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5 Stylish Clothing Items You Can Wear After 60… Even if You Think You Can’t!
2 years ago

5 Stylish Clothing Items You Can Wear After 60… Even if You Think You Can’t!

As a woman over 60 interested in looking and feeling good, you’ve probably asked these questions at one point: Can I wear that? Will I look good in that? Am I too old to wear that? Do I have the right body type to wear that? Read More

What’s the Best Eye Makeup for Mature Women? We Have Answers!
2 years ago

What’s the Best Eye Makeup for Mature Women? We Have Answers!

There are tons of eye products that we can choose from to enhance our looks. But do we know how and where to apply them? Celebrity makeup artist Ariane Poole is here today to discuss the best techniques and products she has encountered. Enjoy the show! Read More

These Positive Aging Foods Will Help You Fight Off the Clock
2 years ago

These Positive Aging Foods Will Help You Fight Off the Clock

The foods that enter our body are very important for our outward appearance. How so? Celebrity makeup artist Ariane Poole is passionate about nutrition and skincare. Today she has joined us in a discussion about the foods we need to deviate from, and some skincare products that she absolutely loves. Let’s start a conversation! Read More

8 Steps to Make Online Shopping Successful and Fun!
2 years ago

8 Steps to Make Online Shopping Successful and Fun!

It may be true that you don’t need to know how to do your shopping online to be happy. And it’s safe to say that brick and mortar stores won’t all have disappeared in our lifetime. But as an older woman who has trouble finding the right fitting clothing at times, I do think that online shopping can be beneficial. Read More

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

It’s Not Dementia! 5 Factors That Contribute to Forgetfulness
7 months ago

It’s Not Dementia! 5 Factors That Contribute to Forgetfulness

You have misplaced your car keys. It is the third time this week. Is this the beginning of dementia? Maybe. Maybe not. Read More

Let’s Make Cauliflower Hip Again with this Scrumptious Cauliflower Rice Casserole
7 months ago

Let’s Make Cauliflower Hip Again with this Scrumptious Cauliflower Rice Casserole

Cauliflower has become one of the vegetables of choice lately since we can now prepare dishes that taste like mashed potatoes and rice from a head of cauliflower. Read More

Interested in Joint Health? Let’s Start with the Basics!
7 months ago

Interested in Joint Health? Let’s Start with the Basics!

It’s no secret that being active is healthy for the body and soul. Getting outside, exercising, traveling and being with friends and family are all keys to feeling good. Read More

9 Easy Ways to Transform Your Fitness Routine After 60
7 months ago

9 Easy Ways to Transform Your Fitness Routine After 60

Are you an exercise cheater? I know I am.

Given the chance, I always opt for the easier-exercise way out – whether intentionally or not. I just tend to want to get it over with quickly. 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!

Boomer Travel: Getting Along with Your Travel Partner
3 years ago

Boomer Travel: Getting Along with Your Travel Partner

Boomers are already out in numbers traveling the world. It’s March and the march is on. Let the travel season begin. Read More

On a Viking River Cruise, It’s the Small Things that Make a Big Difference
3 years ago

On a Viking River Cruise, It’s the Small Things that Make a Big Difference

By  •  Travel

When the Program Director of my recent Viking Cruise, Sharon, said that the crew’s goal was to exceed our expectations, I didn’t pay too much attention. After all, who doesn’t claim to exceed their customers’ expectations? Read More

Packing Challenge: 3 Weeks – 2 Climates – 1 Bag
3 years ago

Packing Challenge: 3 Weeks – 2 Climates – 1 Bag

By  •  Travel

Last year, as I prepared for a spring trip to Europe, I thought about all of the different activities and climates I would need to plan for. There would be sunny beaches in Spain, cold and wet hikes in Ireland and of course the fantastic dinners and dances with my friends. Read More

Meet New Friends and Discover New Lands During Women’s History Month
3 years ago

Meet New Friends and Discover New Lands During Women’s History Month

By  •  Travel

March is National Women’s History Month, when we recognize and celebrate the contributions of women around the world. It’s an ideal time for women to reflect on their lives, set goals, learn something new and explore new opportunities. Read More

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

7 Boomer Marketing Tips, According to Baby Boomers
3 years ago

7 Boomer Marketing Tips, According to Baby Boomers

It’s no secret that baby boomers are one of the most powerful consumer groups in the world. As a result, marketers are constantly looking for ways to sell to us. Right about now, I can probably hear you saying, “Who cares?” As Seth Godin’s book says, “All Marketers Are Liars.” Why should we care if they know how to market to us? Read More

Tough Career Ending? Bounce Back and Get Ready for Retirement!
3 years ago

Tough Career Ending? Bounce Back and Get Ready for Retirement!

I am not the only person I know in my sixties who had a bad work experience at the end of their career. One friend was in his hospital bed after cancer surgery when his boss told him he was being forced to retire. Another friend worked for years as a successful paramedic and was then given the worst shifts in attempts to squeeze him out. Read More

Marketing to Baby Boomers: How Do You Want Companies to Talk to You?
3 years ago

Marketing to Baby Boomers: How Do You Want Companies to Talk to You?

Why on Earth would you want to tell advertising agencies how to talk to you? Isn’t marketing to baby boomers something that only companies who want to sell something should care about? Absolutely not! Read More

What Upsets You Most About Marketing for Seniors?
3 years ago

What Upsets You Most About Marketing for Seniors?

Ok, let’s get the obvious out of the way. Marketing for seniors is tough. For starters, the term “seniors” covers a huge age range. You could argue that 20 years ago most people over 60 had similar lives. No more! Read More

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

Skynet or Safety Net? Can Robots Help Older Adults to Live Happier, Healthier Lives? You Bet!
6 months ago

Skynet or Safety Net? Can Robots Help Older Adults to Live Happier, Healthier Lives? You Bet!

When I first saw the movie “Her”, about a man who falls in love with an intelligent computer operating system, I knew the world of human relationships was going through a fascinating social transformation. The bizarre thing was that as I watched the movie, I started to understand and appreciate the positive aspects of having “someone” care about you – even if they were not real. Read More

7 Ways to Simplify Your Life While Saving the Environment
6 months ago

7 Ways to Simplify Your Life While Saving the Environment

I’m just one small person in a big world, but I am concerned about my responsibility for the wellbeing of the world around me.

In the 1970s, we were minimalists and a bit ‘hippie-ish.’ We eschewed sugar for honey and whole wheat for white. We tried our hand at gardening organically. We limited our possessions. We lived in modest homes. Read More

6 Major Areas of Life Affected by Retirement and Aging
6 months ago

6 Major Areas of Life Affected by Retirement and Aging

Why is it that people are reluctant to plan for retirement? The average person spends more time planning an overseas holiday than they do retirement.

Is it because the word retirement conjures up images of growing old and dying? Or do we minimize the importance of planning because we perceive retirement as an eternal holiday? Read More

5 Tips for Handing Social Situations and Interacting with Other People
6 months ago

5 Tips for Handing Social Situations and Interacting with Other People

Have you noticed that sometimes, when we are talking to a friend or family member, they suddenly get defensive? In such situations, we often wonder what we might have said to offend them. Read More

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

How to Feel Visible and Vibrant After 60 in 5 Easy Steps
8 months ago

How to Feel Visible and Vibrant After 60 in 5 Easy Steps

I’ve shared the story before about how, several years ago, I hosted a small group of women – all over 60 – at my home and was shocked to discover that many of them felt that, with age, they had become ‘invisible.’ Read More

How to Keep Your Passion For Life After 60
8 months ago

How to Keep Your Passion For Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

I’ve always been a passionate person. Passion has filled my life. When I’m interested in something, I go for it, and I’ve been blessed with abundant energy. My 64-year-old partner has a hard time keeping up with me! Read More

Do You Miss the Elegant and Personal Touch of Long Ago?
8 months ago

Do You Miss the Elegant and Personal Touch of Long Ago?

In the summer of 1981, I was living in Boston and participating in a summer placement during graduate school. One morning, I happened to turn on the television, and lo and behold: the wedding of Diana and Charles was happening at that moment! Read More

Revisiting Playfulness: Do We Get Old When We Stop Playing?
8 months ago

Revisiting Playfulness: Do We Get Old When We Stop Playing?

By  •  Mindset

The four Indonesian boys, all small but ranging in age from 12 to 14, led us along a tree-lined path. The fenceposts to either side of us as we left the island village were sprouting trees, a testament to the proliferating growth and superb soil of these many islands. Read More

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