As head of a professional executive dating and introduction agency for over 40 years, Yvonne Allen has helped clients in all stages of life find and build successful relationships. But what impact can divorce and menopause have when it comes to finding love? In this first video, Deborah asks Yvonne about some of the greatest challenges facing women going through … [Read more...] about How we think about menopause and divorce can impact our search for love
women over 50
Whether feared or embraced, turning 50 is a milestone. You might be seizing the moment and revelling in the freedom of life as a quinquagenarian [kwing-kwuh-juh-nair-ee-uh n] (Yes there is a name for people aged between the ages of 50-59) Or you could be struggling to deal with the massive changes that are typical in the “third age” (as Deborah calls it). However … [Read more...] about What does being over 50 really mean?
Does the idea of having to 'start over' in your 50s petrify you? Are you at a point where the kids have left home and you are contemplating re-entering the workforce or reinventing yourself? Or maybe you are recently divorced and have to come up with a financial plan for yourself? Never fear! The Balance community is here to show that you are not alone... There are many … [Read more...] about Reinventing Yourself At 50
By Michelle Poston Combs Google ‘what not to wear after age 50’ and you will have your pick of thousands of articles telling you what looks terrible on your old ass body. I want to point out to the writer who wrote the ‘no-no’ article, you need to remember you are writing for women over age 50, not preschoolers. I don’t think I’ve said ‘no-no’ since my youngest was a … [Read more...] about Things You Shouldn’t Wear After 50
This week on Balance we're privileged to have the company of Anna Bligh, ex-Premier of Queensland and now CEO of one of Australia's oldest charitable organisations - the YWCA NSW. As Queensland's first female Premier, who can forget Anna's compassionate, yet steely leadership that helped guide QLD through the devastating floods of 2010-11? In this clip, Anna talks about … [Read more...] about Anna Bligh and the liberation of being in your 50s