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Makeup and Fashion | Read About Makeup, Fashion, Hairstyles, Going Grey, Skin Care and More!

8 Hair Color for Older Women Mistakes… And How to Fix Them!
3 months ago

8 Hair Color for Older Women Mistakes… And How to Fix Them!

You know it when it happens because you start to look washed out and tired – your hair color isn’t working. To say it isn’t flattering is probably an understatement. Are the things you’re doing to hide the grey hairs aging you? That’s not the way it’s supposed to be. Read More

Embrace Your Curves! Why Covering Up Isn’t the Answer After 60
3 months ago

Embrace Your Curves! Why Covering Up Isn’t the Answer After 60

Plus-sized women often deal with a barrage of unsolicited advice. Opinions on what to wear, what not to wear, the right colors, the wrong colors, unacceptable styles and cuts, etc. Even when those suggestions come with the best intentions, they can be downright insulting. Read More

Fashion After 50: What’s Old Is New Again
3 months ago

Fashion After 50: What’s Old Is New Again

Each year I do a closet redo: I throw out clothing, shoes and handbags I have not worn in one year, even if they have a price tag. There are, of course, some exceptions – items I treasure. Read More

Embrace Anti-Consumerism and Feel Like a Millionaire After 60
3 months ago

Embrace Anti-Consumerism and Feel Like a Millionaire After 60

“I don’t need it. I don’t want it. I’m not gonna buy it.” Say it three times and walk away. Say it and feel fabulous. You’re a part of a new anti-consumerism movement that will help you feel like a millionaire. Read More

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

How to Make an Easy and Economical Meatloaf
5 days ago

How to Make an Easy and Economical Meatloaf

We love meatloaf a lot, especially the next day leftovers. I try to incorporate lots of healthy veggies to create one of those super power healthy dinners. Read More

Should You Worry About Your Bone Density? Here’s How to Combat Thinning Bones
6 days ago

Should You Worry About Your Bone Density? Here’s How to Combat Thinning Bones

Thinning of the bones is inevitable for women after 60, right? For 10 years I was hovering in the osteopenia range, blond, blue-eyed, with Northern European heritage. I thought I had to just live with it, swallow my calcium, eat my greens and keep exercising to combat the onslaught of aging. Read More

Want to Achieve Lifelong Wellness After 60? Follow These 5 Steps!
1 week ago

Want to Achieve Lifelong Wellness After 60? Follow These 5 Steps!

Modern medicine has a way of keeping us alive even when our health is terrible. The United States Census Bureau reported that the 90-year-old are among the fastest growing demographic. Read More

How to Make Getting a Mammogram a More Positive Experience
2 weeks ago

How to Make Getting a Mammogram a More Positive Experience

Many women I know have stopped getting an annual mammogram even though they are growing older and the risk of breast cancer increases as you age. I am not sure why they make this decision. Perhaps they think, “Well, I haven’t gotten it yet, so it’s unlikely I will.” Of course, that’s not true. Read More

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

Senior Dating Tips: Why You Shouldn’t Give Up Until the 6th Date
6 months ago

Senior Dating Tips: Why You Shouldn’t Give Up Until the 6th Date

By  •  Dating

It can take time for people to warm-up during the senior dating cycle. Don’t give up until your gut tells you to or if the thought of kissing the person makes you physically sick. Read More

Do’s and Don’ts on a First Date – What Senior Singles Should Know
7 months ago

Do’s and Don’ts on a First Date – What Senior Singles Should Know

By  •  Dating

Help! I’m going on a first date. What should I do?

First dates can be intimidating, especially if you’ve never met, or have had minimal face-to-face contact. Relax, take a deep breath and follow some of these tips to help you through. Read More

Love After 50: Can Rejection Be a Blessing in Disguise?
7 months ago

Love After 50: Can Rejection Be a Blessing in Disguise?

By  •  Dating

Rejection at this ripe time in our lives can really stink. There’s no way around it. As we learn to move on after divorce, even the strongest of us can’t help but feel like we did something wrong when the person we loved and cared about, and spent our lives with as a partner, suddenly doesn’t want to be with us anymore. Read More

Dating Over 60: To Live Together or Not Together, That is the Question
8 months ago

Dating Over 60: To Live Together or Not Together, That is the Question

By  •  Dating

At some point in most monogamous, over-60 relationships, the issue of whether or not to live together comes up. During the 60s and 70s, moving in with your sweetheart was so common and freewheeling that it earned the dubious label, “shacking up.” Read More

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

How to Handle the Fear of a Health Emergency While Traveling as an Older Woman
2 months ago

How to Handle the Fear of a Health Emergency While Traveling as an Older Woman

This is the scenario no one wants to imagine. I went on an Alaskan cruise, healthy and fit, and ended up leaving the ship in an ambulance for the emergency room of the local Ketchikan hospital. Read More

Relieve Travel Stress with This Technology Checklist
3 months ago

Relieve Travel Stress with This Technology Checklist

By  •  Travel

We take vacations to relax, get away from our everyday stress and reconnect with friends and loved ones. But sometimes the planning and prep for a vacation can feel like more work than it’s worth. Read More

The “Ex” Rated Guide to Solo Travel After 60
3 months ago

The “Ex” Rated Guide to Solo Travel After 60

Today, women over 60 are shattering aging stereotypes in many ways. Living longer and better educated, they are focused on heath and independence. They are determined to achieve well-being and self-awareness. Read More

5 Reasons to Visit Ireland as a Dynamic Older Woman
3 months ago

5 Reasons to Visit Ireland as a Dynamic Older Woman

If you haven’t already, you should definitely visit Ireland. But prepare yourself in advance, you just may have too much ‘craic’ and you may just not want to leave.

We had so much fun in Ireland that Hurricane Ophelia must have read our minds and delayed our departure for a day. We did not complain too much at all. Read More

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

Fighting from Within: Connie’s Big Move Against Corporate Ageism
2 months ago

Fighting from Within: Connie’s Big Move Against Corporate Ageism

The following is part three of Connie’s story. Go to Part One and Part Two if you have missed the previous installments.

Finding research on ageism in the workplace: easy. Uncovering how individual companies were solving the issue: nearly impossible. Read More

7 Ways to Go from Employee to Employer and Live the Retirement of Your Dreams
2 months ago

7 Ways to Go from Employee to Employer and Live the Retirement of Your Dreams

During my first year of self-employment I earned $13,000. I lived on ramen noodles and peanut butter and turned down social outings because I couldn’t afford a glass of wine. It was one of the best years of my life. Read More

4 Ways to Successfully Work from Home After 60
2 months ago

4 Ways to Successfully Work from Home After 60

It’s become very common for the 60+ crowd to finally carve out the time to begin the home business they were afraid to try in their younger years or to monetize a hobby or passion. Very likely, they will be working from home, and as exciting as this is, there are a few things to be wary of. Read More

Finding a Job After 60: How to Write a Cover Letter that Helps You Stand Out
2 months ago

Finding a Job After 60: How to Write a Cover Letter that Helps You Stand Out

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

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

Love to Read? Why the Newest Best Thing Is Actually an Old Best Thing
1 week ago

Love to Read? Why the Newest Best Thing Is Actually an Old Best Thing

The television screen shows a young couple, strolling down a city street, holding hands. When they arrive at the steps of the woman’s brownstone, the man hesitates as if he wants to move in for a kiss. Read More

How to Find Your 7 Intangible Assets and What to Do With Them
2 weeks ago

How to Find Your 7 Intangible Assets and What to Do With Them

An asset is something that you own, you get to use it and it brings benefits. Assets can also depreciate if they are neglected. Read More

When Can a Cup of Tea and a Slice of Lemon Cake Save a Life?
2 weeks ago

When Can a Cup of Tea and a Slice of Lemon Cake Save a Life?

By  •  Lifestyle

As older women, we all want to make the world a better place. Unfortunately, we often feel powerless to make a real difference in the lives of others. Yes, we can donate to charities or support political organizations, but, the impact that we can make through these activities feels distant and fragmented. Read More

Why Women Over 60 Should Enjoy Friendships with Older People
2 weeks ago

Why Women Over 60 Should Enjoy Friendships with Older People

I had the pleasure, on a recent cruise vacation, to help celebrate a woman’s 100th birthday. She clapped with such joy when the entire dining room chorused Happy Birthday. She blew out her candles with the enthusiasm of a 10-year-old. Read More

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

20 Ways to Replace New Year’s Resolutions with a Focus on Progress
2 weeks ago

20 Ways to Replace New Year’s Resolutions with a Focus on Progress

By  •  Mindset

At the beginning of the year, Sixty and Me – along with many sites, books and blogs – offered innovative approaches to New Year’s Resolutions. They realize everyone relates to a different approach. Read More

Embrace Each Stage of Your Personal Journey After 60
2 weeks ago

Embrace Each Stage of Your Personal Journey After 60

By  •  Mindset

Last year, the magazine Allure took a courageous step forward on behalf of all women. It will no longer use the term anti-aging in its publication, thus accepting that moving through time is a natural process, to be celebrated and appreciated for its own virtues, not something to battle against. Read More

6 Life Lessons I’ve Learned from My 91-Year-Old Mother-in-Law
3 weeks ago

6 Life Lessons I’ve Learned from My 91-Year-Old Mother-in-Law

By  •  Mindset

This month it will be one year since my Mother-in-Law (MIL) moved into an aged care facility. At 90-years-old, she had celebrated her 90th birthday and 70th wedding anniversary in the same week. Read More

Meet Naomi Wakan, An 86-Year-Old Poet Who Knows How to Thrive in Today’s Economy
3 weeks ago

Meet Naomi Wakan, An 86-Year-Old Poet Who Knows How to Thrive in Today’s Economy

By  •  Mindset

When Naomi Beth Wakan wrote her book of memoirs in her 80s, she called it Some Sort of Life. I want to share her unconventional life story with you to illustrate the traits needed to succeed in today’s short-term employment ‘gig economy.’ Read More

Sixty and Me is an online magazine and a global community of over 500,000 women over 60. Our mission is to empower and motivate women to find their own voice and value in a transitional time of life that offers so much new opportunity. Topics covered on Sixty and Me include makeup for older women, senior dating, retirement planning, fashion for older women, senior travel, grandchildren and more. Thanks for being a part of our community!

 

 

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