Barbara Hannah Grufferman

turning 50

SUNGLASSES: Best Frames for Fall

After turning 50, I stopped taking my eyes for granted and started to protect them. For years I sunbathed, frequently without wearing sunglasses. Rarely did I think about how I . . . Read More

Work Out For Life

As a woman over 50, I’m always on the lookout for stories about how fitness and exercise can change people’s lives, and recently came across a fascinating article in the . . . Read More

Fashion Flash! Everything You Need to Know for the Week of June 9th!

FASHION FLASH–the best online mini-mag for women in midlife–is the best way to start your week! This week, FASHION FLASH is hosted by the ever-fabulous FAB OVER FORTY ! But enough yakking . . . . Read More

IT’S FASHION FLASH MONDAY!

FASHION FLASH women write articles on health, fitness, style, makeup, hair, relationships, work, your next chapter, and everything in between.

How Global Warming Affects Your Seasonal Allergies

First, the bad news: Global warming is happening, and there’s one more way it will make your life less comfortable and more miserable in the years ahead — its impact . . . Read More

5 Easy Ways to Celebrate ‘National Osteoporosis Month’!

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, where I am honored to serve as Bone Health Ambassador, the best defense against low bone mass, which can lead to osteoporosis, is to do a few simple things, and get started doing them as early as possible. But, they also want you to know that it’s never too late to take control of your own health and well-being.