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

Jeans for Older Women? Why Every Single One of Us Needs a Pair!
1 year ago

Jeans for Older Women? Why Every Single One of Us Needs a Pair!

When you were growing up, I bet there was a trend or style that every girl had to have. For some women, I hear it was saddle shoes, and for others it was the Capezio shoes! Read More

3 Positive Steps to Take When Going Gray!
1 year ago

3 Positive Steps to Take When Going Gray!

I grew up in a small southern US town where the ladies dressed to the nines for just about everything. Church, bridge, mullet roasts, garden circles, campaign rallies and the Friday night football games. Even the older ladies did this – especially the older ladies.
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5 Amazing Shapewear Selections and Other Fashion Over 50 Finds
1 year ago

5 Amazing Shapewear Selections and Other Fashion Over 50 Finds

We all acquire lumps and bumps and wobbly bits as we become women of a certain age.

By the time we are 50, we start feeling and seeing the effects of gravity and the loss of elasticity in our skin. Even thin people lose this elasticity. Pull the skin on the back of your hand; it no longer bounces back into shape – and it happens all over your body. Read More

How to Enhance Your Style After 60 – Inside and Out!
1 year ago

How to Enhance Your Style After 60 – Inside and Out!

Women should dress their age. Children should be seen and not heard. And men should bring home the bacon. Read More

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

Which of These 6 Fitness Trends Is Right for You?
5 months ago

Which of These 6 Fitness Trends Is Right for You?

Finding motivation to exercise every single day can be an exercise in itself. Scheduling the time, changing into workout clothes, getting to the gym, showering… The thought alone can make you break a sweat. Read More

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

Dating After 50: How to Find a Partner While Staying Safe Online
5 years ago

Dating After 50: How to Find a Partner While Staying Safe Online

Many women over 50 have been divorced, experienced the death of a partner, or never been married. So, it’s no surprise then that, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 40% of Americans over age 45 are single. If you find yourself navigating the dating world for the first time in decades, it’s natural to feel a bit nervous. Fortunately, Read More

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

How to Travel Like a Queen on a Retirement Budget
2 years ago

How to Travel Like a Queen on a Retirement Budget

Well, I certainly don’t have my own plane and can’t afford super luxury hotels on Lake Como. But when I look at the attributes of what is considered luxury travel, there are many ways I can accomplish them even on a budget. Read More

Newly Widowed Grandmother Turns to Educational Travel to Rediscover Herself… and Succeeds!
2 years ago

Newly Widowed Grandmother Turns to Educational Travel to Rediscover Herself… and Succeeds!

By  •  Travel

American expatriate Hester Witchey, 79, grew up near Cleveland, Ohio, where she taught elementary school for close to 40 years before retirement. Read More

How My Alaskan Vacation Gave Me a New Perspective on Life and the World
2 years ago

How My Alaskan Vacation Gave Me a New Perspective on Life and the World

As I sit here, feeling cozy back at home, my mug says “Alaska, the last frontier.” I am trying to keep the spirit of the amazing month of July alive in my thoughts. Read More

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

5 Surprising Social Security Tips for 2017
2 years ago

5 Surprising Social Security Tips for 2017

The Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for this year is a disappointment, but the COLA is not the only increase in Social Security. There are other changes, but they didn’t get as much media attention as perhaps they should have. Read More

Lost the Love of Your Life? What Financial Advice for Women Over 60 Can You Share?
2 years ago

Lost the Love of Your Life? What Financial Advice for Women Over 60 Can You Share?

If you have been following Sixty and Me for a while, you know that we always try to focus on the positive aspects of aging. This is because so many of the things that people consider “challenges” about getting older are actually “opportunities.”

At the same time, there is no denying that some aspects of getting older are simply horrible. For example, nothing can quite prepare you for losing the love of your life. Even if your husband is sick for a long time, it’s hard to imagine life without him… until you are forced to. Read More

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

5 Ways to Take the Fear Out of Retirement
6 months ago

5 Ways to Take the Fear Out of Retirement

Maybe it’s not a feeling of fear that you feel… maybe it’s more like dread or uneasiness of the unknown. The dictionary definition of the word retirement is “the action or fact of leaving one’s job and ceasing to work.” Read More

Want to Start Painting After 60? Try Acrylics First!
6 months ago

Want to Start Painting After 60? Try Acrylics First!

Are you looking forward to reconnecting with your creative side after 60? You know that this is healthy and will do wonders to smooth out the edges of the past few years. Decades even. One favorite option is painting, but before you begin you need to make a critical choice. What medium will work best? Read More

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

Embrace Each Stage of Your Personal Journey After 60
6 months ago

Embrace Each Stage of Your Personal Journey After 60

By  •  Mindset

Last year, the magazine Allure took a courageous step forward on behalf of all women. It will no longer use the term anti-aging in its publication, thus accepting that moving through time is a natural process, to be celebrated and appreciated for its own virtues, not something to battle against. Read More

6 Life Lessons I’ve Learned from My 91-Year-Old Mother-in-Law
7 months ago

6 Life Lessons I’ve Learned from My 91-Year-Old Mother-in-Law

By  •  Mindset

This month it will be one year since my Mother-in-Law (MIL) moved into an aged care facility. At 90-years-old, she had celebrated her 90th birthday and 70th wedding anniversary in the same week. Read More

Meet Naomi Wakan, An 86-Year-Old Poet Who Knows How to Thrive in Today’s Economy
7 months ago

Meet Naomi Wakan, An 86-Year-Old Poet Who Knows How to Thrive in Today’s Economy

By  •  Mindset

When Naomi Beth Wakan wrote her book of memoirs in her 80s, she called it Some Sort of Life. I want to share her unconventional life story with you to illustrate the traits needed to succeed in today’s short-term employment ‘gig economy.’ Read More

Are You Stuck in Rut in Your 60s? Here’s How to Get Out
7 months ago

Are You Stuck in Rut in Your 60s? Here’s How to Get Out

By  •  Mindset

If you are stuck, it is time to get unstuck. Nothing ages a woman, in my opinion, more than being stuck in a rut, no matter what part of her life we are talking about. 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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