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By Aimee Picchi If you’re a woman looking forward to a comfortable retirement, well, good luck to you. Women deal with three issues that don’t affect the majority of their male counterparts, according to financial education company Financial Finesse, which […]

By: Kara Irby A Florida State University researcher has found that younger women’s concerns about wrinkles and deteriorating health cause them to have lower emotional well-being than those women who’ve passed the so called ‘midlife crisis’ phase. Anne Barrett, sociology […]

The time when women hit their absolute sexual peak may surprise you. By Zaynep Yenisey for Maxim (a magazine for men) Turns out sex for women is like a fine wine. It gets better with age! But then it gets […]

By Brandon Kruse/The Palm Beach Post …continued from Friday, October 21st… With children out of the house, a couple’s growing incompatibility can become too glaring to ignore, said Amy Sherman, a Lake Worth mental health counselor and Sedacca’s sister. Together […]

By Brandon Kruse/The Palm Beach Post After 40 years of marriage, Louise Cornet did something previous generations of women her age would have never contemplated, at least out loud. At age 61, she divorced her husband. He had changed so […]

Recently, I was diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D. or Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder.  Thank goodness there’s a name for this disorder. Somehow I feel better even though I have it! This is how it manifests: I decide to water my garden. […]

by Danielle Pergament, executive editor of Allure Here’s the upside to a midlife crisis: black eyeliner. No, obviously, I don’t mean pretty, flattering (office-appropriate!) black eyeliner. I mean the kind of black eyeliner you’d wear if you were having a […]

By Sharon Mesmer (Article first appeared in the NYTimes online on 2/11/16, and in the Sunday Review print edition 2/14/16: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/02/11/all-praise-the-women-of-menopause/?_r=0) For some women, menopause is no big deal. Some say they barely notice it. My mother, long ago, described […]

By Susan Snapp  I decided to clean up my home. I hadn’t been able to do “heavy” cleaning since March 2007 because of injuries so you can imagine how dirty it is/was. I started it all by deciding to install […]

By Anna Quindlen All my babies are gone now. I say this not in sorrow but in disbelief. I take great satisfaction in what I have today: three almost adults, two taller than I am, one closing in fast. Three […]