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

14 Exclusive Makeup Tips for Older Women from a Professional Makeup Artist
1 year ago

14 Exclusive Makeup Tips for Older Women from a Professional Makeup Artist

What the heck have I gotten myself into?

Those were the words that went through my mind when I first sat down with professional makeup artist, Ariane Poole, to record a series of makeup for older women video tutorials. Read More

Where Have You Found the Best Plus Size Swimwear? Real Advice from Real Women
1 year ago

Where Have You Found the Best Plus Size Swimwear? Real Advice from Real Women

Why is shopping for plus size swimwear so difficult? This is one of the many fashion related questions that we find ourselves facing as the winter weather melts away and we start thinking about summer. Read More

How to Buy Plus Size Clothing Online with Confidence
1 year ago

How to Buy Plus Size Clothing Online with Confidence

Shopping for plus size clothing in most retail stores is a less than enjoyable experience.

Your options are limited. You have to shop in the back of the store in the hidden, tucked away plus size department. And then you must deal with the salespeople who are not too friendly in many cases. Read More

Why 1940s Fashion is Making a Comeback with Women Over 60
1 year ago

Why 1940s Fashion is Making a Comeback with Women Over 60

I have something to confess: I never liked studying history in school.

I think the reason is the way it was taught. We had to memorize the dates when popes and monarchs reigned, presidents and prime ministers served in office, significant battles were fought in major wars, and so forth. We never learned about what life was like for the people living then. We never read their stories. Read More

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

5 Powerful Reasons to Give Bone Broth a Try
4 months ago

5 Powerful Reasons to Give Bone Broth a Try

Bone broth, which is basically soup broth, has been around for centuries. Our ancestors used to keep a pot of broth over the fires to use in making meals. Making bone broth was a way of using every part of an animal so that nothing was wasted. It was an inexpensive and versatile source of nutrients. Read More

3 Reasons to Not Go on a Diet if You Want to Lose Weight After 60
5 months ago

3 Reasons to Not Go on a Diet if You Want to Lose Weight After 60

I attended a conference in December where Meryl Streep was asked what advice she would give the 11,000 attendees.

Without a moment’s hesitation she said, “Stop worrying about your weight. Women lose way too much of their energy worrying about their weight. They could be using that energy for far better things.” Read More

4 Ways to Power Up Your Brain Health After 60
5 months ago

4 Ways to Power Up Your Brain Health After 60

It’s always made me wonder why things we’ve been doing our entire lives seem to take on a new meaning after a certain age. Read More

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging
5 months ago

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging

Last year, Jane Fonda proudly announced that she had put on some weight, and that she was looking better. She said growing up, she was told it was a choice between her ‘ass or her face,’ but now she’s getting complements on both. Read More

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

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

Can Travel Help You to Experience Healthy Aging? Road Scholar Says “Yes!”
2 years ago

Can Travel Help You to Experience Healthy Aging? Road Scholar Says “Yes!”

By  •  Travel

Travel is energizing, relaxing and wonderfully transformative. It is also good for your health.

A recent CNN show even claimed that travel for pleasure can add years to your life. Perhaps this is because activities associated with travel, like walking and social engagement are good for both the brain and body. Read More

Hostels Are Perfect for Older Women Traveling Alone
2 years ago

Hostels Are Perfect for Older Women Traveling Alone

Many women my age say that they can’t travel because it is just too expensive. I would argue that, in many cases, options are simply not being considered. Read 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

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

30 Grandmas Share the Financial Advice They Wish They Received as Kids
2 years ago

30 Grandmas Share the Financial Advice They Wish They Received as Kids

By the time you reach your 60s, you’ve almost certainly made your share of financial mistakes. Even if you are one of the lucky few who managed to save consistently for retirement, you probably look back on your life and wish that someone had taught you more about money as a kid. I know I do! Read More

Why Strong Negotiating Skills Are Essential in Retirement
2 years ago

Why Strong Negotiating Skills Are Essential in Retirement

As we start to reach retirement age, many of us are facing a harsh reality. We simply didn’t save enough for retirement.

Some of us planned to continue working into our 70s, only to be pushed out by the very companies we dedicated ourselves to for decades. Others miscalculated how much money we needed to retire comfortably. Still others lost a significant percentage of our savings in the Great Recession. Read More

What’s the Truth About Reverse Mortgages? We Want to Hear from You!
2 years ago

What’s the Truth About Reverse Mortgages? We Want to Hear from You!

A quick Google search shows just how polarized our opinions about reverse mortgages are. If you start to type in “Reverse Mortgages,” you will be greeted with the following auto-completion options: Read More

How I Turned a $150 Legal Advice Lemon Into $10,000 of Lemonade
2 years ago

How I Turned a $150 Legal Advice Lemon Into $10,000 of Lemonade

At a local meeting on health care financing, a lawyer neighbor of mine, “Sam,” offered a free half-hour consultation on estate planning at the large law firm on whose staff he serves.

Being hopelessly naïve, and forgetting the rule “there is no such thing as a free lunch,” I signed up, also thinking I’d be doing him a favor as he’d get a little credit from his colleagues for having gotten an enrollee. Read More

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

Take an Electric Slide Down Memory Lane: How Many 1970s Dances Do You Remember? (Vintage Videos)
4 months ago

Take an Electric Slide Down Memory Lane: How Many 1970s Dances Do You Remember? (Vintage Videos)

By  •  Lifestyle

I love to dance… and have the embarrassing pictures to prove it! So, today, I’d like to share a few videos of my favorite 1970s dances. Let’s take an electric slide down memory lane together! Read More

It’s Winter Soup Time! 3 Hearty Recipes, You’ll Love!
4 months ago

It’s Winter Soup Time! 3 Hearty Recipes, You’ll Love!

It is winter and except for a few of us who live in the tropics, most are experiencing some cold weather. We probably will not get snow where we live this year but the mornings are still very cold. The evenings are cold enough to enjoy a fire in our cozy living room. Read More

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Social Connections After 60
4 months ago

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Social Connections After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

The holidays, with their many gatherings and social opportunities, have passed. I still feel the warmth of many renewed connections. Some were stimulated by relatives and friends sharing information about past and upcoming trips, others by the sadness over the many health problems that we’re all facing. Read More

Alexa, Are You Listening? Digital Home Personal Assistants That Can Make Your Life Easier
4 months ago

Alexa, Are You Listening? Digital Home Personal Assistants That Can Make Your Life Easier

By  •  Lifestyle

Speakers with voice-controlled assistants – like Alexa and Google Home are all the rage. Sales numbers for the Echo family and the Google Home devices are not released by Amazon or Google. Read More

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

7 Ways to Face Your Shadow Side and Express Your True Self After 60
6 months ago

7 Ways to Face Your Shadow Side and Express Your True Self After 60

By  •  Mindset

A few years ago, an older, well-dressed woman walked into my therapy office. She seemed agitated. Nervously, she told me that she was unable to eat or sleep because she was troubled by sexual fantasies about her best friend’s husband. Read More

5 Things to Get Rid of and 5 Things to Embrace as an Older Woman in 2018
6 months ago

5 Things to Get Rid of and 5 Things to Embrace as an Older Woman in 2018

As the end of the year approaches, I begin to putter around in closets and cabinets, donating those things that I am not using. I enjoy simplicity and orderliness. But it’s not just the cabinets and drawers that deserve attention, it’s the stressful things in our psyche that we should be willing to give up. Read More

The Only Two New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Ever Need After 60
6 months ago

The Only Two New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Ever Need After 60

By  •  Mindset

What’s easy to do? Spend life in rigid countdown mode – ticking off backwards down to zero. Read More

3 Things I’m Grateful for and 3 Things I’m Grumbling About
6 months ago

3 Things I’m Grateful for and 3 Things I’m Grumbling About

It’s that time of the year when many of us are making lists. Sometimes, we’re enumerating things to do, while other lists may include loftier goals for the coming year or names of people or events we appreciate. Read More

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