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How to Stay Fashionable After 50 Without Breaking the Bank
1 month ago

How to Stay Fashionable After 50 Without Breaking the Bank

You just stepped off the runway. A soft breeze gently sweeps your hair back. You gracefully glide down the stage to a sea of flashing cameras. Heads turn to see you decked out in a tulle gown with crystal Gucci tassels… Read More

7 Ways to Take Care of Your Feet After 60 
1 month ago

7 Ways to Take Care of Your Feet After 60 

Did you know that by the time we reach age 50 the average person has taken enough steps to equal walking around the entire world three times? Read More

Be Fabulous After 50! 5 Ways to Ensure Your Clothing Sends the Right Message
2 months ago

Be Fabulous After 50! 5 Ways to Ensure Your Clothing Sends the Right Message

If your clothes could speak, what message would they be sending the world? Hopefully it’s something positive, like:

“Take me seriously. I’m a force to be reckoned with.”

“I love life and live every day to its fullest.” Read More

How the Jewellery We Wear Tells the Story of Our Life
2 months ago

How the Jewellery We Wear Tells the Story of Our Life

Jewellery, in all its forms tells the story of our life. Whether we choose a necklace or a bracelet, they all tell people more about who we are, and they remind us of places and people, events and special things. Read More

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

How to Make Getting a Mammogram a More Positive Experience
1 week ago

How to Make Getting a Mammogram a More Positive Experience

Many women I know have stopped getting an annual mammogram even though they are growing older and the risk of breast cancer increases as you age. I am not sure why they make this decision. Perhaps they think, “Well, I haven’t gotten it yet, so it’s unlikely I will.” Of course, that’s not true. Read More

How Being a “People Pleaser” Can Sabotage Your Weight Loss Efforts After 60
1 week ago

How Being a “People Pleaser” Can Sabotage Your Weight Loss Efforts After 60

If you feel like everyone’s walking all over you, taking what they need with little or no concern for your needs, you may have what I call ‘doormat energy’ – pleasing others at your own expense. Read More

Health Insurance Riddle: When is an Emergency Not an Emergency? The Answer Could Cost You $1000s!
1 week ago

Health Insurance Riddle: When is an Emergency Not an Emergency? The Answer Could Cost You $1000s!

Imagine the following scenario. You’ve just finished dinner and now you are playing on the floor with your two grandkids. As you play, you start a feel a pain in your chest. Read More

Why Healthy Gut Bacteria is So Important for Older Adults
1 week ago

Why Healthy Gut Bacteria is So Important for Older Adults

Imagine a rain forest teeming with life. All around are trees reaching seemingly to the sky, monkeys swing through the branches, vividly coloured birds shout noisily to each other, butterflies flutter by flowers, wire haired pigs snuffle in the dirt, underneath our feet tree roots form a dense mat. Read More

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

Dating Over 50: How to Cope If You Have Been Dumped, Ghosted or Love-Bombed
4 months ago

Dating Over 50: How to Cope If You Have Been Dumped, Ghosted or Love-Bombed

By  •  Dating

Dating at any age can be challenging. Here are some ways you can deal with the most common things that can happen in language that might be new to you! Read More

After 50 Dating: 10 Financial Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Committing
5 months ago

After 50 Dating: 10 Financial Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Committing

Money and sex regularly rank as the most common reasons couples fight.

Research from LearnVest’s Money Habits and Confessions Survey, conducted by Wakefield Research, concluded that financial issues are more than twice as likely as sex to cause tension in a relationship. Read More

4 Ways to Regain Trust with Men and Start Dating Again After 60
5 months ago

4 Ways to Regain Trust with Men and Start Dating Again After 60

By  •  Dating

Nothing hurts more than when a relationship has ended, especially when betrayal is involved in some way. When a man has lied to you and betrayed your trust, picking up the pieces and moving forward can feel daunting. Read More

Senior Dating Tips: Why You Shouldn’t Give Up Until the 6th Date
6 months ago

Senior Dating Tips: Why You Shouldn’t Give Up Until the 6th Date

By  •  Dating

It can take time for people to warm-up during the senior dating cycle. Don’t give up until your gut tells you to or if the thought of kissing the person makes you physically sick. Read More

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

More Than a Drop in the Bucket List: Quench Your Thirst for Educational Travel and Change Your Life in 2018
1 month ago

More Than a Drop in the Bucket List: Quench Your Thirst for Educational Travel and Change Your Life in 2018

By  •  Travel

Every year, beginning in January, we all read list after list of things we should do differently in the New Year. Most of these lists involve getting in shape (a healthy goal) or why we should create a bucket list (also a good goal). Unfortunately, after an initial boost of energy, most people revert back to old patterns. Read More

Practical House Sitting Tips from a Female Road Warrior
1 month ago

Practical House Sitting Tips from a Female Road Warrior

We all know what babysitting is. Been there, done that. House sitting, though – what is it? Join us in discussion with Penelope Whiteley who knows all about this new trend that has been gaining popularity in recent years. Enjoy the show! Read More

Follow Your Bliss! Visit the 5 Happiest Countries in the World in 2018
2 months ago

Follow Your Bliss! Visit the 5 Happiest Countries in the World in 2018

What are the most important things you look for when choosing a vacation destination? Do you travel to explore new places or make new friends? Do you want to learn about new cultures and history? Read More

How to Handle the Fear of a Health Emergency While Traveling as an Older Woman
2 months ago

How to Handle the Fear of a Health Emergency While Traveling as an Older Woman

This is the scenario no one wants to imagine. I went on an Alaskan cruise, healthy and fit, and ended up leaving the ship in an ambulance for the emergency room of the local Ketchikan hospital. Read More

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

Common Resume and Interview Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make in Your 60s
4 weeks ago

Common Resume and Interview Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make in Your 60s

Imagine how many candidates are reviewed by recruiters and hiring managers annually. Now, imagine how many of them bring their biggest personality quirks and issues into the room. This happens at the resume and cover letter stage and most often in the interview meeting, if you got one. Read More

Starting a Business Around Your Hobby After 60? Here’s How to Market It!
1 month ago

Starting a Business Around Your Hobby After 60? Here’s How to Market It!

Now that you have decided to start your little business selling your products, it is time to address how you are going to set up your marketing plan. Up till now, you have been doing your hobby for fun and perhaps selling a few items/services here and there. Read More

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

How to Make Friends with Mother Time by Using These 5 Time Management Hacks
1 month ago

How to Make Friends with Mother Time by Using These 5 Time Management Hacks

Why is it that time seems to fly now that we’re 60 or 70 or 80? I’m often amazed when a wedding, the death of friend or a move to a new city was 20 or 30 years ago. Heavens, it’s already 2018! What happened to 2017? Read More

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

Is Retirement Shock Killing Some Seniors? These Researchers Say Yes!
3 days ago

Is Retirement Shock Killing Some Seniors? These Researchers Say Yes!

By  •  Lifestyle

As many of us have learned the hard way, retiring is a shock to the system. Put aside the fact that many of us are forced to retire earlier than we would have liked to. The very act of retiring sends many of us into a stress-induced spin. Read More

Love to Read? Why the Newest Best Thing Is Actually an Old Best Thing
5 days ago

Love to Read? Why the Newest Best Thing Is Actually an Old Best Thing

The television screen shows a young couple, strolling down a city street, holding hands. When they arrive at the steps of the woman’s brownstone, the man hesitates as if he wants to move in for a kiss. Read More

How to Find Your 7 Intangible Assets and What to Do With Them
1 week ago

How to Find Your 7 Intangible Assets and What to Do With Them

An asset is something that you own, you get to use it and it brings benefits. Assets can also depreciate if they are neglected. Read More

When Can a Cup of Tea and a Slice of Lemon Cake Save a Life?
1 week ago

When Can a Cup of Tea and a Slice of Lemon Cake Save a Life?

By  •  Lifestyle

As older women, we all want to make the world a better place. Unfortunately, we often feel powerless to make a real difference in the lives of others. Yes, we can donate to charities or support political organizations, but, the impact that we can make through these activities feels distant and fragmented. Read More

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

At 65, Liam Neeson Says He Still Feels 40… How Old Do You Feel Inside?
6 days ago

At 65, Liam Neeson Says He Still Feels 40… How Old Do You Feel Inside?

By  •  Mindset

One of the funny things about getting older is that you always feel younger on the inside. In my case, I sometimes feel like a 25-year-old in a 70-year-old’s body. How about you? Read More

How to Embrace Your Inner Child and Find Your Joy After 60
6 days ago

How to Embrace Your Inner Child and Find Your Joy After 60

What did you love to do as a child? Do you remember getting happily lost for hours, so immersed in a hobby or passion that you lost all track of time? Read More

The Downside of Relentless Positivity in Your 60s
1 week ago

The Downside of Relentless Positivity in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

Last month, I wrote a post 3 Remarkable Gifts That Help You Flourish in Your 60s, which generated lots of feedback, both online and offline.

While many comments were affirming, there was also some pushback on what was perceived to be an overly optimistic and even simplistic view of life in our 60s. Read More

Alone on Valentine’s Day? This Year, Be Your Own Valentine
1 week ago

Alone on Valentine’s Day? This Year, Be Your Own Valentine

By  •  Mindset

Remember those days when, as a child, you gave little heart-shaped Valentines and then waited and hoped you’d get some yourself? Read More

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