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Blast from the Past! How Vintage Clothing is Experiencing a Fashion Revival
6 months ago

Blast from the Past! How Vintage Clothing is Experiencing a Fashion Revival

If you’ve been following fashion lately, you’ve noticed that there is an 80s nostalgia phase in full swing: big shoulders, dramatic silhouettes (Grace Jones redux, anyone?), exaggerated ruffles, shiny and see-through fabrics… and did I mention big shoulders? Read More

How to Adjust Your Personal Fashion Style When Travelling or Moving to a New Country
7 months ago

How to Adjust Your Personal Fashion Style When Travelling or Moving to a New Country

Moving to a new country can have a big impact on our personal fashion style. Adapting may be more or less of a challenge, depending on how different the new culture is from your own. Read More

Makeup After 60: What Is Face Primer and Is It Really Necessary?
7 months ago

Makeup After 60: What Is Face Primer and Is It Really Necessary?

It’s time to be brutally honest. When I first heard about face primer, I thought, “You’re kidding. One more layer of stuff to put on my face? No way!” Read More

Give Your Aging Skin Some Love with Vegetables, Not Sugar
7 months ago

Give Your Aging Skin Some Love with Vegetables, Not Sugar

Your mom probably told you more than once to eat your vegetables, right? If your mom was like mine, she chopped and served fresh when she could. Read More

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

Get Fit, Have Fun and Make New Friends After 60
4 months ago

Get Fit, Have Fun and Make New Friends After 60

Sounds too good to be true, right? But in all honesty, it is possible. Exercise is much more fun when we can make it a social event – and if food is involved, so much the better.

Here are 4 ways to make new friends and get fit, simultaneously: Read More

Tired of Yelling Over Your Meal? Here’s How to Find a Quiet Senior-Friendly Restaurant
4 months ago

Tired of Yelling Over Your Meal? Here’s How to Find a Quiet Senior-Friendly Restaurant

There are a few things in life that drive me bonkers. One is when people discard their notes on the sidewalk instead of the trash can. Or when a person lets the lobby door close in my face — blissfully unaware that I’m behind, intent on slowing him down a few precious seconds. Read More

When it Comes to Weight Loss After 60, You Have a Choice: Pleasure Now or Pleasure Later!
4 months ago

When it Comes to Weight Loss After 60, You Have a Choice: Pleasure Now or Pleasure Later!

Pleasure is defined as “a feeling of happy satisfaction and enjoyment.”

When it comes to living well, what gives you pleasure? Is it feeling good, having energy, being connected to people and things you care about? I’m guessing these are the things that give most of us pleasure. Read More

Want to Reduce Stress? Stop Thinking and Start Breathing!
4 months ago

Want to Reduce Stress? Stop Thinking and Start Breathing!

If you are trying to reduce stress, you may be overthinking the problem. That’s the conclusion that I came to after talking with hundreds of women in our community. Read More

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

Sex After 60: How to Embrace Your Body Even If You are Alone
5 years ago

Sex After 60: How to Embrace Your Body Even If You are Alone

One of the biggest misconceptions about women over 60 is that we are “invisible” and sexless. The truth is that sex after 60 is an important topic, even for those of us who live by ourselves. Read More

Sex After 60 – What You Need to Know
5 years ago

Sex After 60 – What You Need to Know

Women over 60 are still feeling sensual and sexy, and we’re more empowered than ever before to explore our feelings and have the kinds of sexual experiences that we want to have. Many of us are dating again after a divorce or widowhood, and many other women over 60 have never stopped dating.

But no matter where you are in the relationship game, there are a few things that you need to know about sex after 60. Read 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

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

Hot River Cruises in Europe and Asia in 2017
2 years ago

Hot River Cruises in Europe and Asia in 2017

River cruising is gaining popularity—and why wouldn’t it? It takes you to places where nature, culture, history and exotic lifestyles blow your mind. Cruise journalist Jane Archer is happy to share her experiences. Enjoy the show! Read More

Norway and Baltic Cruises You Won’t Want to Miss in 2017
2 years ago

Norway and Baltic Cruises You Won’t Want to Miss in 2017

Sailing up the north-most parts of Europe fills your lungs with fresh air and your mind with vivid scenery. Which way do you go? Join us in conversation with cruise journalist Jane Archer to find more about Norway and Baltic cruise opportunities. Enjoy the show! Read More

7 Things Every Woman Should Take on a Cruise, Based on My Viking Star Adventure
2 years ago

7 Things Every Woman Should Take on a Cruise, Based on My Viking Star Adventure

I love the idea of cruising. My first experience on the open ocean was as an 8-year-old, when my family emigrated from England to Canada. Read More

My Viking Star Review: Exploration and Luxury Meet on the North Sea
2 years ago

My Viking Star Review: Exploration and Luxury Meet on the North Sea

Dark clouds hung over the North Sea. As heavy waves crashed against the hull of her ship, the explorer huddled under a blanket, watching the cold rain fall in sheets outside her window. Lighting flashed and the adventurer thought of all of the people who had come to this remote part of the Earth before her. Many of them had never returned. Thunder rolled over the ship and her heart skipped a beat. It was going to be a long night. Read More

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

Baking a Better Business After 50: What I Learned About Myself While Rebuilding My Website
1 year ago

Baking a Better Business After 50: What I Learned About Myself While Rebuilding My Website

Are you naturally inquisitive? Do you love to learn? I certainly do. From my perspective, it makes life much more interesting. Health experts are currently telling us that learning something new every day, whatever our age, keeps us healthy. Read More

Does Experience Matter? Connie’s Story About Ageism in the Workplace
1 year ago

Does Experience Matter? Connie’s Story About Ageism in the Workplace

Connie remembered the discomfort of her first business meeting.

A cocky college grad with a newly minted business degree, she entered the conference room tucked inside a bubble of scholastic self-confidence only to leave an hour later with a stunned sense of reality. Read More

Would You Set Up a New Business in Your 60s?
1 year ago

Would You Set Up a New Business in Your 60s?

Our parents were usually ready for retirement as they reached their 60s. Our generation, however, seems intent on living life to the fullest – and even setting up new business ventures! Read More

Looking for a New Job After 60? You Can’t Always Get What You Want!
1 year ago

Looking for a New Job After 60? You Can’t Always Get What You Want!

After losing a job, it seems that everyone has somewhere to go each day but us. Driving next to others, they seem like they are on a mission to get to work to perform a job that we no longer have. Why them and not me, we would ask? Read More

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

5 Tips to Help You Declutter with Poise – Even When You’re a Pack Rat
4 months ago

5 Tips to Help You Declutter with Poise – Even When You’re a Pack Rat

Cleaning out an apartment or house is a stressful process, regardless of the reason. It’s not much fun sorting through possessions when you’re moving or renovating. Read More

6 Useful Tips to Prepare Your Garden for the Winter Season (# 6 is My Favorite!)
4 months ago

6 Useful Tips to Prepare Your Garden for the Winter Season (# 6 is My Favorite!)

When pumpkin spice everything fills grocery store shelves and the grandkids beg you to take them to the corn maze, you know that fall has officially arrived.

Summer has unfortunately come to an end, and now it’s time to jump into your rain boots, grab your trusty trowel and put those garden beds to rest. While fall certainly isn’t the most exciting time to be gardening, your plants will appreciate you for your year-round dedication. Read More

Feeling Unhappy? This Powerful Happiness Exercise Works Like Magic
4 months ago

Feeling Unhappy? This Powerful Happiness Exercise Works Like Magic

Are we living where our soul feels at home? This topic resonates with many of us.

Many of us have lived in a certain place for career or family reasons. Or perhaps we lived in a place we once loved but which no longer speaks to us. Read More

Book of the Week: We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter – The Power of Words to Change Lives
4 months ago

Book of the Week: We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter – The Power of Words to Change Lives

I have been in the communications field all my life. My first job in high school was managing a community for a country and western radio station, then I worked in bookstores for 8 years. Read More

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

Why Saying “I Can” Can Make You a Winner in Your 60s
4 months ago

Why Saying “I Can” Can Make You a Winner in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

A friend and I were watching the Wimbledon finals on TV, clapping and cheering through every match. After the tournament, she leaned in to me and said, “Oh, how I wish I could play tennis. It’s such a great sport.” Read More

Looking at 60 with Fresh Eyes: Is This Really the Age of Change and Opportunity?
4 months ago

Looking at 60 with Fresh Eyes: Is This Really the Age of Change and Opportunity?

By  •  Mindset

While on break from my classes, I took advantage of a free flu shot offered through the college where I teach. When I popped into the small conference room crammed with colleagues and nervous laughter, a young 20-something woman handed me a form that I completed and returned. Read More

Where Will You Go Today? There Is Still So Much Life Ahead
4 months ago

Where Will You Go Today? There Is Still So Much Life Ahead

By  •  Mindset

Two weeks ago, I was in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at a youth hostel. Tucked away upstairs, in my own spare private room, I pondered this past year. Read More

Everyone Else Is Taken! The Power of Being Yourself After 60
4 months ago

Everyone Else Is Taken! The Power of Being Yourself After 60

By  •  Mindset

“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken” — Oscar Wilde

I have this quote on a pillow at my entryway, it’s a great way to remind myself that I need to be true to me. I should not be ‘doing’ what others expect me to, unless it’s what I want to do! Read More

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