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How to Dress Like a Royal… on a Commoner’s Budget
9 months ago

How to Dress Like a Royal… on a Commoner’s Budget

You may have noticed that there’s a fresh fashion breeze flowing through Buckingham Palace these days. It arrived on the wings of the two latest royals: the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, and the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle. Read More

Exploring Clothing for Hot Flashes: My Top 4 Fabrics
10 months ago

Exploring Clothing for Hot Flashes: My Top 4 Fabrics

This may seem an unusual article to write for women who are over 60, but, like me, there are still many women having to deal with some of the less pleasant effects of menopause. So, if you are one of those women and are still sweating, this little article on the four best fabrics to wear may help. Read More

13 Summer Makeup Tips for Older Women – Avoid a Meltdown and Look Your Best!
10 months ago

13 Summer Makeup Tips for Older Women – Avoid a Meltdown and Look Your Best!

Recently, I was looking forward to a walk around one of the beautiful Minneapolis, Minnesota lakes with a former work colleague – especially since it looked like it was going to be a real “top 10” gorgeous, summer day. Though I knew it was going to be very hot, I’d neglected to check the humidity level. Read More

Blast from the Past! How Vintage Clothing is Experiencing a Fashion Revival
10 months ago

Blast from the Past! How Vintage Clothing is Experiencing a Fashion Revival

If you’ve been following fashion lately, you’ve noticed that there is an 80s nostalgia phase in full swing: big shoulders, dramatic silhouettes (Grace Jones redux, anyone?), exaggerated ruffles, shiny and see-through fabrics… and did I mention big shoulders? Read More

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

4 Ways to Add Healthier Foods to Your Holiday Parties This Year
6 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

11 Ways to Keep Moving After 60, Even When You Hate to Exercise
6 months ago

11 Ways to Keep Moving After 60, Even When You Hate to Exercise

The effects of living on this earth for more than half a century have begun to take their toll. But I refuse to believe that accepting “aging” and becoming less active is my only option. However, no matter how hard I have tried to convince myself I like to exercise, I just don’t enjoy it. Read More

CBD and Pain Relief After 60: Is It Right for Your Chronic Condition?
6 months ago

CBD and Pain Relief After 60: Is It Right for Your Chronic Condition?

The use of marijuana for medical purposes has been legalized in 30 states, and CBD, cannabidiol, is now legal in 49 states. Ultimately, this brings up many questions among the elderly consumers who are seeking pain relief. Read More

World AIDS Day, or How We React to Different Causes in Our 60s
6 months ago

World AIDS Day, or How We React to Different Causes in Our 60s

Hey you – yes, you. The 60-something beauty staring at the screen. Did I see you trying to sneak away? 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!

Newly Widowed Grandmother Turns to Educational Travel to Rediscover Herself… and Succeeds!
3 years ago

Newly Widowed Grandmother Turns to Educational Travel to Rediscover Herself… and Succeeds!

By  •  Travel

American expatriate Hester Witchey, 79, grew up near Cleveland, Ohio, where she taught elementary school for close to 40 years before retirement. Read More

How My Alaskan Vacation Gave Me a New Perspective on Life and the World
3 years ago

How My Alaskan Vacation Gave Me a New Perspective on Life and the World

As I sit here, feeling cozy back at home, my mug says “Alaska, the last frontier.” I am trying to keep the spirit of the amazing month of July alive in my thoughts. Read More

How I Learned to Avoid Senior Scams, While Traveling, the Hard Way
3 years ago

How I Learned to Avoid Senior Scams, While Traveling, the Hard Way

Do you think as Baby Boomers we­ are more of a target for thieves and scammers? Are we really that vulnerable? One thing I do know is that it is the most stressful part of travel if it happens to you. Read More

Ever Thought of Taking a Road Trip in Spain? What’s Stopping You?
3 years ago

Ever Thought of Taking a Road Trip in Spain? What’s Stopping You?

Does the idea of taking a road trip in Spain appeal to you?

Perhaps you remember when actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Chef Mario Batali made a 13-part TV series back in 2008 called “Spain On the Road Again.” They made the trip with food writer Mark Bittman and actress Claudio Bassols. Read More

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

How to Save Money the Fun Way… By Taking the Retirement Spending Challenge!
3 years ago

How to Save Money the Fun Way… By Taking the Retirement Spending Challenge!

Have you ever thought, “I’ve got to get my spending under control?”

That’s just what I was thinking on a Saturday morning while going over bills. Somehow I’m always surprised at how all those little purchases add up. I’m 60. You’d think I would have figured this out by now. Read More

Are You Starting Your Own Business After 50? We Want to Hear from You!
3 years ago

Are You Starting Your Own Business After 50? We Want to Hear from You!

The convention wisdom is that starting your own business as an older adult is next to impossible. If you ask the average person why it is hard to start a business after 50, they will give you a litany of reasons, most of which will be based on tired aging stereotypes. Here are a few examples: Read More

Financially, Millennials Have More in Common with Their Grandparents Than Us!
3 years ago

Financially, Millennials Have More in Common with Their Grandparents Than Us!

Our attitudes toward the important things in life – relationships, money, and careers – are shaped by the experiences we have in our youth. The Millennial generation – our kids, in other words – are demonstrating this in their attitudes toward saving, investing and real estate.

Check out this interesting article in The Motley Fool on the financial habits of Boomers versus those of their children. It gives us a whole new take on the term “sandwich generation.” Read More

Get More from Your Money with Retirement Distribution Planning
3 years ago

Get More from Your Money with Retirement Distribution Planning

One of the major concerns for those entering into retirement is no longer having a paycheck. In addition, there is a normal fear of running out of money and having to spend what we spent a lifetime saving. One of the primary issues is how to make withdrawals from the various accounts we have built up and the timing of withdrawing from these accounts, both personal and retirement. Read More

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

How Downsizing Early Could Help You Save $200K Extra for Retirement
7 months ago

How Downsizing Early Could Help You Save $200K Extra for Retirement

It’s not surprising that downsizing has become a big trend in the United States and other Western countries. After all, we are simply drowning in stuff! How much stuff? Well, according to the LA Times, the average U.S. household contains 300,000 items. 300,000! That’s insane! Read More

Retiring Overseas and Looking for New Friends? Ask Yourself These 6 Questions
7 months ago

Retiring Overseas and Looking for New Friends? Ask Yourself These 6 Questions

There are many ways that retiring overseas can improve your life. It can reduce your cost of living, while improving your overall quality of life. It can surround you with cultural experiences that you would have never have had back home. It can even act as a catalyst for reinvention. Read More

Let Us Entertain You! Have You Tried Our FREE Sixty and Me Games?
7 months ago

Let Us Entertain You! Have You Tried Our FREE Sixty and Me Games?

Like most older women, I live a pretty active life. Despite having left my corporate career behind, I am pursuing my passions, managing my own business, helping with my grandkids and exploring the world. Read More

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

A Season to Explore the Spiritual: What I Found I Want to Do This Side of 60
6 months ago

A Season to Explore the Spiritual: What I Found I Want to Do This Side of 60

I’ve had a blind faith in The Man Upstairs for a long time. I grew up small-town Catholic but knew little about the Bible. Catholics have Catechism, not Bible study. We did not have nuns. We were lucky to share a priest with a triangle of other farm towns. Read More

6 Ways to Help Yourself Through the Hard Times You Face with Age
6 months ago

6 Ways to Help Yourself Through the Hard Times You Face with Age

By  •  Mindset

The cloudy twilight sky was an eerie smoky orange. It felt otherworldly and matched my mood. I’ve had a spate of challenges and losses of late. Read More

No New Year’s Resolutions for Me! The Confessions of a Mature Woman
6 months ago

No New Year’s Resolutions for Me! The Confessions of a Mature Woman

By  •  Mindset

Smile if you have made New Year’s resolutions in the past. Now smile again if you have kept them all year. It is truly difficult to keep those ‘promises’ going for an entire year, isn’t? Read More

Slowing Down is Dying Slowly: Embrace Movement in Retirement and Live!
6 months ago

Slowing Down is Dying Slowly: Embrace Movement in Retirement and Live!

By  •  Mindset

They say that life in retirement is all about “taking is easy.” They say that we are stuck in our ways, resistant to change and a drain on society.  They say that we are destined for loneliness and social isolation, disease and despair. Read More

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