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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

How to Adjust Your Personal Fashion Style When Travelling or Moving to a New Country
11 months ago

How to Adjust Your Personal Fashion Style When Travelling or Moving to a New Country

Moving to a new country can have a big impact on our personal fashion style. Adapting may be more or less of a challenge, depending on how different the new culture is from your own. Read More

Makeup After 60: What Is Face Primer and Is It Really Necessary?
11 months ago

Makeup After 60: What Is Face Primer and Is It Really Necessary?

It’s time to be brutally honest. When I first heard about face primer, I thought, “You’re kidding. One more layer of stuff to put on my face? No way!” Read More

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

10 Flu Prevention Tips for Seniors: What to Do When Your Partner Is Sick
6 months ago

10 Flu Prevention Tips for Seniors: What to Do When Your Partner Is Sick

Flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter months, and adults over 65 are typically more susceptible to complications. Read More

Having Trouble Sticking with Balance Exercises for Seniors? This One Trick Will Help!
6 months ago

Having Trouble Sticking with Balance Exercises for Seniors? This One Trick Will Help!

Just like exercise and good nutrition, we all know that balance exercises for seniors are important. As a 70-year-old woman, I don’t consider myself “old” and I certainly don’t feel like a “senior” but I also understand that I am getting to an age where falls are a very real danger. Read More

What Role Does “Good” Cholesterol Play in Maintaining Health in Our 60s? You May Be Surprised!
6 months ago

What Role Does “Good” Cholesterol Play in Maintaining Health in Our 60s? You May Be Surprised!

As far back as I can remember, conventional wisdom has been that the higher our HDL cholesterol levels, the less we and our healthcare providers had to be concerned about our ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol levels. 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!

9 Cruise Packing List Omissions that Can Completely Ruin Your Trip
3 years ago

9 Cruise Packing List Omissions that Can Completely Ruin Your Trip

I remember wishing that I had created a cruise packing list before my first big adventure on the water. It was 1am and I had a splitting headache. Determined to get some sleep before my first day in a new city, I threw on my robe and hobbled down to the lobby, hoping to get some help from the woman at the reception desk. Read More

Stress-Free Travel After 60 is Possible – Just Don’t Forget Your Magic Wand!
3 years ago

Stress-Free Travel After 60 is Possible – Just Don’t Forget Your Magic Wand!

By  •  Travel

Years ago, when I encountered any sort of problem or difficulty at work, I would tell my team not to worry. I would reassure them that I would just bring in my magic wand. Everything would be fine. Read More

Why a Kenya Safari Should Be On Every Older Woman’s Bucket List
3 years ago

Why a Kenya Safari Should Be On Every Older Woman’s Bucket List

By  •  Travel

We all have a list of places we would like to see someday. Getting older, we suddenly realise the need to “Just Do It.” Read More

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

The Millionaire Grandma: 7 Limiting Beliefs that Hold Us Back Financially After 60
3 years ago

The Millionaire Grandma: 7 Limiting Beliefs that Hold Us Back Financially After 60

What does it take to be a millionaire grandma? If you said, “having a million dollars in the bank,” you’re only half right. In fact, many women who reach this financial milestone won’t be able to live the lifestyle that most of us associate with being a millionaire… but, that’s a topic for another article! Read More

How Are You Making Money in Retirement? Here Are Some Ideas
3 years ago

How Are You Making Money in Retirement? Here Are Some Ideas

As we reach our 60s, many of us are looking for creative ways to make money in retirement. Some of us are looking to earn some extra cash for luxuries, like travel and entertainment. Others are focused simply on surviving in a low interest rate environment in which it feels like we are paying the bank to hold our money. Read More

30 Grandmas Share the Financial Advice They Wish They Received as Kids
3 years ago

30 Grandmas Share the Financial Advice They Wish They Received as Kids

By the time you reach your 60s, you’ve almost certainly made your share of financial mistakes. Even if you are one of the lucky few who managed to save consistently for retirement, you probably look back on your life and wish that someone had taught you more about money as a kid. I know I do! Read More

Why Strong Negotiating Skills Are Essential in Retirement
3 years ago

Why Strong Negotiating Skills Are Essential in Retirement

As we start to reach retirement age, many of us are facing a harsh reality. We simply didn’t save enough for retirement.

Some of us planned to continue working into our 70s, only to be pushed out by the very companies we dedicated ourselves to for decades. Others miscalculated how much money we needed to retire comfortably. Still others lost a significant percentage of our savings in the Great Recession. Read More

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

Are You Downsizing Your Home Too? I Couldn’t Let Go of this One Thing!
7 months ago

Are You Downsizing Your Home Too? I Couldn’t Let Go of this One Thing!

By  •  Lifestyle

Anyone who has downsized her home knows that the experience it is an emotional roller coaster. The process of getting rid of our possessions goes something like this.

First we get rid of the junk that has accumulated in our homes. This includes those items that really don’t matter to us or may have never mattered to us. Read More

The Unexpected Benefits of Downsizing: Clear Your Clutter and Your Outlook on Life
7 months ago

The Unexpected Benefits of Downsizing: Clear Your Clutter and Your Outlook on Life

Maybe you’re still living in the house where you raised the children: Bedrooms remain unused. Closets are full of things accumulated over decades. Memories are in every corner. The garage is stuffed with who knows what. Read More

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

5 Things That Could Be Stopping You from Living Life to the Fullest in the Years After 60
6 months ago

5 Things That Could Be Stopping You from Living Life to the Fullest in the Years After 60

Are you in your retirement or empty-nest years, wondering what a happy, full life looks like from this point on? Read More

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