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 … Continue Reading

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, … Continue Reading

the seven biggest mistakes we make in midlife (and how to avoid them)

A few months ago the editors at 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 … Continue Reading