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For many of us, thrift store shopping is something to be avoided. After all, as mature women we would never incorporate all those funky styles into her wardrobe, right? Well, maybe we should!
The crunching of dry leaves under your shoes. A chilly breeze that makes you shrug your shoulders and zip up your jacket. Fall is here!
Many women stop using makeup after 50 because they realize no product can rewind time. But is that the real purpose of makeup? Join us in conversation with makeup artist Ariane Poole who shares her view of why makeup is important. Enjoy the show!
Women in their 50s and 60s can have trouble expressing their personal style. But, it might be easier to find your inner style muse than you think! Join Margaret Manning and “Bag and a Beret” blogger Mel Kobayashi as they discuss how you can experiment and connect to your beautiful inner maven.
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I’ve always been fit. Even well into my 50s I felt physically invincible. I could still jump out of bed for a morning run, followed by a strength class and then even possible game of tennis later in the day. Nothing could quell my energy.
It’s flu season once again and, as a woman over 60, you may be wondering if you should get a flu shot this year. Will the vaccine be effective? Is the flu shot necessary? Could the vaccine give me the flu?
I don’t have to convince you that exercise is a necessary component of healthy aging. It can lower blood pressure, improve cardio health, lower your risk of certain cancers and arthritis, prevent osteoporosis and improve your energy, sleep and metabolism. I think of it as a celebration of what our bodies can still do!
To say that our relationship with food is complex is an understatement, especially when it comes to weight loss. If it was easy, I would put on my dietitian hat and tell you how many carbs, proteins and fats you should be eating.
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
Dating can be difficult at any age, so should you consider it a challenge in your 60s? Join us in conversation with dating coach Lisa Copeland who has some inspiring advice to share. Enjoy the show!
I know you may not believe me when I say dating can be fun after 60 and that you can find love with a good man at this time in your life. Yes, I understand how frustrating dating probably has been for you.
As a dating coach focused exclusively on women over 50, I have some thoughts to offer on how to determine whether you are settling with the wrong man.
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
Adelaide has a Mediterranean type of climate with warm, sunny weather for most of the year.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sail. Explore. Dream. Discover.” — Mark Twain
I love trains. I always have. Since I was first introduced to trains as a little girl, they have always been surrounded by a magical energy force in my mind. It’s not just their raw power that excites me. Instead, what I love is the fact that trains are portals to exciting new worlds.
What’s your preferred style of packing? Do you throw everything into your bag – without planning – the night before departure? Or do you prepare and plan everything at least a week before? Guess which one I am!
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
Few beliefs are as harmful when it comes to starting a business than the “I saw no-one was doing it” myth. We’ve all seen the interviews…
A 20-something start-up founder in a hoodie is talking publicly about his company for the first time. He explains that his company came into being because he personally had a need that no-one was filling.
It was a lively bunch. The 12 people in my class were from a smaller company that provides conference services. It had recently been purchased by a much larger global corporation in November 2016.
You’ve been saving money in your 401K for most of your adult life. Now that you’re retiring, what happens to that money? Join us in discussion with financial expert Pam Krueger who says that taking control of your money in retirement is as easy as 1-2-3. Enjoy the show!
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
Most people think that life after 60 is all about relaxing. Well, this may be true for some of us… but, most older adults live pretty busy lives. So, when we find a simple, easy-to-make recipe that is both hearty and tasty, we are always ready to give it a shot!
For most people, Korea is an enigmatic country.
Personally, I know very little about Korean history and culture, so the book If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim intrigued me. We often learn of women who are caught in historical moments of transition and this story talks about someone living in that reality.
This stir-fry type recipe, featuring chicken with pineapple and almonds, has been a favorite of my family for over four decades. I first tasted something similar while visiting friends in England who were living on their sailboat.
Are you a nomophob? Nomophobia (“no-mobile-phone phobia”) is a term describing the fear of being without a mobile device. In this nomophobic world we live in, we have become addicted to the distractions our phones provide.
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
Just because we have many candles on our birthday cakes does not mean that we can’t still make wishes or follow our dreams. Things happen when you let your child spirit transport you to the Land of What-If.
The beauty of aging is that we get to take time to reflect on who we are and what we want out of the rest of our life. It can be a time when our lives blossom. Here are some observations from the many conversations I have had with aging women.
On this fresh, cool, sun-dappled morning, I feel washed clean, full of clarity and determined to make some needed changes in my post-60 life.
This state of mind came to me through some tough work over the past 10 days. I am just emerging from a time of spiritual self-reflection as part of my religious observances, an emotionally powerful time when the core practice is to engage in harsh and unflinching self-evaluation.
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.”
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