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Face It! What You Put on Your Face Matters, Especially After 55
1 day 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
4 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

6 Ways to Tying a Scarf Like a Pro: Older Women Rock the Style
5 days ago

6 Ways to Tying 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

9 Tips for Avoiding Sweater Boredom this Winter
6 days ago

9 Tips for Avoiding Sweater Boredom this Winter

You probably have heard me mention closet edits, how they go, what they accomplish and how wonderfully fabulous your wardrobe looks on the other side of that activity.

Let’s dive into what is always the most abundant category in the closets of gorgeous gals over 60! Sweaters! Read More

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

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

What if Weight Loss Is Not About the Food? Emotions Can Control Your Eating Habits Even After 60!
1 day ago

What if Weight Loss Is Not About the Food? Emotions Can Control Your Eating Habits Even After 60!

With New Year resolutions still hot off the press, there is a certain energy in the air. It happens every January. It’s exciting at first. Enthusiasm is high. People are motivated – and hopeful. And then… they’re not. Read More

Want to Achieve Lifelong Wellness After 60? Follow These 5 Steps!
2 days ago

Want to Achieve Lifelong Wellness After 60? Follow These 5 Steps!

Modern medicine has a way of keeping us alive even when our health is terrible. The United States Census Bureau reported that the 90-year-old are among the fastest growing demographic. Read More

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

Dating Tips for Mature Women: 7 Signs He’s Bad for You (and 7 He’s Got it Bad for You!)
2 months ago

Dating Tips for Mature Women: 7 Signs He’s Bad for You (and 7 He’s Got it Bad for You!)

If a guy really likes you, he wants to be with you. Common sense. But what about in the beginning, before it’s a relationship. How do you know a man is interested then? 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 hours 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
3 hours 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
5 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!

The Importance of Humor for Older Women Downsizing Their Home
1 day 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

The 3 Cs for Enhancing Creativity in Your 60s: Color-Contrast-Curiosity
1 day ago

The 3 Cs for Enhancing Creativity in Your 60s: Color-Contrast-Curiosity

Retirement is a fruitful time to develop creative projects and activities that inspire and increase the general health of your mind, body, and spirit. So, let’s get creative! Read More

5 Ways to Prepare for the Terrifying and Exciting Transition to Retirement
2 days ago

5 Ways to Prepare for the Terrifying and Exciting Transition to Retirement

There’s no advance warning system to predict one’s response to retirement.

You can chat yourself up before the actual day arrives. You can bathe in some fuzzy ‘before-glow’ about the leisurely life you’re about to experience. However, nothing can prepare you for the moment your world shifts from deadlines and demands to dead time and sweat pants. Read More

Could Your Red Dancing Shoes Be the Secret to Healthy Aging? You Bet!
5 days ago

Could Your Red Dancing Shoes Be the Secret to Healthy Aging? You Bet!

Recently, I found myself humming David Bowie’s 1983 hit “Let’s Dance.” This anthem from my school days – and possibly yours as well – ends with the exhortation “Let’s dance, let’s dance, let’s dance, dance, dance.” Read More

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

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

Why Women Our Age Are Saying “I Feel Invisible”… and What We Can Do About it
2 days ago

Why Women Our Age Are Saying “I Feel Invisible”… and What We Can Do About it

“I feel invisible because of my age,” is a leading thought in the minds of many women of a certain age.

I did not say a specific age, nor did I say all women are faced with this dilemma. After all, these feelings depend on the woman. But I will say this, more women than not, as they age, feel invisible. Read More

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