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Thinning Eyebrows? This Celebrity Makeup Artist Has Some Suggestions!
1 year ago

Thinning Eyebrows? This Celebrity Makeup Artist Has Some Suggestions!

As we age, we have to consider the issues of thinning eyebrows. What do we do to make them look better? Celebrity make-up artist Ariane Poole is here today to share some techniques and new products that she finds really helpful. Let’s chat! Read More

Turn up the Heat with these Summer Makeup for Older Women Ideas
1 year ago

Turn up the Heat with these Summer Makeup for Older Women Ideas

Summer is here, and it is promising sizzling temperatures already. What is the best kind of makeup for the summer months?

Join us in conversation with celebrity makeup artist Ariane Poole who has some wonderful summer makeup for older women tips to share. Let’s have some fun! Read More

What Are the Best Ways to Cover Thinning Hair? We Have Answers!
1 year ago

What Are the Best Ways to Cover Thinning Hair? We Have Answers!

Thinning hair and hair loss can be a devastating problem as we move on in years. I was reminded of this earlier today when talking to a lady at the station.

“Your hair looks lovely,” I said. The reply was, “Oh, it’s dreadful; it’s so thin now.” She then regaled me with her morning routine which sounded exhausting – but her hair did look nice. Read More

Colorful Plus Size Tops for Your Tropical Getaway (Or Just Lounging in Your Garden!)
1 year ago

Colorful Plus Size Tops for Your Tropical Getaway (Or Just Lounging in Your Garden!)

Fiji. Hawaii. The Caribbean. Your own back yard! Regardless of where your tropical paradise vacation takes you, you’ll want to look your best – and it’s all about color. The tropics bring out the fun in everyone. Let it show in the way you dress. Read More

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

How Going on a Retreat Reinvigorates Your Life After 60
5 months ago

How Going on a Retreat Reinvigorates Your Life After 60

Women our age have grown up to believe it can be selfish to make time just for us. A lot of us have lived 50 years or more with the mindset that we’re the glue that holds everyone together; that, without us, things would literally fall apart. Read More

18 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Eat Healthy and Avoid Dieting After 60
5 months ago

18 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Eat Healthy and Avoid Dieting After 60

When actress Meryl Streep was recently asked to share her most important message for women, she kept it very simple: “Stop worrying about your weight.” Read More

Vegan Summer Salads – My Favorite Pasta and Broccoli and Purple Potato Salad Recipes
5 months ago

Vegan Summer Salads – My Favorite Pasta and Broccoli and Purple Potato Salad Recipes

The two salads I offer today are great options not only for the strict vegan but also for those of you who are looking for healthy options in the food department. Read More

5 Early Warning Signs of Dementia You Need to Know
5 months ago

5 Early Warning Signs of Dementia You Need to Know

Last night on Netflix I watched an episode of Frankie and Grace, a show about two older women played by Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. 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!

Traveling to Morocco for the First Time? Here Are 8 Fun Tips!
2 years ago

Traveling to Morocco for the First Time? Here Are 8 Fun Tips!

By  •  Travel

I’ve spent a lot of time in Morocco and I’m still happily discovering all its hidden surprises. For the first-time traveller, there are endless discoveries in a culture rich with history and African, Middle Eastern and European influences. Read More

Senior Travel Secret: Hostels Are Not Just for the Young
2 years ago

Senior Travel Secret: Hostels Are Not Just for the Young

Have you shied away from staying in hostels because you thought you were just not the right age?

Since 2013 we have been on the road continuously travelling and have stayed at many hostels in the last three years. I was hesitant at first; I thought there may be an age gap.

How wrong I was. Read More

How to Vacation Like a Millionaire with All-Inclusive Hotels
2 years ago

How to Vacation Like a Millionaire with All-Inclusive Hotels

I always travel like a millionaire – as in getting to and from a place – but I don’t always “vacation” like a millionaire. I’m perfectly fine with staying in a barebones eco-bungalow on the beach, or taking a rough and tumble road trip through the countryside and finding a B&B for the night. Because I live with a millionaire mentality, I always have a grand time. Read More

Experience 115 Days at Sea, 335 Gourmet Meals and Unlimited Adventure with Road Scholar
2 years ago

Experience 115 Days at Sea, 335 Gourmet Meals and Unlimited Adventure with Road Scholar

I was the first person in my family to attend college. Like many boomer women, I did not follow a traditional path. I chose to not marry right out of high school and, instead, decided to travel and pursue a university degree. Read More

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

Are You Wearing a Costume to Work? Maybe it’s Time for an Encore Career!
2 years ago

Are You Wearing a Costume to Work? Maybe it’s Time for an Encore Career!

I ran into a former colleague at a party recently. He told me that despite having a prestigious and well-paying job in the private sector, he felt like he needed to move on from his current position because he’s been wearing a “costume” to work for the past two years. Read More

Understanding Estate Planning: 6 Beneficiary Designations and How to Manage Them
2 years ago

Understanding Estate Planning: 6 Beneficiary Designations and How to Manage Them

The use of beneficiary designations is one issue that is not well understood and can lead to much confusion.

Most people think it is a simple matter of naming a person to receive certain assets by will or trust or naming them as a beneficiary of a retirement plan. I only wish it were that simple! Read More

5 Simple Tips for Finding Financial Freedom after 60 from a Former Stockbroker
2 years ago

5 Simple Tips for Finding Financial Freedom after 60 from a Former Stockbroker

I wasn’t old enough to rent a car, but in my early 20s a major brokerage firm recruited me to become a stockbroker. I was excited until I figured out that I’d just committed to a career of telemarketing.
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Social Security Cut Because You Have a Pension? You’re Not Alone!
2 years ago

Social Security Cut Because You Have a Pension? You’re Not Alone!

Have you applied for Social Security benefits only to find that you will get less than you expected? Many government workers are shocked to learn they will get a lower payment when they retire. Read More

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

5 Technology Apps That Can Help You Make Lifestyle Changes in Your 60s
5 months ago

5 Technology Apps That Can Help You Make Lifestyle Changes in Your 60s

By  •  Lifestyle

Technology sometimes gets a bad rap. Many are quick to point out it’s detrimental impact to our health and society. While technology can have a negative impact if we are glued to our screens, there are many ways it can help us lead a healthier and more positive lifestyle. Read More

5 New Goals to Set for a Better Summer
5 months ago

5 New Goals to Set for a Better Summer

If you’re like me, the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day can be a blur. Even if you spent the first three-day weekend of the summer planning for a long, relaxing and life-changing vacation, before you know it, school is back in session and you don’t have much to show for it all. Read More

7 Things I Thought I Would Be Good at When I Reached Age 60
5 months ago

7 Things I Thought I Would Be Good at When I Reached Age 60

Some things I have mastered. Mostly, things that I’ve done over and over, often with little attention. Things like driving a car. Or riding a bicycle. Or brewing a pot of coffee. No need for deep thought or remembering details… just do it and it somehow comes out well. Read More

 7 Reasons Why Koh Lanta, Thailand, is the Best Place to Retire
5 months ago

 7 Reasons Why Koh Lanta, Thailand, is the Best Place to Retire

The first time I came to Koh Lanta, a small island in southern Thailand, I knew it would be my retirement home. There was nothing monumental that happened, just a sense of being home, being where I’m supposed to be. Read More

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

Do You Ever Feel Like a Failure in Your 60s?
6 months ago

Do You Ever Feel Like a Failure in Your 60s?

By  •  Mindset

I sat bolt upright in the middle of the night and suddenly felt I was drowning in my own inadequacies. From different corners of my mind I was hearing, “Lazy! Weak! Running out of money!” Read More

5 Things to Do to Make the Most of Your Life After 60
6 months ago

5 Things to Do to Make the Most of Your Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

There is so much to explore about this phase of life and what you still can do. What have you done so far with your life? What are your circumstances, dreams and wishes? Here are five things to do to make the most of your life after 60. Read More

8 Steps for Creating Your Own Road Map for Your 60s and Beyond
6 months ago

8 Steps for Creating Your Own Road Map for Your 60s and Beyond

For the first 60 years or so of our lives, we are on a well-marked super highway with plenty of directional signs. Graduate from High School. Go to College. Choose a career. Earn money. Buy a house, have a car, create a life. Maybe find a spouse and/or build a family. Go here. Do this. Read More

Looking for Connections and a Sense of Purpose After 60? Why Not Join Toastmasters or Rotary International Club?
6 months ago

Looking for Connections and a Sense of Purpose After 60? Why Not Join Toastmasters or Rotary International Club?

Recently, I thought about the many possibilities available all around the world where one can find meaning and connection while serving others. Many people believe their world narrows after a certain age which is true when you lose connection. Read More

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