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Can a Color Analysis Help You to Look Your Best After 60? You Bet!
1 year ago

Can a Color Analysis Help You to Look Your Best After 60? You Bet!

Last weekend I had a life-changing experience: while attending a training session on color analysis, I found out that I’ve been wearing the wrong palette for over 20 years.

With all that’s going on in the world today, this error might sound trivial to you. But as a woman who prides herself in looking her best whenever she leaves the house, I was shocked by this news. Read More

Do You Love Wearing White in Winter?
1 year ago

Do You Love Wearing White in Winter?

I’m sure we all remember the “rules” that governed how to dress as we were growing up. I realize that it’s hard to change our thinking about something we’ve heard over and over throughout life. However, I do feel like it’s important to be open to new ideas and styles, too. It keeps us young and modern! Read More

Fashion Over 50 Tips: Don’t Forget this Alternative to the Little Black Dress
1 year ago

Fashion Over 50 Tips: Don’t Forget this Alternative to the Little Black Dress

Black is a color many women wear on a daily basis. What if you don’t want to wear black, though? What alternatives are there to choose from? Fashion blogger, Josephine Lalwan, talks about her choices of trending colors and how to accessorize them best. Enjoy the show! Read More

How to Refresh Your Look with Colorful Plus Size Tops
1 year ago

How to Refresh Your Look with Colorful Plus Size Tops

The world of fashion should not be drab or dull. There are so many beautiful and bold colors to choose from. You will find many prints and designs to express your style and personality.

This is true for fashion in general, not just one subsection of the industry. So, there’s no reason that plus size fashion should be exempt.
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

5 Powerful Reasons to Give Bone Broth a Try
5 months ago

5 Powerful Reasons to Give Bone Broth a Try

Bone broth, which is basically soup broth, has been around for centuries. Our ancestors used to keep a pot of broth over the fires to use in making meals. Making bone broth was a way of using every part of an animal so that nothing was wasted. It was an inexpensive and versatile source of nutrients. Read More

3 Reasons to Not Go on a Diet if You Want to Lose Weight After 60
6 months ago

3 Reasons to Not Go on a Diet if You Want to Lose Weight After 60

I attended a conference in December where Meryl Streep was asked what advice she would give the 11,000 attendees.

Without a moment’s hesitation she said, “Stop worrying about your weight. Women lose way too much of their energy worrying about their weight. They could be using that energy for far better things.” Read More

4 Ways to Power Up Your Brain Health After 60
6 months ago

4 Ways to Power Up Your Brain Health After 60

It’s always made me wonder why things we’ve been doing our entire lives seem to take on a new meaning after a certain age. Read More

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging
6 months ago

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging

Last year, Jane Fonda proudly announced that she had put on some weight, and that she was looking better. She said growing up, she was told it was a choice between her ‘ass or her face,’ but now she’s getting complements on both. 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!

The Best Travel Memories Come in Orange Plastic Bags
2 years ago

The Best Travel Memories Come in Orange Plastic Bags

By  •  Travel

As I was packing for a short work trip recently, I pulled out a bright orange plastic Sainsbury’s bag that I had from my last trip to London. It brought back such a flood of great memories that you would have thought it was a priceless memento. Read More

Tips for Finding the Best Senior Travel Discounts on Train Tickets (Video)
2 years ago

Tips for Finding the Best Senior Travel Discounts on Train Tickets (Video)

Is it still possible to find amazing senior travel discounts? This was the question that I posed to train expert, Mark Smith during our last interview. After all, if anyone would know how to find the best travel deals, it’s Mark. Read More

Why Train Travel is a Stress Free Alternative to Flying (Video)
2 years ago

Why Train Travel is a Stress Free Alternative to Flying (Video)

When was the last time that you really enjoyed taking a flight? Even if you’re a seasoned traveler, the idea of standing in line, dealing with grumpy passengers and eating airplane food probably isn’t too appealing. Read More

The Man in Seat 61 on Train Travel in Europe as an Older Adult (Video)
2 years ago

The Man in Seat 61 on Train Travel in Europe as an Older Adult (Video)

One thing that I know about the women in our community is that we love to travel. Of course, we may not always get to jet off to exotic destinations, but, we take every opportunity that we can to see the world. This could include taking a cruise, traveling by train or just driving to see the grandkids in the next city. Read More

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

5 Big Money Mistakes that Widows Make and How to Avoid Them!
2 years ago

5 Big Money Mistakes that Widows Make and How to Avoid Them!

I’m a member of the club women hate to join — the Widows Club.

When my husband died, it felt like a big part of me died, too. I lost the love of my life and the dreams we shared for our future. All gone in an instant and right after my 60th birthday. Read More

9 Practical Tips on How to Self-Publish a Book for Free
2 years ago

9 Practical Tips on How to Self-Publish a Book for Free

My friend, Tom, published his book for free. I, unfortunately, did not. In this article, I’ll reveal how he did it as well as how much I spent to arrive at the same destination — published author. Read More

Why Your 60s Are the Best Time to Start a Business
2 years ago

Why Your 60s Are the Best Time to Start a Business

Retirement has changed. A lot. Today it is more about transitions, rather than endings; more of a journey rather than a milestone. Read More

Create Your Own Cash Flow to Escape Ageism in the Workplace
2 years ago

Create Your Own Cash Flow to Escape Ageism in the Workplace

It’s interesting to note how governments are universally at pains to promote the employment of the over 50’s. They aim to keep them working as long as possible.

Is this to prevent governments having to pay pensions? Or are they beginning to understand that people over 50, are no longer old? Personally, I think it’s the former. Read More

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

8 Ways to Add Value to Your Life in the New Year
6 months ago

8 Ways to Add Value to Your Life in the New Year

It is a common understanding that making important changes in your life reduces struggle and adds value to the quality of your living experience. Change can also help reduce stress and increase happiness. Read More

It’s Never Too Late to Find Love and a New Career
6 months ago

It’s Never Too Late to Find Love and a New Career

We go through life constantly wondering. When will it happen? When will I find the right man or partner or that next job or career? We’re always wanting and waiting, but never feeling sure or complete. Perhaps 2018 is your time to find what you are looking for. Read More

Downsizing Can Be Fun! Lessons from Joyful Decluttering
6 months ago

Downsizing Can Be Fun! Lessons from Joyful Decluttering

Do you live in a beautiful clutter-free space? Many of us aspire to live in a stress-free, orderly home. We seriously undertake an occasional decluttering marathon. Read More

Hygge is More than Just a Cozy Home! Get More from this Wonderful Concept After 60
6 months ago

Hygge is More than Just a Cozy Home! Get More from this Wonderful Concept After 60

This beautiful Danish concept has become quite commercialized, so that as soon as we hear the word hygge (pronounced hooguh), our mind jumps to bulky sweaters, crackling fires and hot chocolate (or mulled wine). Read More

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

3 Ways to Bring Radical Acceptance into Your Life After 60
7 months ago

3 Ways to Bring Radical Acceptance into Your Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

Oh, how we wish for things to be different: Our bodies strong and healthy and, preferably, slim. Our children stable and successful; our grandchildren happy and thriving. Loved ones alive and healthy. Our marriages deeply loving, or else wishing for that elusive man to complete us. Plenty of money in savings. Read More

Finding Your Path After 60 with Purpose and Heart
7 months ago

Finding Your Path After 60 with Purpose and Heart

By  •  Mindset

As we age, it becomes apparent that we must create new lives. Will we change careers, begin retirement, travel, downsize or stay where we are? Read More

What Is Your Word for 2018? Mine Is ‘Goal’!
7 months ago

What Is Your Word for 2018? Mine Is ‘Goal’!

By  •  Mindset

There is a little book that I think shares lots of tips in a small number of pages. Design Your Day, by Claire Diaz-Ortiz, is a great, quick read for organizing your life, rather than just your sock drawer! Read More

How People, Friends and Pets We Cherish Build an Exquisite Bridge of Life
7 months ago

How People, Friends and Pets We Cherish Build an Exquisite Bridge of Life

By  •  Mindset

Our friends, pets and family links are like a beautiful rope bridge that supports us as we wobble across the chasm of life. When we are young, we often run along that bridge not looking over the edge, just heading for the opposite bank. 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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