Barbara Grufferman

TURNING 50 CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE

Turning 50 threw me for a loop. It felt as though everything changed overnight. 
In my 20s, 30s and 40s, I charged ahead with life, first throwing myself into my career — I worked . . . Read More

Fishnets: To Wear or Not to Wear?

Not too long ago, an  article in The Daily Mail (usually a blast of a read, with the prerequisite dry British humour–yes I spelled it the way they do–thrown in) stopped me . . . Read More

Life After 50: Is it Dementia, Normal Aging, or Something Else?

Ever since I can remember, my sense of direction has been less than stellar. I’ll frequently step out of a restaurant and go left when I should be going right. . . . Read More

5 Best Reasons to Do ‘the Plank’ . . . Every Day

Need one good reason to do the Plank? How about 5?

My Blue Period

I’ve always been a bit of a late bloomer and never once have I referred to myself as an early adopter. Trends and . . . well . . . . . . Read More

What I Know About Sex Now That I’m In My 50s

My husband and I met in the sweltering summer of 1992 and started rocking and rolling immediately. But from the moment we got married a year later, we were 1) thinking about getting pregnant, . . . Read More

Vitamin D: You Know You Want it . . .

Some great news was just released that is sure to make big believers in the power of vitamin D smile, and maybe just a little smug. Not only is this . . . Read More

NEED A GOOD REASON TO MOVE YOUR BODY EVERY DAY? RESCUE A DOG!

Nag alert:  we all need to move our bodies every day.  Period.  Running, walking, spinning, biking . . . whatever your choice is, you’ve got to do it every day.  You’ll . . . Read More

Finding the Perfect Glasses for Your Perfect Face!

Who said reading glasses had to be frumpy? Since entering my 50′s, I’ve had to keep a 6x magnifying mirror adhered to my bathroom mirror so I don’t end up . . . Read More

“Generations of Strength” Award from the National Osteoporosis Foundation

I am thrilled that the National Osteoporosis Foundation has chosen to recognize me as a leading voice of positive and healthy aging with the “Generations of Strength” Award, which will . . . Read More

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