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Skin Care Tips for Aging Skin from the Sixty and Me Community
2 years ago

Skin Care Tips for Aging Skin from the Sixty and Me Community

When it comes to taking care of your aging skin, it’s difficult to know where to turn for advice.

Sure, there are plenty of companies who would be more than happy to sell you their latest expensive cream, but, how do you know which ones actually work? Read More

5 Fabulously Fashionable Alternatives to High Heels for Women Over 60
2 years ago

5 Fabulously Fashionable Alternatives to High Heels for Women Over 60

Well, let’s just get one thing right on the table: almost every outfit just looks better with high heels. They lengthen your legs, they make for better visual proportions, and they add an element of chic to anything they’re worn with…
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How My Past Mistakes Helped Me Get More from Fashion After 50
2 years ago

How My Past Mistakes Helped Me Get More from Fashion After 50

Some people figure out their fashion style early in life and then spend decades building on and improving that style. I am in awe when I see a young woman who already understands her personal style and goes into the world with confidence and flair. Read More

14 Exclusive Makeup Tips for Older Women from a Professional Makeup Artist
2 years ago

14 Exclusive Makeup Tips for Older Women from a Professional Makeup Artist

What the heck have I gotten myself into?

Those were the words that went through my mind when I first sat down with professional makeup artist, Ariane Poole, to record a series of makeup for older women video tutorials. Read More

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

Breaking the Sugar Seduction: Conquer Your Emotions to Achieve Weight Loss After 60
7 months ago

Breaking the Sugar Seduction: Conquer Your Emotions to Achieve Weight Loss After 60

Are snacks something you eat to refuel between meals or something you do when you watch TV or are bored? Are sweets a reward for hard work or do you look for other ways to feel good? Read More

How to Relieve Arthritis:13 Drug-Free Solutions You May Not Have Heard Of
7 months ago

How to Relieve Arthritis:13 Drug-Free Solutions You May Not Have Heard Of

Painful joints and arthritis were traditionally treated with oral painkillers such as acetaminophen (paracetamol), ibuprofen or stronger anti-inflammatory drugs.

These are now discouraged following concerns that they may affect your liver and kidneys, as well as increasing your long-term risk of heart attack or stroke. Read More

How to Measure Frailty and Its Impact on Our Older Bodies
7 months ago

How to Measure Frailty and Its Impact on Our Older Bodies

This is part 2 of the two-part post on frailty. In the first part, we discussed the definition of frailty, how it affects us as we age and the very important symptom of muscle mass loss.

In this part, we’ll talk more about muscle mass, what to look for, and how to reverse its loss. We will also discuss how doctors measure frailty. Read More

Your Biggest Tea Question Answered: Does All Tea Contain Caffeine?
7 months ago

Your Biggest Tea Question Answered: Does All Tea Contain Caffeine?

For those of us in the tea industry, the question whether all tea contains caffeine is a loaded one. There are so many factors in play. 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!

Why Train Travel is a Stress Free Alternative to Flying (Video)
3 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)
3 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

5 Reasons Some Women Travel… and One Reason We All Should
3 years ago

5 Reasons Some Women Travel… and One Reason We All Should

Why do so many women over 60 put such a high priority on travel? Some argue that it helps them to feel energized and excited about life. Others want to be entertained. Still others might say that travel provides the perfect opportunity for learning. Read More

Are You Ready to Try House Sitting? Here’s How to Find Out
3 years ago

Are You Ready to Try House Sitting? Here’s How to Find Out

House sitting has been around for years. Maybe you assisted your family and friends by feeding their pets, looking after their homes and collecting their mail whilst they were away.

So why is “house sitting” the new buzz word when we have been doing it for years? Read More

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

5 Valuable Social Security Tips for Your Daughter and Granddaughter
2 years ago

5 Valuable Social Security Tips for Your Daughter and Granddaughter

The choices you make today will affect your Social Security payment amount later on. This is true, even if you are in your 60s and are rapidly approaching retirement age. It’s especially true for our daughters and granddaughters, who still have several years, or even decades, to go before retirement age. Read More

Are You Dealing with Being Unemployed as an Older Woman?
2 years ago

Are You Dealing with Being Unemployed as an Older Woman?

Being unemployed as an older woman is a stressful, frustrating experience. It’s also a situation that few of us imagined we would be in just a few years ago. Read More

Does the Idea of Probate Process Freak You Out? Sharing my First-Hand Interview
2 years ago

Does the Idea of Probate Process Freak You Out? Sharing my First-Hand Interview

At first reading, this post may seem less about quality aging and more about not aging at all (meaning dying), but it’s not a bummer. I promise. Since money and financial issues can cause us all so much stress, this is a stress-buster to offer some extra peace of mind. Read More

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

3 Ways to Unlock Your Talents After 60 and Embrace the Perpetual Gift of You
7 months ago

3 Ways to Unlock Your Talents After 60 and Embrace the Perpetual Gift of You

Who doesn’t like to receive gifts? I certainly enjoy beautifully wrapped surprises. I will admit, however, with a gift that’s wrapped really pretty, I can get ‘wrapped up’ in the beauty of the presentation and delay opening it. Read More

3 Phrases You Can Use to Form Strong Relationships After 60
7 months ago

3 Phrases You Can Use to Form Strong Relationships After 60

Research is clear that if we want to stay healthy and to thrive we need to develop and maintain strong relationships. According to the Mayo Clinic, adults with strong relationships live longer than their peers who have less vital relationships. Read More

5 Ways to Celebrate Spring, the Season of Hope and Possibility
7 months ago

5 Ways to Celebrate Spring, the Season of Hope and Possibility

Spring is never quite the way you think it’s going to be. It starts off looking all mellow and warm, with gentle breezes, and then, turns cold and damp, with blustery wind that says, “I am not yet done telling you something.” Read More

Get More from Life After 60: Stop Saying “I Could Never Do That!” Start Saying “I COULD!”
7 months ago

Get More from Life After 60: Stop Saying “I Could Never Do That!” Start Saying “I COULD!”

By  •  Lifestyle

My friend Susan stared at me in disbelief. “You’re going to do what?” She was incredulous. “Go to Africa alone and climb Kilimanjaro at sixty?” She paused for a deep breath. Read More

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

How to Embrace Your Inner Child and Find Your Joy After 60
8 months ago

How to Embrace Your Inner Child and Find Your Joy After 60

What did you love to do as a child? Do you remember getting happily lost for hours, so immersed in a hobby or passion that you lost all track of time? Read More

The Downside of Relentless Positivity in Your 60s
8 months ago

The Downside of Relentless Positivity in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

Last month, I wrote a post 3 Remarkable Gifts That Help You Flourish in Your 60s, which generated lots of feedback, both online and offline.

While many comments were affirming, there was also some pushback on what was perceived to be an overly optimistic and even simplistic view of life in our 60s. Read More

Alone on Valentine’s Day? This Year, Be Your Own Valentine
8 months ago

Alone on Valentine’s Day? This Year, Be Your Own Valentine

By  •  Mindset

Remember those days when, as a child, you gave little heart-shaped Valentines and then waited and hoped you’d get some yourself? Read More

20 Ways to Replace New Year’s Resolutions with a Focus on Progress
9 months ago

20 Ways to Replace New Year’s Resolutions with a Focus on Progress

By  •  Mindset

At the beginning of the year, Sixty and Me – along with many sites, books and blogs – offered innovative approaches to New Year’s Resolutions. They realize everyone relates to a different approach. Read More

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