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

3 Common Women’s Body Shapes and How to Dress for Them
1 year ago

3 Common Women’s Body Shapes and How to Dress for Them

Women come in all shapes and sizes. There’s no point in denying it or trying to hide it. Instead, you should celebrate your shape with a flattering personal style. Read More

Can the 1950s Inspire Your Style After 50? You Bet!
1 year ago

Can the 1950s Inspire Your Style After 50? You Bet!

When I was a child in the 1950s, I didn’t know anything about fashion. I didn’t notice what the women around me were wearing. And I certainly didn’t question what I saw on television or in the movies.

The fact that June Cleaver, the mom on Leave It to Beaver, and her fictional contemporaries were stay-at-home mothers who always wore a neatly-pressed shirtwaist dress with a strand of pearls didn’t make an impression on me. Read More

3 Ways to Incorporate Ancient Bathing Rituals in Your Beauty Routine After 60
1 year ago

3 Ways to Incorporate Ancient Bathing Rituals in Your Beauty Routine After 60

There is a certain ripeness that comes with age that can only blossom when nourished properly, inside and out. Read More

5 Things I Learned About Style from 95-Year-Old Iris Apfel
1 year ago

5 Things I Learned About Style from 95-Year-Old Iris Apfel

Okay, not so long ago, I didn’t know who Iris Apfel was either. Then I watched a Netflix documentary on the 95-year-old businesswoman, interior designer and fashion icon, and now I can’t stop thinking about her. Read More

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

How to Rejuvenate Your Spirit After 60 with the Healing Power of Nature
5 months ago

How to Rejuvenate Your Spirit After 60 with the Healing Power of Nature

We experience stress and frustration every day, but if it overwhelms us, we end up debilitated. Stress takes a toll on our psyche and bodies, especially as we approach our later years. Read More

Breaking the Sugar Seduction: Conquer Your Emotions to Achieve Weight Loss After 60
5 months ago

Breaking the Sugar Seduction: Conquer Your Emotions to Achieve Weight Loss After 60

Are snacks something you eat to refuel between meals or something you do when you watch TV or are bored? Are sweets a reward for hard work or do you look for other ways to feel good? Read More

13 Drug-Free Ways to Relieve Arthritis
5 months ago

13 Drug-Free Ways to Relieve Arthritis

Painful joints were traditionally treated with oral painkillers such as acetaminophen (paracetamol), ibuprofen or stronger anti-inflammatory drugs.

These are now discouraged following concerns that they may affect your liver and kidneys, as well as increasing your long-term risk of heart attack or stroke. Read More

How to Measure Frailty and Its Impact on Our Older Bodies
5 months ago

How to Measure Frailty and Its Impact on Our Older Bodies

This is part 2 of the two-part post on frailty. In the first part, we discussed the definition of frailty, how it affects us as we age and the very important symptom of muscle mass loss.

In this part, we’ll talk more about muscle mass, what to look for, and how to reverse its loss. We will also discuss how doctors measure frailty. Read More

Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and 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
5 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
5 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

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

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

What is the Best Cruise Line, According to Women Over 60?
2 years ago

What is the Best Cruise Line, According to Women Over 60?

Asking a frequent traveler to pick the best cruise line in the world is like asking a mom to choose between her children. They’re all amazing! Besides, how can you really compare the various options?

Is the relaxed pace of a river cruise really comparable to the hustle and bustle of a 6000-passenger mega-ship, with casinos, movie theaters and climbing walls? Doesn’t it simply depend on the type of experience that you are looking for? Read More

6 Excuses that Stop Us from Traveling After 60 and What to Do About Them
2 years ago

6 Excuses that Stop Us from Traveling After 60 and What to Do About Them

Do you have fears that stop you travelling in general? Will 2017 differ from any other year?

We at To Travel Too recently asked 100 travellers over 60 to share what would stop them from travelling in 2017. The results are in and they are really interesting. Do any of their comments resonate with you? Read More

5 Essential Tips for Traveling with Pets
2 years ago

5 Essential Tips for Traveling with Pets

By  •  Travel

When we are planning a vacation, or any kind of trip for that matter, we typically plan for all sorts of situations.

What clothes do we need to include for everything we want to do? What snacks do we want to keep within our grasp? Do we have enough of our prescription medications for the entire time we will be away? The list goes on. Read More

How a City Girl Fell in Love with the Magic of America’s National Parks in Her 50s
2 years ago

How a City Girl Fell in Love with the Magic of America’s National Parks in Her 50s

The U.S. National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016. As a committed city girl, I had somehow managed to live 20 years in the United States without setting foot in one of these amazing Parks. Read More

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

Understanding Estate Planning: 6 Beneficiary Designations and How to Manage Them
2 years ago

Understanding Estate Planning: 6 Beneficiary Designations and How to Manage Them

The use of beneficiary designations is one issue that is not well understood and can lead to much confusion.

Most people think it is a simple matter of naming a person to receive certain assets by will or trust or naming them as a beneficiary of a retirement plan. I only wish it were that simple! Read More

5 Simple Tips for Finding Financial Freedom after 60 from a Former Stockbroker
2 years ago

5 Simple Tips for Finding Financial Freedom after 60 from a Former Stockbroker

I wasn’t old enough to rent a car, but in my early 20s a major brokerage firm recruited me to become a stockbroker. I was excited until I figured out that I’d just committed to a career of telemarketing.
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Social Security Cut Because You Have a Pension? You’re Not Alone!
2 years ago

Social Security Cut Because You Have a Pension? You’re Not Alone!

Have you applied for Social Security benefits only to find that you will get less than you expected? Many government workers are shocked to learn they will get a lower payment when they retire. Read More

3 Social Security Myths Almost Everybody Believes
2 years ago

3 Social Security Myths Almost Everybody Believes

With their many twists and turns, the thought of trying to figure out Social Security policies can make your head spin. Myths abound about Social Security. Unfortunately, many people believe them.

Sadly, these myths can cost you big time. Read More

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

How to Use the Power of Chatting to Create Meaningful Connections After 60
5 months ago

How to Use the Power of Chatting to Create Meaningful Connections After 60

I like to chat. I chat first thing in the morning about any problems I faced in the night. Then I chat at lunch about events of the morning, and I chat in the evening about the rest of the day. Read More

Thinking About Retirement? Here’s How to Find Your Own North Star and Get More from Life
6 months ago

Thinking About Retirement? Here’s How to Find Your Own North Star and Get More from Life

By  •  Lifestyle

Last year, I met with two of my retired friends for a Saturday afternoon glass of wine. Both had retired within the previous two years. Read More

Why We Should Replace the Word “Retirement” with the Phrase “Lifestyle Change”
6 months ago

Why We Should Replace the Word “Retirement” with the Phrase “Lifestyle Change”

By  •  Lifestyle

We read about how wonderful being over 60 is and that retirement is almost regarded as Nirvana. Social media is splashed with photographs of retirees enjoying themselves and looking happy. Read More

Celebrating 4 Decades of a Male/Female Friendship of Equals
6 months ago

Celebrating 4 Decades of a Male/Female Friendship of Equals

One enchanted evening, 37 years ago, I met Ann at an industry dinner party. Sitting next to one another at a large round table in a noisy restaurant, conversation soon revealed we’d both grown up in Brooklyn, attended – at different times – the same high school and college, and later lived one block from each another on the same street in Manhattan.  Read More

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

Are You Just Existing? Here Are 5 Simple Tools to Help You Find Your Purpose After 60
6 months ago

Are You Just Existing? Here Are 5 Simple Tools to Help You Find Your Purpose After 60

By  •  Mindset

The media talks a lot about the health benefits of living an active and full life. They say having a purpose in life is the key to positive aging, but are you stuck trying to find your purpose?  Read More

Do You Worry More Now that You Are in Your 60s?
6 months ago

Do You Worry More Now that You Are in Your 60s?

By  •  Mindset

I read recently that one of the first signs of Alzheimer’s is raised levels of anxiety. After a particularly stressful month, it started to resonate with me. Read More

How the Decisions You Make Communicate Your Priorities and Values After 60
6 months ago

How the Decisions You Make Communicate Your Priorities and Values After 60

By  •  Mindset

All day long, you make decisions – some large, some small. Each one of them reflects the things that you feel are important. What is the basis for this or that decision? It’s something that may not be immediately apparent as you go about your day, dealing with events, people, circumstances. Read More

At 65, Liam Neeson Says He Still Feels 40… How Old Do You Feel Inside?
6 months ago

At 65, Liam Neeson Says He Still Feels 40… How Old Do You Feel Inside?

By  •  Mindset

One of the funny things about getting older is that you always feel younger on the inside. In my case, I sometimes feel like a 25-year-old in a 70-year-old’s body. How about you? 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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