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The fashion world certainly seems to have gotten the memo that women over 60 don’t want to be boxed into any category that says “dowdy” or “boring.” But sometimes we have to make the effort to prove that it’s true.
The simple sophistication of black, white and grey is something we all aspire to master. Adding essential items in these tones can streamline your wardrobe, yet, inspire numerous ideas.
Being over 60 means you’ve tried lots of different makeup products. Tune in for Margaret’s top five foundations picks. Enjoy the show!
The Little Black Dress or “LBD” is the staple piece of every woman’s wardrobe. It’s the most versatile item you own, able to be worn to beachside cocktails, barbecue’s, the office… the possibilities are endless!
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Binge-watching Netflix, or binge-watching anything really, had never sounded appealing. But that was before I started writing a book and desperately needed something to distract me from my own brain.
Contrary to what you may have heard, the amount of sleep you need as you get older doesn’t decrease. Boomers need about as much sleep – between seven and nine hours – as younger adults.
A few days ago, while I was working my way through my usual workout routine at the gym, I noticed a woman in her mid-60s going through her 60-minute orientation.
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
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.
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?
Patrice, a single woman in her 60s, set up a time to talk with me after a relationship had ended. For eight months, she’d been trying to figure out why a man she’d been with for a year and a half had suddenly dumped her for another woman.
Dating for older women can be as exciting as we want it to be! But what happens when you meet a man a little younger? Should you pursue it? Is the relationship doomed to fail from the beginning? Is the age difference an issue that cannot be overcome?
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
Travel has always been a passion of mine. As a child, I unfortunately did not have the wonderful experience of having grandparents in my life. But I know they were strong and loving people who hardly left the part of London where they were raised. Perhaps, in counterpoint, the strongest and most powerful memories that shaped my values and lifestyle were related to travel.
Most of us 60-somethings do a lot of research before we grab our bags and head off on a trip abroad.
As we settle into fall and savor the changing colors and crisp air, some of us think about connecting with nature or taking some time to get away from the everyday hustle and bustle.
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
My trembling left hand held a cup of green tea as my right dipped into a box of Kleenex. I had long ago stopped wearing eye makeup (too expensive!) but if I had been wearing mascara, it would have been all over my cheeks by now.
Many people have a specific cause that pulls the strings of their heart. But can you make money while investing in such a cause? Join us in conversation with financial expert Pam Krueger who has the answers those questions. Enjoy the show!
The changing face of work as we enter the 4th industrial revolution has created an opening for digital nomads.
We recently celebrated my dad’s 85th birthday, and my mom will turn 80 in January. They live in their own home and are managing their day-to-day activities and financial affairs with admirable fervor and zest.
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
Did you know that depression is the number one complaint of newly retired women? In fact, boredom is a key symptom. Mistakenly, many women turn to different forms of distraction (TV or Internet surfing) to feel better.
For many of us, the idea of getting outside of our comfort zone is very scary. And rightly so, it isn’t comfortable!
“What do I want to do with my life?” That’s an overwhelming question for a woman in her 60 and beyond. When I think of asking myself that question, all kinds of thoughts pop up: How do I know? If I don’t know, who knows? If I knew that, I’d be doing it. It’s too big to even think about.
In her deeply moving memoir In Pieces, Sally Field, now 72, lays bare her life and allows us to get under the surface appearance of a two-time Oscar-winning actress still known to the public as “America’s sweetheart.”
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
Have you recently received a negative diagnosis from your doctor? Or have you ever talked with your family about end-of-life issues? Have you and your family discussed quality of life versus quantity of life? How about a DNR, or life support, or feeding tubes, or home versus nursing facilities?
On those days when your mature woman mojo isn’t plugged in and your mind and body simply refuse to move, how do you climb out of bed, get motivated, and stay on the most effective, positive path?
Ambition has been defined as “a strong desire to do or to achieve something, typically requiring determination and hard work.” And while ambition does not take you on a straight path in life, it can take you on a journey you never thought possible.
By the time you reach your 60s, you’ve probably let go of some relationships.
Whether the parting was due to divorce, family conflict that got out of hand or a friendship that turned sour, most of us have moved on from at least one relationship.
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