Contribute to Better After 50


We are Betterafter50 because we choose to be. We’re old enough — and wise enough — to approach the challenges and promises of mid-life with positive energy. We are not in la la land here. We get it. From body issues to memory challenges, financial shifts to changing relationships, marriage re-kindlings and dissolvings, from empty beds to empty nests, to dealing with loss and the joy of new beginnings — we know the landscape is vast and the topics ripe for engagement. We also know how much easier it is when we share our thoughts and feelings with other like-minded souls.

And so, here we are with all our glitches and glory.

We invite you to scroll through our site, read what others have to say and to contribute.

Thank You,
Felice Shapiro


To Submit Your Personal Essay

Welcome BA50 Writer! We are happy to receive your story for consideration: a story from the heart, a personal essay, advice or something humorous — the kind of story you would share with your friends over coffee or at book club. The kind of story that makes you reflect about life after 50. The kind of advice that would be helpful to a friend. We’re also interested in “Finds and Must Haves” New Products you love that make you look and feel Better After 50.

Once you submit your story, our editor will contact you as soon as possible.  Please understand that while we welcome all submissions, we may not be able to publish every article we receive.

You may email your story to or use the form below.


    STEP 1 - Post Your Article Here (300-800 words)

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    STEP 2 - Include Your Bio (50 words):

    We will email you for your bio picture and (where applicable) any images you would like to use for your article.


    STEP 3 - Tell us how to contact you:

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