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Sparkly Style After 60: Tips for Traveling with Jewelry
1 year ago

Sparkly Style After 60: Tips for Traveling with Jewelry

If you’re like me, you want to look your best whenever you leave the house. That principle applies to travel, whether for business or leisure. The right accessories can transform a limited wardrobe into a myriad of outfits. Read More

The 3 C’s of Fashion After 60: Fighting the Stigmas of Age and Weight
1 year ago

The 3 C’s of Fashion After 60: Fighting the Stigmas of Age and Weight

“You dress like a Grandma!” Have you ever heard someone being accused of that? It’s not usually said in a positive light. And if you’re a grandmother, it comes across even worse. Read More

Do Beauty Products for Older Women Bring Out the Real You? Or Are They False Advertising?
1 year ago

Do Beauty Products for Older Women Bring Out the Real You? Or Are They False Advertising?

If you’ve ever watched the television series Shark Tank, you know that Kevin O’Leary (aka “Mr. Wonderful”) becomes quite testy when an entrepreneur pitches a product designed to hide or enhance a woman’s physical attributes. Read More

Fall Fashion After 50: 4 Transitioning Clothing Ideas for Autumn
1 year ago

Fall Fashion After 50: 4 Transitioning Clothing Ideas for Autumn

It happens every year. The chill starts coming in more noticeably in the mornings and evenings, and we start thinking about the autumn season that is approaching. Read More

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

How Changing My Morning Routine Changed My Life Forever
5 months ago

How Changing My Morning Routine Changed My Life Forever

I used to have a terrible time sleeping. I would either lay awake for what seemed like hours or wake up two to three times each night like clockwork. For the longest time, I couldn’t figure out why I was awake, worrying about things I had no control over. Read More

6 Ways to Keep Yourself Occupied During Lonely Moments in Your 60s
5 months ago

6 Ways to Keep Yourself Occupied During Lonely Moments in Your 60s

Much has been written about loneliness in recent months – and not just about the elderly who find themselves alone in later life. Read More

Healthy Summer Desserts: My Delicious Fruit and Yoghurt Whip and Chocolate Avocado Mousse
5 months ago

Healthy Summer Desserts: My Delicious Fruit and Yoghurt Whip and Chocolate Avocado Mousse

I have to admit that I rarely make desserts. We get our sugar fix with fruit, but every once in a while I decide it is time to enjoy a real dessert. Most of the desserts I do create include fruit, as it is a healthy and delicious way to get our servings of fruit. Read More

6 Ways to Create Lifelong, Healthy Habits that Stick
5 months ago

6 Ways to Create Lifelong, Healthy Habits that Stick

Here’s the thing about striving to get fit or lose weight after 60: As you run around spending wheelbarrows full of money on ab devices and diet plans that end up in the garage under an inch-thick pile of dust, you usually end up right back where you started. Read More

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

Trust Life a Bit and Don’t Give Up on Finding Love After 50
4 years ago

Trust Life a Bit and Don’t Give Up on Finding Love After 50

There is a powerful quote by Maya Angelou that says “To those who have given up on love, I say trust life a little bit.”  In the past, when I have shared this quote with the women in our community, I have been met with sad, almost cynical responses. Read More

What a Trip to Paris Taught Me About Dating Over 60
4 years ago

What a Trip to Paris Taught Me About Dating Over 60

I love trains. There’s something about zipping through the country side that makes me feel like I’m in an adventure novel. Perhaps it’s the hustle and bustle that I find appealing. Or, maybe it’s just the idea of “going on an adventure” that takes me back to being a little girl, my head full of dreams.

Living in Switzerland, I’m fortunate to have the opportunity to take the train to Paris from time to time. No matter how many times I go, I always learn something new. This trip was no exception! Read More

Senior Dating Tips: How to Write a Dating Profile that Gets Results (Video)
4 years ago

Senior Dating Tips: How to Write a Dating Profile that Gets Results (Video)

Most women are natural storytellers. After all, we’ve had plenty of practice with our kids and grandkids over the years! But, when it comes to writing a dating profile after 60, we often find ourselves lost for words. We may not even be able to describe the kind of man that we are looking for. Read 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

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

12 Ways to Save Money and Have Fun as a Staycation Expert
1 year ago

12 Ways to Save Money and Have Fun as a Staycation Expert

By  •  Travel

Are you already a staycation expert? Have you ever thought of becoming a tourist in your own home town? The stay-at-home vacation is becoming increasingly popular and with these immediate benefits, it’s no wonder.
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How Traveling to Cuba Ticked All 5 Senses for Us
2 years ago

How Traveling to Cuba Ticked All 5 Senses for Us

We have just recently spent four weeks in Cuba travelling from top to bottom and back again. It was one incredible adventure, at times challenging, but we would not have changed what we achieved in that one month at all. Read More

Female, Over 50 and Traveling Solo? You are Not Alone!
2 years ago

Female, Over 50 and Traveling Solo? You are Not Alone!

By  •  Travel

With more and more baby boomers reaching retirement age — 75 million Americans will turn 65 over the next 20 years and more than half are women — more and more women will have the opportunity to explore and learn about the world. Read More

Woodstock with Waves: Why Music Cruises Are a Big Hit with Baby Boomers
2 years ago

Woodstock with Waves: Why Music Cruises Are a Big Hit with Baby Boomers

By  •  Travel

If you’re a Baby Boomer who still loves the music of your youth and also sailing the Caribbean, then music cruises may be for you! Read More

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

Forget the Golf Course! Your Local Coffee Shop May Spark Your Encore Career
2 years ago

Forget the Golf Course! Your Local Coffee Shop May Spark Your Encore Career

The way we conduct business keeps changing and will keep changing. It used to be the golf course was one of the best places to do business outside the office.
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Is “Retirement” an Offensive Word?
2 years ago

Is “Retirement” an Offensive Word?

The average retirement age in the U.S. is 63. The current life expectancy is 76.3 years for men and 81.2 years for women. Read More

Thinking of Downsizing? Here Are Some Tips to Sell Your Home Fast!
2 years ago

Thinking of Downsizing? Here Are Some Tips to Sell Your Home Fast!

By  •  Making Money

The well-dressed home sells fast and for top dollar.

The emergence of staging and makeover services around the country is dictating a need that has been crying out to be met. Read More

5 Ways to Bring Home the Bacon in Retirement
2 years ago

5 Ways to Bring Home the Bacon in Retirement

The freedom of retirement doesn’t have to mean the end of making money. Plus, now is the time to cash in on things you actually enjoy doing! Read More

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

The Importance of a BHAG: 5 Ways to Super-Energize Your Life After 60
3 months ago

The Importance of a BHAG: 5 Ways to Super-Energize Your Life After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

On July 8th, I made the decision to climb Mt. Kenya, the second largest mountain in Africa, at 17,053 feet high. Five years ago, I had made a similar commitment to do Kilimanjaro, and that decision changed my life forever. Read More

The Growing Trend of Older Women Living Alone
3 months ago

The Growing Trend of Older Women Living Alone

After a very emotional and fast-moving turn of events, my partner of 18 years was bundled into a car by his concerned daughter, and I watched them drive away, feeling very alone.  Read More

The Old Game Artists and Creative People Play and 5 Steps to Help You Stop
3 months ago

The Old Game Artists and Creative People Play and 5 Steps to Help You Stop

Are you a creative person? Is making art a daily or regular thing you need to do? Heck, are you making a living partly or completely from art? If you are, then you have played this game many times. Maybe you are very good at it or starting out as a newbie. Read More

How to Enjoy Summer While Balancing Work and Play with Goals and Expectations
4 months ago

How to Enjoy Summer While Balancing Work and Play with Goals and Expectations

Chatting long distance with a dear friend, I caught myself whining about having too many obligations and not enough time to do the things I’ve set as goals for myself. Read More

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

Could Finding Self-Acceptance Be the Greatest Gift of Aging?
6 months ago

Could Finding Self-Acceptance Be the Greatest Gift of Aging?

Sometimes achievements are public. You win the prize. You get promoted at work. You are recognized as Volunteer of the Year. Read More

Rediscover Play and How It Can Heal Body, Mind and Spirit After 60
6 months ago

Rediscover Play and How It Can Heal Body, Mind and Spirit After 60

By  •  Mindset

What I remember best about my friend is her playfulness. She is one of the few adults in my circle who really knew how to play. She enjoyed a long, fulfilling life despite many hardships along the way. I’ll always remember her joy and laughter. Read More

Where Are All of the Wise Elder Women Role Models for Women Over 60?
6 months ago

Where Are All of the Wise Elder Women Role Models for Women Over 60?

By  •  Mindset

Last year, one of my sons bought me an Amazon Echo Dot for my birthday. A couple of decades ago, I would never have imagined having a virtual assistant that knows my name and can play my favorite music on command. Read More

Is Age Relevant After 60?
6 months ago

Is Age Relevant After 60?

A year ago, I turned 60. It was a big day for me. Over the past three decades, I planned events celebrating each birthday by challenging myself to accomplish something I had not done before. Read More

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