Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Change Your Life

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 putting mascara on my lips.Presbyopia (an age-related condition whereby eyes have trouble focusing on objects that are close) is a natural byproduct of getting older, and I have it in spades. . . . 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 be give to  me at the NOF annual “A Gift From Mothers to Daughters” luncheon on September 24th.

What’s a ‘Chief Pundit’ You Ask?

So thrilled that FOF, a leading website for women over 45 invited me to come on board as their “Chief Pundit.”  I’ll be covering topics that are of interest and importance to women, especially those–like me–who want all the tools we can get to live our best lives as we get older. Here’s the lovely introduction from FOF’s founder, Geri . . . Read More

Read the Report: Women, Health, Aging and Money

It seems we’re living in a country that penalizes women for: Taking time out of their own lives and careers to care for others Getting older Living longer than men According to a new study just published by OWL (Older Women’s League National Board), women over 50 are in dire straits.

Kale: The Answer to Just About . . . Everything?

I just read the FUNNIEST article on slate.com which simply must be shared.  But first, here’s a short blog I wrote last year about my addiction.

Learning to Embrace Fear

I write frequently about being fearless after fifty because a few years ago I chose to embrace my age with confidence, dignity, and joy. Part of my life’s mission is to share that message with others. Admittedly, getting older isn’t always easy: all kinds of changes — wanted and unwanted — go hand-in-hand with aging, which can often be so scary . . . Read More