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One of the things aging and the hormonal changes that come with it can bring is more facial hair than many of us would like. Suddenly, we notice hairs on our chin and above our lip. It’s not a topic that’s commonly discussed, but it affects so many of us…
Mature women today have a great many questions about how to find the right concealer and how to apply it. They also wonder if they need more than one shade of concealer for different parts of the face.
Every woman has her own unique style that has gone through phases of evolution ever since she was allowed to choose her own clothes. School girls can get away with everything and wear bright, bold colors. The years of early adulthood are for showing the different sides of our personalities. And as the years go by, our taste becomes more subdued, more refined, and a little less daring.
Are bangs good for older women? How to get that shiny hair we had in our younger days? How do we take care of our hair as we get older?
Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!
What is aging? Volumes have been written on the subject, but our understanding of it, while constantly growing, is still hazy.
However, if pressed to summarize the underlying process on the level of the cell, scientists would agree that many aging-related processes seem to share one underlying theme: inflammation.
I have to admit that I rarely make desserts. We get our sugar fix with fruit, but every once in a while I decide it is time to enjoy a real dessert. Most of the desserts I do create include fruit, as it is a healthy and delicious way to get our servings of fruit.
Most of us have heard about using positive affirmations. But are they really effective? And can they really help with weight loss?
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
I never, ever, thought I’d be single again. I was happily married for almost 28 years, and, sure, I knew one of us would probably go before the other, but being roughly the same age, I figured the other one wouldn’t be too far behind.
Unlike in previous generations, dating after a divorce is an accepted option for women over 60.
What do men really want when it comes to mature dating? Are they simply looking for someone younger than them? Do they want someone who makes them feel useful? Or, is there some other key to an older man’s heart? Senior dating expert, Lisa Copeland, is here to help us figure this out. Enjoy the show!
Scammers are one of the biggest fears women face when dating in their 50s and 60s. You used to only see online scams of men from third world countries using pictures of models to lure women in.
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
Have you ever thought about how much money is spent on hotel rooms that barely get used while we travel? Would you travel more if your room and board was covered? Today we will talk with author, fashion expert, and the self-proclaimed “Queen of Ageing Disgracefully”, Penelope Whitely as she shares her best tips on how to become a world-travelling house-sitter. Enjoy the show!
I love to travel. Yet because I have someone at home undergoing medical treatments, it’s been hard to leave town. Instead, I’ve been booking walking tours in my hometown of Los Angeles.
According to the AARP, Boomers say they’re interested in authentic travel experiences that connect them with locals. Is this true for you?
When I was in my early 20s, I took a spring break from college to explore some of the magical Greek islands. Unfortunately, thousands of other curious travelers had the same idea!
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
April is Social Security Awareness month as well as Financial Literacy Month.
The need for financial literacy does not end when you cross over the “retirement” line. In fact, it becomes imperative that you look at income planning as the foundation of building the life you want past that point.
As older women already or about to be retired, many of us have begun thinking about the legacies we’d like to leave. We want to leave the world better than we found it, but we need our investments to keep us afloat financially once we’re no longer in the workplace. Is it possible to do both?
For many elder boomers, like me, the outdated model of retirement isn’t a good fit today. We’re healthier and living longer than prior generations.
Are you a U.S. woman planning for retirement but feeling less than equipped to handle the job on your own? Are you wondering how to find a trustworthy financial advisor?
In today’s video, registered investment adviser and PBS MoneyTrack host Pam Krueger joins Margaret to explain the rule that sets fiduciary financial advisors apart from the rest. Read on to learn why working with one could be the best retirement decision you ever make!
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
This morning I wrapped up an article about a new friend, Susan McNamee. Susan, 67, lives here in Denver. In her teens, all she ever wanted to do was be a mom.
I consider myself a world class thrifter. I’m very proud of that credential. If I’m traveling and I have a little time, I head right to the local thrift store (there’s an app for that)…
Everyone has complaints about their work, and often, retirement seems an idyllic time of freedom from schedules and appointments with far fewer responsibilities. But, as with all phases of life, there are good and bad facets…
Yesterday morning this landed in my inbox from Margaret Manning:
Downsizing (and simplification, more generally) has been a passion of mine over the last several years. And, one of the things that I have discovered through this process is that downsizing isn’t so much about letting go of “stuff” as it is letting go of emotions, memories and psychological barriers to change. So, let’s talk about how to get ready for downsizing at any age. Have you already gone through the process of downsizing your home? Or, are you thinking about doing this in the years to come?
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
Recently, there was an article in The Wall Street Journal discussing the latest methods to ward off stroke damage. The information reminded me that as we get older we are at greater risk for age-related disabilities.
As women, it has almost become a cliché that we take care of the rest of the world but don’t do a great job taking care of ourselves. We’re so busy looking after everyone else that we often place ourselves at the bottom of the list…
Do you ever wonder if you’re worth it? Do you believe you are valuable to the people you love? How about yourself? Do you let others define your value? Do you hide your true self? Do you know your true self?
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