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

Plus Size Clothing Doesn’t Have to Be Boring! Here’s How to Shake Up Your Routine
1 year ago

Plus Size Clothing Doesn’t Have to Be Boring! Here’s How to Shake Up Your Routine

Ever feel like you just wear the same old things, day-in, day-out? It’s easy to get stuck in a fashion rut. And it’s not like local shops offer a good variety of plus size clothing. What can you do if your style has become too routine? Read More

A Celebrity Makeup Artist’s Take on Makeup for Older Women
1 year ago

A Celebrity Makeup Artist’s Take on Makeup for Older Women

Finding good advice on how to apply makeup for older women is a challenge. So, since this is a topic that many women in the community have asked me about, I turned to celebrity makeup artist, Ariane Poole for some advice. Read More

In Defense of “Extreme” Older Female Fashion Icons
1 year ago

In Defense of “Extreme” Older Female Fashion Icons

The other day, I shared an article about 88-year-old fashion icon, Baddie Winkle, who recently appeared in a television commercial for Millennial-focused fashion brand Missguided. In the article, I argued that women like Baddie are doing a service for older women everywhere by challenging aging stereotypes and living their own way. Read More

Can a Color Analysis Help You to Look Your Best After 60? You Bet!
1 year ago

Can a Color Analysis Help You to Look Your Best After 60? You Bet!

Last weekend I had a life-changing experience: while attending a training session on color analysis, I found out that I’ve been wearing the wrong palette for over 20 years.

With all that’s going on in the world today, this error might sound trivial to you. But as a woman who prides herself in looking her best whenever she leaves the house, I was shocked by this news. Read More

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

Living Well Is the Key to Unlocking Longevity
5 months ago

Living Well Is the Key to Unlocking Longevity

How many times have you made a split second choice that contradicts a long-term plan: Stayed in bed instead of going for that walk to improve your fitness? Eaten the cake when you are on a diet? Read More

One Simple Mindset Hack to Enjoying Holiday Eating Without Gaining Weight After 50
5 months ago

One Simple Mindset Hack to Enjoying Holiday Eating Without Gaining Weight After 50

When you think of the holidays, is food one of the first things that comes to mind? Some of us can’t wait to cook, bake and eat all of those things we don’t make the rest of the year. Read More

Don’t Just Lose Weight After 60! Keep It Off and Never Be Hungry
5 months ago

Don’t Just Lose Weight After 60! Keep It Off and Never Be Hungry

Weight loss diets are a big business in our country. There are so many books and diets on the market it could make your head swim. Read More

4 Powerful Ways to Control Blood Pressure Naturally
5 months ago

4 Powerful Ways to Control Blood Pressure Naturally

If you have high blood pressure, you’re not alone. In fact, using the new definition of high blood pressure – 130/80 mmHg or greater, on average, as measured at rest on two separate occasions – one out of every two American adults is affected. Read More

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

Sex After 60 – What You Need to Know
5 years ago

Sex After 60 – What You Need to Know

Women over 60 are still feeling sensual and sexy, and we’re more empowered than ever before to explore our feelings and have the kinds of sexual experiences that we want to have. Many of us are dating again after a divorce or widowhood, and many other women over 60 have never stopped dating.

But no matter where you are in the relationship game, there are a few things that you need to know about sex after 60. Read More

Dating After 60: Real World Dating Advice for Older Women
5 years ago

Dating After 60: Real World Dating Advice for Older Women

Bette Davis once said that getting old is not for sissies. Well, many women would argue that the same comment applies to dating after 60. Not only are there statistically fewer men, but the dynamic of human engagement, and style of personal connection, has changed dramatically since we were dating in our 20’s. Also, a lifetime of love and loss has made many women distrustful and unwilling to get back into the dating game. Read More

Over 50 Dating Advice from a Professional Dating Coach (Video)
5 years ago

Over 50 Dating Advice from a Professional Dating Coach (Video)

My guest on this latest episode of the Sixty and Me Show is Lisa Copeland, a dynamic writer, blogger and successful over 50 dating coach. She focuses specifically on working with women over 50, who, she feels, often approach dating with misconceptions and unrealistic goals. Read More

Why Sex After 60 Can be Better than Ever
5 years ago

Why Sex After 60 Can be Better than Ever

One of the biggest myths about aging is that the older we get the less interested in sex we become. In reality sex after 60 is one of the world’s best kept secrets. Those of us who are still in relationships enjoy sex as much as at any point in our lives – even if society doesn’t want to think about it. Read More

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

Travelling the World in Retirement with Only a Carry-on, Plus Our Packing List
2 years ago

Travelling the World in Retirement with Only a Carry-on, Plus Our Packing List

Our lifestyle is now minimalistic so our travel style should represent the same.

Since 2013, we have travelled the world with too much luggage. Do you know the feeling? How many times have you packed clothes or even shoes that you didn’t even wear? Our goal was to travel lighter and smarter! Read More

What Makes for the Best Cruise, Other Than Price?
2 years ago

What Makes for the Best Cruise, Other Than Price?

I’ll admit that, when it comes to finding the best cruise, price is probably the first thing that most of us look at. This is completely natural. After all, if you don’t have the money to set foot on a luxury ship, what’s the point in researching the quality of its spa or the depth of its itinerary? Read More

7 Powerful Life Lessons From My Trip to Bali
2 years ago

7 Powerful Life Lessons From My Trip to Bali

I’m sitting in my little hotel in Bali, packing my bags to come home to Switzerland, my head full of memories and my heart full of love for this wonderful island and its amazing people. Read More

6 Amazing Places to Revisit in Your 60s – Senior Travel Tips (Video)
2 years ago

6 Amazing Places to Revisit in Your 60s – Senior Travel Tips (Video)

With the rest of the world waiting to be explored, why should you return to a place you have already visited?

There are three reasons, I believe, to go back to an amazing destination. Read More

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

10 Tips for Preparing for Retirement and Defeating the “Money Worry” Gene
2 years ago

10 Tips for Preparing for Retirement and Defeating the “Money Worry” Gene

We all have chromosomes (DNA) that are encoded with our genes in every cell in our body. There are 22 pairs of chromosomes that determine everything from the color of our hair and eyes to our ancestry and mental abilities. Read More

Reverse Mortgages for Seniors: Legal Robbery or Legitimate Option?
2 years ago

Reverse Mortgages for Seniors: Legal Robbery or Legitimate Option?

It’s not difficult to see why reverse mortgages for seniors have become so popular of late.

For starters, most of us are approaching retirement with less money in the bank than we hoped for. This is partially due to the Great Recession eating into our savings, although, if we are honest with ourselves, we probably share part of the blame for not putting more away when we could. Read More

Tom Selleck Says Reverse Mortgages Aren’t Giving Away the Farm – Do You Agree?
2 years ago

Tom Selleck Says Reverse Mortgages Aren’t Giving Away the Farm – Do You Agree?

Are reverse mortgages simply a way for greedy lenders to take the homes of unsuspecting seniors? Or are they a legitimate tool that can help people our age to stay in their homes, while having a better quality of life in retirement? These are the questions that ran through my head as I watched the new American Advisors Group (AAG) commercial, featuring Tom Selleck. Read More

How Boomers Are Redefining Life After Retirement, Aging and Senior Living
2 years ago

How Boomers Are Redefining Life After Retirement, Aging and Senior Living

The first wave of Baby Boomers has begun turning 65.

Since their earliest years, Baby Boomers’ vast numbers have allowed them to make a substantial impact on each phase of life as they passed through it. Now, they’re entering the retirement home marketplace. Read More

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

How Sharing a Passion for Jewelry Can Lead to a Wonderful Friendship After 60
4 months ago

How Sharing a Passion for Jewelry Can Lead to a Wonderful Friendship After 60

Relationships have always been very important to me, both in my business and in personal life. One aspect of consulting I really miss is getting to know my clients. Unfortunately, being the proprietor of an online boutique, I find operating in such an anonymous environment difficult. Read More

New Year. New Disciplines and a New You!
4 months ago

New Year. New Disciplines and a New You!

By  •  Lifestyle

It’s a new year, a new beginning. For a little over 40% of us, it means we’re in the midst of establishing goals for 2018. These include learning a new language, exercising more or losing a few pounds. Read More

I Hated Giving and Receiving Gifts… Until I Got This Surprise
4 months ago

I Hated Giving and Receiving Gifts… Until I Got This Surprise

I think I’m a bit strange. I dislike almost all presents, whatever the time of year. I don’t much like giving them, and I certainly don’t like getting them. It has been ever thus. Read More

How the Way We Communicate During the Holidays Has Changed
4 months ago

How the Way We Communicate During the Holidays Has Changed

Sending cards, letters and gifts during the holidays was an important tradition in my family. My mother kept a hand-written address book and regularly updated the details that included names of friends and relatives, changed addresses, names and birthdays of children, and notes about who had divorced or died. Read More

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

Navigating the New 60: How to Become Your Next Best Self
6 months ago

Navigating the New 60: How to Become Your Next Best Self

By  •  Mindset

I am closing in on my 60th birthday, and I am excited to be facing a new decade. Why? Because I see this big benchmark birthday as an opportunity to transition to my next, best self. Read More

Creating a Life That Fits Like Skin in Your 60s
6 months ago

Creating a Life That Fits Like Skin in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

Some of the responses to my article “3 Essential Elements to Getting What You Want” left me heavy-hearted. Many women feel stuck and hopeless. Read More

5 Ways to Balance Your Losses with Gains After 60
6 months ago

5 Ways to Balance Your Losses with Gains After 60

By  •  Mindset

It’s a simple concept – and certainly not new – that finding balance in your life after 60 may be one of the most important things you do to prepare yourself for the years ahead. Read More

4 Ways to End the Day with Positivity
6 months ago

4 Ways to End the Day with Positivity

Do you ever feel fine during the day, but as the shadows start to lengthen and tiredness creeps in, you notice your spirits flagging? And that evening you were looking forward to seems more like a mini-endurance test to cope with before you can go off to bed? 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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