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3 Essential Tools of the Trade for Applying Makeup After 50
2 years ago

3 Essential Tools of the Trade for Applying Makeup After 50

A variety of brushes and other make-up applicators can help us apply makeup with more precision and subtlety. They can have a considerable impact on the way we look and investing in a set of superior quality brushes is a wonderful idea. It’s also economical in the long run. Read More

Period Dramas Inspire a Unique Look when it Comes to Style After 60
2 years ago

Period Dramas Inspire a Unique Look when it Comes to Style After 60

If you’re like me, you never tire of TV series and movies set in the 1920s. Even though Downton Abbey has ended, we who have the DVDs or Netflix get to watch our favorite episodes again and again. And if you’re like me, you pay particular attention to the costumes and jewelry, which are like eye candy. Read More

Taking Care of Your Skin Makes You Feel Like a Millionaire
2 years ago

Taking Care of Your Skin Makes You Feel Like a Millionaire

Until recently, I had sort of given up on my skin. I felt, well, I’m 60-plus, I have wrinkles and sun damage and nothing can make those go away. I did my usual: cleanser, toner, moisturizer, and didn’t give it much thought.
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Skin Care Tips for a Brighter Complexion After 60
2 years ago

Skin Care Tips for a Brighter Complexion After 60

Good skin care is always important, and especially so once we reach 50 and beyond. One of the many ways in which you can start caring for yourself is by taking care of your skin. You know it’s the largest organ in the body, right? If you’ve never really taken care of your skin, now is the time to start. Read More

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

Why Healthy Gut Bacteria is So Important for Older Adults
6 months ago

Why Healthy Gut Bacteria is So Important for Older Adults

Imagine a rain forest teeming with life. All around are trees reaching seemingly to the sky, monkeys swing through the branches, vividly coloured birds shout noisily to each other, butterflies flutter by flowers, wire haired pigs snuffle in the dirt, underneath our feet tree roots form a dense mat. Read More

11 Life Hacks for When You Find Yourself Temporarily Disabled
6 months ago

11 Life Hacks for When You Find Yourself Temporarily Disabled

Has an injury or illness side-lined your mobility? Whether it’s a broken foot or a severe arthritis flare-up, when it is difficult to get out and about, life can grind to a halt. Read More

Isn’t it Time for Boomers to Ditch Their Bathroom Scales?
6 months ago

Isn’t it Time for Boomers to Ditch Their Bathroom Scales?

Bathroom scales might be one of the biggest enemies for Boomers. Yes, I had one of them in my bathroom, and I instinctively stepped on it at least once each week after a morning shower to see whether my holiday eating habits took a significant toll on my weight. Read More

Is Dementia a Feminist Issue? This Author Says Yes and Offers Advice for Family Caregivers
7 months ago

Is Dementia a Feminist Issue? This Author Says Yes and Offers Advice for Family Caregivers

Women over 60 are living longer, healthier and better informed lives. In fact, for most of us, maintaining our good health is on our minds every day. 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!

Meet New Friends and Discover New Lands During Women’s History Month
2 years ago

Meet New Friends and Discover New Lands During Women’s History Month

By  •  Travel

March is National Women’s History Month, when we recognize and celebrate the contributions of women around the world. It’s an ideal time for women to reflect on their lives, set goals, learn something new and explore new opportunities. Read More

6 Exotic Low Cost Travel Destinations for Women Over 60
2 years ago

6 Exotic Low Cost Travel Destinations for Women Over 60

As we travel, we are always on the look out for countries that are low cost, interesting and safe. Sometimes our home currency works against us and other times it works for us. Either way, we are looking for more bangs for the buck. Right? Read More

4 Myths About River Cruises that Stop People from Setting Sail
2 years ago

4 Myths About River Cruises that Stop People from Setting Sail

When you think about the word “cruise,” what images pop into your mind? Read More

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

What Upsets You Most About Marketing for Seniors?
2 years ago

What Upsets You Most About Marketing for Seniors?

Ok, let’s get the obvious out of the way. Marketing for seniors is tough. For starters, the term “seniors” covers a huge age range. You could argue that 20 years ago most people over 60 had similar lives. No more! Read More

Are Baby Boomers Suffering from Financial Shame?
2 years ago

Are Baby Boomers Suffering from Financial Shame?

Do you suffer from financial shame?

I ask this question because financial shame is far more common than most of us would like to admit. Everyone talks about how financially successful baby boomers are, but, this is just part of the story. Like every generation, we are struggling after the Great Recession. Read More

Social Security Benefits for Widows and Divorcees
2 years ago

Social Security Benefits for Widows and Divorcees

Your husband may be out of the picture, but his Social Security could still be a part of your life. Whether you’re widowed or divorced, U.S. law may allow you to collect benefits based upon your former spouse’s work history. Read More

Life After Retirement: Is Health More Important than Wealth?
2 years ago

Life After Retirement: Is Health More Important than Wealth?

If you listen to the media, getting ready for life after retirement is all about how much money you can stash away. So, like squirrels, we run around, burying nuts all over the garden, hoping that they will last us through the winter. Then, when we reach retirement (or semi-retirement), we realize that money isn’t everything. Read More

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

Eyes Struggling with Small Fonts? How to Adjust Display Settings On Your Computer
7 months ago

Eyes Struggling with Small Fonts? How to Adjust Display Settings On Your Computer

Do you find yourself avoiding using technology because either your vision isn’t perfect or your eyes are fatigued at the end of the day? Do you think you’d be more likely to benefit from apps like FaceTime, Skype and text messages if you could see their buttons in a larger and/or clearer display? Read More

Take an Electric Slide Down Memory Lane: How Many 1970s Dances Do You Remember? (Vintage Videos)
7 months ago

Take an Electric Slide Down Memory Lane: How Many 1970s Dances Do You Remember? (Vintage Videos)

By  •  Lifestyle

I love to dance… and have the embarrassing pictures to prove it! So, today, I’d like to share a few videos of my favorite 1970s dances. Let’s take an electric slide down memory lane together! Read More

It’s Winter Soup Time! 3 Hearty Recipes, You’ll Love!
7 months ago

It’s Winter Soup Time! 3 Hearty Recipes, You’ll Love!

It is winter and except for a few of us who live in the tropics, most are experiencing some cold weather. We probably will not get snow where we live this year but the mornings are still very cold. The evenings are cold enough to enjoy a fire in our cozy living room. Read More

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Social Connections After 60
7 months ago

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Social Connections After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

The holidays, with their many gatherings and social opportunities, have passed. I still feel the warmth of many renewed connections. Some were stimulated by relatives and friends sharing information about past and upcoming trips, others by the sadness over the many health problems that we’re all facing. Read More

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

3 Easy Ways You Can Turn Your Empowerment into Success After 60
8 months ago

3 Easy Ways You Can Turn Your Empowerment into Success After 60

By  •  Mindset

I’m always sure the grass is greener on the other side. The person sitting next to me got the bigger portion. My friend learned about investing, while I didn’t. The girls in high school knew how to get a prom date. People stay happily married. Everyone else knows something I don’t. Read More

7 Ways to Face Your Shadow Side and Express Your True Self After 60
8 months ago

7 Ways to Face Your Shadow Side and Express Your True Self After 60

By  •  Mindset

A few years ago, an older, well-dressed woman walked into my therapy office. She seemed agitated. Nervously, she told me that she was unable to eat or sleep because she was troubled by sexual fantasies about her best friend’s husband. Read More

5 Things to Get Rid of and 5 Things to Embrace as an Older Woman in 2018
8 months ago

5 Things to Get Rid of and 5 Things to Embrace as an Older Woman in 2018

As the end of the year approaches, I begin to putter around in closets and cabinets, donating those things that I am not using. I enjoy simplicity and orderliness. But it’s not just the cabinets and drawers that deserve attention, it’s the stressful things in our psyche that we should be willing to give up. Read More

The Only Two New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Ever Need After 60
8 months ago

The Only Two New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Ever Need After 60

By  •  Mindset

What’s easy to do? Spend life in rigid countdown mode – ticking off backwards down to zero. 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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