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Embrace Your Curves! Why Covering Up Isn’t the Answer After 60
12 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
12 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
12 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

Accessorizing After 60: Why Scarves Are the Perfect Accessory for Any Season
1 year ago

Accessorizing After 60: Why Scarves Are the Perfect Accessory for Any Season

If you are anything like me, then you’ve had scarves in your closet for many, many years. Whether you wear them or not is a different story. But now that the weather is getting cooler and we need extra layers to keep warm, these are great items that work for any age, any size woman. Read More

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

5 Ways Inadequate Sleep Can Undermine Your Weight Loss Efforts After 60
5 months ago

5 Ways Inadequate Sleep Can Undermine Your Weight Loss Efforts After 60

Do you have some days when you feel hungry all day, no matter what you eat? That might be because you didn’t get enough sleep the night before.  Read More

Don’t Let Dehydration Ruin Your Summer Fun!
5 months ago

Don’t Let Dehydration Ruin Your Summer Fun!

For those of us living in the United States, Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. Warmer weather has arrived, the days are longer, the grandkids are out of school, the pools get uncovered, and cook-outs are the order of the day. Read More

3 Positive Ways to Prepare for Your Older Self
6 months ago

3 Positive Ways to Prepare for Your Older Self

When my father was in his mid-80s, I remember him saying that when he was 75 he had to let go of thinking he was 40. He lived for another 10 years after saying that! Interesting – a mixture of a positive mindset and some realism. Read More

How Changing My Morning Routine Changed My Life Forever
6 months ago

How Changing My Morning Routine Changed My Life Forever

I used to have a terrible time sleeping. I would either lay awake for what seemed like hours or wake up two to three times each night like clockwork. For the longest time, I couldn’t figure out why I was awake, worrying about things I had no control over. Read More

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

Dating After 50: How to Find a Partner While Staying Safe Online
5 years ago

Dating After 50: How to Find a Partner While Staying Safe Online

Many women over 50 have been divorced, experienced the death of a partner, or never been married. So, it’s no surprise then that, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 40% of Americans over age 45 are single. If you find yourself navigating the dating world for the first time in decades, it’s natural to feel a bit nervous. Fortunately, Read More

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

Dubrovnik Holidays: More Than Just a Games of Thrones and Star Wars Set
2 years ago

Dubrovnik Holidays: More Than Just a Games of Thrones and Star Wars Set

Can you believe that one small city in Croatia can be the movie set for Games of Thrones, Star Wars and Robin Hood? Games of Throne and Robin Hood we can imagine, but Star Wars? That city is Dubrovnik, A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read More

Living on a Cruise Ship: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 
2 years ago

Living on a Cruise Ship: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 

On the surface, living on a cruise ship sounds like heaven. Just imagine. It’s 7am and you are awoken by the sunrise and the sounds of sea birds. You stretch, throw on a robe and make your way to your balcony. Moments later, your husband returns with two cappuccinos and a carafe of fresh orange juice. Read More

7 Surprising Packing Tips from a 60-Year-Old Nomad
2 years ago

7 Surprising Packing Tips from a 60-Year-Old Nomad

Deciding what to take with me when I travel has always been a challenge; so much so that I have even created my own detailed packing list. Unfortunately, it doesn’t do much good because I seem to travel to so many different places with so many different climates. Read More

The Joys of Educational Travel with Grandchildren
2 years ago

The Joys of Educational Travel with Grandchildren

By  •  Travel

Smith College, in the 1960s, was a hotbed of social activism. Students on the all-female campus stood up not just for women’s rights, but for human rights.

One student in particular made her life’s work to make the world a better place. From contributing to President John F. Kennedy’s “War on Poverty” to serving in the Peace Corps in Sierra Leone to a career as a teacher, Lee has always believed that education is society’s great equalizer. Read More

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

Forget the Golf Course! Your Local Coffee Shop May Spark Your Encore Career
2 years ago

Forget the Golf Course! Your Local Coffee Shop May Spark Your Encore Career

The way we conduct business keeps changing and will keep changing. It used to be the golf course was one of the best places to do business outside the office.
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Is “Retirement” an Offensive Word?
2 years ago

Is “Retirement” an Offensive Word?

The average retirement age in the U.S. is 63. The current life expectancy is 76.3 years for men and 81.2 years for women. Read More

Thinking of Downsizing? Here Are Some Tips to Sell Your Home Fast!
2 years ago

Thinking of Downsizing? Here Are Some Tips to Sell Your Home Fast!

By  •  Making Money

The well-dressed home sells fast and for top dollar.

The emergence of staging and makeover services around the country is dictating a need that has been crying out to be met. Read More

5 Ways to Bring Home the Bacon in Retirement
2 years ago

5 Ways to Bring Home the Bacon in Retirement

The freedom of retirement doesn’t have to mean the end of making money. Plus, now is the time to cash in on things you actually enjoy doing! Read More

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

Staying Social After 60: How to Avoid Fake Friend Requests on Facebook
4 months ago

Staying Social After 60: How to Avoid Fake Friend Requests on Facebook

By  •  Lifestyle

A man named Randy Scott (not his real name), requested to ‘friend me’ on Facebook. I often get military men, middle-aged and older men, requesting to be friends. I delete them since my rule of thumb is, “Don’t accept friend requests from people I don’t know.” Read More

Reinventing How Women over 60 Live in Retirement
4 months ago

Reinventing How Women over 60 Live in Retirement

There’s a lifestyle shift in progress as single women are searching for new ways to live in community as they navigate their 60s and beyond…
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Why Sharing More About YOU on Facebook Can Be a Good Thing
4 months ago

Why Sharing More About YOU on Facebook Can Be a Good Thing

In a world where we regularly hear about ‘data breaches’ and identity theft it’s no wonder you may hesitate to share too much on Facebook. It’s scary to think people can learn so much about us. Read More

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering in Your 60s
4 months ago

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering in Your 60s

I worked in non-profit organizations (NGO’s) for over three decades and, for the most part, enjoyed the time spent with the volunteers that came in to help. Read More

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

7 Steps to Help You Deal with Anger After 60
7 months ago

7 Steps to Help You Deal with Anger After 60

By  •  Mindset

Anger is natural, but when it builds up in us, it can be incapacitating, causing us to lash out at others, or lash out at ourselves and lead to depression. Read More

Why is Ageism Still Allowed and How Can We Fix It?
7 months ago

Why is Ageism Still Allowed and How Can We Fix It?

By  •  Mindset

Within the past 100 years, most of the free world has taken a stand to fight racism, sexism, anti-semitism, and heterosexism, so why is ageism still such a problem? Join us in conversation with Dr. Bill Thomas who has some eye-opening solutions to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

What Does it Mean to Age with Grace in Your 60s?
7 months ago

What Does it Mean to Age with Grace in Your 60s?

The idea of aging with grace has multiple definitions. It’s different for everyone: presence, elegance, refinement, and ease are a few qualities associated with aging. To achieve a state of grace is to achieve a healthy, well-balanced life full of joy and respect. Read More

How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone in 5 Easy Steps
7 months ago

How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone in 5 Easy Steps

I hate to admit it but I’m a creature of habit. Year-round, I follow the same routine: I’m up early to go to the gym for a workout, or I head outdoors for a long run. Then most of my days are spent at the computer editing or talking with clients on the phone. Read More

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