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Celebrating the Beauty that Comes with Age
12 months ago

Celebrating the Beauty that Comes with Age

Recently I’ve found myself in the company of women I consider to be beautiful. But when I tell them how beautiful they are – usually when they’re moaning about their looks – I’m met with wry smiles and disbelieving eyes. Read More

Dressing in the Neutral Zone? You Can Get More from Fashion Over 60!
12 months ago

Dressing in the Neutral Zone? You Can Get More from Fashion Over 60!

Are you feeling stuck in your neutral-zone wardrobe or with same-old, same-old look? It’s easy to get into a habit or keep a look that worked for you a decade or two ago, but maybe it’s time for a change!
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Jeans for Older Women? Why Every Single One of Us Needs a Pair!
12 months ago

Jeans for Older Women? Why Every Single One of Us Needs a Pair!

When you were growing up, I bet there was a trend or style that every girl had to have. For some women, I hear it was saddle shoes, and for others it was the Capezio shoes! Read More

3 Positive Steps to Take When Going Gray!
12 months ago

3 Positive Steps to Take When Going Gray!

I grew up in a small southern US town where the ladies dressed to the nines for just about everything. Church, bridge, mullet roasts, garden circles, campaign rallies and the Friday night football games. Even the older ladies did this – especially the older ladies.
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

5 Powerful Reasons to Give Bone Broth a Try
3 months ago

5 Powerful Reasons to Give Bone Broth a Try

Bone broth, which is basically soup broth, has been around for centuries. Our ancestors used to keep a pot of broth over the fires to use in making meals. Making bone broth was a way of using every part of an animal so that nothing was wasted. It was an inexpensive and versatile source of nutrients. Read More

3 Reasons to Not Go on a Diet if You Want to Lose Weight After 60
4 months ago

3 Reasons to Not Go on a Diet if You Want to Lose Weight After 60

I attended a conference in December where Meryl Streep was asked what advice she would give the 11,000 attendees.

Without a moment’s hesitation she said, “Stop worrying about your weight. Women lose way too much of their energy worrying about their weight. They could be using that energy for far better things.” Read More

4 Ways to Power Up Your Brain Health After 60
4 months ago

4 Ways to Power Up Your Brain Health After 60

It’s always made me wonder why things we’ve been doing our entire lives seem to take on a new meaning after a certain age. Read More

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging
4 months ago

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging

Last year, Jane Fonda proudly announced that she had put on some weight, and that she was looking better. She said growing up, she was told it was a choice between her ‘ass or her face,’ but now she’s getting complements on both. Read More

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

What Do Older Men Want When it Comes to Senior Dating? You Might be Surprised!
3 years ago

What Do Older Men Want When it Comes to Senior Dating? You Might be Surprised!

As our generation gets a little older, a surprising number of us are putting on our dancing shoes and getting back in the senior dating game. After all, more women over 60 are single than ever before, whether that’s due to divorce or widowhood or just never having been married in the first place. Read More

Is it Really Possible to Find Love After 50?
3 years ago

Is it Really Possible to Find Love After 50?

When you ask most single older people if they would like to find love after 50, the answer is almost always yes. But, if you ask them whether they think it is actually possible to find love after 50, their answers are more mixed. Some people believe that finding love is possible at any age. Others are skeptical. Read More

Who Are the Sexiest Male Celebrities Over 60?
3 years ago

Who Are the Sexiest Male Celebrities Over 60?

One of the biggest misconceptions about aging is that we no longer care about beauty, sex or romantic companionship. What rubbish!

Older women today are challenging stereotypes and living life with verve and passion. We want to look great, even if we don’t really care what other people think. We want to build meaningful Read More

Over 50 Dating Tips for Women from a World-Renowned Dating Coach
3 years ago

Over 50 Dating Tips for Women from a World-Renowned Dating Coach

One of the best things about running Sixty and Me is that I get to interview so many fascinating people. Recently, I have interviewed over 50 dating coaches and entrepreneurs, doctors and yoga teachers. Each discussion was unique in its own way, but, I have to be honest that I have a special place in my heart for my interview with dating coach, David Wygant. Read More

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

How a City Girl Fell in Love with the Magic of America’s National Parks in Her 50s
1 year ago

How a City Girl Fell in Love with the Magic of America’s National Parks in Her 50s

The U.S. National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016. As a committed city girl, I had somehow managed to live 20 years in the United States without setting foot in one of these amazing Parks. Read More

Cruising the Smart Way: Ship Choice, Activities, Safety and More!
2 years ago

Cruising the Smart Way: Ship Choice, Activities, Safety and More!

By  •  Travel

Statistically, cruising has one of the highest, if not the highest, vacation satisfaction rating. And it’s easy to understand why. Read More

5 House Sitting Tips from Our Time in Australia, Ecuador, France and Mexico
2 years ago

5 House Sitting Tips from Our Time in Australia, Ecuador, France and Mexico

Have you considered house sitting? We have been house sitting since 2014 and have had 34 assignments in Australia, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and France. Coming up next is Barbados for three months. Read More

Need a Senior Travel Companion? How About Your High School BFF?
2 years ago

Need a Senior Travel Companion? How About Your High School BFF?

We walked to high school every day. Now we are recently retired with children grown and husbands gone. This week we’re going on a big walk together, in the Grand Tetons, Yellowstone and Glacier. A girly road trip in the wild American west. No reservations, just adventure. Move over Thelma and Louise! Read More

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

Retirement Party on the Horizon? Don’t Make this One Horrible Mistake!
1 year ago

Retirement Party on the Horizon? Don’t Make this One Horrible Mistake!

What do you think is the worst mistake that you can make at your retirement party? Having one too many glasses of champagne? Nope. Telling blue t-shirt Bob from accounting what you really thought of him all these years? Not even close! Having talked with hundreds of women in the Sixty and Me community, I can tell you that the worst mistake you can make at your retirement party is to tell people you are retiring. Read More

5 Surprising Social Security Tips for 2017
1 year ago

5 Surprising Social Security Tips for 2017

The Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for this year is a disappointment, but the COLA is not the only increase in Social Security. There are other changes, but they didn’t get as much media attention as perhaps they should have. Read More

Lost the Love of Your Life? What Financial Advice for Women Over 60 Can You Share?
1 year ago

Lost the Love of Your Life? What Financial Advice for Women Over 60 Can You Share?

If you have been following Sixty and Me for a while, you know that we always try to focus on the positive aspects of aging. This is because so many of the things that people consider “challenges” about getting older are actually “opportunities.”

At the same time, there is no denying that some aspects of getting older are simply horrible. For example, nothing can quite prepare you for losing the love of your life. Even if your husband is sick for a long time, it’s hard to imagine life without him… until you are forced to. Read More

Colonel Sanders Started KFC at Age 65. What’s Stopping You from Starting a Business?
1 year ago

Colonel Sanders Started KFC at Age 65. What’s Stopping You from Starting a Business?

At the age of 65, Colonel Harland Sanders was facing a crisis. Like many older adults today, he was looking at an uncertain future. His restaurant had failed and he was left only with his savings and the prospect of a $105 monthly Social Security check. Read More

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

5 Unexpected Places to Meet New People in Retirement
3 months ago

5 Unexpected Places to Meet New People in Retirement

There is such an abundance of free time in retirement that it is easy to feel unsure of how to restructure your day so that you can remain just as productive as you may have felt pre-retirement. Read More

The Unexpected Benefits of Downsizing: Clear Your Clutter and Your Outlook on Life
3 months ago

The Unexpected Benefits of Downsizing: Clear Your Clutter and Your Outlook on Life

Maybe you’re still living in the house where you raised the children: Bedrooms remain unused. Closets are full of things accumulated over decades. Memories are in every corner. The garage is stuffed with who knows what. Read More

Eyes Struggling with Small Fonts? How to Adjust Display Settings On Your Computer
3 months ago

Eyes Struggling with Small Fonts? How to Adjust Display Settings On Your Computer

Do you find yourself avoiding using technology because either your vision isn’t perfect or your eyes are fatigued at the end of the day? Do you think you’d be more likely to benefit from apps like FaceTime, Skype and text messages if you could see their buttons in a larger and/or clearer display? Read More

Take an Electric Slide Down Memory Lane: How Many 1970s Dances Do You Remember? (Vintage Videos)
3 months ago

Take an Electric Slide Down Memory Lane: How Many 1970s Dances Do You Remember? (Vintage Videos)

By  •  Lifestyle

I love to dance… and have the embarrassing pictures to prove it! So, today, I’d like to share a few videos of my favorite 1970s dances. Let’s take an electric slide down memory lane together! Read More

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

The Only Two New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Ever Need After 60
5 months ago

The Only Two New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Ever Need After 60

By  •  Mindset

What’s easy to do? Spend life in rigid countdown mode – ticking off backwards down to zero. Read More

3 Things I’m Grateful for and 3 Things I’m Grumbling About
5 months ago

3 Things I’m Grateful for and 3 Things I’m Grumbling About

It’s that time of the year when many of us are making lists. Sometimes, we’re enumerating things to do, while other lists may include loftier goals for the coming year or names of people or events we appreciate. Read More

A Powerful Reason to Give Gratitude During the Holidays and into the New Year
5 months ago

A Powerful Reason to Give Gratitude During the Holidays and into the New Year

How many times a day do you give gratitude for your gifts, for your family and for the blessings of your life?

I’ll admit it. Some days I forget to make my gratitude intentional, and then when I realize I haven’t done so, I understand why my day is off balance. “Oh, that’s why I’m not fully present!” “Oh, that’s why everything I do seems to be slightly off!” Read More

3 Ways to Bring Radical Acceptance into Your Life After 60
5 months ago

3 Ways to Bring Radical Acceptance into Your Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

Oh, how we wish for things to be different: Our bodies strong and healthy and, preferably, slim. Our children stable and successful; our grandchildren happy and thriving. Loved ones alive and healthy. Our marriages deeply loving, or else wishing for that elusive man to complete us. Plenty of money in savings. Read More

Sixty and Me is an online magazine and a global community of over 500,000 women over 60. Our mission is to empower and motivate women to find their own voice and value in a transitional time of life that offers so much new opportunity. Topics covered on Sixty and Me include makeup for older women, senior dating, retirement planning, fashion for older women, senior travel, grandchildren and more. Thanks for being a part of our community!

 

 

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