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Celebrating the Beauty that Comes with Age
1 year 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!
1 year 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!
1 year 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!
1 year 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 Breakfast Ideas That Will Energize Your Day
4 months ago

5 Breakfast Ideas That Will Energize Your Day

The biggest chemical reaction that your body experiences in a day is from the food that you put into it. Therefore, quality counts. And so does the very first thing that you eat each day. Read More

7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding Which Medicare Plan Is Best for You
4 months ago

7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding Which Medicare Plan Is Best for You

It is very important to understand exactly what Medicare benefits are, so you can be prepared to pay the deductible and any co-payments, plus the uncovered services. Read More

5 Everyday Health Hacks for Women Over 60
4 months ago

5 Everyday Health Hacks for Women Over 60

“Your life does not get better by chance; it gets better by change.” – Jim Rohn

January, the month of resolutions and new beginnings, is quickly passing. What is it you want to accomplish with your health this year? Read More

How to Create Amazing Aging Youthful Smoothie Bowls… Plus My Top 5 Recipes!
4 months ago

How to Create Amazing Aging Youthful Smoothie Bowls… Plus My Top 5 Recipes!

Are you ready to make 2018 healthy by adding some anti-aging smoothie bowl recipes to your meal planning? I have been using smoothies in my nutrition plan for years and am starting to enjoy smoothie bowls as a tasty substitution to the drinkable variety. Read More

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

Reignite the Spark: Try Yoga for Better Sex After 60
4 years ago

Reignite the Spark: Try Yoga for Better Sex After 60

What if someone told you your sex life could be better after 60 than it was in your 20s?  Many people assume age-related changes in the body mean a decrease in sexual activity or at least sexual ability.

However, many older yogis discover that yoga can help them re-invigorate their sex lives in a variety of ways. Here are a few reasons to try yoga for better sex after 60. Read More

Finding Love After 60 – Advice from the Sixty and Me Community
4 years ago

Finding Love After 60 – Advice from the Sixty and Me Community

Finding love after 60 is a major topic of discussion and curiosity for women in the Sixty and Me community – and with good reason. Many women over 60 are embarking on a new stage of life with different relationship statuses than were common in our parents’ era. Some women are recently divorced. Others became widows or simply chose to never to marry in the first place.

This leaves many women wondering whether it is worth re-entering the dating world and looking for the best way to go about finding love after 60. Read More

Forget Coffee! Here are 10 Fun and Creative Date Ideas
4 years ago

Forget Coffee! Here are 10 Fun and Creative Date Ideas

Coffee shops must be making a fortune from the trend in online dating that almost invariably leads to the first date suggestion of “let’s just get a coffee.” Read More

Sex After 60: How to Embrace Your Body Even If You are Alone
4 years ago

Sex After 60: How to Embrace Your Body Even If You are Alone

One of the biggest misconceptions about women over 60 is that we are “invisible” and sexless. The truth is that sex after 60 is an important topic, even for those of us who live by ourselves. Read More

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

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

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

4 Powerful Ways to Boost Your Retirement Savings in Your 60s
1 year ago

4 Powerful Ways to Boost Your Retirement Savings in Your 60s

What are your biggest regrets? If you’re in your 60s, you may have regrets about your relationships. Or, perhaps you think that your choice of career was a mistake.

Well, talking with the other women in our community, I can promise you one thing – by the time you reach your 70s, one regret will drown out all others. I’m talking, of course, about how much you saved for retirement. Read 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
2 years 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?
2 years 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

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

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

Why Women Over 60 Should Enjoy Friendships with Older People
4 months ago

Why Women Over 60 Should Enjoy Friendships with Older People

I had the pleasure, on a recent cruise vacation, to help celebrate a woman’s 100th birthday. She clapped with such joy when the entire dining room chorused Happy Birthday. She blew out her candles with the enthusiasm of a 10-year-old. Read More

Already Downsized? Learn How to Buy Without Adding Clutter to Your Life
4 months ago

Already Downsized? Learn How to Buy Without Adding Clutter to Your Life

Welcome to another article in my series of How to live like a millionaire and my second article on anti-consumerism.

If I read one more article about downsizing and decluttering, I think I’ll scream. At first it was refreshingly liberating, this KonMari method of asking, “Does this item bring me joy?” – yes, you’re in; no you’re out. Boom! Read More

New Guidebook for Widows Offers Hope, Financial Wisdom and a Positive Path Forward
4 months ago

New Guidebook for Widows Offers Hope, Financial Wisdom and a Positive Path Forward

A husband’s death is one of the most difficult events that a woman will ever experience. It’s overwhelming, terrifying and, far too often, financially devastating. Read More

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

The Art of Moving Through a Difficult Time in Your 60s
5 months ago

The Art of Moving Through a Difficult Time in Your 60s

No matter how much we take care of our responsibilities, nurture our relationships and work hard to develop a number of Plan Bs, we still occasionally find ourselves in the midst of a difficult time. Read More

Why Cultivating Gratitude Is a Reset Button for Positivity After 60
5 months ago

Why Cultivating Gratitude Is a Reset Button for Positivity After 60

By  •  Mindset

The rice paddies that stretch out from the house are flooded now, reflecting the sky with big puff-ball clouds that turn pink, then orange, then white as the morning sun rises. Read More

Follow these 4 Steps to Have an Authentically Happy New Year
5 months ago

Follow these 4 Steps to Have an Authentically Happy New Year

By  •  Mindset

After a loss come sorrow, grief, anger and depression, even rage. My motto is ‘live your dreams without drama.’ Easier said than done sometimes. Read More

How Asking for Help After 60 Can Be a Sign of Strength
5 months ago

How Asking for Help After 60 Can Be a Sign of Strength

By  •  Mindset

No matter who you are, I believe that everyone requests guidance or ‘prays’ to someone or something at some time in life. It doesn’t have to be about religion or religious beliefs either. 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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