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Deciding whether or not to embrace your grey hair is a dilemma nearly all women over 60 eventually face. Do you continue to dye your hair the same brown, red, or blonde shade you’ve worn for years, or is it time for a change?
Unless you are hyper vigilant about your spending habits or living on a tight budget you’ve probably had the experience of buying something you didn’t expect to buy simply because you found it on sale. Now, there are many good reasons for doing so.
As more candles are added to your birthday cake each year, you may start to accumulate more and more retired trinkets in your treasure chest. Women maturing into older age tend to shy away from the style they have built over the years and see trends as something they can no longer keep up with.
Any woman who has ever gone to the makeup counter will tell you that, when it comes to lipstick choices, today’s market is saturated with choices; semi-gloss, matte, super high gloss, twenty-four-hour lipstick, you name it!
Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!
Reading is a passion we can take into our old age and not worry about our performance! After all, it’s not a game we’re playing… we’re just keeping our brains functioning at optimum level. Let’s be clear…
As women over 60, one thing we can agree on is that time doesn’t stand still. Fortunately for us, neither does research into the ways aging affects our brains. And it couldn’t come at a better time, given the looming Alzheimer’s epidemic…
It’s hard not to get excited about the much-awaited start of summer and the idea of spending more time outside in the sun with friends and family. With new research exposing the environmental harms of sunblock…
I read a tongue-in-cheek quip the other day that said, “Talk with your grandparents about marijuana – before somebody else does.” While this is clearly a clever play on the slogan from years gone by aimed at keeping kids off drugs…
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
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.
Have you ever been completely captivated by a man you knew was bad for you? Most women have fallen for a bad boy at some point in their lives. It’s hard to resist a great looking guy who knows exactly how to make you feel amazing and while maturity may bring wisdom, a woman over 60 certainly isn’t immune to this man’s dangerous charms.
Why do otherwise dauntless women in their 50’s and 60’s struggle so much when it comes to dating? Do you feel, as a mature woman, you should have your love life figured out by now? Take heart – you’re not alone and help is on the way!
What are the biggest mistakes women over 60 make when dating? What should the woman over 60 expect from today’s dating scene? Margaret Manning of Sixty and Me and Love Coach Lisa Copeland talk about what can go wrong when you’re looking for Mr. Right how to avoid these dating faux pas.
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
Spring is here and, as the sun finally pops out, I’m thinking about travel! I love exploring new cities and have many travel destinations on my bucket list. Helping my clients prepare their body for an upcoming bucket list trip…
Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love explores simple pleasures and pizza in Italy, devotion in India, and love in Bali, bringing readers with her on a one-year journey of self-discovery and empowerment…
Whether you’re traveling alone or with others, staying calm, cool, and collected makes your trip so much more enjoyable. The whole idea of a vacation is to have a good time as you experience something different…
We have probably all traveled with too many bags. We struggle through the airport and try not to topple over on the escalator. We scramble to find a luggage cart or a porter and then cross our fingers when it comes time to check in and weigh our bags.
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
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.
Online and mobile banking allows us to manage our money without having to step foot in a bank. The banking industry has evolved significantly over the past decade. With the prevalence of smartphones, online banking is becoming the primary way people are managing their finances.
Spring is in the air. I am getting ready to start my outdoor gardening, and I know there is a lot of work to do before I will harvest the bounty. As I do this, I can’t help but feel that the same is true with our monetary lives.
Are you thinking of starting a small business in retirement? Taking on a coach is a really good place to begin.
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
The first time I came to Koh Lanta, a small island in southern Thailand, I knew it would be my retirement home. There was nothing monumental that happened, just a sense of being home, being where I’m supposed to be.
Low costs… great weather… and excellent, affordable healthcare. There are lots of benefits to giving overseas living a try. But what if you haven’t decided yet which overseas retirement haven you prefer? Or what if you don’t even know yet if this go-abroad strategy is for you?
This year, Road Scholar is searching for 100 educators, caregivers and low-income adults who wish to experience an educational learning experience. The organization will award 100 scholarships worth $1,500 between now and June 30th…
If you know the nursery rhyme story of Jack Sprat and his wife, then you have an idea of the relationship my wife of 44 years, Judy, and I have. If you’re not familiar with the child’s poem, here is the first stanza:
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
I have written three blog posts about cancer. The first was about the shock and adjustment in the first 10 weeks. The second was about making getting healthy the number one priority. The third was about the liberating feeling of going around bald. Now I feel ready to talk about the deeper effect of cancer.
After my husband passed away from cancer and the dust had settled, I was soon left to deal with the pain and suffering that would ensue. I didn’t know how or where to begin putting the pieces of my life back together again.
Being the product of an abusive father, I grew up a people pleaser. By constantly trying to please him, I learned to survive. In doing so, for years I kept lying to my inner self. We all know we should never lie to ourselves…
In past blogs I’ve written about the recognizable pattern to behavior change including five stages: pre-contemplation (I’m not even thinking about changing a behavior)…
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