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Fashion for Women Over 60: The Secret of Using Unique Fashion Accessories
25 mins ago

Fashion for Women Over 60: The Secret of Using Unique Fashion Accessories

“I don’t have anything to wear”. We’ve all said it. As women who care about being stylish and attractive, we love to constantly reinvent our style and create a new looks for special occasions. But, who has the time, or money for that matter, to buy a new outfit for every occasion? Certainly not me. That’s why I have come to love the art of accessorizing. Read More

Eyebrow Makeup for Older Women (And a Very Special Launch from Ariane Poole!)
1 day ago

Eyebrow Makeup for Older Women (And a Very Special Launch from Ariane Poole!)

Despite the fact (or perhaps because of the fact!) that I am now officially in my 70s, I have a passion for makeup and fashion. And, in my experience, few people have their finger on the pulse of what it takes to look good at any age more than my good friend, Ariane Poole.

So, while I was in the U.K. on business, recently, I couldn’t help stopping by Ariane’s place for a quick chat about makeup, skincare and all things beauty.

While our conversation was wide-ranging, we put an added focus on eyebrow makeup this time around. I hope that you enjoy our conversation! Read More

Loving Lindex! My 15 Minute Makeup for Mature Women Tutorial
2 days ago

Loving Lindex! My 15 Minute Makeup for Mature Women Tutorial

During her travels, Margaret Manning of Sixty and Me enjoys looking for affordable, local beauty products she can bring back and share with the community. She was first introduced to Lindex in Sweden and found they had a good quality clothing line appropriate for any age. Read More

How to Improve Thinning or Graying Hair: Practical Advice for Women Over 60
4 days ago

How to Improve Thinning or Graying Hair: Practical Advice for Women Over 60

Have you noticed your hair is thinner than 30 years ago? If so, you’re not alone.

By middle age, most people’s hair becomes finer as the diameter of individual hair follicles, and the hair they produce, decreases. At the same time, when hairs fall out at the end of their life cycle, a higher percentage of follicles remain in their resting phase rather than reactivating to generate new hair.

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

Want to Stop Emotional Eating? Ask Yourself These 6 Questions
40 mins ago

Want to Stop Emotional Eating? Ask Yourself These 6 Questions

Have you ever thought about the tiny number of things over which we have actual control? Read More

Possible vs. Inevitable: The Importance of Preventing Falls… and How to Do It!
55 mins ago

Possible vs. Inevitable: The Importance of Preventing Falls… and How to Do It!

Several weeks ago, a woman commented on an article I’d done about getting older vs. getting old. She told a story about taking a bad fall over a concrete curb, sitting there for a few moments, and then moving on. Read More

11 Small-Step Ideas for Healthy Weight Loss After 60
2 days ago

11 Small-Step Ideas for Healthy Weight Loss After 60

No matter our age, it’s hard not to think about how 5 or 10 fewer pounds might make us happy. It can mean the difference in a dress size. It can be a boost to self-esteem. Read More

Concerned About Osteoporosis After 60? Try These 4 Simple Tips for Building Hip Bone Density
3 days ago

Concerned About Osteoporosis After 60? Try These 4 Simple Tips for Building Hip Bone Density

Osteoporosis is a bone disease in which the density and quality of bone is reduced. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis affects 200 million women throughout the world. Read More

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

Are You Fussing About Getting Back “Out There”? Try These 7 Booster Tips for Mature Dating
3 days ago

Are You Fussing About Getting Back “Out There”? Try These 7 Booster Tips for Mature Dating

By  •  Dating

I never, ever, thought I’d be single again. I was happily married for almost 28 years, and, sure, I knew one of us would probably go before the other, but being roughly the same age, I figured the other one wouldn’t be too far behind. Read More

Dating After Divorce: Practical Advice for Older Women (Video)
4 days ago

Dating After Divorce: Practical Advice for Older Women (Video)

Unlike in previous generations, dating after a divorce is an accepted option for women over 60. Read More

Mature Dating Mystery Solved! Here’s the One Thing Older Men Really Look for in a Woman
4 weeks ago

Mature Dating Mystery Solved! Here’s the One Thing Older Men Really Look for in a Woman

What do men really want when it comes to mature dating? Are they simply looking for someone younger than them? Do they want someone who makes them feel useful? Or, is there some other key to an older man’s heart? Senior dating expert, Lisa Copeland, is here to help us figure this out. Enjoy the show! Read More

3 Tips for Keeping Mature Women Safe from Real-Life Scammers
4 weeks ago

3 Tips for Keeping Mature Women Safe from Real-Life Scammers

By  •  Dating

Scammers are one of the biggest fears women face when dating in their 50s and 60s. You used to only see online scams of men from third world countries using pictures of models to lure women in. Read More

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

How to Plan for Your Ideal Themed Travel Tour
1 week ago

How to Plan for Your Ideal Themed Travel Tour

Many women over 60 consider travel as the top activity on their bucket list. With newfound freedom from the nine-to-five job, you now have the opportunity to pursue your interests. Read More

Group Adventure Travel for Women Over 60: 7 Tips on How to Maximize Your Experience
2 weeks ago

Group Adventure Travel for Women Over 60: 7 Tips on How to Maximize Your Experience

Travel is perhaps one of the best ways you can learn about the world and about yourself. Not only do you get a breather from your routine, but you also get to immerse yourself in an entirely different culture and meet new people. Read More

Travel After 60: How A Themed Tour Can Be An Exciting Match For Your Passions!
2 weeks ago

Travel After 60: How A Themed Tour Can Be An Exciting Match For Your Passions!

What do cooking shows, documentaries about history or architecture, or bird-watching have in common? You are bound to find a themed travel tour that can incorporate any one of these passions into a fascinating trip of a lifetime! If you’ve ever been curious to combine your particular interest with a travel adventure, you will really enjoy today’s video with Shila Desai.

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Senior Travel Tips: 5 Ways to Feel Comfortable on a Long-Haul Flight
3 weeks ago

Senior Travel Tips: 5 Ways to Feel Comfortable on a Long-Haul Flight

If you’re planning an overseas holiday, you might not be looking forward to the long-haul flight. I recently flew 14 hours non-stop from Sydney to Johannesburg (and back again). These are my tips to travel comfortably in economy: Read More

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

5 Reasons Why Boomers Want to Work in Retirement
6 days ago

5 Reasons Why Boomers Want to Work in Retirement

If I asked you to provide some reasons as to why many Boomers want to continue working in retirement, the most frequent answer would be, “for the money.” I don’t doubt that is the main motive, but I would like to further unpack the issue of Boomers choosing not to stop working. Read More

Are You Dissing Your Dollars? Here’s How to Change Your Mindset About Money
1 week ago

Are You Dissing Your Dollars? Here’s How to Change Your Mindset About Money

Ladies, when you “dis” something you mentally degrade or put it down. This can hinder you from using your financial resources in retirement to fulfill your unique version of true wealth. Read More

Why Being a Nanny is a Life-Changing Job for Retirees
2 weeks ago

Why Being a Nanny is a Life-Changing Job for Retirees

When our careers are in full swing, we don’t think about the importance of jobs for retirees. Either we assume that we will save enough money to live in comfort in the “best years of our lives” or we look forward to enjoying our freedom in retirement, without working, even if it means cutting back on luxuries.  Read More

5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Financial Future After 60
3 weeks ago

5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Financial Future After 60

Women are more likely than men to underrate themselves when it comes to investing. Yet women are usually in charge of household budgets, are more willing to save for the long-term and are better bargain hunters. Read More

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

Is Paying Your Mortgage Off Before Retirement a Good Idea?
1 day ago

Is Paying Your Mortgage Off Before Retirement a Good Idea?

By  •  Lifestyle

The day we close on a new house, we start looking forward to our final payment. Over the years our savings build up and retirement is in the not-so-distant future. It seems like the perfect time to pay off our mortgage and live debt-free, but is this a good idea? Join us in discussion with financial expert Pam Krueger who explains why this decision may or may not be to your advantage. Enjoy the show! Read More

Downsizing Your Home After 60: Don’t Let Change Keep You from Living the Life You Want
3 days ago

Downsizing Your Home After 60: Don’t Let Change Keep You from Living the Life You Want

By  •  Lifestyle

Everyone resists change… Change is very hard… Real change takes a long time…

We hear things like these all the time. Are they true? Well, maybe and maybe not. Like lots of things, “It depends.”

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How Important Are Your Neighbours as You Reach the Mark of 60?
3 days ago

How Important Are Your Neighbours as You Reach the Mark of 60?

My very friendly next-door neighbours moved back to the US last month. In many ways, it was not a surprise, as they were always going to be visitors in London – here because of the husband’s job. Yet it came as both a shock and a loss. Read More

Out with the Old! 5 Things Every Woman Should Throw Away This Spring (and 5 Things to Keep)
6 days ago

Out with the Old! 5 Things Every Woman Should Throw Away This Spring (and 5 Things to Keep)

Yes, your cabinets or closets may need a good purging. But spring is also good time to throw away some things that don’t require a trip to Goodwill. Read More

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

4 Questions to Guide Your End of Life Planning (#2 is So Important!)
10 mins ago

4 Questions to Guide Your End of Life Planning (#2 is So Important!)

In today’s video, author and non-profit Before I Go Solutions founder Jane Duncan Rogers take a deep and compassionate look at end-of-life planning for women over 60. Read More

What is the Purpose of Life and Does it Change After 60?
1 day ago

What is the Purpose of Life and Does it Change After 60?

What is the purpose of life? This is one of the “biggest” questions facing all of us – but, I think that the women in the Sixty and Me community are up to the challenge! Read More

Addressing the Fear of Death: What is the “Before I Go Solutions Method?” Can It Help?
1 day ago

Addressing the Fear of Death: What is the “Before I Go Solutions Method?” Can It Help?

Have you ever found that completing a dreaded task is easier when someone shares it? Or that organizing the big jobs into small steps makes them much less difficult? For many women over 60, creating a good end-of-life plan can seem overwhelming. Read More

Do You Feel Too Old to Follow Your Bliss?
2 days ago

Do You Feel Too Old to Follow Your Bliss?

A friend asked me a question the other day: “This writing thing of yours; is it a hobby or do you see it as a profession?”

Even after I’d given him my answer, I chewed on the question for a while. It didn’t really matter what my answer was – encore career or a hobby. For me, the more important truth was this:

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