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.
Sarah Gold was shy and skittish about joining a bunch of strangers on our most recent trip. But something fascinating happened under the tropical sun.
We’ve got gifts galore for women over 50—for your friends of course, but also for someone you often overlook: your own dear self.
Setting personal boundaries is sometimes hard. Here’s a clear guide on how to do it and how to tell when you’re NOT doing it well.
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.
In New York City this week, NextTribe brought women together to embrace our age and appreciate the sense of confidence and freedom that comes with growing older.
When a pal is diagnosed with something serious, it’s hard to know the right way to support her. Janet Siroto gets wise advice from an expert who knows both sides of the issue.
As she gathers with the pals she grew up with to mark their 60th year, Julie Bonnin reflects on the amazing, life-shaping power of high school friendships.
Sheryl Kraft is worried about her husband’s ever-smaller circle of pals. How can she help? Is it even her place to help?
There’s a new trend in dementia care that lets patients and caregivers socialize together.
It’s always hard to know what will make a bereaved friend feel better or worse. For starters, follow this simple rule: Say less, do more.
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.
Some broken friendships are able to be put back together years later. Sherry Amatenstein reports on the special value of having women in your life with the same deep roots.
Unfortunately, all too often, friends unintentionally shame, blame or send negative messages to the person going through the break-up. Walecia Konrad tells us what to do instead.
The itinerary was packed with cultural and culinary outings—but what travelers on the NextTribe trip to Charleston will remember most are the quick and deep bonds that developed.
Terry Haward felt like she was good friends with her colleagues. Until one telling moment when she realized she could never be part of their crowd.
A friendship that spanned thousands of miles and 57 years revealed itself to be even more amazing thanks to a stunning bit of synchronicity. By Nita Anderson as told to Jennifer Rodrigo.
How a fear of heights and a “You got this!” from a stranger taught Amy Brecount White a key way to support other women.
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.
These days women—even women by themselves—aren’t afraid to claim their place at the long, tall table.