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How Jamie Lee Curtis Rocks the Magic of Short Hair for Women Over 50
5 months ago

How Jamie Lee Curtis Rocks the Magic of Short Hair for Women Over 50

Have you noticed how many celebrities seem to have zero ‘problems’ with grey hair as they age? Unlike the rest of us, who are often in a tizzy about what we should do with our grey hair. Read More

How to Dress Like a Royal… on a Commoner’s Budget
5 months ago

How to Dress Like a Royal… on a Commoner’s Budget

You may have noticed that there’s a fresh fashion breeze flowing through Buckingham Palace these days. It arrived on the wings of the two latest royals: the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, and the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle. Read More

Exploring Clothing for Hot Flashes: My Top 4 Fabrics
6 months ago

Exploring Clothing for Hot Flashes: My Top 4 Fabrics

This may seem an unusual article to write for women who are over 60, but, like me, there are still many women having to deal with some of the less pleasant effects of menopause. So, if you are one of those women and are still sweating, this little article on the four best fabrics to wear may help. Read More

13 Summer Makeup Tips for Older Women – Avoid a Meltdown and Look Your Best!
6 months ago

13 Summer Makeup Tips for Older Women – Avoid a Meltdown and Look Your Best!

Recently, I was looking forward to a walk around one of the beautiful Minneapolis, Minnesota lakes with a former work colleague – especially since it looked like it was going to be a real “top 10” gorgeous, summer day. Though I knew it was going to be very hot, I’d neglected to check the humidity level. Read More

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

6 Natural Ways to Keep Your Skin Beautiful and Healthy at Any Age
4 months ago

6 Natural Ways to Keep Your Skin Beautiful and Healthy at Any Age

There are plenty of skin products and health advice available today that it’s enough to confuse you. It’s no wonder if you’re overwhelmed.

Lotions, potions, exfoliates, botanical oils, anti-wrinkle creams, Vitamin A, E and C. It’s confusing if you don’t know what you need to care for your skin. As you grow in years, feeling beautiful naturally comes with taking good care of yourself. Read More

5 Secrets for Building Up Your Brain’s Plasticity in Your 60s and Beyond
4 months ago

5 Secrets for Building Up Your Brain’s Plasticity in Your 60s and Beyond

Recent studies have found that you can create new neural pathways for the rest of your life!

We used to think our brain plasticity was stagnant and fixed, up until researchers like Dr. Norman Doige, a psychiatrist from the University of Toronto, helped to reveal that this isn’t the case. Read More

Are We Over-Estimating Our Alzheimer’s Risk? It Depends… 
4 months ago

Are We Over-Estimating Our Alzheimer’s Risk? It Depends… 

We seem to be inundated with stories of doom and gloom on the likelihood of our acquiring Alzheimer’s or any other form of dementia. In fact, if you listen to the varied and disparate reports we seem to be inundated with lately, none of us will escape the onslaught. Read More

Possible vs. Inevitable: The Importance of Preventing Falls… and How to Do It!
4 months ago

Possible vs. Inevitable: The Importance of Preventing Falls… and How to Do It!

Several weeks ago, a woman commented on an article I’d done about getting older vs. getting old. She told a story about taking a bad fall over a concrete curb, sitting there for a few moments, and then moving on. Read More

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

Finding Love After 60 – Advice from the Sixty and Me Community
5 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

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

Australia 101: An Insider’s Guide to Visiting Australia
1 year ago

Australia 101: An Insider’s Guide to Visiting Australia

By  •  Travel

Are you considering a trip to Australia?

We’re a big country and we love showing off our Australia – so let’s get you ready for your adventure of a lifetime, Down Under! Read More

Looking for Travel Ideas? Why Not Discover the USA – East, West, North and South?
1 year ago

Looking for Travel Ideas? Why Not Discover the USA – East, West, North and South?

As with most things in life, we sometimes apply a “grass is greener” mentality to our travel planning. We often select travel adventures in faraway places that we consider exotic and unusual. Read More

10 Tips for How to Travel on a Budget of $72 a Day
1 year ago

10 Tips for How to Travel on a Budget of $72 a Day

We are celebrating another full travel year on budget! This article summarizes our 2nd year of travelling the world on USD $72 for a couple per day. It is much cheaper for us to travel the world than to sit on the couch in our hometown of Sydney, Australia. Read More

What is Expedition Cruising and Why is it a Great Option for Boomers?
1 year ago

What is Expedition Cruising and Why is it a Great Option for Boomers?

Who would have ever thought that boomers could go expedition cruising? But it’s there, readily available! Join us in conversation with cruise journalist Jane Archer, who shares a lot of experiences and great advice. Enjoy the show!
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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

Embracing Technology as a Second-Act Entrepreneur
1 year ago

Embracing Technology as a Second-Act Entrepreneur

These days it is not uncommon to make a career change mid-life. Many people in their 50s – and even into their 60s – are asking themselves, “What do I want to be when I grow up?” Read More

Job Interview Tips for Older Women: 10 Ways to Be Unforgettable
1 year ago

Job Interview Tips for Older Women: 10 Ways to Be Unforgettable

You’ve been invited to an interview and know that you’ll get just one shot at winning the position behind it. How do you plan for success? Read More

10 Ways to Avoid Embarrassing Mistakes in Your Emails
1 year ago

10 Ways to Avoid Embarrassing Mistakes in Your Emails

Have you ever written an email, clicked send and then found an embarrassing mistake? Often, you don’t see that misspelled word or insensitive phrasing until it’s too late, right? Read More

A Dissident is Born: Connie Reacts to Her Experience of Ageism in the Workplace
1 year ago

A Dissident is Born: Connie Reacts to Her Experience of Ageism in the Workplace

Stung by a Millennial colleague who’d branded her an old lady, Connie did not drown her sorrows in a glass of Chardonnay. She took stock of the sobering situation with characteristic determination. Read More

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

My Super-Secret Recipe to Have a Blast Releasing Your Inner Artist in Your 60s
4 months ago

My Super-Secret Recipe to Have a Blast Releasing Your Inner Artist in Your 60s

By  •  Lifestyle

Every Artist struggles with insecurity, and those of us who started making art in our 60s, suffer from it even more.

Inner self-talk often includes thoughts like: Who am I to think I can be an Artist? What if people hate my work? Can I actually make a living doing something I enjoy? Can I hide while making my work visible? Read More

Feeling the Burnout of Work in Retirement? Re-Evaluate the Importance of Taking a Break!
4 months ago

Feeling the Burnout of Work in Retirement? Re-Evaluate the Importance of Taking a Break!

As a retirement coach, I spend my time discussing the possibility of working for oneself in retirement. It offers the opportunity to work flexible hours and to do something that ignites your passion. Read More

How to React to Friends’ Terrible News in Your 60s: Is There a Proper Way, Really?
4 months ago

How to React to Friends’ Terrible News in Your 60s: Is There a Proper Way, Really?

By  •  Lifestyle

It’s very probable that all of us know the feeling when a friend surprises us with really bad news, such as a possible terminal medical diagnosis.

For me, bad news can feel like a kick to the gut. I make an effort to stay bravely positive and present for my friend, but all the while I’m thinking, “Oh no, pancreatic cancer!? not again! I’ve already lost two friends.” Read More

What Day Is It? The Muddled Confusion of a Recent Retiree
4 months ago

What Day Is It? The Muddled Confusion of a Recent Retiree

I might have under-thought the results of multiple, rapid life changes and how they extract their toll on us retired mortals. Read More

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

Observations from an 89-Year-Old Woman on How to Fully Engage with Life
3 months ago

Observations from an 89-Year-Old Woman on How to Fully Engage with Life

By  •  Mindset

I’ve made the decision to lovingly engage with everything that has life. By ‘life’ I refer to everything that lives, grows and dies. By engage, I mean to validate, to respect, to study, to experience, to question. Read More

4 Things You Can Do to Start Following Your Dreams in Your 60s
3 months ago

4 Things You Can Do to Start Following Your Dreams in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

Just because we have many candles on our birthday cakes does not mean that we can’t still make wishes or follow our dreams. Things happen when you let your child spirit transport you to the Land of What-If. Read More

26 Surprising Habits of Happy Older Women (#18 Might Catch You Unprepared)
4 months ago

26 Surprising Habits of Happy Older Women (#18 Might Catch You Unprepared)

The beauty of aging is that we get to take time to reflect on who we are and what we want out of the rest of our life. It can be a time when our lives blossom. Here are some observations from the many conversations I have had with aging women. Read More

Self-Imposed Change in Your 60s: Do You Really Need It and What Are the Benefits?
4 months ago

Self-Imposed Change in Your 60s: Do You Really Need It and What Are the Benefits?

By  •  Mindset

On this fresh, cool, sun-dappled morning, I feel washed clean, full of clarity and determined to make some needed changes in my post-60 life.

A Spiritual Experience

This state of mind came to me through some tough work over the past 10 days. I am just emerging from a time of spiritual self-reflection as part of my religious observances, an emotionally powerful time when the core practice is to engage in harsh and unflinching self-evaluation. 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!