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How My Past Mistakes Helped Me Get More from Fashion After 50
1 year ago

How My Past Mistakes Helped Me Get More from Fashion After 50

Some people figure out their fashion style early in life and then spend decades building on and improving that style. I am in awe when I see a young woman who already understands her personal style and goes into the world with confidence and flair. Read 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

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

Healthy Brain Mystery: Is Canola Oil Bad for My Memory?
5 months ago

Healthy Brain Mystery: Is Canola Oil Bad for My Memory?

You might have seen the recent headlines about canola oil not being good for your memory and weight. Read More

Trying to Lose Weight After 60? Here Are 3 Steps for Dealing with the Impulsive Urge to Eat
5 months ago

Trying to Lose Weight After 60? Here Are 3 Steps for Dealing with the Impulsive Urge to Eat

One of the biggest challenges for people trying to lose weight is what to do when they feel like eating but aren’t hungry. That’s the main reason people are overweight – because they don’t eat in response to their hunger and fullness signals. Read More

5 Breakfast Ideas That Will Energize Your Day
5 months ago

5 Breakfast Ideas That Will Energize Your Day

The biggest chemical reaction that your body experiences in a day is from the food that you put into it. Therefore, quality counts. And so does the very first thing that you eat each day. Read More

7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding Which Medicare Plan Is Best for You
5 months ago

7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding Which Medicare Plan Is Best for You

It is very important to understand exactly what Medicare benefits are, so you can be prepared to pay the deductible and any co-payments, plus the uncovered services. 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!

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

When it Comes to Making Money in Retirement, is $500 Better than $100,000?
2 years ago

When it Comes to Making Money in Retirement, is $500 Better than $100,000?

Do you know what older adults fear most? Is it death? Nope. Getting a serious illness? Not even close. According to a survey by the financial company Allianz, baby boomers fear running out of money in retirement more than anything else.

Specifically, they found that 43% of boomers feared outliving their savings. That’s more than the percentage of people who feared cognitive decline and loneliness combined! 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)
5 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!
5 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
5 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
5 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!

5 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick
6 months ago

5 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

As the year winds down, I am reminded of all the New Year’s resolutions I didn’t stick to over the year. How do I remember? Because I’ve started to create a new list for the incoming year and the resolutions are exactly the same: Read More

20 Ways to Create Joyful Thoughts for Your New Year
6 months ago

20 Ways to Create Joyful Thoughts for Your New Year

Has 2017 been challenging for you? Getting older is not for sissies. Some of us face substantial family or financial problems. Sometimes the days can seem grim. Read More

Be Proud to Call Yourself a Fierce Woman
6 months ago

Be Proud to Call Yourself a Fierce Woman

2018 is upon us. The New Year brings to our minds personalized thoughts, especially the ones about turning over a new leaf. We are determined to be resolute in our new resolutions. I think it is far wiser to take time to revel in positivity and to look within yourself and value the “you in you.” Read More

Did You Experience Sexual Harassment Before it Was Seen as a Problem?
6 months ago

Did You Experience Sexual Harassment Before it Was Seen as a Problem?

Hi everyone – this is Margaret here. This is a sensitive topic… but also an important one. As you know, sexual harassment has been in the news a lot lately. But, we haven’t heard from many women of our generation about our experiences in the workplace. So, I was happy when a journalist from the International Business Times, Kashmira Gander, contacted me to ask if any of the women in our community wanted to share their stories. Specifically, she has asked any women who experienced sexual harassment before it was recognized as a problem to reach out to her at k.gander@newsweekgroup.com. Please feel free to contact her if you want.
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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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