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‘Pro-ageing’ beauty articles: Why we should cast a critical eye

Over the last few years I’ve noticed an increase in the number of articles that celebrate the physical appearance of women aged 50 and older. They tend to be published in lifestyle magazines and they follow a similar argument: that the beauty of ‘older’ women comes from the confidence they have developed throughout life, that wrinkles and fine lines are markers of experience that women should be proud of. 432 more words

Study Questions Hormone Therapy

Questioning widespread medical practices, a new study says hormone-replacement therapy failed to slow heart disease in older women. In the findings, reported at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology, 309… 196 more words


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Meet Mature Women

Advanced Style: Never under-estimate your Grandma’s style!

I had the pleasure of stumbling across Ari Seth Cohen’s documentary “Advanced Style”, on Netflix, which follows the lives and passions of a number of adoring fashionable women aged 60 and above. 581 more words

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A long-time friend’s 19 year old cat, Tazzy

Dear friends and readers,

The Fall term for the Oscher Lifelong Learning Institute at American University has more or less come to an end, most classes are over, and the Holiday party happened at River Road Unitarian Church this afternoon. 1,330 more words


I Left my Heart in San Francisco

I’ve been putting off writing this blog because I didn’t know how to put into words how I felt about San Francisco. Maybe that was it – the experience I had was an emotional one made up of all that we saw and did? 2,456 more words


In Praise Of Older Women

The last of this week’s life drawings done with my Samsung Galaxy Tablet Note 8 with the free Markers app. This model is an older woman, I like to work with older models because it challenges our society’s obsession with youth and narrow view of what beauty is.