Living & Loving Life Beyond Fifty
Simple Gift Giving

Simple Gift Giving

Baby boomers are givers at heart. Here's to less learning how to spend and more teaching how to give. Remember the grandkids are watching.  Here are some unique and thoughtful gift ideas...... Read more

Baby Boomer Women & Life After 50

Baby boomer women. Fashion, Careers, Relationships.

For baby boomer women, life offers choices instead of dictating events.  Today’s women over 50 are successful entrepreneurs, travelers, focused and more in control of their financial futures than ever before. They are major players in business, education, politics, health and beauty and leaders in every conceivable industry and area of expertise.  Join us in celebrating the energy and contributions baby boomer women are making, and explore the amazing possibilities that life after 50 presents!

April 12, 2014 - Posted in People & Events

Last night we attended Rachel Ray's annual cooking show in Lake George NY.  Ray is an Upstate NY gal, with deep roots in the Adirondacks. I have to admit that I have never been a …

April 7, 2014 - Posted in Life After 50

So...here I am blogging for the first time in quite a while. The truth is that I have been struggling with this website for some time now. I started it to vent about my own frustrations …

May 27, 2012 - Posted in Family

Bonding Through Traditions with Grandchildren If you're a long distance grandparent who spends time with their grandkids a couple of times a year, there is no ideal solution to maintaining a close relationship.  When grandparents start …

February 13, 2012 - Posted in Family

The Whole Family Feels Empty Nest - Even The Pets! Pets and empty nest? Yep...empty nest isn't just for moms - the whole family can be affected.  Even pets can be sad when a family member …

About the Editor: Meet Pam Sissons

About The Editor: Meet Pam Sissons

Thank you for visiting my newly redesigned website FiftyIsTheNewForty.com! Since 2007, I have worked to bring you exclusive stories and interviews from amazing women either approaching 50 or showing the rest of us how it ought to be done. (As well as my own thoughts about being a boomer…) Entrepreneurs, inspirational women, entertaining and interesting, we have touched on fashion for women over 50, health, food and definitely some fun.