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Over 60? It May Be Time to Change Your Lipstick!
2 years ago

Over 60? It May Be Time to Change Your Lipstick!

At nearly 65 years old, I am starting to wear lipstick. Why? I’m moving into that “pink lady” stage where my scalp is pink and shows through my hair, but the rest of me is losing some of its freshness. As I age, to my dismay, I find that my lip and skin coloring are fading. Read More

Margaret and Ariane’s Top 10 Makeup for Older Women Products
2 years ago

Margaret and Ariane’s Top 10 Makeup for Older Women Products

There are millions of makeup for older women products out there… and we all have our favorites! Well, today, Ariane and I would like to share ours! Join us as we share our top 10 makeup products for women over 60. Some of them may be familiar to you. Others will be completely new! Enjoy the show! Read More

Are There Any Rules When it Comes to Fashion After 50?
2 years ago

Are There Any Rules When it Comes to Fashion After 50?

A few weeks ago, I asked the members of our community whether, when it comes to fashion after 50, it is more important to “look good” or “feel good.” Perhaps somewhat predictably, many women commented that they didn’t feel like this was a fair choice. They said that they always selected clothes that look great AND feel great. Read More

88-Year-Old Fashion Icon Wins the Hearts of Boomers and Millennials Alike
2 years ago

88-Year-Old Fashion Icon Wins the Hearts of Boomers and Millennials Alike

Too often, women over 60 fall victim to the mindset that, as we age, we become invisible. Stereotypes about aging and unfair fashion “rules” can make us feel like what we wear or our personal fashion choices simply don’t matter.

At age 88, Baddie Winkle is fashionably reminding all of us that this is not true! By refusing to accept invisibility, Winkle has become an inspiration for women of all ages. Read More

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

4 Quick Healthy Breakfast Options to Get Your Day Off to a Great Start
8 months ago

4 Quick Healthy Breakfast Options to Get Your Day Off to a Great Start

There is always a lot of chatter about what to eat for breakfast and the importance of starting the day with a healthy choice. Many people feel if they skip breakfast they will lose weight. Read More

4 Ways to Add Healthier Foods to Your Holiday Parties This Year
8 months ago

4 Ways to Add Healthier Foods to Your Holiday Parties This Year

With the holiday season in full swing and parties abounding, it’s time to think about what dishes you will be serving – or bringing – to the next event. Read More

5 Ways to Avoid Allergies So You Can Enjoy the Holiday Season
8 months ago

5 Ways to Avoid Allergies So You Can Enjoy the Holiday Season

It’s the time of year that people start thinking about holiday parties. For me, parties always mean food. I’m a foodie so it makes sense. I’m a food blogger who loves to cook, eat, share my food and share my recipes on Recipe Idea Shop. Read More

7 “No Diet” Healthy Eating Secrets from Our Sisters in Europe
8 months ago

7 “No Diet” Healthy Eating Secrets from Our Sisters in Europe

In the never ending quest to reach a desirable weight, some cultures that are worth studying are the French and the classic Mediterraneans, i.e., Greeks and Italians. When adhering to their classical way of eating, people in both cultures generally do not have a problem with weight. 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!

4 Adventure Cruises for Dynamic Older Women – Antarctica, Galapagos, Mekong and Ganges (Video)
3 years ago

4 Adventure Cruises for Dynamic Older Women – Antarctica, Galapagos, Mekong and Ganges (Video)

When you think about cruising, what images pop into your mind? Do you dream of crystal clear waters and gentle salt breezes? Or, do you imagine arriving in exotic ports and sampling local cuisine at a leisurely pace? Read More

Finding the Best Balance Between Fast and Slow-Paced Travel as an Older Adult
3 years ago

Finding the Best Balance Between Fast and Slow-Paced Travel as an Older Adult

In terms of travel, the last few months have been incredible for me. First, I had the opportunity to join Road Scholar on a trip to Prague. On this adventure, I learned just how fun group travel can be. Read More

Senior Tours: 6 Once in a Lifetime Trips to Take in Your 60s
3 years ago

Senior Tours: 6 Once in a Lifetime Trips to Take in Your 60s

By  •  Travel

As we enter our 60s, we women realize that we have had many “once in a lifetime” experiences. Perhaps we’ve raised children or been present at the birth of a beloved grandchild. Maybe we’ve started a business or found profound fulfillment in volunteering to help others. Read More

6 Cruise Tips and Tricks to Help You Spend Less and Experience More (Video)
3 years ago

6 Cruise Tips and Tricks to Help You Spend Less and Experience More (Video)

For many older women, including myself, taking a cruise is the ultimate vacation. Cruising offers the opportunity to “shut off” from the world for a few days, or weeks, while you rejuvenate your body and soul. Read More

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

How to Start a Business After 50 (Part 6): Finding Customers
3 years ago

How to Start a Business After 50 (Part 6): Finding Customers

Whether you’re starting a services business or building a physical product, finding customers is critical to your success. Right about now, you’re probably thinking that this is the most obvious statement in the world. Before you stop reading, consider the fact that most entrepreneurs put very little thought into this part of the process. Instead, they charge ahead with building their perfect product, assuming that their customers will come to them. This rarely happens. Read More

How to Start a Business After 50 (Part 5): The Power of Content
3 years ago

How to Start a Business After 50 (Part 5): The Power of Content

If you have gone through steps 1-4 in my “How to Build a Business After 50” series, you already have a good idea of your strengths and skills. You have probably settled on your profitable business idea. You may have even set up your website. Now what? How can you get the information you need to decide exactly what to build? Equally important, how can you market it to your prospective customers? One way to do both is with content marketing. Read More

All Fired Up! Why Generational Differences in the Workplace Aren’t What They Seem
3 years ago

All Fired Up! Why Generational Differences in the Workplace Aren’t What They Seem

You never stop worrying about losing your job, unless you’re retired. Then you’re always worried about losing your mind.

Different work ethics exist today. We boomers went on vacation and could only be reached via a hotel landline or one of those Motorola brick phones, like I had in the 80s. Even then, it was too costly to have my staff call. I just told them to make a decision based on three things: Will I get fired, will Barry get fired and will we get sued. I told them if the answer was no to these questions, proceed. Read More

So, You’re Ready to Sell Your Crafts Online – Here’s How to Market Them
3 years ago

So, You’re Ready to Sell Your Crafts Online – Here’s How to Market Them

In previous articles, we have discussed many aspects of selling your handmade items online. First, we started with an explanation of how to improve your crafting skills. Then we discussed how to decide which items to create. In the last article we covered where to sell your items online. And, now, in this final article in our craftpreneur series, I would like to cover how to find customers. Read More

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

6 Ways to Avoid Senior Scams and Frauds
8 months ago

6 Ways to Avoid Senior Scams and Frauds

In the U.S., victims of elder financial abuse can lose a cumulative sum of about $3 billion a year, according to Bob Blancato, head of the Elder Justice Coalition and expert in the Caregiver Smile Summit.

And guess what? That is a low estimate. Another study reveals up to $36 billion in losses. As the population of aging people grows so do fraud and abuse. Read More

How to Get Organized for a Conference or Excursion
8 months ago

How to Get Organized for a Conference or Excursion

Many people in their 60s continue to attend workshops and classes to enhance their professional talents, learn new skills, network with others or experience the fun of a cooking class or a travel program. Read More

Why Life Over 60 Works Better Without Clutter
8 months ago

Why Life Over 60 Works Better Without Clutter

How would you feel if a relative or friend died, leaving a house full of clutter behind them, and it fell to you to sort it all out?

Unfortunately, this situation is very common. I often meet people who have toiled for months, or even years, disposing of someone else’s stuff. Read More

What Does it Really Mean to be in the “Sandwich Generation”
8 months ago

What Does it Really Mean to be in the “Sandwich Generation”

Are we the generation which had it all?

The bra-burning brigade of the 1960s led us to believe we could have everything we wanted – a fabulous job, a happy family, a beautiful home, leisure time by the bucket-load because of all the labour-saving gadgets, good health, cars, holidays – you name it, it was ours for the taking. Read More

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

Why Women Who Walk to Fight Cancer Are Inspirational
9 months ago

Why Women Who Walk to Fight Cancer Are Inspirational

By  •  Mindset

Today I’m writing about a walking woman dear to me: my sister. My sister has been battling bladder cancer for the last 3 years. Read More

Top 6 Ways to Prepare for a Great Life After 60
9 months ago

Top 6 Ways to Prepare for a Great Life After 60

Now that I have celebrated my 65th birthday and have my Medicare card, I am enjoying being a gray-haired, older woman who has learned a lot and has arrived at a pretty good place. Read More

How Setting Goals After 60 Can Help You Reach Your Dreams
9 months ago

How Setting Goals After 60 Can Help You Reach Your Dreams

As summer turns to fall, many of us are reminded of our youth, when September meant going back to classes and setting goals for the new school year. Even though our classroom days are mostly in the past, developing new ambitions every few months is a great idea. Read More

Facing Our Biggest Fears After 60: Health and Money
9 months ago

Facing Our Biggest Fears After 60: Health and Money

When we reach 60, 70 or 80 we are surprised we got here so quickly. We meant to make investment plans and take better care of ourselves along the way. What happened to the last 40 years? It’s scary, this aging thing. 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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