Her arm was immobilized; her pain was intolerable. And it was made much, much worse when medical insurance refused to properly cover her treatment. Julie Metz shares her story
Can lightning strike on the other side of 50? It sure can. Sherry Amatenstein shares true stories of finding The One.
This fall, make sustainability your top style trend. Think farm-to-closet with these fresh picks, modeled by 67-year-old NextTriber Emily Vickers
Here Karen Bigman shares the steps she took after divorce. Now she is living-proof of a more fulfilling single life.
Sure it’s sexy-hot and features fabulous real-estate porn, but Sheila Weller finds a deeper reason that midlife women are hooked, starting with the relatable, un-heroic female leads.
Margot Kidder’s daughter talks about the importance of openness after her mother’s death was revealed to be a suicide. Sheila Weller explores how greater honesty can help us all
If not now, when? That’s the question Julia Wright contemplated after a medical scare. Here’s how she made the trip she’d always fantasized about finally happen
Even though we’re old enough to know better, sometimes we succumb to the siren call of fashion purchases that wind up looking ludicrous. Janet Siroto airs her worst mistakes
The counter-culture Golden Girl tells Sheila Weller about breaking racial taboos, her cancer battle—and the greatest gift her daughters gave her.
Needing a life change, caterer Bonnie Lee Black did something drastic and headed to Africa on a humanitarian mission. Here, her journal of what she discovered about chickens, friendship—and herself.
Power suits and MC Hammer “You Can’t Touch This” drop-crotch pants clog the racks at vintage clothing stores. Can those of us who wore them when they were first hot sport them again? Stephanie Dolgoff investigates.
Amy Ferris was in the thick of menopause when she had an overwhelming urge to nurture a child. But was it the most giving or selfish move she could make? Here, she tells you how it played out.
Now that the nest is empty, one woman is ready for adventure and travel. Her husband…not so much. Cathi Hanauer shares how these two need to contemplate the road ahead.
Want to munch on something creamy… or crunchy… or sweet… or salty… right now? We know the feeling. Here are healthful snacks hand-picked for you by nutrition guru Samantha Cassetty.
Give your complexion a midlife boost: Try some (or all) of these clever beauty hacks from Hillary Quinn to love the skin you’re in even more
Every parent wants their kids to get along, to support and love one another along life’s path. But here Terry Haward faces the harsh truth that her daughters may never do that.
Recently, most novels about women have featured comely young heroines. But Karen Karbo reports on two new books that each offer a unique take on complex middle-aged women.