Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Money and 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.

Aging With Health, Beauty and Peace of Mind

It’s human nature to always be ready to jump on the next “new thing” . . . whether it’s a diet that everyone is raving about, an exercise program that promises to get rid of cellulite or (finally!) the skin cream that will erase wrinkles as soon as you spot them. If something seems too good to be true, it’s . . . Read More

Can Women Live Together?

Women living together? Hmmm. This needs further investigating.

Schmoozing With Your Girlfriends is Great for Your Health!

I just got this message in an email from the wonderful Dr. Jennifer Mieres, cardiologist extraordinaire, and a medical expert I interviewed for The Best of Everything After 50. Read on, and smile . . . Subject: Good friends They teach this at Stanford (and to think that we already knew this!!) A thought to share…and sooooo true… “I just . . . Read More

SEX AFTER 50: THE BEST YOU’LL EVER HAVE?

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, 2) in a state of pregnancy, 3) recovering from pregnancy or 4) enjoying (and coping with) the results of pregnancy: babies, toddlers and, now, two teenagers. . . . Read More

THE SEVEN BIGGEST MISTAKES WE MAKE IN MIDLIFE (and how to avoid them)

A few months ago the editors at Health.com wrote an article –”11 Mistakes Women Make in Middle Age” — which was based on an interview with me about my book,“The Best of Everything After 50: The Experts’ Guide to Style, Sex, Health, Money and More.” It generated so much attention that other media outlets have run the story since then, including Yahoo . . . Read More