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How to Improve Thinning or Graying Hair: Practical Advice for Women Over 60
6 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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What Are the Best Ways to Cover Thinning Hair? We Have Answers!
7 days ago

What Are the Best Ways to Cover Thinning Hair? We Have Answers!

Thinning hair and hair loss can be a devastating problem as we move on in years. I was reminded of this earlier today when talking to a lady at the station.

“Your hair looks lovely,” I said. The reply was, “Oh, it’s dreadful; it’s so thin now.” She then regaled me with her morning routine which sounded exhausting – but her hair did look nice. Read More

You Won’t Believe My Secret Weapon for Dressing Well as a Woman Over 60
2 weeks ago

You Won’t Believe My Secret Weapon for Dressing Well as a Woman Over 60

Do you consider yourself well-dressed? Are you a fashionista?

Some women over 60 were fashion icons in their earlier years and remain as such today. They know what looks best and wear what they are both comfortable in and what makes them look fabulous. Others follow the latest trends, chasing an image that may be more fantasy than reality. Read More

Who Do You Dress Up for? 7 Inspiring Fashion Tips from an 83-Year-Old Model
2 weeks ago

Who Do You Dress Up for? 7 Inspiring Fashion Tips from an 83-Year-Old Model

Many older women believe that the common term which should describe their dress-up style is “age-appropriate.” However, this would mean that fashion has a certain set of rules and that women of a certain age can’t “get away with” following the trends anymore. Read More

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

Concerned About Osteoporosis After 60? Try These 4 Simple Tips for Building Hip Bone Density
5 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

Is Your Bath Water Unhealthy? Tips for Neutralizing Toxins in Your Tub
6 days ago

Is Your Bath Water Unhealthy? Tips for Neutralizing Toxins in Your Tub

When you’ve had a mentally stressful day, a warm bath is a fabulous way to unwind. Some days you may have pushed your body a bit too much overdoing it in the yard, trying to keep up with the grandkids at the park, or engaging in a new activity your muscles weren’t used to. Read More

Want a Healthy Aging Cure with no Side Effects? Try Meditation!
6 days ago

Want a Healthy Aging Cure with no Side Effects? Try Meditation!

My 60th year has been the busiest of my life. Before it’s over, I will have moved twice, put the heat to a back-burner passion, refreshed important friendships, picked up a new musical instrument and increased my income by improving my habits. Read More

Manifest Your Wellbeing with the Power of Pink
7 days ago

Manifest Your Wellbeing with the Power of Pink

In the heyday of my interior design career, I noticed that many mature women surrounded themselves with pink. Consultations took me into the homes of women in their 60’s and 70’s who lived alone. Read More

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

Older and Dating Online? 5 Ways to Stop Taking Things Personally
2 months ago

Older and Dating Online? 5 Ways to Stop Taking Things Personally

“Don’t take things personally,” a good friend said years ago, back when I started internet dating. “He doesn’t know you.” Read More

How a Single Older Woman Can Meet 150 New People in 3 Hours
2 months ago

How a Single Older Woman Can Meet 150 New People in 3 Hours

Recently, I wrote an article about being single and feeling fabulous about it. The response was enormous and the comments were enlightening! Read More

5 Wonderful Reasons To Explore Dating After 60
2 months ago

5 Wonderful Reasons To Explore Dating After 60

Dating for older women can be more exciting than you might think! As women, we often get caught up overthinking potential outcomes instead of just biting the bullet and taking the plunge. If you are looking to be inspired to put yourself out there and have a go at dating over 60, you’ll love today’s video with Lisa Copeland! Read More

Staying Safe on Senior Dating Sites: A Professional Dating Coach Weighs in
2 months ago

Staying Safe on Senior Dating Sites: A Professional Dating Coach Weighs in

By  •  Dating

Today more than ever, women over the age of 50 are finding opportunities for love and friendship in the unlikeliest of places. They are meeting in competitive sporting events, senior living communities, book clubs, cruises and traveling groups. Read More

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

Road Scholar “Get-Togethers” Combine Large Group Camaraderie with Small Group Learning
4 weeks ago

Road Scholar “Get-Togethers” Combine Large Group Camaraderie with Small Group Learning

By  •  Travel

Road Scholar, the not-for-profit leader in educational travel, offers an incredible depth and breadth of learning adventures for adults for whom learning is the adventure of a lifetime. Read More

3 Brilliant Ways To Make Travel Over 60 An Unforgettable Adventure
4 weeks ago

3 Brilliant Ways To Make Travel Over 60 An Unforgettable Adventure

Like many things in life, group and solo travel have their good and bad points. As our today’s guest says, trying to pick one over the other would be like trying to “Choose between day and night.” If you have had a trip in mind but are unsure which travel style you should choose, or are looking for some encouragement to take the big leap, today’s video with Shila Desani might be what you’ve been waiting for! Read More

Tips for Choosing a River Cruise
4 weeks ago

Tips for Choosing a River Cruise

By  •  Travel

Choosing a river cruise can well be like trying to order a meal. What type of bread, which soup, what dressing, how do you want your steak? Every year more and more boats are on the rivers. Which one suits your appetite and bank account? I guarantee once you read this, you will be calling an expert. Read More

Ultimate Family Time: A Multigenerational Safari to South Africa
1 month ago

Ultimate Family Time: A Multigenerational Safari to South Africa

By  •  Travel

“Multigenerational travel” has been a buzzword for a few years now. Who can argue with the brochure-ready images of grandparents, adult children, and grandkids all sharing in the joys a family adventure can bring? Read More

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

Thinking of Downsizing? Here Are Some Tips to Sell Your Home Fast!
4 weeks ago

Thinking of Downsizing? Here Are Some Tips to Sell Your Home Fast!

By  •  Making Money

The well-dressed home sells fast and for top dollar.

The emergence of staging and makeover services around the country is dictating a need that has been crying out to be met. Read More

When it Comes to Making Money in Retirement, is $500 Better than $100,000?
1 month ago

When it Comes to Making Money in Retirement, is $500 Better than $100,000?

Do you know what older adults fear most? Is it death? Nope. Getting a serious illness? Not even close. According to a survey by the financial company Allianz, baby boomers fear running out of money in retirement more than anything else.

Specifically, they found that 43% of boomers feared outliving their savings. That’s more than the percentage of people who feared cognitive decline and loneliness combined! Read More

3 Benefits to Starting a Business After 50 that Have Nothing to do with Money
1 month ago

3 Benefits to Starting a Business After 50 that Have Nothing to do with Money

As we approach retirement, it’s natural to think about how we are going to support ourselves in the decades ahead. Starting a business is an option, but, most of us don’t know where to start. In addition, we are constantly exposed to images of 20-something entrepreneurs succeeding. If the media is to be believed, older entrepreneurs don’t stand a chance. Or do they? Read More

Live Bolder as You Grow Older by Replenishing Your Energy Checking Account
1 month ago

Live Bolder as You Grow Older by Replenishing Your Energy Checking Account

By  •  Making Money

Aging? Anti-aging? What’s your vocabulary, and what does it say about growing older?

To me, the word aging suggests we’re going in the wrong direction, and anti-aging suggests we’re fighting against it tooth and nail. Neither feels quite right to me.

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

Why Life Over 60 Works Better Without Clutter
1 week ago

Why Life Over 60 Works Better Without Clutter

How would you feel if a relative or friend died, leaving a house full of clutter behind them, and it fell to you to sort it all out?

Unfortunately, this situation is very common. I often meet people who have toiled for months, or even years, disposing of someone else’s stuff. Read More

How to Feel Like a Millionaire in Your Own Home: Luxe Looks on a Budget
2 weeks ago

How to Feel Like a Millionaire in Your Own Home: Luxe Looks on a Budget

I was going to title this piece, “How to Decorate Like a Millionaire,” but of course, there’s no one way a millionaire decorates! Look through the upscale shelter mags and I bet you’ll comment on the questionable taste in some of the most expensive homes featured. Read More

These 10 Healthy Food Bloggers Will Help You Surprise Your Grandkids with Your Culinary Creations
2 weeks ago

These 10 Healthy Food Bloggers Will Help You Surprise Your Grandkids with Your Culinary Creations

One of the nice things about getting a little older is that you finally have time to focus on your passions. In the kitchen, this means that you have the freedom to break away from the dishes that you are famous for and try something a little more surprising. Read More

Password Breach! Do You Know How to Protect Your Online Identity?
2 weeks ago

Password Breach! Do You Know How to Protect Your Online Identity?

By  •  Lifestyle

Unfortunately, online security intrusions are becoming more commonplace in today’s world and boomer women, just like everybody else, need to consider the safety of their online identity. Read More

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

Addressing the Fear of Death: What is the “Before I Go Solutions Method?” Can It Help?
3 days 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?
4 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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What Does a Good Death Really Mean?
4 days ago

What Does a Good Death Really Mean?

It’s a subject no one wants to talk about. Though death and dying are inevitable, we shy away from discussing them… and all the sadness and pain we fear goes with it. However, developing an end of life plan is a gift you give to yourself and those left behind and the process can be a surprisingly intimate and enriching one. Read More

How to Overcome Childhood Fears and Get More from Life After 50
7 days ago

How to Overcome Childhood Fears and Get More from Life After 50

By  •  Mindset

My husband and I recently escaped the snows in Idaho for a first-time vacation in Belize. The travel brochures claimed the water around the tiny island of San Pedro offered some of the world’s best snorkeling, so we signed up for an excursion.
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