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(From left) 56-year-old Raven Valdes, 52-year-old Salpie Tatka and 50-year-old Shari Brown joined 50 and Fabulous to socialize with active, like-minded women over the age of 50.

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50 and Fabulous

If real life was like a Dove commercial, every person would be considered physically beautiful, regardless of age, skin tone and size. But in reality, the media is sending the 50-and-older crowd plenty of messages about conventional beauty—and the answer isn’t frown lines and stretch marks, despite what marketing tools the Dove folks use.