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Teaching Style to Your Grandchildren: Fun Shopping with the Next Generation
2 weeks ago

Teaching Style to Your Grandchildren: Fun Shopping with the Next Generation

Not all that long ago, women over 60 were relegated to the hinterlands of style. Phrases like “dressing like your grandma” or “dressing like an old lady” were the unkindest dig one could make about someone’s attire…
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How to Deal with Facial Hair After 60 Laser, Shave or Leave it Alone
3 weeks ago

How to Deal with Facial Hair After 60 Laser, Shave or Leave it Alone

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…
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How to Determine the Right Concealer Shade for Your Beautiful Aging Skin
3 weeks ago

How to Determine the Right Concealer Shade for Your Beautiful Aging Skin

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. Read More

Fashion for Mature Women: The Surprising Connection Between Color and Self Confidence
3 weeks ago

Fashion for Mature Women: The Surprising Connection Between Color and Self Confidence

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. Read More

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

The Secret Power of Water and Why Boomers Can Benefit from It
1 week ago

The Secret Power of Water and Why Boomers Can Benefit from It

While many of us crave for the secret sauce that will cause us to lose weight and have more energy, one item is often overlooked, and it is the simplest of all – pure water. You may hear that pomegranate juice…
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Melatonin and Aging: How It Can Help with Memory and Longevity?
1 week ago

Melatonin and Aging: How It Can Help with Memory and Longevity?

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. Read More

Healthy Summer Desserts: My Delicious Fruit and Yoghurt Whip and Chocolate Avocado Mousse
1 week ago

Healthy Summer Desserts: My Delicious Fruit and Yoghurt Whip and Chocolate Avocado Mousse

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. Read More

Can Positive Affirmations Help Us with Body Image and Weight Loss After 60?
1 week ago

Can Positive Affirmations Help Us with Body Image and Weight Loss After 60?

Most of us have heard about using positive affirmations. But are they really effective? And can they really help with weight loss? Read More

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

Senior Dating: Do Older Men ONLY Want Younger Women? (It’s Complicated!)
2 months ago

Senior Dating: Do Older Men ONLY Want Younger Women? (It’s Complicated!)

You see it on the red carpet in Hollywood and at swanky restaurants. A man who is clearly in his 50’s or 60’s has a luscious 20-something woman clinging possessively to his arm. Think this spells dating doom to women over 50? Think again! Read More

3 Ways that Simplifying Your Life Can Lead to Mature Dating Success
2 months ago

3 Ways that Simplifying Your Life Can Lead to Mature Dating Success

Ready to take the plunge into the world of dating over 50? Looking for Mr. Right, but only finding Mr. Wrong? Margaret Manning of Sixty and Me talks to love coach and dating expert Lisa Copeland about why dating is different for mature women and what you can do to find a loving, successful relationship. Read More

Are You Fussing About Getting Back “Out There”? Try These 7 Booster Tips for Mature Dating
2 months ago

Are You Fussing About Getting Back “Out There”? Try These 7 Booster Tips for Mature Dating

By  •  Dating

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. Read More

Dating After Divorce: Practical Advice for Older Women (Video)
2 months ago

Dating After Divorce: Practical Advice for Older Women (Video)

Unlike in previous generations, dating after a divorce is an accepted option for women over 60. Read More

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

House Sitting in Retirement: Travelling the World, One House at a Time
1 month ago

House Sitting in Retirement: Travelling the World, One House at a Time

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! Read More

Do You Know Your Own City? 5 Benefits You Can Gain from Taking a Walking Tour
1 month ago

Do You Know Your Own City? 5 Benefits You Can Gain from Taking a Walking Tour

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. Read More

Design Your Perfect Vacation and Get the Most Out of Your Travels After 60
1 month ago

Design Your Perfect Vacation and Get the Most Out of Your Travels After 60

By  •  Travel

According to the AARP, Boomers say they’re interested in authentic travel experiences that connect them with locals. Is this true for you? Read More

5 Reasons Travelling Out of Season in Southern France is a Great Option for Older Women
2 months ago

5 Reasons Travelling Out of Season in Southern France is a Great Option for Older Women

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! Read More

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

4 Terrible Financial Mistakes Empty Nesters Make… and How to Fix Them
2 months ago

4 Terrible Financial Mistakes Empty Nesters Make… and How to Fix Them

This is a difficult article for me to write. After all, I’m not writing from a position of strength. Like many of the 1000s of baby boomer women I have talked to since starting Sixty and Me, I made all of the financial mistakes below. Read More

9 Rights You Have When Seeking Financial Advice in Retirement
2 months ago

9 Rights You Have When Seeking Financial Advice in Retirement

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. Read More

Socially Responsible Retirement Planning: Save the World and Enrich Your Life
2 months ago

Socially Responsible Retirement Planning: Save the World and Enrich Your Life

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? Read More

9 Benefits Boomer Women Can Find in an Encore Career
2 months ago

9 Benefits Boomer Women Can Find in an Encore Career

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. Read More

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

Downsizing Benefits for the 60-Something Woman: Are You Ready to Explore Them?
2 weeks ago

Downsizing Benefits for the 60-Something Woman: Are You Ready to Explore Them?

Downsizing, whether by choice or necessity, is a common occurrence for people in mid-life and beyond. Many people feel the urge to live more simply and care for less…
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How Does the Retirement Age in Your Country Compare to Others? You Might Be Surprised!
2 weeks ago

How Does the Retirement Age in Your Country Compare to Others? You Might Be Surprised!

By  •  Lifestyle

I never really paid too much attention to the official retirement age in my country until it was so close that I could feel it breathing down my neck. I just never expected it to be an issue. I didn’t feel “old,” so, I assumed that I would just keep working forever. Read More

What Are You Planning for the Rest of Your Life? It’s Never Too Late to Start Doing What You Love
2 weeks ago

What Are You Planning for the Rest of Your Life? It’s Never Too Late to Start Doing What You Love

By  •  Lifestyle

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. Read More

Do You Think of Thrifting as a Spiritual Practice? I Sure Do – and Here’s Why!
2 weeks ago

Do You Think of Thrifting as a Spiritual Practice? I Sure Do – and Here’s Why!

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

It’s Time to Enjoy Your Guilty Pleasures – Stop Trying to Please Everyone!
1 week ago

It’s Time to Enjoy Your Guilty Pleasures – Stop Trying to Please Everyone!

By  •  Mindset

We all have guilty pleasures. Those little things we do, consume or think that the pesky angel on our shoulders tells us is indulgent or unhealthy or selfish. I’ll tell you mine, you tell me yours. Read More

How to Strip Off the Barnacles: Strategies for Freeing Yourself as You Evolve
2 weeks ago

How to Strip Off the Barnacles: Strategies for Freeing Yourself as You Evolve

By  •  Mindset

“How do you identify the barnacles and how do you strip them off?” A kind reader posed this question at the bottom of a recent article of mine on Sixty and Me. I was writing about my friend Terri Ducay…
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How Important Is Quiet (Introversion) in Today’s Noisy World?
2 weeks ago

How Important Is Quiet (Introversion) in Today’s Noisy World?

I recently came across a cartoon in an email that made me laugh out loud. But it wasn’t a standard punch line or funny character or comment that triggered my laughter. I was laughing…
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Why There Is No Better Time Than Now to Be a Sexagenarian
2 weeks ago

Why There Is No Better Time Than Now to Be a Sexagenarian

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. Read More

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