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What to Expect in Your 50s

Better sex. Fewer allergies. A more positive outlook

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Fifty-one percent of Americans think they actually look younger than their age. — Photo by Craig Cutler

Staying mentally and physically active can help keep you, well, younger — particularly in your 50s, when you may notice the first subtle changes in your metabolism or skin.

See also: 10 great quirky places to retire.

What can you expect this decade? Everyone ages differently, and lifestyle plays a major role, but you'll experience both hard-to-notice and impossible-to-miss changes in your physical and mental health.

Read on for the good, the bad and the what's-up-with-that? transformations you'll soon encounter — plus the latest advice on feeling happy, sexy and pain-free.

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