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  1. How Can I Help My Child Prepare for an Outdoor Adventure Trip of a Lifetime?

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    Regardless of your child’s current age, you may already be thinking about some of the things they may want or need to have a fulfilling future. Within this can be the experience and memories that an outdoor adventure-fuelled holiday can bring. Whether this ends up being a summer camp, gap year, or even simply a month-long trip after graduation, allowing your child to experience the great outdoors with their peers can help them to develop a sense of independence and learn essential teamwork skills. However, just because they’re going to be embarking on this trip without you doesn’t mean you can’t help them prepare. Here are some ways to offer your support: Financial Planning While some families can afford to pay for their child’s adventures without...
  2. Creating Positive Relationships

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    By Anne Jones, author of ‘How to Heal’ Do some friends and work colleagues drain and exhaust you? Do you and your partner bicker and argue too much? Do you struggle with family members who make you feel angry or who try to control you? Do you want to attract new love into your life?   Our happiness levels are affected by whether our relationships are positive and uplifting or toxic and depressing. At least fifty percent of my work as a spiritual healer is to help people improve the vibrations of their closest connections: partner, family, in-laws, friends, and work colleagues. I help clients to release the yearning for lost love, to heal current associations and to be open to finding a new partner.   The people who are closest to you, who...
  3. Tips for dating in your 50s and beyond

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    Article by Jacqui Baker Dating in your 50s, 60s and 70s (possibly 80s) is unique to each individual when they find themselves single again later in life. I always break down the decades into 50s, 60s, & 70s because you cannot categorise it as ‘over 50s’ becoming single in your 50s compared to becoming single in your 60s or 70s cannot be described as the same. Some people make the common mistake of jumping straight into dating or finding someone to date and often find themselves feeling sad and bewildered. Finding yourself single For instance, finding yourself single after your partner has died and after a separation/divorce of a long-term relationship have similarities.  It is commonly known that divorce is the second highest stressor after the death of a loved one.  There is...
  4. Ideas on How to Remember a Loved One

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    Saying goodbye to a loved one is never easy, but finding a way to properly memorialise their life can help you to process your feelings. As time passes, you might find that you are thinking about your loved one less and less, which can lead to feelings of guilt. It’s important to give yourself space to move on, which is why a proper memorial can provide the space you need to grieve.  The right memorial will be there when you need it but will allow you the space to move on when you are ready. Here are some of the best memorial ideas to help you feel more connected to your loved one after they have passed away. Plan a memorial service The...
  5. Facing a Grey Divorce? Read these 7 Critical Issues first

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    Divorce is difficult at any stage of life, but it could be more complex to navigate when you are older, approaching retirement, or already retired. In order to make sure everyone is treated fairly in a divorce, it’s important to consider these 7 critical issues for older couples seeking a separation. What is a grey divorce? A grey divorce, or a silver splitter, is a term for a demographic trend of a high divorce rate for older couples who have been married for a very long time. These individuals may have married young to start a family, and followed a traditional family structure of the man going out to work and the woman staying home to raise children. Once their adult children have grown up and started their own families, couples...
  6. What to do if your loved ones are lonely

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    Reports from Age UK have shown that 3.8million people over the age of 65 live alone with 58% of them being over the age of 75. The chances of them feeling lonely, sad or even disconnected are high normally, let alone during the pandemic. The pandemic has left a lot of people feeling lonely due to the social restrictions that were put in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Especially the elderly. With most things closing down and the only thing you could leave your home for was food and exercise with those you live with we had to change the method of communicating. Now restrictions have been lifted, a lot of people are still being careful on where and when they go out...
  7. Dating over 50: A Nervous Single’s Guide to Dating After a Long Break

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      If you haven’t dated in a long time, getting back into circulation can seem overwhelming. Maybe you’ve been in a long-term relationship that recently ended, or you’ve been single and busy with other priorities. Either way, you’re bound to wonder if things have changed while you’ve been away, especially if you haven’t dated in decades and whether you’ll be able to adapt. Like most obstacles to romance, feeling a bit rusty can be overcome if you’re willing to make an effort. Try these tips for reviving your love life. Things to Do Before You Start Dating: Consider your priorities. As long as your expectations are constructive and realistic, it’s beneficial to have a checklist for the qualities you’re looking for in someone to date. Focus on the traits that matter, like kindness...
  8. 6 Benefits Of A Good Care Home

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    Life is full of magical wonders and adventure, from being a youngster running about outside to reaching our fabulous 20s and 30s, experiencing the joys of the 40s, and easing in our golden 50s. It is safe to say that life offers us a magnificent roller coaster of happiness, laughter, and memorable moments. With that said, it is also a time when we may have to make difficult decisions regarding the wellbeing of those close to us, particularly elderly parents.  There will come a time where we will have to encourage them to sit back and relax. Replay the beautiful memories of all their years in a safe and comfortable environment that only a ...
  9. How To Find High-Quality Palliative Care: 7 Essential Elements

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    Have you already decided that either you or your loved one needs palliative care? If that is the case, you should educate yourself on what you should look for to find the best palliative care there is. If you do not know where to start, do not worry! We are here to help you out. In this article, you will find a list of things that you should be paying attention to when looking for palliative care, ranging from staff proficiency, availability, and transparent procedures to very professional nursing staff and proactivity on the part of the general practitioner. On top of that, we can give you a tip for staying calm in such a stressful situation. Ideally, you should familiarize yourself with the kind of medical equipment your...
  10. 11 Secrets from Seniors on Finding Lasting Love over 50

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      Who better to ask for advice on relationships over 50 than those with long and happy relationships behind them. Seniors can offer a unique perspective on marriage and lasting love. Look to those who have celebrated their golden and diamond anniversaries.  Their decades of experience can help you find love that lasts whether you are looking for a new relationship or want to ensure that your existing relationship stays the course. These are their relationship secrets:     Listen to your family. Couples can benefit from listening to advice from family members. Family members can offer a different viewpoint on the relationship. Their approval may not be necessary for you to find happiness, but seniors state that listening to family matters.   Listen to your friends. Your friends can...
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