Living & Loving Life Beyond Fifty
Julie Lopez Shoes

Julie Lopez Shoes

"I want all women to have the opportunity to wear beautiful shoes without the pain, so we went the direct-to-consumer route to eliminate retail markups and make these luxury shoes accessible to as many women as possible."... Read more

Lasik Surgery: To Do It Or Not To Do It?

Lasik Surgery: To Do It Or Not To Do It?

Can you still have Lasik surgery if you're over 50?  ... Read more

Women Turning 50 in 2015!

Women Turning 50 in 2015!

Here's the list...the new crop of gals who are going to rock their 50's!... Read more

How To Make Kale Cubes

How To Make Kale Cubes

Easy to make, easy to enjoy! Frozen kale cubes ramp up the nutrition value of your smoothie or soups!... Read more

My Bucket List

My Bucket List

What does my bucket list have to do with Lawrence, Pat, Cookies 'n Cream, Big Foot and Nightwing and Avalynn?... 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!

June 3, 2015 - Posted in Fashion + Beauty

// Pam Sissons | Fifty Is The New Forty Recently we turned to Julie Lopez for guidance as the go-to designer for beautiful, fashionable and comfortable shoes! Julie's shoes are the gold standard for anyone …

March 23, 2015 - Posted in

It seems that everywhere you turn there is someone touting LASIK’s benefits. We hear a lot about LASIK surgery and the wonderful clear vision that people enjoy after the procedure. Is LASIK surgery for women …

April 12, 2014 - Posted in

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 …

May 27, 2012 - Posted in

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 …

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.