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What thought first comes to mind when someone says the word scarf? Do you picture a movie star in a convertible car tying one on her head to keep her hair in place? Or does your mind bring up the stereotypical picture of a housewife, hair…
Have you seen the thousands of women who have decided to let their hair go grey naturally? In addition to women announcing their beautiful maturity by letting their grey hair show, many other women have chosen to stop coloring…
We all know makeup doesn’t really go with humid weather. Or does it? Celebrity makeup artist Ariane Poole is here to show us some great products for the summer heat. Enjoy the show!
Finding quality makeup products that really work for mature women can be a challenge. Where can you find products that really work for you without spending a fortune on cosmetics that you don’t like?
Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!
You may have tried to diet and struggled to lose weight. Or you succeeded in losing weight but couldn’t keep it off.
I think many of us harbor a secret dream about singing onstage with a rock band. I had this dream fulfilled last week when my choir director, Leah Hokanson, gave us the opportunity to sing with her backup band…
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.
I’m a cat person. I’ve always had a cat and can’t image my home without one. My cat isn’t my pet, it’s a member of my family. I love coming home and having my boy run up to greet me, rubbing against my legs and looking up at me with his big wide eyes that say he missed me. No matter how difficult my day has been, I forget it all about it when I see his eager face.
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
I know you may not believe me when I say dating can be fun after 60 and that you can find love with a good man at this time in your life. Yes, I understand how frustrating dating probably has been for you.
I copied and pasted the scammer’s message into the white block for reporting fake profiles. This was the eighth this week. The copy is almost always identical too, and goes like this: [Some guy] has found the love of his life…
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!
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
I just returned from three weeks in Turkey. My heart was full, my mind replete with warm memories, and my computer teeming with new photos. The best part, though, was that my travel compatriots now love Turkey as much as I do…
“Whenever we do something creative, […] we draw on images from our inner well. If we learn to restock our store of images, we will find ourselves able to work more easily…”
Singles cruises have a somewhat mixed reputation. While some people thrive on the energy and excitement of meeting new people, others complain about the alcohol-soaked passengers, loud music and poor entertainment that plague some ships.
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.
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
In 2017, there were about 11.64 million widows and about 3.28 widowers in the United States. For everyone, social security is part of your retirement paycheck, and you want to make sure you are maximizing the amount you receive.
In the classic movie American Beauty, Lester explains to his daughter that he didn’t “lose” his job. He explains that if this were true, he could have found it again. If this were the case for all of us who’ve experienced losing a job, we wouldn’t be a square peg and would have little need to read ahead.
For many of us, starting a business in retirement is a first. Fresh out of employment in the corporate sector, we know tons about the machinations of a large corporation. Put to the test, however, we find we know very little…
Last September, we welcomed Zaylee Jean into the world – our first grandchild. She is, of course, perfect in every way. As many of you can relate – it rocks your world in a whole new way…
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
Is your home filled with mementos and paperwork, or your closets stuffed with clothes? Are you or a person you live with a hoarder?
Have you got a stack of yogurt containers, microwave meal bowls or a shelf full of empty jars? Most of us keep food containers as we hate to throw them out. We figure that eventually we’ll find a use for them.
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.
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”?
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
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.
“When will Mommy come, Grandma?” my granddaughter used to ask several times a day when she was little. At first, I assumed she missed her mother. I’m sure that was true some of the time, but usually she didn’t seem sad.
As you age, how do you see your retirement years playing out? As a time to settle for what you got and feeling a bit disappointed? Or do you want a more vigorous lifestyle that allows you to continue to stretch and grow?
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