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How to transition to gray hair with confidence!

woman with gray hair

Ah, so you’ve finally done it. You’ve made the decision to grow out your gray hair! A tough decision indeed. I mean, you’ve been coloring those nasty roots for years so deciding to go gray is kind of a big deal!  I’m going to share a few tips on growing out gray hair so you … Read More

In The Wake Of The Mighty Thompson

Thompson Brigade path

Tracing the grueling steps of Canadian fur trader proves exhilarating for life-long outdoorsman. by Kathy Smith A few months shy of his 60th birthday, Steve Flawith set out on a once-in-a-lifetime trip through the Canadian wilderness. He would join nearly 200 people who would follow in the footsteps, or should I say the path of … Read More

Fluid Intake Recommendations For Seniors

Bicyclist needs more fluids

Reader Question: How much water should I drink while exercising? Should I be using a sports drink? Susan’s Answer: Whether you are an athlete in training or just starting a fitness program for the first time keeping your body hydrated is very important to the function of our body’s cells and our performance in our sport. When you are … Read More

The Early Retirement Factor

Throughout the last part of the 20th Century most people retired between 60 and 64. Now the average retirement age is actually rising. With the growing economic uncertainty, some people may think that early retirement is bad for society; that those who retire, especially those who decide to retire early, will not be pulling their … Read More

Lifelong Learning Scholarship For People Over 50!

At Impowerage Magazine, we believe there is always something new to learn, so we are offering a 50+ scholarship to help you pursue your next career move, hobby or creative passion. The selected winners will get $200-$400 to help them continue their lifelong learning. Whether you are attending university for a degree, taking a community class, learning … Read More

It’s Never Too Late To Change Careers

Over 50 and feel like you have aged out of a career change? Feel like jobs are only available to the younger crowd? I am 51 years old and have had many changes in career over the years – and even just this year I made another change and got my real estate license. There … Read More

Sister Madonna Buder: AKA The Iron Nun

I am one of those that thinks by the time I am 80 I will be sitting around feeling sorry for myself for all the things I cannot do anymore – I am sure some of you can relate! But when you see this story of the Iron Nun – you too will change your … Read More

8 Tips For Using Email Safely

I am a digital kind of gal, so I have no fear of privacy or protecting myself online, but I know many of my 50-something friends do! Whether you are worried about privacy breaches on social media or being hacked through your email there are steps you can take to protect yourself. Heck even the … Read More

Forever Running Together: Dick & Rick Hoyt

There are some stories that are more amazing than others and this one is a story of perseverance, love and overcoming obstacles at any age. For years they have been making things happen that they were told could not be done all the while leaving a trail that lets others know that anything is possible … Read More