15 Habits of Women Over 50

Count the number of these habits you possess and see what your score says about you, below!

1. Taking sneak peeks at your neck
in the mirror

2. Nostalgically looking at old photos

3. Forgetting where your car is parked

4. Forever searching for the best
eye cream

5. Checking in on your TV boyfriend

6. Getting angry at your cell phone

7. Fishing for important things in
your handbag

8. Examining the pooch of your belly

9. Sneaking in an extra glass of wine

10. Overpromoting your perfect children

11. Pretending you know who
North West is

12. Swinging your arms to see how
much they jiggle

13. Googling your latest ailments

14. Asking “Is he dead?”

15. Blasting this song…

Count your score and
post it below!

  • 0: You’re really 34 or you’re telling some little white lies!

  • 1-5: You’ve still got one foot entrenched in the past and refuse to tell your age!

  • 6-10: You still call yourself “undecided.”

  • 10-14: You’re self-confident, secure and have a great sense of humor.

  • 15: You’re FabOverFifty and darn proud of it!

[Read: 9 Things To Tell Your (Adult) Kids Before You Die]

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  • Mary

    I am fab over fifty.no kids and enjoy going to rock concerts. I’m too busy being fabulous to sweat the small stuff.

  • LouAnn Angelo Bramante

    I got 9 out of the 15. At 56, I am quite aware of my age and am okay with it but like to look good and feel good – thus I enjoy checking out the new creams and lotions. So, I consider myself more self-confident than undecided. However, because I don’t have children, I didn’t think I could factor (#10) in the survey for myself. What I don’t do, are numbers 5 (beyond checking up on husband); 6 (can work my smartphone fine); 9 (no need to sneak wine at my age); 11 (really don’t know who North West is, where Northwest is yes); and 15 (not a big Beach Boys fan so I don’t blast Wouldn’t It Be Nice, I do blast other songs from the past).

  • jill porter

    About time .76 all drs comment and say what is your secret? LOL

  • Deb Hanson

    I don’t do many of those things, but I do know many young women who do so I don’t know if it’s really an “50 and Old” indicator.

  • 9 – My age says I’m 52 but I still feel the same as I did in my 20’s. My body just keeps reminding me that I’m 52.

  • oh, puleeze

  • ctgal

    Only 1 applied to me! And that makes me on the fence? No, I think that just makes me not obsessed with myself and makes me feeling great about me, regardless of all the “stuff” that’s happening to me.

  • Janice

    15 points. Score! I am 63 and still waiting on Harrison to be single again ;)Fun post!

    • Hi Janice,

      Someone I know knows Harrison. Says he’s great. So glad you love the post.


  • LindyBelle

    I have 6 points, and I am 63!

  • You got me at TV boyfriend..and then a whole lot more. Fun post! 😉

    • Hi Jeanne,

      Who is your TV boyfriend. 🙂

      Mine is British actor Martin Clunes. I “met” him through a show called “Doc Martin,” which ran 6 seasons and was wildly popular in the UK. I watched every episode, practically back-to-back a few weekends ago and now I miss Martin!


  • faye beuby

    & proud of it!

  • faye beuby

    0 points but I’m 71!