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Makeup and Fashion | Read About Makeup, Fashion, Hairstyles, Going Grey, Skin Care and More!

Isabella Rossellini Shares Her Favorite Beauty Products and Positive Aging Perspective
2 hours ago

Isabella Rossellini Shares Her Favorite Beauty Products and Positive Aging Perspective

Isabella Rossellini, 66, is not only known for being an accomplished actress, model, filmmaker, and artist, but also for her very elegant, very recognizable signature style. Read More

6 Interesting Focus Group Findings and How They Relate to the Ageism in the Beauty Industry
3 hours ago

6 Interesting Focus Group Findings and How They Relate to the Ageism in the Beauty Industry

My husband will never understand how I can sit in front of the computer for hours at a time watching YouTube makeup videos. But as a makeup artist who specializes in working with women over 55, I find the product reviews offered by YouTubers to be helpful. Read More

Susan Lucci, 71, Appears Ageless in New Unretouched Swimsuit Photos – Learn Her Secrets!
1 day ago

Susan Lucci, 71, Appears Ageless in New Unretouched Swimsuit Photos – Learn Her Secrets!

Being asked to pose for photos while wearing a body-baring swimsuit is something that would send many women running in the other direction. Read More

When in Rome… or Paris? Exploring Fashion After 60 in Two Style Capitals
2 days ago

When in Rome… or Paris? Exploring Fashion After 60 in Two Style Capitals

Unless you are a native Parisian or Roman, your idea of a great escape might just be a trip to… Paris or Rome! And if you don’t want to be pegged as a tourist, here are some tips about what to pack so that you can more fully experience the fantasy of living there. Read More

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

Wellness Spotlight: Are You Happy with Your Physical and Social Well-being?
1 day ago

Wellness Spotlight: Are You Happy with Your Physical and Social Well-being?

My first article for Sixty and Me described the Vitality Portfolio® approach that helps build health/well-being in the same way you might use a financial portfolio to build financial well-being. Namely, it helps you make a (vitality) plan, balance (vitality) assets and make regular deposits. Read More

6 Natural Ways to Keep Your Skin Beautiful and Healthy at Any Age
3 days ago

6 Natural Ways to Keep Your Skin Beautiful and Healthy at Any Age

There are plenty of skin products and health advice available today that it’s enough to confuse you. It’s no wonder if you’re overwhelmed.

Lotions, potions, exfoliates, botanical oils, anti-wrinkle creams, Vitamin A, E and C. It’s confusing if you don’t know what you need to care for your skin. As you grow in years, feeling beautiful naturally comes with taking good care of yourself. Read More

5 Secrets for Building Up Your Brain’s Plasticity in Your 60s and Beyond
3 days ago

5 Secrets for Building Up Your Brain’s Plasticity in Your 60s and Beyond

Recent studies have found that you can create new neural pathways for the rest of your life!

We used to think our brain plasticity was stagnant and fixed, up until researchers like Dr. Norman Doige, a psychiatrist from the University of Toronto, helped to reveal that this isn’t the case. Read More

Are We Over-Estimating Our Alzheimer’s Risk? It Depends… 
3 days ago

Are We Over-Estimating Our Alzheimer’s Risk? It Depends… 

We seem to be inundated with stories of doom and gloom on the likelihood of our acquiring Alzheimer’s or any other form of dementia. In fact, if you listen to the varied and disparate reports we seem to be inundated with lately, none of us will escape the onslaught. Read More

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

Are You Afraid of Online Dating in Your 60s? Here Are 3 Ways to Take Control
1 week ago

Are You Afraid of Online Dating in Your 60s? Here Are 3 Ways to Take Control

By  •  Dating

After being single for several months, I felt it was time to get back up on the dating horse – but I was too afraid of online dating.

Well, online dating is pretty much the way of the world nowadays, and if you want to meet someone single of the opposite sex, or same sex, your best chance for success is the internet. Read More

Being a “Cougar” May Be Popular, but Is It Good for Your Health?
2 weeks ago

Being a “Cougar” May Be Popular, but Is It Good for Your Health?

Have you seen our article about rapper Curtis Jackson, more commonly known as 50 Cent, who has admitted to having a ‘thing’ for actress Helen Mirren, who, at 73, is 30 years his senior? Read More

5 Signs You’re Addicted to The Wrong Man and What you Can Do About It
4 weeks ago

5 Signs You’re Addicted to The Wrong Man and What you Can Do About It

By  •  Dating

When I first started dating in my 40s, I fell in love with a man who was the wrong type for me. During the two and a half years we were together, we broke up at least three different times. Read More

What Holds Older Women Back in the Senior Dating Game? Dating Fears and Limiting Beliefs!
1 month ago

What Holds Older Women Back in the Senior Dating Game? Dating Fears and Limiting Beliefs!

Are you afraid to meet men because you think they won’t like you? Our limiting beliefs and fears can do a lot of damage on our self-confidence, so let’s have dating coach Lisa Copeland bring some positivity to this area of our life. Enjoy the show! Read More

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

8 Tips for Staying Social When Traveling Solo
4 days ago

8 Tips for Staying Social When Traveling Solo

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sail. Explore. Dream. Discover.” — Mark Twain Read More

Do You Love to Travel by Train? What Was the Best Train Trip You Ever Took?
2 weeks ago

Do You Love to Travel by Train? What Was the Best Train Trip You Ever Took?

I love trains. I always have. Since I was first introduced to trains as a little girl, they have always been surrounded by a magical energy force in my mind. It’s not just their raw power that excites me. Instead, what I love is the fact that trains are portals to exciting new worlds. Read More

How to Create the Perfect Light Travel Packing List
2 weeks ago

How to Create the Perfect Light Travel Packing List

What’s your preferred style of packing? Do you throw everything into your bag – without planning – the night before departure? Or do you prepare and plan everything at least a week before? Guess which one I am! Read More

The Secret Weapon Seniors Have to Find Cruise Deals is…
3 weeks ago

The Secret Weapon Seniors Have to Find Cruise Deals is…

Back in the good old days, senior discounts actually meant something. A few decades ago, when there were fewer of us out there, being in your 60s or 70s really was a ticket to lower prices on cruises, trains and planes around the world. Read More

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

Starting Your Own Business in Retirement? 5 Tips for Establishing Your Presence on the Web
5 days ago

Starting Your Own Business in Retirement? 5 Tips for Establishing Your Presence on the Web

These days, marketing a service is about establishing your presence and building trust on the Internet. In the past, you would demonstrate your product to an audience and they decided whether they wanted to purchase or not. Now there is little face-to-face contact as we cross global borders. Read More

Want to Start a Business After 60? Ask Yourself these 5 Questions First!
2 weeks ago

Want to Start a Business After 60? Ask Yourself these 5 Questions First!

Women over 60 have a strong independent streak. When we were younger, we used the word “freedom” carelessly. In many ways, it defined our lifestyle. We were free to wear bohemian clothing, free to travel where the wind took us and free to choose unconventional lifestyles. Read More

Multi-Level Marketing vs. Pyramid Schemes: How to Tell the Difference
2 weeks ago

Multi-Level Marketing vs. Pyramid Schemes: How to Tell the Difference

I’m not sure why, but, it seems like older adults are routinely the target for scams of all kinds. Maybe criminals have simply fallen for the same aging stereotypes as everyone else and believe that we are easy targets. Or, perhaps they rightly assume that, statistically at least, we have more money to spend. Read More

Recently Retired? What Advice Would You Offer Your Younger Sisters on Saving for Retirement?
2 weeks ago

Recently Retired? What Advice Would You Offer Your Younger Sisters on Saving for Retirement?

More than almost any other phase in our lives, our 60s are a time of transitions. At Sixty and Me, we like to focus on the emotional aspects of life after 60 – reinvention, making friends as an adult and overcoming your fears. Read More

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

Book of the Week: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Surviving and Thriving with Loneliness
3 hours ago

Book of the Week: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Surviving and Thriving with Loneliness

If you have ever felt alone, lonely and disconnected from the world, you will resonate with the character in Gail Honeyman’s book, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. Read More

Your World in Your 60s: Can You Dream It Anew?
3 hours ago

Your World in Your 60s: Can You Dream It Anew?

By  •  Lifestyle

What is it that you want to do when you grow up? I know that sounds like a youth-centric question to those of us who are already retired and older than what our imaginations ever led us to envision. Read More

5 Ways to Have More Fun in Your Life After 60
1 day ago

5 Ways to Have More Fun in Your Life After 60

“You always look like you are having so much fun,” remarked one of the young ladies in my condominium area. “You’ve got your boots on or your tango shoes in hand, and you give off the vibe that life is always full of joy.” Read More

7 Things I Want in My Home in my 70s
1 day ago

7 Things I Want in My Home in my 70s

For 45 years, my husband and I have been moving. We usually have had a project. Sometimes, rearranging to make room for another child. Other times, buying a “fixer-upper” so we could afford more space. Read More

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

Can We “Think” Ourselves Young?
1 week ago

Can We “Think” Ourselves Young?

The adage “you are as old as you think you are” has particular meaning in discussing how the brain and the body interpret your thoughts. Dr. Ellen Langer, Harvard professor of psychology and the designer of the Counterclockwise Study, studied this concept. Read More

Feeling a Little Grey? Here Are 5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Day
1 week ago

Feeling a Little Grey? Here Are 5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Day

We all have good days and bad days, and sometimes the pendulum seems to be weighted towards the bad ones. As we get older, it can be a challenge to snap ourselves out of the doldrums, especially if we live or spend a lot of time alone. Read More

Are You Old Enough to Know Better?
1 week ago

Are You Old Enough to Know Better?

A friend who is 10 years younger than me and I have a running joke. Her mother sometimes disapproves of our joint outdoor adventures, so she will frequently say, “Mary Lou is old enough to know better,” all in a joking way. Read More

Are Distractions Preventing You From Finding Happiness After 60?
2 weeks ago

Are Distractions Preventing You From Finding Happiness After 60?

Is your desire for instant gratification preventing you from finding happiness in your 60s or better? Are you shopping for positivity in all the wrong places? These are the questions that will guide today’s discussion. 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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