn't really feel like a typical vegetable. The fact is that eggplant is low in calories, high in vitamins and minerals, and offers fiber and essential B-complex groups of vitamins perfect for staying healthy. It is also a good source

2020-03-10T13:10:30-04:00Life After 50|

Jifiti Gifting App – More Personal Online Gift Giving, Empty Nesters!

Jifiti gifting app is a new app that lets you send a voucher for an actual gift to someone. Not as personal as an in-person gift, but less impersonal than a gift card or gift certificate, Jifiti lets you choose a specific item and send the recipient a voucher. How nice is it to send

2020-03-11T18:57:55-04:00Life After 50|

Benefits of The Virgin Diet: It’s Never Too Late!

(Just so you know...this isn't a pitch for a diet or weight loss program for anyone - just my personal experience with the benefits of the Virgin Diet) Several weeks ago I started a new diet called the JJ Virgin Diet. Like most women my age, my weight has become a constant, nagging issue, along

2020-03-11T18:57:16-04:00Life After 50|

Foods That Harm Foods That Heal

by Pam Sissons When it comes to diet and menopause, eating healthy is key. Foods That Harm Foods That Heal is a comprehensive volume compiled by the editors of Readers Digest providing an exhaustive list of health and wellness choices directly related to what foods harm and what foods heal our bodies. With the growing awareness

2020-03-11T18:57:08-04:00Life After 50|

WYSIWYG Relationships

What is a WYSIWYG relationship? WYSIWYG relationships - or "what you see is what you get', are relationships that are - in a word - simple. Clear. Without the need for or desire to implement any heroic efforts to keep it on track. So many of our relationships are incredibly complex; personal relationships with spouses, family,

2020-03-11T18:56:44-04:00Life After 50|