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My skin is so dry, it’s embarrassing. I go to have my legs waxed, and the Italian beautician practically has a nervous breakdown over the state of my legs – and my feet!
When we see models come down the runway, by design the first thing we notice is what they are wearing. The designers want the clothes to take center stage. That’s why they pick tall, thin and mostly very young models who act as human “hangers.” They don’t get in the way of the design.
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 other topics. Enjoy the show!
The capri pants have garnered a lot of controversy in the last couple of years! Many articles will tell you not to wear them and that they make you appear frumpy.
Yet I’m sure many of you reading this have a pair or two in your closet. Because at this time of our life, most of us aren’t wearing shorts anymore!
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Magnesium is one of the most important minerals for long-term health. It’s needed to maintain the ‘pumps’ that control the movement of salts in and out of cells.
It is also essential for nerve conduction, muscle relaxation, healthy bones and just about every metabolic reaction in the body – including energy production.
Being blessed with the gift of long life has its advantages: you get to watch your grandkids grow, you have the joy of more sunrises and sunsets. You may even explore hobbies you never had time for.
Life is a sequence of transitions. We start as children at school, perhaps attend college, start careers, take time out of a career to care for others, perhaps start a new job and eventually transition out of paid work.
Why should we care whether we take enough magnesium?
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There’s a lot of talk about Millennials (18-34 year olds) being the first generation to be born in the internet age, and all the technological advantages that brings with it. However, we rarely talk about the fact that baby-boomers are the first generation to retire in the digital age.
In our article, 6 Amazing Adventure Tours for Women Like Us, we said that a sense of adventure does not diminish with age. As older women, we have a greater sense of self, are more confident and appreciate those things that are most important in life.
There is a certain reverence with which a ship’s crew looks at the ocean. It is powerful, exciting and unpredictable. Rivers are something different entirely. They are still powerful, but, it is a quiet power. They are exciting, yet refined.
“Why on Earth would anyone want to take a Christmas river cruise?” That was the question that one of my friends asked me when I mentioned that I would be joining Viking on their Rhine Getaway.
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April 29, 2016 is a magic day for people who are 66 and their spouses. It’s the last day you can claim a retirement benefit that will give you big returns over a long lifetime.
Many women believe that they are not entitled to Social Security if they are divorced. The truth is you can get Social Security on your ex-spouse’s record, under certain circumstances, even if you have been divorced for many years.
Have you thought about what kind of skills you want to carry with you into the second half of your life?
Have you thought about the skills you wish to leave behind?
Can you work and collect Social Security? The simple answer is yes. The more complicated answer is that you may not want to.
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I was not the best student when I was young. I think I just didn’t feel that I had time when there was so much other interesting stuff going on!
I never really paid too much attention to the official retirement age in my country until it was so close that I could feel it breathing down my neck. I just never expected it to be an issue. I didn’t feel “old,” so, I assumed that I would just keep working forever.
There seems to be an unnecessary stigma hovering over the idea of aging. We grow from children into adults but that is not the end of road for us. Join us in conversation with Dr. Bill Thomas as he shares an exciting viewpoint on elderhood with us. Enjoy the show!
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Last month, I wrote a post 3 Remarkable Gifts That Help You Flourish in Your 60s, which generated lots of feedback, both online and offline.
While many comments were affirming, there was also some pushback on what was perceived to be an overly optimistic and even simplistic view of life in our 60s.
Remember those days when, as a child, you gave little heart-shaped Valentines and then waited and hoped you’d get some yourself?
At the beginning of the year, Sixty and Me – along with many sites, books and blogs – offered innovative approaches to New Year’s Resolutions. They realize everyone relates to a different approach.
Last year, the magazine Allure took a courageous step forward on behalf of all women. It will no longer use the term anti-aging in its publication, thus accepting that moving through time is a natural process, to be celebrated and appreciated for its own virtues, not something to battle against.
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