3 Steps to Push Back on Medical Ageism

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3 Steps to Push Back on Medical Ageism When my mother trained in the Cadet Nursing Corps during World War II, the young nurses were taught that physicians could do no wrong. But, paradoxically, if a doctor made a mistake, it was the nurses’ duty to cover for the doctor. Mom worked in the obstetrics […]

God Save the Queen

God Save the Queen

God Save the Queen In the Fall of 2022 I received several emails, cards and a phone call offering me condolences because Queen Elizabeth II had died. I was touched but surprised. I hadn’t thought about the royals much since I left England in 1976, though I was aware of the queen’s failing health, especially […]

Crone Culture

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Crone Culture Becca Levy’s work at Yale University proves that for the sake of our health and longevity, it is essential to cultivate a positive attitude about aging. One great approach is to explore the culture of women past midlife. Because here is the secret: Despite the often negative portrayals of older women in the […]

Please Stop Apologizing for Contacting Me

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Please Stop Apologizing for Contacting Me Dear Women 50+, It doesn’t take more than a few clicks to find publications aimed at women over 50 years of age. My first try brings me to “15 Over 50 Magazines & Publications.” The next article is from the Guardian informing me about the “rise of older female […]

10 Steps To A Great Revenge Novel

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10 Steps To A Great Revenge Novel A woman posted on social media that she was obsessed with getting back at her ex from twenty years ago. He had done her wrong and she was still fuming. “Get therapy,” one woman advised. Sounded pricey. Another chimed in: “Just forget him.” Easier said than done. A […]

How to write erotica when you don’t know where to start

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How to write erotica when you don’t know where to start Rachel’s new book belongs on your shelf alongside Aphrodite’s Pen: The Power of Writing Erotica after Midlife. Stella’s book is the first to empower older women writing about erotic experiences in life, the bedroom, and beyond. Explore writing prompts, interviews with writers, and examples […]

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