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Fashion Over 60: Exploring the Power of Simple Black, White and Grey
2 months ago

Fashion Over 60: Exploring the Power of Simple Black, White and Grey

Sometimes we consider black, white and grey boring colors. Is that truly the case? Join us in discussion with style blogger Mel Kobayashi who has prepared some great ideas to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

4 Tiny Makeup for Older Women Tips That Make a Big Difference
2 months ago

4 Tiny Makeup for Older Women Tips That Make a Big Difference

61-year-old Janet arrived at the makeup counter wearing full makeup. As she gradually became more comfortable talking with me, she shared that her 9th grade best friend had taught her how to use makeup. They’d arrive at school early and sneak into the bathroom to put on their makeup together. Read More

Avoiding the Traps of Matchy-Matchy and Monochrome with Your Plus Size Clothing
2 months ago

Avoiding the Traps of Matchy-Matchy and Monochrome with Your Plus Size Clothing

Have you ever seen someone wear an outfit that matches too much? They meticulously planned every piece of that outfit. They were going for a constant flow of style. But it’s just too much. Read More

Eye Makeup for Older Women: How to Avoid the Painted Lady Look
2 months ago

Eye Makeup for Older Women: How to Avoid the Painted Lady Look

Age has never stopped us from wearing eye makeup. But do we know how to apply it so that it flatters our mature skin? Join us in conversation with professional makeup artist Ariane Poole, who has some exciting new techniques to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

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

Want to Lose Weight After 60? It’s Time to Take Personal Responsibility and Make Better Choices
3 weeks ago

Want to Lose Weight After 60? It’s Time to Take Personal Responsibility and Make Better Choices

You may have tried to diet and struggled to lose weight. Or you succeeded in losing weight but couldn’t keep it off. Read More

How Swimming Can Be a Great Activity for Women Over 60
3 weeks ago

How Swimming Can Be a Great Activity for Women Over 60

Do you like to swim? Do you really like it, or do you just do it because you know it is good for you? I am in the latter category. I find it a kind of work. Read More

4 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Losing Weight as You Age
3 weeks ago

4 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Losing Weight as You Age

It’s essential for seniors to prioritize maintaining a healthy weight as they age but, clearly, many are struggling to comply with lifestyle changes that make this possible. Read More

What’s All This Fuss About Pink Salt? Exploring the Health Benefits of Himalayan Sea Salt
3 weeks ago

What’s All This Fuss About Pink Salt? Exploring the Health Benefits of Himalayan Sea Salt

Four billion years ago, in the Punjab region of Pakistan, a great Primal Sea existed. As the planet shifted and changed, the sea dried up, leaving behind pockets of salt crystals. Read More

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

Do You Believe in the Power of Love After 60?
5 months ago

Do You Believe in the Power of Love After 60?

By  •  Dating

Many years ago, a lovely client showed me a bracelet her husband had gifted her for a special occasion. Inscribed was a beautiful quote by Robert Browning sent to his beloved Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Read More

Never Say “Never” When It Comes to Finding Love After a Loss
5 months ago

Never Say “Never” When It Comes to Finding Love After a Loss

The death of my husband more than a decade ago was the toughest experience of my life. I had turned 60 just a month before his passing. Read More

Are There Any Good Men Left to Date After 60? The Truth May Surprise You
6 months ago

Are There Any Good Men Left to Date After 60? The Truth May Surprise You

By  •  Dating

As you already know, attracting Mr. Right into your life can be a bit challenging. Unfortunately, growing up with fairy tales as children and romantic movies as an adult, you probably got an unrealistic picture of who men are and how they operate in the dating world. Read More

Are You a Sapiosexual Sexagenarian?
6 months ago

Are You a Sapiosexual Sexagenarian?

By  •  Dating

Have you ever heard the saying, “The brain is the sexiest organ in the body”? For as long as I can remember, I’ve been physically attracted to intelligent, well-spoken men. Read More

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

7 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Take with Her When Traveling
2 months ago

7 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Take with Her When Traveling

How daunting it is to pack for your holiday! It is confusing, tricky and frustrating, but I think I got it right – now, after 5 years.

Since 2013, I have been travelling the world. I first out with a 100-litre bag, then a 65-litre bag and now just with a carry on and a daypack. Read More

How to Avoid Tummy Trouble While Travelling: Here’s Some Healthy Travel Eating Advice from a Pro
2 months ago

How to Avoid Tummy Trouble While Travelling: Here’s Some Healthy Travel Eating Advice from a Pro

By  •  Travel

We’ve all been there. We’re having a wonderful holiday making beautiful memories, but our bodies are just not cooperating. Indigestion, dehydration, and other digestive issues can put a damper on the best vacations. So, we’ve turned to nutrition expert Ashley Koff to learn all the dos and don’ts of travel nutrition. Enjoy the show! Read More

Sharing a Cabin on a Singles Cruise? Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders
2 months ago

Sharing a Cabin on a Singles Cruise? Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders

By  •  Travel

One of the worst things about taking a cruise alone is having to deal with the dreaded single supplement. As a solo woman traveler, your options are fairly limited. You can either pay 25% to 100% more for the privilege of having your own room. Or, you can find someone to pair up with. Read More

Singles Cruises for Sensible Women: Looking Beyond the Booze and Bravado
2 months ago

Singles Cruises for Sensible Women: Looking Beyond the Booze and Bravado

By  •  Travel

When you think about singles cruises, what images enter your mind? Read More

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

Advice for Aspiring Older Entrepreneurs: Every Day Is Groundhog Day
2 months ago

Advice for Aspiring Older Entrepreneurs: Every Day Is Groundhog Day

The writer and artist Austin Kleon has a great tip for how to stay creative: “Remind yourself that ‘Every Day is Groundhog Day.’” Read More

Looking for Job After 50? Here’s How to Make Your Resume Stand Out
2 months ago

Looking for Job After 50? Here’s How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Thought that you were done writing when you finished your resume? Unfortunately, you must think again about that one. Read More

5 Annoying Situations for Freelancers and Small Business Owners and How to Respond to Them
2 months ago

5 Annoying Situations for Freelancers and Small Business Owners and How to Respond to Them

Along with the benefits of being a freelancer, or running your own small business, come some aggravating problems. These hassles will occasionally occur, so you should be ready for them. Here are my solutions to the most common issues. Read More

Ageism in the Age of Automation
2 months ago

Ageism in the Age of Automation

Why Older Adults Have the Most to Lose from the Coming Technological Revolution… and What to Do About it!

Ageism is real and it’s about to get a lot worse. That’s the simple conclusion that I have come to after researching and thinking about the impact that automation is going to have on society in the coming decades. Read More

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

3 Things to Remember When Taking the First Step Towards Retirement
3 weeks ago

3 Things to Remember When Taking the First Step Towards Retirement

By  •  Lifestyle

I’m learning each day to look forward to what is coming as I stand where I am today. Being present in my life right here and now has created an appreciation for all that I have and an eagerness for what is yet to come. Every change I make takes me to that new and exciting place. Read More

Are You Sharing Your Experience Through Creative Mentoring?
3 weeks ago

Are You Sharing Your Experience Through Creative Mentoring?

I recently spoke to a group of retirees who asked what they could do to stay passionate and youthful. I simply answered that there is just one way – mentoring! Read More

Feeling Overwhelmed and FOMO – The Downside of the World Wide Web
1 month ago

Feeling Overwhelmed and FOMO – The Downside of the World Wide Web

Few would dispute that the world wide web has revolutionized our lives. But, as with many good things, there is also a downside that requires a management strategy. Read More

How Boomerang App Can Help You Get Control of Your Email
1 month ago

How Boomerang App Can Help You Get Control of Your Email

I have to get my oil changed, but I really hate the procedure. So, I planned ahead. I would do this detested chore in the least time possible with a minimum of psychic pain. Read More

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

4 Ways We Can Infuse Our Lives with Purpose After 60
3 weeks ago

4 Ways We Can Infuse Our Lives with Purpose After 60

By  •  Mindset

Our life’s worth. Value. Purpose. Maybe that conjures images of grandeur, of heroism, of large impact. But I know the worth of a life can also be found in quiet ways, small moments, simple gestures. Read More

Do You Miss the Elegant and Personal Touch of Long Ago?
3 weeks ago

Do You Miss the Elegant and Personal Touch of Long Ago?

In the summer of 1981, I was living in Boston and participating in a summer placement during graduate school. One morning, I happened to turn on the television, and lo and behold: the wedding of Diana and Charles was happening at that moment! Read More

Revisiting Playfulness: Do We Get Old When We Stop Playing?
3 weeks ago

Revisiting Playfulness: Do We Get Old When We Stop Playing?

By  •  Mindset

The four Indonesian boys, all small but ranging in age from 12 to 14, led us along a tree-lined path. The fenceposts to either side of us as we left the island village were sprouting trees, a testament to the proliferating growth and superb soil of these many islands. Read More

8 Key Ingredients for Successful Aging
4 weeks ago

8 Key Ingredients for Successful Aging

By  •  Mindset

Wikipedia defines successful aging as “physical, mental and social well-being in older age.” The authors of Successful Aging: The MacArthur Foundation Study, John Rowe, MD, and Robert Kahn, PhD, define it as “the cross-section between three components.” Read More

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