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It may be true that you don’t need to know how to do your shopping online to be happy. And it’s safe to say that brick and mortar stores won’t all have disappeared in our lifetime. But as an older woman who has trouble finding the right fitting clothing at times, I do think that online shopping can be beneficial.
Before 96-year-old Iris Apfel made a splash on social media just over five years ago, hardly anyone had ever heard of her. Today she is almost a household name among fashionistas, influencers, and lovers of life…
Does grey hair make you think of wisdom or boredom? Are you glad to be a grey-haired granny or are you a daring dyed-hair diva? Whether you love it or lament it, fashion expert Penelope Whiteley has advice for grey-haired gals over 50. Enjoy the show!
Will older women benefit from facial acupressure exercises? Absolutely! Whether women want to fight the signs of aging, reduce stress and tension, or improve their complexion, facial acupressure will help them…
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Bloating is prompted by indigestion or gas in the stomach and is most often associated with a protruding stomach. Women may also say their faces show signs of being bloated or use the term bloated feet.
Luckily, there were trees. I claimed my patch of shade that Wednesday morning in June along with the other women in the 65-69 age group waiting to be led to the starting line of the 800-meter…
At your local grocery store, you’ve likely passed the health section and saw the seemingly endless rows of supplements lined on the shelves. From vitamin B to Calcium, there seems to be a supplement for just about every nutrient…
For many of us older women with a fondness for 1940s music, this Andrews Sisters/ Bing Crosby refrain from South America, Take It Away says it all. Our spines simply aren’t what they used to be!
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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!
A friend of mine in her early 60s was surprised when a man she met for the first time for a coffee date asked if she’d like to get together for dinner the following Saturday.
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*A sophisticated condo in the heart of Vienna.
We all have our favorite things to do when we travel, whether for a vacation or a longer stay. The first thing I do in a new city is hit the art museums. We all want to see famous sites and attend popular entertainment events. But what do you do when you’ve seen all the tourist spots?
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This is a difficult article for me to write. After all, I’m not writing from a position of strength. Like many of the 1000s of baby boomer women I have talked to since starting Sixty and Me, I made all of the financial mistakes below.
Boomers are, true to form, changing the meaning of the word ‘retirement’. If you look it up in any dictionary, retirement is all about stopping work. But even if we can afford to, many of us have no intention of stopping work…
When I asked the women in our community to share their advice for younger women, a surprising number recommended that their younger sisters keep a separate bank account from their husbands.
This is by far one of the most challenging financial areas to consider during your retirement transition phase.
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Similar to the positive, indelible first impression one wants to make on the first day of work, a signature transition to retirement can be just as meaningful.
For most of my life, I looked at family photos as most others did – they were little snippets of time. I would pick up a few envelopes of prints and flip through the 20 or 36 photos inside…
My husband and I were out of state, celebrating our wedding anniversary when his heart stopped beating. I was 39 years old and suddenly, despite my best efforts, I was a widow…
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
Many of us constantly live with questions hanging over us – questions concerning our life in general, especially when we transition to the retirement years. Perhaps you feel something is “off”…
Most of us feel grateful. We’ve come far and lived long. Yet all of us are human. So even amidst all that gratitude we can occasionally feel antsy. Restless. I daresay, bored…
In your journey to get confident and feel better about yourself after 50, you cannot be afraid to step on toes. In other words, do for yourself what no one else will do for you.
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