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What is the Best Shampoo for Grey Hair, According to Women Over 60?
2 weeks ago

What is the Best Shampoo for Grey Hair, According to Women Over 60?

If you’re looking for the best shampoo for grey hair, our community of 500,000 women over 60 has some great advice. Here are their recommendations. Read More

Going Grey Gracefully: How to Manage the Transition to Grey Hair (Video)
2 weeks ago

Going Grey Gracefully: How to Manage the Transition to Grey Hair (Video)

One of the many myths about older women is that we don’t care about our appearance. Women in the Sixty and Me community, however, are challenging this stereotype. Read More

Throwback Fashions Are Hot for Women Over 60 This Autumn
2 weeks ago

Throwback Fashions Are Hot for Women Over 60 This Autumn

We typically expect autumn to be the season when we pack away our linens and break out more of our traditional comfortable woolies in familiar neutrals, with the occasional bright pink or spring green cashmere thrown in just for fun. We wear them with wool pants, dark pencil skirts or plaids. Read More

22 Tips for Cleaning Out Your Closet After 60 – Downsizing the Tried and True Way
2 weeks ago

22 Tips for Cleaning Out Your Closet After 60 – Downsizing the Tried and True Way

Are you filled with joy when you open your closet in the morning to get dressed? Or are you overwhelmed with too many choices? As an older woman, you likely have a ton of accumulated clothes, but do you often think, “I have nothing to wear”? Read More

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

3 Simple Tips to Fit Any Exercise Program to Your Fitness Level After 60 (#3 Will Reduce Pain)
3 weeks ago

3 Simple Tips to Fit Any Exercise Program to Your Fitness Level After 60 (#3 Will Reduce Pain)

I recently watched a YouTube video makeup tutorial created by a 30-year-old makeup artist. She lamented about how she couldn’t believe she was “that old” and how depressed she felt over her ancient-ness. Read More

Losing Weight After Menopause Isn’t Fair – But, it’s Still Possible
3 weeks ago

Losing Weight After Menopause Isn’t Fair – But, it’s Still Possible

If life was fair, losing weight after menopause would be just as easy as at any other stage in our lives. Unfortunately, life isn’t fair. When I was in my 20s, I could look at a pair of walking shoes and drop 5 pounds. Now, in my 60s, it feels like I could run a marathon and gain weight from the water that they served along the way. Read More

Feeling Stressed Out? 6 Ways Mindfulness Can Help
3 weeks ago

Feeling Stressed Out? 6 Ways Mindfulness Can Help

Today, we are overworked, overstressed and overwhelmed. The pace of life is faster than ever. The economic, social and political stresses are all creating internal and external turmoil. Read More

How to Have More Energy After 60… According to Toddlers
3 weeks ago

How to Have More Energy After 60… According to Toddlers

I often hear grandparents say, “I love spending time with the toddler grands but am glad to give them back to their parents at the end of the day. I’m exhausted, they have so much energy!” Read More

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

Dating a Younger Man: Senior Dating Dream or Disaster?
4 months ago

Dating a Younger Man: Senior Dating Dream or Disaster?

Dating can be difficult at any age, so should you consider it a challenge in your 60s? Join us in conversation with dating coach Lisa Copeland who has some inspiring advice to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

Yes, Dating in Your 60s Can Be Fun If You Do This One Thing
5 months ago

Yes, Dating in Your 60s Can Be Fun If You Do This One Thing

By  •  Dating

I know you may not believe me when I say dating can be fun after 60 and that you can find love with a good man at this time in your life. Yes, I understand how frustrating dating probably has been for you. Read More

3 Tips for Deciding if You Are Settling with the Wrong Man After 60
6 months ago

3 Tips for Deciding if You Are Settling with the Wrong Man After 60

By  •  Dating

As a dating coach focused exclusively on women over 50, I have some thoughts to offer on how to determine whether you are settling with the wrong man. Read More

4 Surprising Ways that Love Gets Better with Age
8 months ago

4 Surprising Ways that Love Gets Better with Age

I just saw a touching documentary called The Age of Love . It’s about a speed dating event for 70–90-year-olds that took place in upstate NY, and follows the participants before, during and after the event. Read More

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

9 Reasons Why Cruising Is Great for Solo Women Travelers
2 months ago

9 Reasons Why Cruising Is Great for Solo Women Travelers

By  •  Travel

There aren’t many trip options that are so well suited to solo travelers as cruising. Where else can you go that you have the perfect balance of social interaction and as much quiet personal time as you desire? Read More

12 Critical Travel Phrases to Help You Get More from Travel After 60
2 months ago

12 Critical Travel Phrases to Help You Get More from Travel After 60

By  •  Travel

At my favorite Bangkok duck-soup stall, the owner lights up every time I say, “Aroy mak!” letting her know I thought the food was delicious. There’s a momentary connection we wouldn’t have had, had I said, “Delicious!” in English. Read More

Why You Should Visit Adelaide – Australia’s Most Cosmopolitan City
2 months ago

Why You Should Visit Adelaide – Australia’s Most Cosmopolitan City

By  •  Travel

Adelaide has a Mediterranean type of climate with warm, sunny weather for most of the year. Read More

8 Tips for Staying Social When Traveling Solo
2 months ago

8 Tips for Staying Social When Traveling Solo

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sail. Explore. Dream. Discover.” — Mark Twain Read More

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

Why Almost Everyone 50+ Should Start a Side Business… It’s Not for the Reason You Think!
2 weeks ago

Why Almost Everyone 50+ Should Start a Side Business… It’s Not for the Reason You Think!

Like many – dare I say MOST successful entrepreneurs – I started my side business way before I left my corporate career behind. Already in my early 60s, I could see that my days of working for a large company were numbered. At the same time, I wasn’t in a hurry to give up my steady paycheck. Read More

Why Focusing on One Business Idea at a Time Isn’t Always The Best Approach After 60
3 weeks ago

Why Focusing on One Business Idea at a Time Isn’t Always The Best Approach After 60

According to most experts, splitting your attention between two business ideas is a recipe for disaster. Focus, they insist, is the name of the game when it comes to starting a business. Read More

Starting a Side Business is Like Baking a Cake: Your Passions Are the Ingredients, But, You Still Need a Recipe
3 weeks ago

Starting a Side Business is Like Baking a Cake: Your Passions Are the Ingredients, But, You Still Need a Recipe

One of the great things about starting a side business in your 50s or older is that you already have a pretty good idea of your skills, experiences and passions. If you haven’t taken the time to document these aspects of your life, don’t worry! I’ll give you some brainstorming tips in a second. Read More

Keeping Money Secrets from Your Man – Good Idea or Good Grief!
3 weeks ago

Keeping Money Secrets from Your Man – Good Idea or Good Grief!

When I asked the women in our community to share their advice for younger women, a surprising number recommended that their younger sisters keep a separate bank account from their husbands. Read More

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

Is YouTube Among Your Favorite Pastimes?
2 weeks ago

Is YouTube Among Your Favorite Pastimes?

By  •  Lifestyle

YouTube launched in 2005 and has since become the fastest growing social media platform. According to YouTube, they have over 1.8 billion users every month and over 1 billion hours of YouTube videos are watched a day. YouTube’s influence is massive. Read More

What’s the Purrfect Pet for Boomers? Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person?
2 weeks ago

What’s the Purrfect Pet for Boomers? Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person?

Over the course of our lives, most of us have had our fair share of pets. At times, my house felt like a petting zoo, with dogs cats and birds all crying for my attention. Read More

7 Important Tips to Help You Respect Your Time in Retirement (Check Out #5)
3 weeks ago

7 Important Tips to Help You Respect Your Time in Retirement (Check Out #5)

After numerous requests to take on a major volunteer project, and after declining several times, I ultimately said “Yes.” That ‘yes’ resulted, for the better part of a year, in much more of my time than I had anticipated. Read More

5 Excellent Reasons Why We Should Volunteer in Our 60s (Consider #2)
3 weeks ago

5 Excellent Reasons Why We Should Volunteer in Our 60s (Consider #2)

Do you want to make a positive difference somewhere? Do you want to do something special, something meaningful? Most of us do, but often, we think it’s too late. We’re ‘over the hill’ and our useful days are over. Read More

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

Find the Silver Lining in Your 60s: Unconditional Confidence in Challenging Times
4 weeks ago

Find the Silver Lining in Your 60s: Unconditional Confidence in Challenging Times

By  •  Mindset

There’s a saying I’d like to explore with you: “Believe you can or believe you can’t, either way you’re right.” It points to the importance of confidence and positive self-belief in accomplishing our goals at any age, but more so in the years after 60. The challenge is maintaining that confidence through tough times. Read More

How to Be the Best Person You Can Be at Any Age
1 month ago

How to Be the Best Person You Can Be at Any Age

Are you the best person that you can be? It’s a simple question, but, its consequences are far reaching. Why?

Because making a commitment to self-improvement puts us in control of our lives – and a sense of control is a cornerstone of positivity. By taking action to be the best person we can be, we assert our right to judge ourselves. At the same time, we deny the right of others to judge us. Read More

Stop! Think of One Thing That Makes You Happy in Your 60s and Smile!
1 month ago

Stop! Think of One Thing That Makes You Happy in Your 60s and Smile!

I saw a meme on Facebook last week with the following instruction: “think of one thing that makes you happy and smile.” Read More

Wellness Spotlight: Do You Find Ways to Grow Your Emotional and Spiritual Well-Being?
1 month ago

Wellness Spotlight: Do You Find Ways to Grow Your Emotional and Spiritual Well-Being?

By  •  Mindset

This blog is part two of a three-part series describing the six dimensions of wellness: physical, social, emotional, spiritual, intellectual and vocational and how they work together to form whole-person wellness. Read More

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