Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Midlife

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 . . . just about everything . . . need to grow on me–sometimes quite slowly–before they “take.” That’s why I’m only now wearing blue nail polish.

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.

Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

ad-dic-tion: the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma. Since I decided to turn my eating around (about the time I started researching and writing my book, about three years ago), I was introduced to kale. Eating kale has . . . Read More

Are Marketers Still Ignoring the 50+ Demographic?

While marketers do continue to specifically target the “youth of America” — those who are between 18 and 34 — there seems to be a change in the wind . . .

What Does Growing Bolder Mean to You?

I was a repeat guest on the GROWING BOLDER RADIO SHOW recently, with hosts Marc Middleton and Bill Shafer. In case you missed it . . . just click on this link to listen in! Enjoy the show!