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Makeup and Fashion | Read About Makeup, Fashion, Hairstyles, Going Grey, Skin Care and More!

5 Amazing Shapewear Selections and Other Fashion Over 50 Finds
12 months ago

5 Amazing Shapewear Selections and Other Fashion Over 50 Finds

We all acquire lumps and bumps and wobbly bits as we become women of a certain age.

By the time we are 50, we start feeling and seeing the effects of gravity and the loss of elasticity in our skin. Even thin people lose this elasticity. Pull the skin on the back of your hand; it no longer bounces back into shape – and it happens all over your body. Read More

How to Enhance Your Style After 60 – Inside and Out!
1 year ago

How to Enhance Your Style After 60 – Inside and Out!

Women should dress their age. Children should be seen and not heard. And men should bring home the bacon. Read More

Fashion Tips for Women Over 60: What to Wear to a Casual Dinner
1 year ago

Fashion Tips for Women Over 60: What to Wear to a Casual Dinner

You’ve been invited to a casual dinner with friends. It’s going to be a great time. You love their company, and you enjoy laughing and chatting over good food and a few glasses of wine.

But what are you going to wear? Read More

How to Relax Like a Millionaire – Your Spa Day Does Not Have to Cost a Fortune!
1 year ago

How to Relax Like a Millionaire – Your Spa Day Does Not Have to Cost a Fortune!

Say the word, “spa” and it conjures up lifestyles of the rich and famous.

There’s no denying that spas are extremely expensive. However, SPA, or “salute per aqua” is an ageless tradition dating back to Roman times. Honoring your health and well-being with body caring treatments should be a right of all human beings.
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

5 Tips to Help You Relax at Any Time of the Year
4 months ago

5 Tips to Help You Relax at Any Time of the Year

These are five simple tips that I use regularly to help me unwind after a busy day. If you have trouble switching off after a long day at work or have trouble sleeping at night, feel free to try them for yourself. Read More

How Knowing Your Insulin Levels Can Help You Prevent More than Diabetes After 60
4 months ago

How Knowing Your Insulin Levels Can Help You Prevent More than Diabetes After 60

As boomers, we’re used to having our blood glucose levels measured during our annual physicals. After all, our risk for developing diabetes increases with age. Many of us now know our A1C levels as well as our cholesterol, iron and calcium levels. Read More

Are You Sabotaging Your New Year’s Healthy Eating Resolution with Artificial Sweeteners?
4 months ago

Are You Sabotaging Your New Year’s Healthy Eating Resolution with Artificial Sweeteners?

It is that time of year again when you may be focusing on eating healthier. One way to accomplish this goal is avoiding, as much as possible, ‘empty calories,’ i.e., foods that are high in calories and low in nutrients your body needs to stay healthy. Read More

Let Go of the Heavy Luggage of Excess Weight After 50
4 months ago

Let Go of the Heavy Luggage of Excess Weight After 50

Do you remember the days before some brilliant innovator built a suitcase with wheels? I walked across three terminals with my luggage the other day and was so grateful for those wheels. Read More

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

Dating After 60: A Love Psychologist’s Guide
3 years ago

Dating After 60: A Love Psychologist’s Guide

I’ve met a lot of discouraged mid-life ladies, women who worry that, when it comes to dating after 60, all men want is someone young and hot. And yes, most men would like to find a younger woman; and they put a premium on aspects of beauty that are tough to maintain as we age. I could tell you they don’t, but I’d be lying, undercutting my own credibility, and going against data collected all over the world.

Yet you can successfully compete with younger women. Here’s how, in five scientifically proven steps: Read More

Have You Given Up on Finding Love After 60?
3 years ago

Have You Given Up on Finding Love After 60?

When I talk with the women in our community about senior dating, I am usually met with skeptical responses. It seems like the majority of us really do believe that finding love after 60 is practically impossible. Read More

What are the Best Senior Dating Sites? A No-Nonsense Comparison (Video)
3 years ago

What are the Best Senior Dating Sites? A No-Nonsense Comparison (Video)

Like so many things in life, dating is a numbers game. But, as we get a little older it sometimes feels like the odds are tipped against us! There is good news though. In the last few years, companies have started to realize that there is a huge opportunity to help people over 50 to find partners and have opened senior dating sites just for us. Read More

Mature Dating: Should Older Women Look for Younger Men?
3 years ago

Mature Dating: Should Older Women Look for Younger Men?

Many older single women spend a lot of time looking for an attractive, kind, older, single man. While it’s true that some of us find the man of our dreams after 60, the majority of women that I have spoken to are deeply skeptical of this approach. Read More

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

Why Traveling Alone with Your Grandchildren is a Great Bonding Experience
2 years ago

Why Traveling Alone with Your Grandchildren is a Great Bonding Experience

By  •  Travel

Have you tried travelling with grandchildren? If you haven’t, my husband and I heartily recommend the experience!

In recent years, multigenerational travel has become a growing market. An emerging subset based on this is grandparents and grandchildren are taking trips together, leaving the parents at home. Read More

How to Travel Like a Queen on a Retirement Budget
2 years ago

How to Travel Like a Queen on a Retirement Budget

Well, I certainly don’t have my own plane and can’t afford super luxury hotels on Lake Como. But when I look at the attributes of what is considered luxury travel, there are many ways I can accomplish them even on a budget. Read More

Newly Widowed Grandmother Turns to Educational Travel to Rediscover Herself… and Succeeds!
2 years ago

Newly Widowed Grandmother Turns to Educational Travel to Rediscover Herself… and Succeeds!

By  •  Travel

American expatriate Hester Witchey, 79, grew up near Cleveland, Ohio, where she taught elementary school for close to 40 years before retirement. Read More

How My Alaskan Vacation Gave Me a New Perspective on Life and the World
2 years ago

How My Alaskan Vacation Gave Me a New Perspective on Life and the World

As I sit here, feeling cozy back at home, my mug says “Alaska, the last frontier.” I am trying to keep the spirit of the amazing month of July alive in my thoughts. Read More

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

How to Save Money the Fun Way… By Taking the Retirement Spending Challenge!
1 year ago

How to Save Money the Fun Way… By Taking the Retirement Spending Challenge!

Have you ever thought, “I’ve got to get my spending under control?”

That’s just what I was thinking on a Saturday morning while going over bills. Somehow I’m always surprised at how all those little purchases add up. I’m 60. You’d think I would have figured this out by now. Read More

Are You Starting Your Own Business After 50? We Want to Hear from You!
1 year ago

Are You Starting Your Own Business After 50? We Want to Hear from You!

The convention wisdom is that starting your own business as an older adult is next to impossible. If you ask the average person why it is hard to start a business after 50, they will give you a litany of reasons, most of which will be based on tired aging stereotypes. Here are a few examples: Read More

Financially, Millennials Have More in Common with Their Grandparents Than Us!
1 year ago

Financially, Millennials Have More in Common with Their Grandparents Than Us!

Our attitudes toward the important things in life – relationships, money, and careers – are shaped by the experiences we have in our youth. The Millennial generation – our kids, in other words – are demonstrating this in their attitudes toward saving, investing and real estate.

Check out this interesting article in The Motley Fool on the financial habits of Boomers versus those of their children. It gives us a whole new take on the term “sandwich generation.” Read More

Get More from Your Money with Retirement Distribution Planning
1 year ago

Get More from Your Money with Retirement Distribution Planning

One of the major concerns for those entering into retirement is no longer having a paycheck. In addition, there is a normal fear of running out of money and having to spend what we spent a lifetime saving. One of the primary issues is how to make withdrawals from the various accounts we have built up and the timing of withdrawing from these accounts, both personal and retirement. Read More

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

It’s Winter Soup Time! 3 Hearty Recipes, You’ll Love!
3 months ago

It’s Winter Soup Time! 3 Hearty Recipes, You’ll Love!

It is winter and except for a few of us who live in the tropics, most are experiencing some cold weather. We probably will not get snow where we live this year but the mornings are still very cold. The evenings are cold enough to enjoy a fire in our cozy living room. Read More

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Social Connections After 60
3 months ago

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Social Connections After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

The holidays, with their many gatherings and social opportunities, have passed. I still feel the warmth of many renewed connections. Some were stimulated by relatives and friends sharing information about past and upcoming trips, others by the sadness over the many health problems that we’re all facing. Read More

Alexa, Are You Listening? Digital Home Personal Assistants That Can Make Your Life Easier
3 months ago

Alexa, Are You Listening? Digital Home Personal Assistants That Can Make Your Life Easier

By  •  Lifestyle

Speakers with voice-controlled assistants – like Alexa and Google Home are all the rage. Sales numbers for the Echo family and the Google Home devices are not released by Amazon or Google. Read More

The Power of Rediscovering Childhood Friends After 60
3 months ago

The Power of Rediscovering Childhood Friends After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

It took me 50 years to discover the power of a childhood friend. It all started when I was shipped off to sleep away camp in the summer of 1969 and met Betsy Brown. By 1975 we were already too old for camp. Read More

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

Finding Your Path After 60 with Purpose and Heart
5 months ago

Finding Your Path After 60 with Purpose and Heart

By  •  Mindset

As we age, it becomes apparent that we must create new lives. Will we change careers, begin retirement, travel, downsize or stay where we are? Read More

What Is Your Word for 2018? Mine Is ‘Goal’!
5 months ago

What Is Your Word for 2018? Mine Is ‘Goal’!

By  •  Mindset

There is a little book that I think shares lots of tips in a small number of pages. Design Your Day, by Claire Diaz-Ortiz, is a great, quick read for organizing your life, rather than just your sock drawer! Read More

How People, Friends and Pets We Cherish Build an Exquisite Bridge of Life
5 months ago

How People, Friends and Pets We Cherish Build an Exquisite Bridge of Life

By  •  Mindset

Our friends, pets and family links are like a beautiful rope bridge that supports us as we wobble across the chasm of life. When we are young, we often run along that bridge not looking over the edge, just heading for the opposite bank. Read More

How to Find Happiness by Creating More Space in Your Life After 60
5 months ago

How to Find Happiness by Creating More Space in Your Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

According to Wikipedia, “Space is the boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events have relative position and direction.”

That is fine in its own way, but I want to explore the space beyond objects and events, deep into our personal spaces, in our heads, between each of us, in our lives. 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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