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Mary Rogers is your virtual midlife best friend.

Jan 28, 2016

In this episode we are talking about marriage and the uptick in midlife divorces.

Midlife divorce (also called “silver” or “gray” divorce) is becoming more common, and more acceptable. In 2014, people age 50 and above were twice as likely to go through a divorce than in 1990. At the same time, divorce rates have...

Jan 18, 2016

Third in a series of episodes on getting rid of your stuff.

Jan 14, 2016

Meet Experience 50 Podcast listener Karyn Hertel, 44, who successfully downsized her family’s home by 30% and their “stuff” by 40%. Karyn and her husband Bob had been hearing more about minimalist living and found it appealing as a way to simplify their busy lives.

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Jan 11, 2016

This is the first of three episodes on the topic of decluttering and downsizing in midlife. 

Meet Joy Hadley Bender, who in her early 50s was ready to transition her life and career. An artist, Joy turned to decluttering and found in the process that her feelings and emotions became more organized and "lighter" as she...

Jan 5, 2016


Did you know that NOT having a healthy social life is as much of a health risk as smoking and excessive alcohol consumption, and even more deadly than physical inactivity and obesity? In this episode, Mary shares the research findings of POLS’s Social Relationships and Mortality Risk by authors Julianne...