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Style Over 60: When I Grow Up I Want to Be a Cool Old Lady
1 year ago

Style Over 60: When I Grow Up I Want to Be a Cool Old Lady

Recently, I was looking at old pictures with my friend Susan. We have been friends since college and I mentioned when looking at old photos that I looked better than I remembered. “Yes, me too,” said Susan. “I was pretty cute back then. Why didn’t I think so at the time?” Read More

Budget Over 50 Style Finds from Around the World
1 year ago

Budget Over 50 Style Finds from Around the World

Hello, my name is Anne and I am a compulsive shopper! I always come home from my travels with something new – whether it be clothes, jewellery, shoes or handbags. The latter is my absolute weakness. I write about travel, clothes and style with my oldest friend on our blog. Read More

Celebrating the Beauty that Comes with Age
1 year ago

Celebrating the Beauty that Comes with Age

Recently I’ve found myself in the company of women I consider to be beautiful. But when I tell them how beautiful they are – usually when they’re moaning about their looks – I’m met with wry smiles and disbelieving eyes. Read More

Dressing in the Neutral Zone? You Can Get More from Fashion Over 60!
1 year ago

Dressing in the Neutral Zone? You Can Get More from Fashion Over 60!

Are you feeling stuck in your neutral-zone wardrobe or with same-old, same-old look? It’s easy to get into a habit or keep a look that worked for you a decade or two ago, but maybe it’s time for a change!
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and 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

Your Biggest Tea Question Answered: Does All Tea Contain Caffeine?
5 months ago

Your Biggest Tea Question Answered: Does All Tea Contain Caffeine?

For those of us in the tea industry, the question whether all tea contains caffeine is a loaded one. There are so many factors in play. Read More

5 Ways to Move Your Body, Mind and Attitude After 60
5 months ago

5 Ways to Move Your Body, Mind and Attitude After 60

Most of us know there isn’t a magic cure for everything that ails us, whether it’s physical or emotional. Still, there is one thing we can all do that will make us feel better, no matter what’s going on. Read More

The Surprising Truth About Living to 100? Focus on These Two Things First!
5 months ago

The Surprising Truth About Living to 100? Focus on These Two Things First!

If I were to ask you to share the secret of living to 100, what would you say? Would you recommend exercising more? Moving to the country, where the air is fresher? Losing weight? Eating better? Read More

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

Dating After 60: Maximize Your Dating Success at Any Age – David Wygant (Video)
5 years ago

Dating After 60: Maximize Your Dating Success at Any Age – David Wygant (Video)

Dating coach, David Wygant is my fabulous guest for this edition of the Sixty and Me Show. In this somewhat quirky and always surprising interview David opens up his heart and his home and shares his passionate desire to help women and men achieve dating and relationship success at any age.  Read More

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

Cruising the Smart Way: Ship Choice, Activities, Safety and More!
2 years ago

Cruising the Smart Way: Ship Choice, Activities, Safety and More!

By  •  Travel

Statistically, cruising has one of the highest, if not the highest, vacation satisfaction rating. And it’s easy to understand why. Read More

5 House Sitting Tips from Our Time in Australia, Ecuador, France and Mexico
2 years ago

5 House Sitting Tips from Our Time in Australia, Ecuador, France and Mexico

Have you considered house sitting? We have been house sitting since 2014 and have had 34 assignments in Australia, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and France. Coming up next is Barbados for three months. Read More

Need a Senior Travel Companion? How About Your High School BFF?
2 years ago

Need a Senior Travel Companion? How About Your High School BFF?

We walked to high school every day. Now we are recently retired with children grown and husbands gone. This week we’re going on a big walk together, in the Grand Tetons, Yellowstone and Glacier. A girly road trip in the wild American west. No reservations, just adventure. Move over Thelma and Louise! Read More

Why Traveling Alone with Your Grandchildren is a Great Bonding Experience
2 years ago

Why Traveling Alone with Your Grandchildren is a Great Bonding Experience

By  •  Travel

Have you tried travelling with grandchildren? If you haven’t, my husband and I heartily recommend the experience!

In recent years, multigenerational travel has become a growing market. An emerging subset based on this is grandparents and grandchildren are taking trips together, leaving the parents at home. Read More

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

5 Secrets to Making Your Savings Last Longer in Retirement
2 years ago

5 Secrets to Making Your Savings Last Longer in Retirement

The thought of retirement can be scary. Not only are you consciously leaving behind the routine consistency you’ve had for upwards of 30 years, but you also lose some financial stability.

Saying goodbye to your income can be daunting and emotional. However, there are a few good ways to make your savings last longer in retirement. I would like to share my top six tips. Read More

4 Powerful Ways to Boost Your Retirement Savings in Your 60s
2 years ago

4 Powerful Ways to Boost Your Retirement Savings in Your 60s

What are your biggest regrets? If you’re in your 60s, you may have regrets about your relationships. Or, perhaps you think that your choice of career was a mistake.

Well, talking with the other women in our community, I can promise you one thing – by the time you reach your 70s, one regret will drown out all others. I’m talking, of course, about how much you saved for retirement. Read More

Retirement Party on the Horizon? Don’t Make this One Horrible Mistake!
2 years ago

Retirement Party on the Horizon? Don’t Make this One Horrible Mistake!

What do you think is the worst mistake that you can make at your retirement party? Having one too many glasses of champagne? Nope. Telling blue t-shirt Bob from accounting what you really thought of him all these years? Not even close! Having talked with hundreds of women in the Sixty and Me community, I can tell you that the worst mistake you can make at your retirement party is to tell people you are retiring. Read More

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

5 Sure-fire Strategies for Making Friends and Ending Loneliness After 60
6 months ago

5 Sure-fire Strategies for Making Friends and Ending Loneliness After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

I was leaning back in my chair laughing so hard that I nearly fell over. My belly hurt. The six of us at our table were nearly in hysterics. It took us several minutes to get under control before the conversation continued. All of us wiped laughter tears from our cheeks. We couldn’t wait for the next story. Read More

Not So Guilty Pleasures: 3 Life Enhancers to Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks After 60
6 months ago

Not So Guilty Pleasures: 3 Life Enhancers to Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks After 60

Who doesn’t love it when they find a pleasure that’s absolutely free? Not only do I know I’ve treated myself to something wonderful, I feel very clever about it, which makes me feel, well, rich. And that is the whole point of my philosophy of living like a millionaire on a retirement budget. Read More

The Importance of Setting Goals When You’re Flying Solo After 60
6 months ago

The Importance of Setting Goals When You’re Flying Solo After 60

Many of us find ourselves living alone as we get older, whether through death, divorce or a lifelong commitment to singleness. Many of us embrace this independence, while others are not as comfortable with it. Read More

Finding Friends in Your 60s is Magical… Here’s How to Do it!
6 months ago

Finding Friends in Your 60s is Magical… Here’s How to Do it!

In the book about downsizing called The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, it’s suggested that you discard items in your home that don’t bring you joy. The same could be said about friends, I suppose. Read More

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

How to Embrace Your Inner Child and Find Your Joy After 60
6 months ago

How to Embrace Your Inner Child and Find Your Joy After 60

What did you love to do as a child? Do you remember getting happily lost for hours, so immersed in a hobby or passion that you lost all track of time? Read More

The Downside of Relentless Positivity in Your 60s
6 months ago

The Downside of Relentless Positivity in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

Last month, I wrote a post 3 Remarkable Gifts That Help You Flourish in Your 60s, which generated lots of feedback, both online and offline.

While many comments were affirming, there was also some pushback on what was perceived to be an overly optimistic and even simplistic view of life in our 60s. Read More

Alone on Valentine’s Day? This Year, Be Your Own Valentine
6 months ago

Alone on Valentine’s Day? This Year, Be Your Own Valentine

By  •  Mindset

Remember those days when, as a child, you gave little heart-shaped Valentines and then waited and hoped you’d get some yourself? Read More

20 Ways to Replace New Year’s Resolutions with a Focus on Progress
6 months ago

20 Ways to Replace New Year’s Resolutions with a Focus on Progress

By  •  Mindset

At the beginning of the year, Sixty and Me – along with many sites, books and blogs – offered innovative approaches to New Year’s Resolutions. They realize everyone relates to a different approach. 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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