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It’s easy to say that we are getting older and as such, we face more challenges but what do we do with that information? Do we pretend it doesn’t matter? Or do we take our fashion into our hands and be proactive about it?
Almost every woman owns some version of the classic little black dress. While the LBD isn’t quite a uniform, this timeless piece is something most women feel comfortable wearing.
One of the most common myths that surround women over 60 is that makeup is no longer a part of our lives nor do we still have the desire to look as good as we feel.
This misconception is one that makes some women our age balk at the idea of visiting beauty and skin care stores. Do not let foolish ideas such as these keep you from doing what you want!
Contrary to popular myths, mature women today DO care about what they look like, style, fashion, and makeup. We care about our appearance every bit as much as younger women do, perhaps even more so!
Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!
Younger folks want to live as long as possible. But, as you age, your perspective about life will start to change with each passing year. Eventually, you will come to realize that it’s not just the number of years in your life, but the quality of the life you lead within those years.
It can get old hearing exhortation after exhortation about exercising. In fact, it’s almost as exhausting reading or hearing about it as doing it. After all, isn’t it just too late at this point?
Do you ever stroll through a garden or a forest in springtime, with the sun shining down upon you, and you almost “see” the greens spring up before your eyes?
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.
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
Have you considered meeting a man in real life versus at an online dating site? When I ask this question to the women I speak with, they often tell me they’re not sure where single men over 50 are hanging out.
Are you looking for a Knight in Shining Armor, but only seem to be able to find the Knave of Hearts? Do you think a man who will take care of you is ancient history? Take heart, even as a modern woman over 60, you don’t have to do it all alone!
A friend of mine in her early 60s was surprised when a man she met for the first time for a coffee date asked if she’d like to get together for dinner the following Saturday.
Have you ever been completely captivated by a man you knew was bad for you? Most women have fallen for a bad boy at some point in their lives. It’s hard to resist a great looking guy who knows exactly how to make you feel amazing and while maturity may bring wisdom, a woman over 60 certainly isn’t immune to this man’s dangerous charms.
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
Have you ever thought about how much money is spent on hotel rooms that barely get used while we travel? Would you travel more if your room and board was covered? Today we will talk with author, fashion expert, and the self-proclaimed “Queen of Ageing Disgracefully”, Penelope Whitely as she shares her best tips on how to become a world-travelling house-sitter. Enjoy the show!
I love to travel. Yet because I have someone at home undergoing medical treatments, it’s been hard to leave town. Instead, I’ve been booking walking tours in my hometown of Los Angeles.
According to the AARP, Boomers say they’re interested in authentic travel experiences that connect them with locals. Is this true for you?
When I was in my early 20s, I took a spring break from college to explore some of the magical Greek islands. Unfortunately, thousands of other curious travelers had the same idea!
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
Online and mobile banking allows us to manage our money without having to step foot in a bank. The banking industry has evolved significantly over the past decade. With the prevalence of smartphones, online banking is becoming the primary way people are managing their finances.
Spring is in the air. I am getting ready to start my outdoor gardening, and I know there is a lot of work to do before I will harvest the bounty. As I do this, I can’t help but feel that the same is true with our monetary lives.
Are you thinking of starting a small business in retirement? Taking on a coach is a really good place to begin.
This is a difficult article for me to write. After all, I’m not writing from a position of strength. Like many of the 1000s of baby boomer women I have talked to since starting Sixty and Me, I made all of the financial mistakes below.
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
If you have decided, now that you’re in your 60s, that this is a good time to finally write the book you’ve been promising for so many years you’ve lost count, you have to start with some very basic questions: how, why, where, and when?
Taxes aren’t handled the same worldwide. As tax time in the US has recently come and gone, my blood pressure will stabilize and profound sighs diminish. Now it’s a good time to concentrate on another money issue – namely, what we buy.
A few years ago, I began thinking about how I would choose to live if I could live any way that I wanted to.
I was reading about the role of the “commons” around the world when I learned that Canada is warming up at twice the speed of other countries, and the Arctic is warming up three times faster.
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
Once, a friend of mine asked me, “What are you giving up for Lent?” And although I’m not Catholic, I liked the idea of giving up something that doesn’t fit with who I want to be, so I had a ready answer for her.
We don’t have to live with fear! Many people may say they do not fear anything, and so they speak and defend themselves in all situations. They state they have no fear phobias, but in truth, the fears or worries that go into daily living cause us the most stress.
I’m separating from the man I’ve been partners with since my 20s. The last few months have been very difficult. My living arrangements are unsettled, so my habits and routines are jumbled.
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