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Finding Fashion Deals After 60: When Is a Bargain Not a Bargain
11 hours ago

Finding Fashion Deals After 60: When Is a Bargain Not a Bargain

Unless you are hyper vigilant about your spending habits or living on a tight budget you’ve probably had the experience of buying something you didn’t expect to buy simply because you found it on sale. Now, there are many good reasons for doing so. Read More

Fashion Over 60: Exploring the Power of Simple Black, White and Grey
1 week ago

Fashion Over 60: Exploring the Power of Simple Black, White and Grey

Sometimes we consider black, white and grey boring colors. Is that truly the case? Join us in discussion with style blogger Mel Kobayashi who has prepared some great ideas to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

4 Tiny Makeup for Older Women Tips That Make a Big Difference
1 week ago

4 Tiny Makeup for Older Women Tips That Make a Big Difference

61-year-old Janet arrived at the makeup counter wearing full makeup. As she gradually became more comfortable talking with me, she shared that her 9th grade best friend had taught her how to use makeup. They’d arrive at school early and sneak into the bathroom to put on their makeup together. Read More

Avoiding the Traps of Matchy-Matchy and Monochrome with Your Plus Size Clothing
2 weeks ago

Avoiding the Traps of Matchy-Matchy and Monochrome with Your Plus Size Clothing

Have you ever seen someone wear an outfit that matches too much? They meticulously planned every piece of that outfit. They were going for a constant flow of style. But it’s just too much. Read More

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

6 Ways to Create Lifelong, Healthy Habits that Stick
12 hours ago

6 Ways to Create Lifelong, Healthy Habits that Stick

Here’s the thing about striving to get fit or lose weight after 60: As you run around spending wheelbarrows full of money on ab devices and diet plans that end up in the garage under an inch-thick pile of dust, you usually end up right back where you started. Read More

5 Reasons to Consider Taking Up Cross-Training for Seniors
2 days ago

5 Reasons to Consider Taking Up Cross-Training for Seniors

If you’re looking for a new fitness mantra for your weekly workouts, you may want to consider “cross-training.” Read More

Can Positive Affirmations Help Us with Body Image and Weight Loss After 60?
2 days ago

Can Positive Affirmations Help Us with Body Image and Weight Loss After 60?

Most of us have heard about using positive affirmations. But are they really effective? And can they really help with weight loss? Read More

How a Cancer Diagnosis Requires Living in the Present, Looking Towards the Future and Facing the Past
3 days ago

How a Cancer Diagnosis Requires Living in the Present, Looking Towards the Future and Facing the Past

I have written three blog posts about cancer. The first was about the shock and adjustment in the first 10 weeks. The second was about making getting healthy the number one priority. The third was about the liberating feeling of going around bald. Now I feel ready to talk about the deeper effect of cancer. Read More

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

3 Tips for Deciding if You Are Settling with the Wrong Man After 60
3 days ago

3 Tips for Deciding if You Are Settling with the Wrong Man After 60

By  •  Dating

As a dating coach focused exclusively on women over 50, I have some thoughts to offer on how to determine whether you are settling with the wrong man. Read More

4 Surprising Ways that Love Gets Better with Age
2 months ago

4 Surprising Ways that Love Gets Better with Age

I just saw a touching documentary called ​The Age of Love​. It’s about a speed dating event for 70–90-year-olds that took place in upstate NY, and follows the participants before, during and after the event. Read More

Senior Dating Roadblocks: 3 Mindsets That Keep You from Getting the Man You Want in Your 60s
2 months ago

Senior Dating Roadblocks: 3 Mindsets That Keep You from Getting the Man You Want in Your 60s

By  •  Dating

Today, I want to talk about 3 senior dating mindsets that hold women in their 50s and 60s back. It may be hard to admit it, but, often, we are our own worst enemies when it comes to dating. So, let’s explore this topic together! Read More

Senior Dating Puzzle: Should Women Share the Expense of a First Date as a Way of Showing Equality with Men?
2 months ago

Senior Dating Puzzle: Should Women Share the Expense of a First Date as a Way of Showing Equality with Men?

By  •  Dating

A few weeks ago, there was an article in The Wall Street Journal challenging the longstanding belief that men should pay for women on the first date. Read More

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

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

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

By  •  Travel

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

Sharing a Cabin on a Singles Cruise? Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders
2 weeks ago

Sharing a Cabin on a Singles Cruise? Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders

By  •  Travel

One of the worst things about taking a cruise alone is having to deal with the dreaded single supplement. As a solo woman traveler, your options are fairly limited. You can either pay 25% to 100% more for the privilege of having your own room. Or, you can find someone to pair up with. Read More

Singles Cruises for Sensible Women: Looking Beyond the Booze and Bravado
2 weeks ago

Singles Cruises for Sensible Women: Looking Beyond the Booze and Bravado

By  •  Travel

When you think about singles cruises, what images enter your mind? Read More

4 Simple Things You Can Do to Make New Friends When Travelling After 60
2 weeks ago

4 Simple Things You Can Do to Make New Friends When Travelling After 60

As we age, we often find it harder to make friends. Many of the friends we still have are those we made as children, teenagers, or as adults with small children. Read More

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

Looking for Job After 50? Here’s How to Make Your Resume Stand Out
2 days ago

Looking for Job After 50? Here’s How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Thought that you were done writing when you finished your resume? Unfortunately, you must think again about that one. Read More

5 Annoying Situations for Freelancers and Small Business Owners and How to Respond to Them
6 days ago

5 Annoying Situations for Freelancers and Small Business Owners and How to Respond to Them

Along with the benefits of being a freelancer, or running your own small business, come some aggravating problems. These hassles will occasionally occur, so you should be ready for them. Here are my solutions to the most common issues. Read More

Ageism in the Age of Automation
1 week ago

Ageism in the Age of Automation

Why Older Adults Have the Most to Lose from the Coming Technological Revolution… and What to Do About it!

Ageism is real and it’s about to get a lot worse. That’s the simple conclusion that I have come to after researching and thinking about the impact that automation is going to have on society in the coming decades. Read More

“People Over 50 Are Too Old to Start a Business” – An Angry Debate with an Old Friend
1 week ago

“People Over 50 Are Too Old to Start a Business” – An Angry Debate with an Old Friend

I don’t usually let stupid comments get to me, but, the other day, one of my good friends said something that really ticked me off. No, they didn’t criticize my hair or tell me that I looked fat in my favorite dress. They told me that I was wasting my time trying to help older adults to change their financial future. Specifically, she said: Read More

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

7 Things I Thought I Would Be Good at When I Reached Age 60
3 days ago

7 Things I Thought I Would Be Good at When I Reached Age 60

Some things I have mastered. Mostly, things that I’ve done over and over, often with little attention. Things like driving a car. Or riding a bicycle. Or brewing a pot of coffee. No need for deep thought or remembering details… just do it and it somehow comes out well. Read More

 7 Reasons Why Koh Lanta, Thailand, Is the Best Place on Earth to Retire
4 days ago

 7 Reasons Why Koh Lanta, Thailand, Is the Best Place on Earth to Retire

The first time I came to Koh Lanta, a small island in southern Thailand, I knew it would be my retirement home. There was nothing monumental that happened, just a sense of being home, being where I’m supposed to be. Read More

10 Ways to Collect Memories and Share Your Stories After 60
4 days ago

10 Ways to Collect Memories and Share Your Stories After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

Do you wish you could preserve your footprints on this planet by saving your stories? Do you often wish you knew more about a relative who has passed away? How many times have you heard someone say, “There are so many questions I should have asked”? Read More

Become an Amateur Mixologist with These Cool Summer Cocktails
5 days ago

Become an Amateur Mixologist with These Cool Summer Cocktails

The long, warm days of summer have arrived. There’s no better way to spend them than sipping your favorite beverage with friends, outdoors. As for me, I always love a refreshing seasonal cocktail. Read More

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

What Watching the Royal Wedding Taught Me About Finding Serenity in Solitude
2 days ago

What Watching the Royal Wedding Taught Me About Finding Serenity in Solitude

Like many who are not close watchers of all things royal, I did make an exception and watched the recent wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. I planned to watch for the pageantry, to admire the hats and to see the royal family and the finely-dressed A-list guests. Read More

How a Cancer Diagnosis Requires Living in the Present, Looking Towards the Future and Facing the Past
3 days ago

How a Cancer Diagnosis Requires Living in the Present, Looking Towards the Future and Facing the Past

I have written three blog posts about cancer. The first was about the shock and adjustment in the first 10 weeks. The second was about making getting healthy the number one priority. The third was about the liberating feeling of going around bald. Now I feel ready to talk about the deeper effect of cancer. Read More

How to Reclaim Your Passion for Life in Your 60s
5 days ago

How to Reclaim Your Passion for Life in Your 60s

Stand as a spiritual warrior at the threshold of old age. This is no time to shrink away, to believe the lies of insignificance or uselessness. Do not retreat or retire from the world. Read More

3 Keys to Starting Over After a Loss Later in Life
6 days ago

3 Keys to Starting Over After a Loss Later in Life

By  •  Mindset

A few years ago, I spoke to a lively group of women that had been started by my friend Joan Rogliano, a divorced realtor living in Colorado. The Wildflower Group had been formed out of a need for an organization to tend to the needs of recently-widowed and divorced women. Read More

Sixty and Me is an online magazine and a global community of over 500,000 women over 60. Our mission is to empower and motivate women to find their own voice and value in a transitional time of life that offers so much new opportunity. Topics covered on Sixty and Me include makeup for older women, senior dating, retirement planning, fashion for older women, senior travel, grandchildren and more. Thanks for being a part of our community!

 

 

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