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6 Interesting Focus Group Findings and How They Relate to the Ageism in the Beauty Industry
4 months ago

6 Interesting Focus Group Findings and How They Relate to the Ageism in the Beauty Industry

My husband will never understand how I can sit in front of the computer for hours at a time watching YouTube makeup videos. But as a makeup artist who specializes in working with women over 55, I find the product reviews offered by YouTubers to be helpful. Read More

Susan Lucci, 71, Appears Ageless in New Unretouched Swimsuit Photos – Learn Her Secrets!
4 months ago

Susan Lucci, 71, Appears Ageless in New Unretouched Swimsuit Photos – Learn Her Secrets!

Being asked to pose for photos while wearing a body-baring swimsuit is something that would send many women running in the other direction. Read More

When in Rome… or Paris? Exploring Fashion After 60 in Two Style Capitals
4 months ago

When in Rome… or Paris? Exploring Fashion After 60 in Two Style Capitals

Unless you are a native Parisian or Roman, your idea of a great escape might just be a trip to… Paris or Rome! And if you don’t want to be pegged as a tourist, here are some tips about what to pack so that you can more fully experience the fantasy of living there. Read More

Stunning at 60: Angela Bassett’s Age-Defying Emmy’s Look
4 months ago

Stunning at 60: Angela Bassett’s Age-Defying Emmy’s Look

After walking the red carpet and presenting the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series at the 2018 Emmy Awards on Sunday night, Angela Bassett, 60, has created quite a stir on Twitter. Read More

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

Hate the Gym? Here Are 9 Fun Exercise Options for Seniors
4 months ago

Hate the Gym? Here Are 9 Fun Exercise Options for Seniors

I don’t have to convince you that exercise is a necessary component of healthy aging. It can lower blood pressure, improve cardio health, lower your risk of certain cancers and arthritis, prevent osteoporosis and improve your energy, sleep and metabolism. I think of it as a celebration of what our bodies can still do! Read More

Healthy Eating Mystery: What Are You REALLY Craving… and Why?
4 months ago

Healthy Eating Mystery: What Are You REALLY Craving… and Why?

To say that our relationship with food is complex is an understatement, especially when it comes to weight loss. If it was easy, I would put on my dietitian hat and tell you how many carbs, proteins and fats you should be eating. Read More

3 Fun Ways to Stay Active After 60 (That You Might Not Have Thought Of)
4 months ago

3 Fun Ways to Stay Active After 60 (That You Might Not Have Thought Of)

When it comes to staying active and getting exercise, it’s so easy to tap into your go-to list of low-impact activities like yoga, cycling, tennis, dancing, swimming, golfing and hiking. Read More

4 Reasons for Bloating During Menopause and What You Can Do to Find Relief
4 months ago

4 Reasons for Bloating During Menopause and What You Can Do to Find Relief

Bloating is prompted by indigestion or gas in the stomach and is most often associated with a protruding stomach. Women may also say their faces show signs of being bloated or use the term bloated feet.  Read More

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

When it Comes to Love After 50, Boomers Are Saying “I’m a Believer”
4 years ago

When it Comes to Love After 50, Boomers Are Saying “I’m a Believer”

When I asked the Boomerly community whether they still believed that it’s possible to find love after 50, I knew what to expect. I was prepared for a fairly even split between people that thought that finding love after 50 is possible and those who have given up entirely on finding a romantic relationship. Read More

What Do Older Men Want When it Comes to Senior Dating? You Might be Surprised!
4 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?
4 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?
4 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

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

Why I Love to Travel: The Appeal of Constant Travel and Discovery
1 year ago

Why I Love to Travel: The Appeal of Constant Travel and Discovery

By  •  Travel

Some people stay in one place most or all their lives and are very content. Then there are some, like me, who crave change and move frequently from place to place.   Read More

Thinking About Traveling to Bali? Explore a Unique, Mystical and Exotic Island Culture
1 year ago

Thinking About Traveling to Bali? Explore a Unique, Mystical and Exotic Island Culture

By  •  Travel

One of the best things about living in the Top End of Australia is its close proximity to Asia.

We love to holiday in Bali! Famed as a popular surfing hangout in the 70s, Bali still attracts millions of visitors each year. Read More

8 Surprising Things I Learned During My First Cruise Experience
1 year ago

8 Surprising Things I Learned During My First Cruise Experience

Why had it taken so long for me to go on a cruise?

The first thing that comes to mind is that for years I was working and raising a family. Saving for college and retirement. Cruises are not inexpensive, so I wasn’t able to take my family on a cruise, nor was I going to go off alone. So for me, timing was largely the issue. And now, the time had come. Read More

Help! I Need to Find an ATM! 4 Tips for Locating an ATM While Traveling
1 year ago

Help! I Need to Find an ATM! 4 Tips for Locating an ATM While Traveling

Where are all the ATMs near me? It’s a question that every single one of us has asked at one time or another while in another country. After all, very few of us like to travel with huge bundles of cash and not every shop accepts credit cards, especially for small amounts. Read More

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

Starting a Business Around Your Hobby After 60? Here’s How to Market It!
1 year ago

Starting a Business Around Your Hobby After 60? Here’s How to Market It!

Now that you have decided to start your little business selling your products, it is time to address how you are going to set up your marketing plan. Up till now, you have been doing your hobby for fun and perhaps selling a few items/services here and there. Read More

Why Being a Nanny is a Life-Changing Job for Retirees
1 year ago

Why Being a Nanny is a Life-Changing Job for Retirees

When our careers are in full swing, we don’t think about the importance of jobs for retirees. Either we assume that we will save enough money to live in comfort in the “best years of our lives” or we look forward to enjoying our freedom in retirement, without working, even if it means cutting back on luxuries.  Read More

How to Make Friends with Mother Time by Using These 5 Time Management Hacks
1 year ago

How to Make Friends with Mother Time by Using These 5 Time Management Hacks

Why is it that time seems to fly now that we’re 60 or 70 or 80? I’m often amazed when a wedding, the death of friend or a move to a new city was 20 or 30 years ago. Heavens, it’s already 2018! What happened to 2017? Read More

Fighting from Within: Connie’s Big Move Against Corporate Ageism
1 year ago

Fighting from Within: Connie’s Big Move Against Corporate Ageism

The following is part three of Connie’s story. Go to Part One and Part Two if you have missed the previous installments.

Finding research on ageism in the workplace: easy. Uncovering how individual companies were solving the issue: nearly impossible. Read More

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

Having Trouble Downsizing? These 6 Questions May Help You to Simplify and Move Forward
3 months ago

Having Trouble Downsizing? These 6 Questions May Help You to Simplify and Move Forward

By  •  Lifestyle

Simplifying, downsizing, decluttering… these topics seem to be very popular right now. Why is this such an issue for so many people? Read More

We’re Going Bananas for This Healthy Snickers Nicecream! (Oh… and It’s Also Crazy Delicious!)
3 months ago

We’re Going Bananas for This Healthy Snickers Nicecream! (Oh… and It’s Also Crazy Delicious!)

By  •  Lifestyle

In case you are not familiar with “nicecream” yet, pay attention because this will change your life!

Nicecream is simply healthy ice cream, made from frozen bananas. It’s also super simple to make. All you need is a food processor or blender with a powerful motor and frozen bananas. Read More

My Super Simple (Yet Oh So Tasty!) Flat Iron Steak with Mushrooms and Red Wine Sauce
3 months ago

My Super Simple (Yet Oh So Tasty!) Flat Iron Steak with Mushrooms and Red Wine Sauce

By  •  Lifestyle

Most people think that life after 60 is all about relaxing. Well, this may be true for some of us… but, most older adults live pretty busy lives. So, when we find a simple, easy-to-make recipe that is both hearty and tasty, we are always ready to give it a shot! Read More

Book of the Week: “If You Leave Me” – A Story of War, Family and Forbidden Love
3 months ago

Book of the Week: “If You Leave Me” – A Story of War, Family and Forbidden Love

For most people, Korea is an enigmatic country.

Personally, I know very little about Korean history and culture, so the book If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim intrigued me. We often learn of women who are caught in historical moments of transition and this story talks about someone living in that reality. Read More

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

Stop! Think of One Thing That Makes You Happy in Your 60s and Smile!
3 months ago

Stop! Think of One Thing That Makes You Happy in Your 60s and Smile!

I saw a meme on Facebook last week with the following instruction: “think of one thing that makes you happy and smile.” Read More

Wellness Spotlight: Do You Find Ways to Grow Your Emotional and Spiritual Well-Being?
3 months ago

Wellness Spotlight: Do You Find Ways to Grow Your Emotional and Spiritual Well-Being?

By  •  Mindset

This blog is part two of a three-part series describing the six dimensions of wellness: physical, social, emotional, spiritual, intellectual and vocational and how they work together to form whole-person wellness. Read More

7 Remarkable Ways to Help You Thrive After 60 (That You Probably Didn’t Consider)
3 months ago

7 Remarkable Ways to Help You Thrive After 60 (That You Probably Didn’t Consider)

At the beginning of the growing season, I purchased a beautiful flowering plant. It grows tall and its blooms are bright. The hot summer sun seemed to thwart its growth. I thought, “Well, that was a short blooming season.” Read More

4 Real Qualities That Can Make Us Beautiful in Our Own Aged Eyes
3 months ago

4 Real Qualities That Can Make Us Beautiful in Our Own Aged Eyes

There was no time for a blow dryer. For the past few weeks, my hair has been in braids anyway.

The hours of sorting, packing and otherwise running errands for my upcoming move from Ashland to Austin left me, most days, in desperate need of a hot, soapy shower. My look had definitely morphed to Grandma Clampett, sans the shotgun. Read More

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