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Fashion After 60 Shouldn’t Be Dull! What Colors Do You Wear?
1 year ago

Fashion After 60 Shouldn’t Be Dull! What Colors Do You Wear?

If you follow the annual Pantone Color of the Year announcements, you no doubt heard that the color for 2018 is Ultra Violet. For many, Ultra Violet is not an easy color to wear. You must have a cool and somewhat bright complexion or you will look ghostly wearing it. Read More

How to Stay Fashionable After 50 Without Breaking the Bank
1 year ago

How to Stay Fashionable After 50 Without Breaking the Bank

You just stepped off the runway. A soft breeze gently sweeps your hair back. You gracefully glide down the stage to a sea of flashing cameras. Heads turn to see you decked out in a tulle gown with crystal Gucci tassels… Read More

7 Ways to Take Care of Your Feet After 60 
1 year ago

7 Ways to Take Care of Your Feet After 60 

Did you know that by the time we reach age 50 the average person has taken enough steps to equal walking around the entire world three times? Read More

Be Fabulous After 50! 5 Ways to Ensure Your Clothing Sends the Right Message
1 year ago

Be Fabulous After 50! 5 Ways to Ensure Your Clothing Sends the Right Message

If your clothes could speak, what message would they be sending the world? Hopefully it’s something positive, like:

“Take me seriously. I’m a force to be reckoned with.”

“I love life and live every day to its fullest.” Read More

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

Wellness Spotlight: Are You Happy with Your Physical and Social Well-being?
6 months ago

Wellness Spotlight: Are You Happy with Your Physical and Social Well-being?

My first article for Sixty and Me described the Vitality Portfolio® approach that helps build health/well-being in the same way you might use a financial portfolio to build financial well-being. Namely, it helps you make a (vitality) plan, balance (vitality) assets and make regular deposits. Read More

6 Natural Ways to Keep Your Skin Beautiful and Healthy at Any Age
6 months ago

6 Natural Ways to Keep Your Skin Beautiful and Healthy at Any Age

There are plenty of skin products and health advice available today that it’s enough to confuse you. It’s no wonder if you’re overwhelmed.

Lotions, potions, exfoliates, botanical oils, anti-wrinkle creams, Vitamin A, E and C. It’s confusing if you don’t know what you need to care for your skin. As you grow in years, feeling beautiful naturally comes with taking good care of yourself. Read More

5 Secrets for Building Up Your Brain’s Plasticity in Your 60s and Beyond
6 months ago

5 Secrets for Building Up Your Brain’s Plasticity in Your 60s and Beyond

Recent studies have found that you can create new neural pathways for the rest of your life!

We used to think our brain plasticity was stagnant and fixed, up until researchers like Dr. Norman Doige, a psychiatrist from the University of Toronto, helped to reveal that this isn’t the case. Read More

Get Fit, Have Fun and Make New Friends After 60
6 months ago

Get Fit, Have Fun and Make New Friends After 60

Sounds too good to be true, right? But in all honesty, it is possible. Exercise is much more fun when we can make it a social event – and if food is involved, so much the better.

Here are 4 ways to make new friends and get fit, simultaneously: 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!

Hostels Are Perfect for Older Women Traveling Alone
3 years ago

Hostels Are Perfect for Older Women Traveling Alone

Many women my age say that they can’t travel because it is just too expensive. I would argue that, in many cases, options are simply not being considered. Read More

Travelling the World in Retirement with Only a Carry-on, Plus Our Packing List
3 years ago

Travelling the World in Retirement with Only a Carry-on, Plus Our Packing List

Our lifestyle is now minimalistic so our travel style should represent the same.

Since 2013, we have travelled the world with too much luggage. Do you know the feeling? How many times have you packed clothes or even shoes that you didn’t even wear? Our goal was to travel lighter and smarter! Read More

What Makes for the Best Cruise, Other Than Price?
3 years ago

What Makes for the Best Cruise, Other Than Price?

I’ll admit that, when it comes to finding the best cruise, price is probably the first thing that most of us look at. This is completely natural. After all, if you don’t have the money to set foot on a luxury ship, what’s the point in researching the quality of its spa or the depth of its itinerary? Read More

7 Powerful Life Lessons From My Trip to Bali
3 years ago

7 Powerful Life Lessons From My Trip to Bali

I’m sitting in my little hotel in Bali, packing my bags to come home to Switzerland, my head full of memories and my heart full of love for this wonderful island and its amazing people. Read More

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

11 Essential Things to Consider Before Starting a Business in Your 60s
2 years ago

11 Essential Things to Consider Before Starting a Business in Your 60s

Many people hope to own their own business, but very few do. In addition, women around the world are hesitant to become entrepreneurs because they feel they lack confidence and resources. Read More

10 Tips for Preparing for Retirement and Defeating the “Money Worry” Gene
2 years ago

10 Tips for Preparing for Retirement and Defeating the “Money Worry” Gene

We all have chromosomes (DNA) that are encoded with our genes in every cell in our body. There are 22 pairs of chromosomes that determine everything from the color of our hair and eyes to our ancestry and mental abilities. Read More

Tom Selleck Says Reverse Mortgages Aren’t Giving Away the Farm – Do You Agree?
2 years ago

Tom Selleck Says Reverse Mortgages Aren’t Giving Away the Farm – Do You Agree?

Are reverse mortgages simply a way for greedy lenders to take the homes of unsuspecting seniors? Or are they a legitimate tool that can help people our age to stay in their homes, while having a better quality of life in retirement? These are the questions that ran through my head as I watched the new American Advisors Group (AAG) commercial, featuring Tom Selleck. Read More

How Boomers Are Redefining Life After Retirement, Aging and Senior Living
2 years ago

How Boomers Are Redefining Life After Retirement, Aging and Senior Living

The first wave of Baby Boomers has begun turning 65.

Since their earliest years, Baby Boomers’ vast numbers have allowed them to make a substantial impact on each phase of life as they passed through it. Now, they’re entering the retirement home marketplace. Read More

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

5 Ways to Have More Fun in Your Life After 60
6 months ago

5 Ways to Have More Fun in Your Life After 60

“You always look like you are having so much fun,” remarked one of the young ladies in my condominium area. “You’ve got your boots on or your tango shoes in hand, and you give off the vibe that life is always full of joy.” Read More

7 Things I Want in My Home in my 70s
6 months ago

7 Things I Want in My Home in my 70s

For 45 years, my husband and I have been moving. We usually have had a project. Sometimes, rearranging to make room for another child. Other times, buying a “fixer-upper” so we could afford more space. Read More

You Are Always with Me: How Technology Helps Me to Stay Connected with the People Who Matter
6 months ago

You Are Always with Me: How Technology Helps Me to Stay Connected with the People Who Matter

What would my life be without technology? It would be sad. A lot.

I’m not talking about all the conveniences, like having all my bills auto-paid by my bank’s online bill pay service, even though that saves me hours of time and trouble. Read More

Downsizing Your Home After 60? Get Ready to Live!
6 months ago

Downsizing Your Home After 60? Get Ready to Live!

By  •  Lifestyle

I had just finished a book reading at a local bookstore, and the first question came from a man who was sitting toward the back of the room. He shared that he had begun a “small downsizing,” and that the first question he got from a neighbor was, “Are you getting ready to die?”
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Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

Feeling a Little Grey? Here Are 5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Day
6 months ago

Feeling a Little Grey? Here Are 5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Day

We all have good days and bad days, and sometimes the pendulum seems to be weighted towards the bad ones. As we get older, it can be a challenge to snap ourselves out of the doldrums, especially if we live or spend a lot of time alone. Read More

Are You Old Enough to Know Better?
6 months ago

Are You Old Enough to Know Better?

A friend who is 10 years younger than me and I have a running joke. Her mother sometimes disapproves of our joint outdoor adventures, so she will frequently say, “Mary Lou is old enough to know better,” all in a joking way. Read More

Are Distractions Preventing You From Finding Happiness After 60?
6 months ago

Are Distractions Preventing You From Finding Happiness After 60?

Is your desire for instant gratification preventing you from finding happiness in your 60s or better? Are you shopping for positivity in all the wrong places? These are the questions that will guide today’s discussion. Read More

3 Unexpected Ways Meditation is a Key to Happiness After 60
6 months ago

3 Unexpected Ways Meditation is a Key to Happiness After 60

Despite the common stereotypes, people over 60 are busy. We are always on the move. And, when we do finally have a moment of silence, we rush to fill it with a thousand small distractions. Did you know that the average person checks their phone 110 times per day? 110 times! Read More

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