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Makeup and Fashion | Read About Makeup, Fashion, Hairstyles, Going Grey, Skin Care and More!

Luxurious Makeup for Grey Hair: You Love Your Hair, Now Love Your Look!
4 weeks ago

Luxurious Makeup for Grey Hair: You Love Your Hair, Now Love Your Look!

A woe to some, a blessing to others – grey hair is a transition that befalls us all. How can we complement our grey hair look with makeup? Join us in discussion with style specialist Penelope Whiteley who has some great ideas to share. Enjoy the conversation! Read More

Makeup for Mature Women: The Delicate Art of Combining Makeup and Sunscreen
4 weeks ago

Makeup for Mature Women: The Delicate Art of Combining Makeup and Sunscreen

What do we know about sunscreen, and how should we properly apply it in combination with other products? Join us in discussion with makeup professional Ariane Poole who has some great tips to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

Coloring Grey Hair and Eyebrows: Here Are 3 Top Tips from an Over 50 Fashion Expert
1 month ago

Coloring Grey Hair and Eyebrows: Here Are 3 Top Tips from an Over 50 Fashion Expert

Does grey hair make you think of wisdom or boredom? Are you glad to be a grey-haired granny or are you a daring dyed-hair diva? Whether you love it or lament it, fashion expert Penelope Whiteley has advice for grey-haired gals over 50.  Enjoy the show! Read More

Separating Size and Style: 3 Ways to Find Plus Size Clothing that Won’t Limit Your Clothing Choices
1 month ago

Separating Size and Style: 3 Ways to Find Plus Size Clothing that Won’t Limit Your Clothing Choices

Do you like to be compared to fruit? Or a geometric form? How do you feel when you hear “pear shaped” or “rectangle”? It doesn’t exactly instill positive feelings. Read More

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

4 Great Reasons to Find a Workout Partner After 60
3 weeks ago

4 Great Reasons to Find a Workout Partner After 60

If spring fever has you itching to get outside and jumpstart a new exercise routine, you may want to think about recruiting a buddy to tag along. Read More

How to Approach Changes in Activity and Lifestyle After 60
3 weeks ago

How to Approach Changes in Activity and Lifestyle After 60

There is a time in life for almost everything, and of course, a time when we put some joys of our life aside. But when? And do we self-select by incrementally cutting back? Read More

Want to Stop Emotional Eating? Ask Yourself These 6 Questions
3 weeks ago

Want to Stop Emotional Eating? Ask Yourself These 6 Questions

Have you ever thought about the tiny number of things over which we have actual control? Read More

Can We Let Go of Our Feelings of Vulnerability as We Get Older?
3 weeks ago

Can We Let Go of Our Feelings of Vulnerability as We Get Older?

A recent sidewalk malfunction left me face down on the pavement.

Though little time elapsed between slip and splat, I saw my life – past and future – flash before me. The past looked, well, like the past. No surprises there. Read More

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

Senior Dating Tips: Why You Shouldn’t Give Up Until the 6th Date
9 months ago

Senior Dating Tips: Why You Shouldn’t Give Up Until the 6th Date

By  •  Dating

It can take time for people to warm-up during the senior dating cycle. Don’t give up until your gut tells you to or if the thought of kissing the person makes you physically sick. Read More

Do’s and Don’ts on a First Date – What Senior Singles Should Know
10 months ago

Do’s and Don’ts on a First Date – What Senior Singles Should Know

By  •  Dating

Help! I’m going on a first date. What should I do?

First dates can be intimidating, especially if you’ve never met, or have had minimal face-to-face contact. Relax, take a deep breath and follow some of these tips to help you through. Read More

Love After 50: Can Rejection Be a Blessing in Disguise?
10 months ago

Love After 50: Can Rejection Be a Blessing in Disguise?

By  •  Dating

Rejection at this ripe time in our lives can really stink. There’s no way around it. As we learn to move on after divorce, even the strongest of us can’t help but feel like we did something wrong when the person we loved and cared about, and spent our lives with as a partner, suddenly doesn’t want to be with us anymore. Read More

Dating Over 60: To Live Together or Not Together, That is the Question
11 months ago

Dating Over 60: To Live Together or Not Together, That is the Question

By  •  Dating

At some point in most monogamous, over-60 relationships, the issue of whether or not to live together comes up. During the 60s and 70s, moving in with your sweetheart was so common and freewheeling that it earned the dubious label, “shacking up.” Read More

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

4 Reasons Traveling Alone as a Woman Over 50 Rocks!
1 month ago

4 Reasons Traveling Alone as a Woman Over 50 Rocks!

By  •  Travel

When I was in my 20s, I sold all of my worldly possessions and bought the cheapest ticket that I could find to India. After completing a degree in Comparative Religion at the University of Colorado at Boulder, I decided to dive into one of the most fascinating cultures on the planet. Read More

Add This to Your Bucket List! Cross the Outback on a World-Famous Ghan Expedition
1 month ago

Add This to Your Bucket List! Cross the Outback on a World-Famous Ghan Expedition

By  •  Travel

Considered one of the world’s greatest rail journeys, the Ghan delivers so much more than “just a ride on a train.” Read More

Celebrate Earth Day the Active Way: 6 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Taking an Active Vacation
1 month ago

Celebrate Earth Day the Active Way: 6 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Taking an Active Vacation

By  •  Travel

April 22 is Earth day, so naturally, this is an especially appropriate month to consider all the ways we can help preserve our natural resources. April also brings nice weather in the Northern hemisphere and our thoughts go to summer trips we may want to take. Read More

How to Live Like a Local as a Solo Female Traveler
2 months ago

How to Live Like a Local as a Solo Female Traveler

Are you interested in solo traveling and living among the locals in a foreign destination? A world traveler and tour guide has joined us to offer some great tips on how to go at it safely. Enjoy the show! Read More

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

Could a Side Hustle Gig Provide More Financial Peace of Mind in Your 60s?
4 weeks ago

Could a Side Hustle Gig Provide More Financial Peace of Mind in Your 60s?

Traditional jobs are no longer the sole source of income for many.

According to a recent Bankrate study, more than 44 million Americans are engaged in some type of ‘side hustle’ income endeavor. Read More

What Happens to Your 401K and IRA After Retirement? You May Be Surprised
4 weeks ago

What Happens to Your 401K and IRA After Retirement? You May Be Surprised

We all want to get our hands on our 401K at retirement, but do we know how to do it the right way? Join us in discussion with financial expert Pam Krueger who has priceless advice to share with our community. Enjoy the show! Read More

4 Terrible Financial Mistakes Empty Nesters Make… and How to Fix Them
1 month ago

4 Terrible Financial Mistakes Empty Nesters Make… and How to Fix Them

This is a difficult article for me to write. After all, I’m not writing from a position of strength. Like many of the 1000s of baby boomer women I have talked to since starting Sixty and Me, I made all of the financial mistakes below. Read More

Let’s Plant a Money Tree! 5 Steps to Make Your Finances Bloom This Spring
1 month ago

Let’s Plant a Money Tree! 5 Steps to Make Your Finances Bloom This Spring

Spring is in the air. I am getting ready to start my outdoor gardening, and I know there is a lot of work to do before I will harvest the bounty. As I do this, I can’t help but feel that the same is true with our monetary lives. Read More

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

How to Get Involved in the Creative Arts in Your 60s  
2 weeks ago

How to Get Involved in the Creative Arts in Your 60s  

By  •  Lifestyle

We all know how important it is to incorporate physical exercise in our lives to help us age well. It’s good for our bodies, of course, but also for our spirits. It raises our sense of well-being, perhaps enhancing our connection to nature and improving our social lives. Read More

Tips and Tricks for Becoming a Lifelong Learner
2 weeks ago

Tips and Tricks for Becoming a Lifelong Learner

All through college and in my first writing job, my work horse was an old black Corona typewriter. Things were a little fancier at the corporate headquarters, where I clacked out copy on a state-of-the-art IBM Selectric. Read More

The Physical, Mental and Emotional Benefits of Keeping a Diary
2 weeks ago

The Physical, Mental and Emotional Benefits of Keeping a Diary

By  •  Lifestyle

As someone who writes for a living, I know well the rewards of having written. But you don’t have to be a professional writer to gain from writing. Read More

4 Painful Truths About Retiring Abroad That I Learned the Hard Way
3 weeks ago

4 Painful Truths About Retiring Abroad That I Learned the Hard Way

I didn’t mean to retire in Switzerland. Instead, retiring abroad was a happy accident. After spending more than four decades in corporate jobs, I found myself out of work for the first time. One of my sons was living in Switzerland and the other had settled in Scotland. In addition, my marriage had ended several years earlier, so, there really wasn’t a strong incentive for me to stay in the U.S. Read More

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

Could Finding Self-Acceptance Be the Greatest Gift of Aging?
3 weeks ago

Could Finding Self-Acceptance Be the Greatest Gift of Aging?

Sometimes achievements are public. You win the prize. You get promoted at work. You are recognized as Volunteer of the Year. Read More

Rediscover Play and How It Can Heal Body, Mind and Spirit After 60
3 weeks ago

Rediscover Play and How It Can Heal Body, Mind and Spirit After 60

By  •  Mindset

What I remember best about my friend is her playfulness. She is one of the few adults in my circle who really knew how to play. She enjoyed a long, fulfilling life despite many hardships along the way. I’ll always remember her joy and laughter. Read More

Where Are All of the Wise Elder Women Role Models for Women Over 60?
3 weeks ago

Where Are All of the Wise Elder Women Role Models for Women Over 60?

By  •  Mindset

Last year, one of my sons bought me an Amazon Echo Dot for my birthday. A couple of decades ago, I would never have imagined having a virtual assistant that knows my name and can play my favorite music on command. Read More

Is Age Relevant After 60?
3 weeks ago

Is Age Relevant After 60?

A year ago, I turned 60. It was a big day for me. Over the past three decades, I planned events celebrating each birthday by challenging myself to accomplish something I had not done before. 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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