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Why 1940s Fashion is Making a Comeback with Women Over 60
1 year ago

Why 1940s Fashion is Making a Comeback with Women Over 60

I have something to confess: I never liked studying history in school.

I think the reason is the way it was taught. We had to memorize the dates when popes and monarchs reigned, presidents and prime ministers served in office, significant battles were fought in major wars, and so forth. We never learned about what life was like for the people living then. We never read their stories. Read More

Don’t Hide Them Away! Here’s How to Wear Your Favorite Pearls More Often
1 year ago

Don’t Hide Them Away! Here’s How to Wear Your Favorite Pearls More Often

I’m sure most every woman reading this article has some sort of pearl jewelry by this time in her life. It seems like many of us have been gifted the items or they’ve been handed down through the generations.

And while we have these items, I have to ask, how much do you wear them? Read More

5 Tips for Expressing Your Lifestyle Through Your Style After 60
1 year ago

5 Tips for Expressing Your Lifestyle Through Your Style After 60

Is your closet jam-packed with clothing you no longer wear? Would you like to try a new look, improve your image or gain more confidence? What about your hairstyle? Do you wear it the same way all the time because you don’t know what to do with it? Read More

Aging with Style: Are You a Different 60 Than Your Mom Was?
1 year ago

Aging with Style: Are You a Different 60 Than Your Mom Was?

Granted, times, opportunities, healthcare and attitudes are different from when our mothers were in their 60s, resulting in a currently “smarter” generation when it comes to information access. Read More

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

7 Home Workout Ideas for Family Caregivers
6 months ago

7 Home Workout Ideas for Family Caregivers

Lifting your loved one or supporting their weight when they walk may seem like a workout in itself, day in and day out. However, there are many reasons you need to go beyond your usual caregiving duties and find a way to truly exercise each day. Read More

Want to Increase Your Life Expectancy? Change Your Life Expectations!
6 months ago

Want to Increase Your Life Expectancy? Change Your Life Expectations!

Do you think about the future with a sense of excitement, hope or positivity?

Research suggests that how we think about the future influences our life expectancy. In one study, people with positive perceptions of aging were found to live an average of 7.5 years longer than others. Read More

New Experiences or Old Habits: Which Is Better for Improving Your Memory After 60?
6 months ago

New Experiences or Old Habits: Which Is Better for Improving Your Memory After 60?

Have you heard that brushing your teeth with your opposite hand is good for your brain? Have you actually done it? And how did your brain feel? Did your memory improve? Read More

6 Ways to Protect Your Precious Eyes as You Age
6 months ago

6 Ways to Protect Your Precious Eyes as You Age

As Audrey Hepburn once said, “The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.” Our eyes and the vision that comes with them are a precious gift. We want to enjoy that gift for as many years as possible. Read More

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

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

Travelling the World in Retirement with Only a Carry-on, Plus Our Packing List
2 years ago

Travelling the World in Retirement with Only a Carry-on, Plus Our Packing List

Our lifestyle is now minimalistic so our travel style should represent the same.

Since 2013, we have travelled the world with too much luggage. Do you know the feeling? How many times have you packed clothes or even shoes that you didn’t even wear? Our goal was to travel lighter and smarter! Read More

What Makes for the Best Cruise, Other Than Price?
2 years ago

What Makes for the Best Cruise, Other Than Price?

I’ll admit that, when it comes to finding the best cruise, price is probably the first thing that most of us look at. This is completely natural. After all, if you don’t have the money to set foot on a luxury ship, what’s the point in researching the quality of its spa or the depth of its itinerary? Read More

7 Powerful Life Lessons From My Trip to Bali
2 years ago

7 Powerful Life Lessons From My Trip to Bali

I’m sitting in my little hotel in Bali, packing my bags to come home to Switzerland, my head full of memories and my heart full of love for this wonderful island and its amazing people. Read More

6 Amazing Places to Revisit in Your 60s – Senior Travel Tips (Video)
2 years ago

6 Amazing Places to Revisit in Your 60s – Senior Travel Tips (Video)

With the rest of the world waiting to be explored, why should you return to a place you have already visited?

There are three reasons, I believe, to go back to an amazing destination. Read More

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

Why Strong Negotiating Skills Are Essential in Retirement
2 years ago

Why Strong Negotiating Skills Are Essential in Retirement

As we start to reach retirement age, many of us are facing a harsh reality. We simply didn’t save enough for retirement.

Some of us planned to continue working into our 70s, only to be pushed out by the very companies we dedicated ourselves to for decades. Others miscalculated how much money we needed to retire comfortably. Still others lost a significant percentage of our savings in the Great Recession. Read More

What’s the Truth About Reverse Mortgages? We Want to Hear from You!
2 years ago

What’s the Truth About Reverse Mortgages? We Want to Hear from You!

A quick Google search shows just how polarized our opinions about reverse mortgages are. If you start to type in “Reverse Mortgages,” you will be greeted with the following auto-completion options: Read More

How I Turned a $150 Legal Advice Lemon Into $10,000 of Lemonade
2 years ago

How I Turned a $150 Legal Advice Lemon Into $10,000 of Lemonade

At a local meeting on health care financing, a lawyer neighbor of mine, “Sam,” offered a free half-hour consultation on estate planning at the large law firm on whose staff he serves.

Being hopelessly naïve, and forgetting the rule “there is no such thing as a free lunch,” I signed up, also thinking I’d be doing him a favor as he’d get a little credit from his colleagues for having gotten an enrollee. Read More

When it Comes to Making Money in Retirement, is $500 Better than $100,000?
2 years ago

When it Comes to Making Money in Retirement, is $500 Better than $100,000?

Do you know what older adults fear most? Is it death? Nope. Getting a serious illness? Not even close. According to a survey by the financial company Allianz, baby boomers fear running out of money in retirement more than anything else.

Specifically, they found that 43% of boomers feared outliving their savings. That’s more than the percentage of people who feared cognitive decline and loneliness combined! Read More

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

How to Manage Your Online Passwords
6 months ago

How to Manage Your Online Passwords

There are a number of rules that the experts tell us about passwords: Read More

What I Learned from Embracing My Imperfections and the Art of Wabi Sabi
6 months ago

What I Learned from Embracing My Imperfections and the Art of Wabi Sabi

Are you imperfect? Good. That means you are human.

But are you coming to terms with being imperfect? Ah, there lies the challenge. Read More

6 Things You Can Do to Shake Things Up in Your Life After 60
6 months ago

6 Things You Can Do to Shake Things Up in Your Life After 60

I know this feeling of sameness so well. It starts with being grumpy for a few days or weeks – on edge, short-tempered. Then I’ll start sleeping poorly. I know that it’s taken a hold on me when I don’t want to get up in the morning, when I pull the covers over my head instead of going out on a run. Read More

Winchester is a Disappointing Shot in the Dark, But, Helen Mirren Fans Will Watch it Anyway
6 months ago

Winchester is a Disappointing Shot in the Dark, But, Helen Mirren Fans Will Watch it Anyway

By  •  Lifestyle

On the surface, the idea for Winchester has merit. Put one of the most talented actresses in the world in one of the most haunted houses in the world, stir in some dark psychological mysteries and… voila! You have a hit! Read More

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

You’re Never Too Old to Embrace Change and Start Over!
7 months ago

You’re Never Too Old to Embrace Change and Start Over!

By  •  Mindset

Do you feel like you keep starting over with the same goals? About this time every winter I realize that I have already given up on many of the things that I wanted to change about myself in the new year. About two weeks in! Can you believe it? Read More

Finding Your New Identity After 60 Requires Saying Goodbye to the Old One
7 months ago

Finding Your New Identity After 60 Requires Saying Goodbye to the Old One

Most of us do not stop to reflect on how entwined our identity is with our work roles. Have you noticed how people meeting you for the first time tend to start a conversation by asking what you do? Read More

6 Meaningful Steps to Take Charge of End of Life Care
7 months ago

6 Meaningful Steps to Take Charge of End of Life Care

By  •  Mindset

Those of us who have watched our parents slip into old age, face multiple health challenges and then pass through death’s door, know that the end-of-life journey can be tricky. Read More

Do You Secretly Judge Others? How to Enjoy Life After 60 with an Attitude of Gratitude
7 months ago

Do You Secretly Judge Others? How to Enjoy Life After 60 with an Attitude of Gratitude

When we refuse to judge others, we express love and compassion. Love does not mean we become passive and allow others to abuse us. It is quite the contrary. Read More

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