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How to Adjust Your Personal Fashion Style When Travelling or Moving to a New Country
1 month ago

How to Adjust Your Personal Fashion Style When Travelling or Moving to a New Country

Moving to a new country can have a big impact on our personal fashion style. Adapting may be more or less of a challenge, depending on how different the new culture is from your own. Read More

Makeup After 60: What Is Face Primer and Is It Really Necessary?
2 months ago

Makeup After 60: What Is Face Primer and Is It Really Necessary?

It’s time to be brutally honest. When I first heard about face primer, I thought, “You’re kidding. One more layer of stuff to put on my face? No way!” Read More

Give Your Aging Skin Some Love with Vegetables, Not Sugar
2 months ago

Give Your Aging Skin Some Love with Vegetables, Not Sugar

Your mom probably told you more than once to eat your vegetables, right? If your mom was like mine, she chopped and served fresh when she could. Read More

How to Find the Blush and Lipstick Colors That Will Make You Look Radiant in Your 60s
2 months ago

How to Find the Blush and Lipstick Colors That Will Make You Look Radiant in Your 60s

Once you have discovered the undertone of your skin, you are ready to go in search of the lipstick and blush color – or colors! – that will brighten your complexion, enhance your whole appearance and possibly become life-long favorites or “signature” looks. Read More

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

Tennis as a Form of Meditation for Women Over 60
3 days ago

Tennis as a Form of Meditation for Women Over 60

Tennis is a complicated, beautiful game where there are many skills to master – and strategies to learn. But it also acts as a mirror, illuminating our relationship with ourselves and others, and presents wonderful opportunities to practice mindfulness. Read More

What Role Does “Good” Cholesterol Play in Maintaining Health in Our 60s? You May Be Surprised!
4 days ago

What Role Does “Good” Cholesterol Play in Maintaining Health in Our 60s? You May Be Surprised!

As far back as I can remember, conventional wisdom has been that the higher our HDL cholesterol levels, the less we and our healthcare providers had to be concerned about our ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol levels. Read More

10 Flu Prevention Tips for Seniors: What to Do When Your Partner Is Sick
4 days ago

10 Flu Prevention Tips for Seniors: What to Do When Your Partner Is Sick

While flu season doesn’t technically begin until the fall, this virus can actually be contracted year round, and adults over 65 are typically more susceptible to complications. Read More

A 5-Step Plan for Adopting Healthy Habits After 60
6 days ago

A 5-Step Plan for Adopting Healthy Habits After 60

Many people have trouble swapping unhealthy habits for healthy ones. It may be easy to start strong then fade away and eventually call it a failure. Or maybe it’s hard to even get started. Read More

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

Dating a Younger Man: Senior Dating Dream or Disaster?
1 month ago

Dating a Younger Man: Senior Dating Dream or Disaster?

Dating can be difficult at any age, so should you consider it a challenge in your 60s? Join us in conversation with dating coach Lisa Copeland who has some inspiring advice to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

Yes, Dating in Your 60s Can Be Fun If You Do This One Thing
1 month ago

Yes, Dating in Your 60s Can Be Fun If You Do This One Thing

By  •  Dating

I know you may not believe me when I say dating can be fun after 60 and that you can find love with a good man at this time in your life. Yes, I understand how frustrating dating probably has been for you. Read More

3 Tips for Deciding if You Are Settling with the Wrong Man After 60
3 months ago

3 Tips for Deciding if You Are Settling with the Wrong Man After 60

By  •  Dating

As a dating coach focused exclusively on women over 50, I have some thoughts to offer on how to determine whether you are settling with the wrong man. Read More

4 Surprising Ways that Love Gets Better with Age
5 months ago

4 Surprising Ways that Love Gets Better with Age

I just saw a touching documentary called ​The Age of Love​. It’s about a speed dating event for 70–90-year-olds that took place in upstate NY, and follows the participants before, during and after the event. Read More

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

4 Ways to Escape the Summer Travel Nightmare After 60
3 weeks ago

4 Ways to Escape the Summer Travel Nightmare After 60

By  •  Travel

Are you in the middle of your summer travel? Are you experiencing overbooked flights, long waits at airports and high costs to boot? Most airlines now offer seating, eating and baggage choices for the discerning traveler. Read More

4 Slow Travel Experiences That Allow for Adventure at a Relaxed Pace
4 weeks ago

4 Slow Travel Experiences That Allow for Adventure at a Relaxed Pace

Slow travel is not so much about how fast you navigate a new place. It reflects a philosophy of life. Fast travel is active, busy and hurried. It can be an impatient and frantic way of visiting a new place. Read More

If You Are Feeling Too Old to Travel, Say Hello to Slow Travel
1 month ago

If You Are Feeling Too Old to Travel, Say Hello to Slow Travel

I hadn’t been to Europe in many years, so I spontaneously decided to ‘dash’ across the pond with my carry-on and explore some new cities and countries. It would be just like the days of my youth: me, a carry-on, hopping on and off trains and trams, feeling light and free. Read More

5 Secrets to Having a Great Trip to Europe in Your 60s
1 month ago

5 Secrets to Having a Great Trip to Europe in Your 60s

By  •  Travel

Thinking about finally making that great trip to Europe? Whether you travel regularly, or your trip is a once in a lifetime opportunity, when it comes to taking that big vacation abroad, you want to make the most of every moment. Read More

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

Looking for a Job After 60? Here’s the Top 10 List of Interview Prep Techniques
1 month ago

Looking for a Job After 60? Here’s the Top 10 List of Interview Prep Techniques

If you are going to be interviewing for a job or a position that you really want, here are 10 things you can do to walk in prepared to win. Read More

3 Ways to Navigate the Rough Waters of Financial Security with Courage and Resilience
1 month ago

3 Ways to Navigate the Rough Waters of Financial Security with Courage and Resilience

It is 97 degrees out today, and a girlfriend and I are getting on the river. I am blessed to live in the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado, with outdoor amenities at my fingertips. Read More

Does Looking for Work After 60 Make You Ask, “What’s Wrong with Me?”
1 month ago

Does Looking for Work After 60 Make You Ask, “What’s Wrong with Me?”

Of course, the answer is, “Nothing.” There is nothing wrong with me just as there is nothing wrong with you – in case you were wondering. However, I am in the age group considered to be old and undesirable for employment. Read More

Is a Bridge Job Right for You Before Retirement?
2 months ago

Is a Bridge Job Right for You Before Retirement?

There was a time when I felt sure that I would continue working until age 70 or beyond. In fact, I often joked that one day I would simply resign from my job at the nursing home where I worked as an RN and move myself into the assisted living facility next door. Read More

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

The Upside to Downsizing – How You Can Love Life with Less
3 days ago

The Upside to Downsizing – How You Can Love Life with Less

By  •  Lifestyle

While sorting through my inbox, I came across one email with the subject line “Loving Life with Less.” Given my interest in downsizing, I was very excited to read it. Yes! I thought. That’s exactly the goal. Read More

Older Women Living Independently in a Community? Senior Co-Housing Options You Need to Know
5 days ago

Older Women Living Independently in a Community? Senior Co-Housing Options You Need to Know

One of the topics that endlessly fascinates me is how solo women of “a certain age’” are going to live healthy and happy lives in retirement.

Many single women prefer solitude and want to live alone. Others crave living with a crowd of like-minded people of all ages. They want dogs, cats, kids… the whole human experience! Read More

Did You Love Bewitched? Bet You Didn’t Know These 10 Crazy Facts About the Show!
5 days ago

Did You Love Bewitched? Bet You Didn’t Know These 10 Crazy Facts About the Show!

By  •  Lifestyle

As a young woman, I was always on the lookout for female role models. There were not a lot of them on television in the 1960s. In fact, I remember my first real exposure to TV was Bonanza where four guys dominated the screen. I didn’t let this stop me from identifying with who I thought was the most handsome, interesting and clever. Adam of course!  Read More

“Back to School” Season is Not Just for Kids… Why Older Adults Are Also Embracing Education Again
5 days ago

“Back to School” Season is Not Just for Kids… Why Older Adults Are Also Embracing Education Again

Summer’s not nearly over and we’re bombarded with back-to-school ads. It’s an exciting time for school kids – time for new clothes and supplies, for moving up to the next grade and reconnecting with friends. One thing I miss about formal education is that fresh start every semester. Read More

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

5 Mantras That Can Help You to Find Peace and Get More from Life After 60
2 weeks ago

5 Mantras That Can Help You to Find Peace and Get More from Life After 60

I have a collection of mantras that I learned along the way and try to live by. I have adopted and repeated them for satisfying life change, when I needed to reframe my perspective and outlook…
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Are Too Many Personal Goals Holding You Back in Your 60s?
2 weeks ago

Are Too Many Personal Goals Holding You Back in Your 60s?

By  •  Mindset

Late one night, after a recent college reunion, I got to talking with a group of close friends. We’d had a few drinks. And having split our sides laughing over the course of two days about our shared pasts, we began to muse about our individual futures. Read More

Were They Really the “Good Old Days”?
2 weeks ago

Were They Really the “Good Old Days”?

By  •  Mindset

My mother never made it to 60, sadly passing away just two weeks after her 59th birthday. At 21, however, I viewed her as an old lady. Read More

5 Ways That Connecting with Other People Keeps Us Strong and Positive in Our 60s
2 weeks ago

5 Ways That Connecting with Other People Keeps Us Strong and Positive in Our 60s

One of the things I’ve noticed about getting older is my tendency to try and keep things neat and predictable. I often long for a life that requires few changes and gives me plenty of time to control my own environment. I get it that this is a pipe dream, but it’s also not what’s really best for me. Read More

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