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What’s Your Body Shape? No Fruit Names Allowed!
22 hours ago

What’s Your Body Shape? No Fruit Names Allowed!

I have always chuckled at the answer, “I am round. Round is a shape.” Jokes aside, no two people are built exactly alike and this is what makes us special. Read More

Face It! What You Put on Your Face Matters, Especially After 55
3 days ago

Face It! What You Put on Your Face Matters, Especially After 55

Hyaluronic Acid, Glycolic Acid, Retinols, Biotin, Ceramides, CoQ10, Jojoba Oil, Resveratrol… How is an aging woman to choose the best and safest lotions and potions to apply for a youthful appearance? Here are some dos and don’ts when it comes to retaining glowing, smooth skin as you age. Read More

What Your Clothing Colors Say About Your Personality
6 days ago

What Your Clothing Colors Say About Your Personality

Fashion is about self-expression. You choose outfits that appeal to you. You desire that your clothes say something significant to the world around you. Read More

How to Tie a Scarf Like a Pro: Older Women Rock the Style
7 days ago

How to Tie a Scarf Like a Pro: Older Women Rock the Style

For anyone, really, but particularly for those of us over 60, wearing a beautiful scarf is a fabulous and very effective way to brighten up, freshen up, and liven up any outfit. It can also complete a look. Read More

Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

Experiencing Cold Feet After 60? 8 Possible Causes and 3 Ways to Remedy the Situation

If you are running through your entire stock of cozy winter socks every week, you might be wondering if there is something more you can do to keep your feet warm. Read More

How to Get Better Sleep After 60: Creating Your Very Own Sleep Sanctuary
23 hours ago

How to Get Better Sleep After 60: Creating Your Very Own Sleep Sanctuary

Let’s take a minute to imagine life 10,000 years ago. It’s sunset, and while you don’t have a watch, you know that it’s time to sleep. Over the course of the last hour, the sun has gently descended behind the mountains, turning the sky from blue to yellow to red to purple. There are dangers in the night, but, you feel safe in your cave, surrounded by your family. Read More

The Hidden Health Sabotage of Older Age: Follow These 3 Tips to Help You Navigate Through It
2 days ago

The Hidden Health Sabotage of Older Age: Follow These 3 Tips to Help You Navigate Through It

It’s January. The holiday festivities and pressures are behind us and a new year stretches to the horizon – one filled with possibilities. It’s natural to think of new beginnings or re-commit to goals this time of year. Have you considered how specifically you’ll move closer to your goals? Read More

Should I Trust a Physician’s Assistant? The Case for a Growing Field of Health Experts
2 days ago

Should I Trust a Physician’s Assistant? The Case for a Growing Field of Health Experts

Dr. W, an orthopedic surgeon, leaned towards me and launched into a lecture.

“We can’t determine what you need without an x-ray,” he barked, cutting me off in mid-sentence. Read More

Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!

Staying Safe on Senior Dating Sites: A Professional Dating Coach Weighs in
23 hours ago

Staying Safe on Senior Dating Sites: A Professional Dating Coach Weighs in

By  •  Dating

Today more than ever, women over the age of 50 are finding opportunities for love and friendship in the unlikeliest of places. They are meeting in competitive sporting events, senior living communities, book clubs, cruises and traveling groups. Read More

4 Crazy Ways We Limit Ourselves When Dating Over 60!
1 month ago

4 Crazy Ways We Limit Ourselves When Dating Over 60!

The thought of putting yourself out there to begin dating again can be a daunting prospect at any age; however, dating for mature women can be downright terrifying! Dating has changed so much over the past few years – navigating the relatively new world of online dating while dealing with your own apprehensions can put you off trying in the first place. Read More

5 Ways A Good Girl Attitude Can Affect Dating After 60 (We Bet You’ll Want To Change #4!)
2 months ago

5 Ways A Good Girl Attitude Can Affect Dating After 60 (We Bet You’ll Want To Change #4!)

Dating for mature women can be an enjoyable and rewarding experience – if we allow it to be! Although most of us like being considered good people, continuing old habits of pleasing others first can lead to us not worrying about our own needs. Read More

Love After 60: Think You Can’t Find It? Think Again!
2 months ago

Love After 60: Think You Can’t Find It? Think Again!

Among mature women, the topic of finding love and building a relationship is a common one. Some say it’s hard. Others say it’s impossible. No one says it’s easy. Lisa Copeland – a senior dating coach who works exclusively with women over 50 – says it is possible, and she wants to show you how to be successful at it. Read More

Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!

8 Tips for Choosing a Cruise You Will Actually Love!
2 days ago

8 Tips for Choosing a Cruise You Will Actually Love!

By  •  Travel

“I tried cruising once; I don’t think it’s for me.” This is usually said after accompanying a friend on a cruise that you had no say in choosing. Well, here’s the caveat. Those who decide they didn’t enjoy their cruise were most likely on the wrong ship! Read More

7 Nifty Ideas to Help Any Progressive Older Woman Pack the Right Colours for Light Travel
2 days ago

7 Nifty Ideas to Help Any Progressive Older Woman Pack the Right Colours for Light Travel

When we pack our travel bags, the one thing that gives us the most hardship is clothes. All of us traveling women know that making decisions about what to take can plague us: Should I take this? Will it match that? Read More

How to Avoid Tummy Trouble While Travelling: Here’s Some Healthy Travel Eating Advice from a Pro
2 weeks ago

How to Avoid Tummy Trouble While Travelling: Here’s Some Healthy Travel Eating Advice from a Pro

We’ve all been there. We’re having a wonderful holiday making beautiful memories, but our bodies are just not cooperating. Indigestion, dehydration, and other digestive issues can put a damper on the best vacations. So, we’ve turned to nutrition expert Ashley Koff to learn all the dos and don’ts of travel nutrition. Enjoy the show! Read More

How Low Can You Go: 10 Items Older Women Must Take on a Week-long Cruise
3 weeks ago

How Low Can You Go: 10 Items Older Women Must Take on a Week-long Cruise

By  •  Travel

I have long been an advocate of packing light. It has saved me more headaches than I can count. There have been times when I decided it was necessary to take a little more ‘just in case’ and I always regretted it. Read More

Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

7 Qualities of a Good Entrepreneur That Will Help You Start a Business in Retirement
7 days ago

7 Qualities of a Good Entrepreneur That Will Help You Start a Business in Retirement

In a previous blog, I offered some points to consider when you decide to become an entrepreneur in retirement. This time I would like to look at the qualities that make a successful entrepreneur. Read More

Working and Collecting Social Security: 3 Important Things You Need to Know
1 week ago

Working and Collecting Social Security: 3 Important Things You Need to Know

As people age, happiness is often based on connections with family and friends. Some of us may not have those ready-made ties and perhaps need to look elsewhere to stay active and engaged. Having a job may be the answer. But I often hear seniors say, “I can’t work. I’ll lose my Social Security.”
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My First New Year in Retirement: 5 Ways to Deal with Financial Anxiety
2 weeks ago

My First New Year in Retirement: 5 Ways to Deal with Financial Anxiety

For most of my adult working life as a self-employed person, the end of the year meant pushing hard to try and beat the prior year revenue. This was always a challenge and often met with high anxiety as we entered the ‘holiday season’ from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve. Read More

Ladies, Your Grey Matters: 2 Reasons to Utilize It to the Max!
2 weeks ago

Ladies, Your Grey Matters: 2 Reasons to Utilize It to the Max!

I am finding new grey hairs every day, and I admit, I am trying to tame them with a bit of color. As I embrace this season of life, I am looking at the grey differently and want to encourage you to do the same. Read More

Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!

Writing and the Creative Process: Enhancing Creativity After 60, Part 2

In Part One of this blog series, I described three ways in which people over 60 can enhance the creative process. I also referenced my passion for writing. Read More

Building an Aging Alone Plan – Solving the Solo Epidemic
23 hours ago

Building an Aging Alone Plan – Solving the Solo Epidemic

By  •  Lifestyle

Living alone is a luxury for single people. In my case, I relish having total privacy. It’s because I grew up sharing a bedroom with a sibling. Then, I left home for college and moved into a dorm, only to share another small room. Read More

Why the Place You Choose to Live in Retirement Says a Lot About You
24 hours ago

Why the Place You Choose to Live in Retirement Says a Lot About You

By  •  Lifestyle

Location. Location. Location.

There’s an old saying: “What you see, depends on where you stand.” How often have I traveled the same road, only to notice something new? Read More

The Importance of Humor for Older Women Downsizing Their Home
3 days ago

The Importance of Humor for Older Women Downsizing Their Home

By  •  Lifestyle

“Humor is the great thing, the saving thing after all. The minute it crops up, all our hardnesses yield, all our irritations and resentments flit away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.” Read More

Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

5 Ways Our Spiritualty Changes as We Get Older
23 hours ago

5 Ways Our Spiritualty Changes as We Get Older

I have a degree in Religious Studies from the University of Colorado. All my life, I have felt that the basic principles shared in all organized religions align and are built on common values. These include kindness, love, tolerance and respect for each other. Read More

The Magic of Shine in Our 60s, or How Comparing Ourselves to Others Can Actually Ruin Our Lives
2 days ago

The Magic of Shine in Our 60s, or How Comparing Ourselves to Others Can Actually Ruin Our Lives

A few years ago, in 2011, I saw Rita Moreno in her one-woman theatre piece, Rita Moreno: Life without Makeup. She was spectacular – singing, and dancing. She was in her early 80s. Read More

3 Pointers on How to Cope with Planning for a Good Death
2 days ago

3 Pointers on How to Cope with Planning for a Good Death

This is a photo I took of my parents’ joint funeral.

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Unbelievably, they both died in the same week, in their sleep, aged 86 and 84. My dad had had a stroke a year previously and hadn’t been doing too well, so it wasn’t entirely unexpected when I got a phone call one morning saying he hadn’t woken up. Read More

Saying Thank You to Others Can Change Their Lives – And Yours!
4 days ago

Saying Thank You to Others Can Change Their Lives – And Yours!

By  •  Mindset

Do you appreciate a word of praise? Do you like giving praise where it is due?

When I was working full time, I realised the importance of praise and encouragement. Even now at my ripe old age, if someone tells me I am doing a good job, I feel elated. It spurs me on to do better things. Read More

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