One of the harsh truths of mid- and later life is having members of our “chosen family” slip away before you expected. Janet Siroto takes a look at love and loss.
You can’t attend every single ceremony as your friends’ kids get hitched— or as their parents pass away. Here, Michele Willens shares how she decides when to attend and when to pass
This storied cocktail has a fascinating history, reveals Jeanette Hurt. Every bit as delicious are the recipes and tips she serves up so you can enjoy this drink every which way.
In this column, members of the Tribe unload on pals who are self-absorbed or environment-ravagers. Can these friendships be saved?
Authors, photographers and musicians took to the stage to lend their voices to our celebration of the power and creativity of women like us. The message: We Rock!
When they met, they had so much in common (a broke, creative life in the city), but a couple of decades later, they’re drastically different. Should she hold onto a friendship that is unfulfilling out of guilt and nostalgia? Or is it time to let her old pal go?
What if you could live by the water with pals, loads of good food and laughs? Would that be too much to ask? Christine Grillo explores what her retirement commune fantasy might look like.
Some friendships last through thick and thin, sickness and health, trauma and heartache, while others don’t make it past the first bump in the road. Janice Eidus looks at what makes or breaks these key relationships.
Editor Jeannie Ralston shares what happens when you put 10 bold adventurers in an exotic location like San Miguel de Allende. Magic. Pure magic. See for yourself.
It sounds like a joke, but it’s not. These days women–even women by themselves–aren’t afraid to claim their place at the long, tall table.
We all need a good circle of pals, but making new friends after 50 is challenging. Here’s how Meredith Maran, alone in a new city, dug in and developed a whole batch of besties.
If a Democrat can be friends with Ann Coulter, isn’t there hope the rest of us can all get along?
Now that we’re mature adults, with full-fledged stresses and responsibilities, don’t we need dancing’s cathartic release more than ever?
My aging body felt like a barren landscape—until my friend trained his camera on it.
Traditionally, TV turns anyone in range of retirement age into the butt of jokes. But in Netflix’s Grace and Frankie, the older years are exciting, energizing, even sexy. And yes, very funny.
How do you make sense of the destruction?
Alert! Not having good pals is as dangerous to our health as smoking.
It’s time to draw a line in the sand.
Can we find common ground with those on the other side? Should we even try? We’re proving that it’s possible to have a civilized conversation about politics, the environment, income inequality, and abortion. Oh, and Trump. Yeah, him.