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By any chance, do you, like me, have an image of your mom in red lipstick applying powder to her nose? This image is indelibly printed in my brain… along with another image that actually makes me squeamish: remember the fox stoles of the 1950s? I can’t even go there.
Fashion for older women can be as elegant, breathtaking and unforgettable as you desire. There are simple, yet, effective ways to put yourself in the right mindset to make it utterly effortless to a point when it becomes second nature! We are sure you are going to love today’s video with Jess Jannenga from Elegantly Dressed and Stylish!
For a great many mature women, powder blush just doesn’t work any more. In fact, powder in general can make your skin look dry, causing you to appear much older than you are.
However, used the correct way, a combination of cream and powder is an easy way to perk up your look and give your face a healthy, long-lasting blush of color. Watch this video for all the details – and a few special makeup over 50 tips!
Accessories are very important for a look that grabs the attention. Do you know how to choose yours properly? Tune in to our conversation with fashion blogger Jodie Filogomo who’s here to talk about the must-have accessories in our wardrobe. Enjoy the show!
Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!
I’ve always said that eating well is key to health and a healthy weight. But getting to the ‘eating well’ part isn’t just about the food. If it were, many of us would not be struggling with weight issues. This is even more true once you reach the 60s.
Why pay for the gym, when real life chores are so much more beneficial? Not to mention, I need a solution that saves time, money and is practical. It’s a retirement conundrum: the gym has become inconvenient.
I’ve always been fit. Even well into my 50s I felt physically invincible. I could still jump out of bed for a morning run, followed by a strength class and then even possible game of tennis later in the day. Nothing could quell my energy.
It’s flu season once again and, as a woman over 60, you may be wondering if you should get a flu shot this year. Will the vaccine be effective? Is the flu shot necessary? Could the vaccine give me the flu?
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
Unlike in previous generations, dating after a divorce is an accepted option for women over 60.
The senior dating game can be tough. Not only can it bruise your ego, but, it can also bring up all the unhealed rejection that happened earlier in life.
Recently, I received a letter from a woman who told me nothing is working in her dating life. No one is interested in her. No one is interested in her friends either.
They, like her, are experiencing loneliness and a lack of contact with men.
Is sex after 50 normal? Sex and the City star, Kim Cattrall thinks so!
If Hollywood is to be believed, the only people having sex in this world are perfectly sculpted 20-somethings with radiant skin on the outside and an animal passion on the inside. The idea that people in their 50s and 60s enjoy sex is almost as forgotten on screen as it is in real life.
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!
So, you’ve bought your tickets and the dates are set. You’ve finally gotten up the gumption to give yourself the trip of a lifetime: a hike around magical Macchu Picchu, a kayaking trip on the Dalmatian Coast, or just a gentle exploration of gorgeous Cinque Terre, Italy. Let’s consider preparation.
It definitely took me by surprise because I wasn’t expecting it. After a year backpacking through Europe in my 20s, I had been looking forward to being home and reconnecting with friends and family.
When I was in my 20s, I sold all of my worldly possessions and bought the cheapest ticket that I could find to India. After completing a degree in Comparative Religion at the University of Colorado at Boulder, I decided to dive into one of the most fascinating cultures on the planet.
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
If you are like many of us and recently found yourself sorting through numerous documents to find papers needed for your tax return, then you may be ready to get organized.
The numbers coming from the U.S. point to a rise in the number of entrepreneurs aged 55 to 64. Research by the Kauffman Foundation on entrepreneurship indicates an increase from 15% in 1997 to 26% in 2015.
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.
A few years ago, I published an article entitled “60 Ways to Make Money in Retirement.” It was massive. In fact, at just under 5,000 words, it was one of the longest articles that I had ever written.
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
Some months ago, I wrote an article about aging well which garnered some intriguing responses. One woman wrote, not without some wry humor, that she had gotten encouragement because she “simply HATED being 67.”
I thought, but didn’t write back, “Well, consider the options.”
Simplifying, downsizing, decluttering… these topics seem to be very popular right now. Why is this such an issue for so many people?
In case you are not familiar with “nicecream” yet, pay attention because this will change your life!
Nicecream is simply healthy ice cream, made from frozen bananas. It’s also super simple to make. All you need is a food processor or blender with a powerful motor and frozen bananas.
Most people think that life after 60 is all about relaxing. Well, this may be true for some of us… but, most older adults live pretty busy lives. So, when we find a simple, easy-to-make recipe that is both hearty and tasty, we are always ready to give it a shot!
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
Is your desire for instant gratification preventing you from finding happiness in your 60s or better? Are you shopping for positivity in all the wrong places? These are the questions that will guide today’s discussion.
Despite the common stereotypes, people over 60 are busy. We are always on the move. And, when we do finally have a moment of silence, we rush to fill it with a thousand small distractions. Did you know that the average person checks their phone 110 times per day? 110 times!
Happiness and positivity are essential to every aspect of getting the most from life after 60. This is why we are always searching for ways to be happier. When we feel happy, we are more likely to get out and engage with the world – and the more we do, the happier we become. Do you agree?
By the time we reach our 60th birthday, it’s natural to have well-formed opinions about the world. Many of us have strong political and religious views. Others have well-formed opinions about the sports teams that we support, the causes that we contribute to and the communities in which we live.
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