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Small Clothes – Big Problems? 10 Ideas for Petite Clothing for Women Over 60
2 years ago

Small Clothes – Big Problems? 10 Ideas for Petite Clothing for Women Over 60

One of my favorite mantras is, “Life Is Challenging but You Have to Get Dressed.”

When you factor in vertical challenges, that makes it even more difficult. While you may not be able to change the cards you were dealt, the right clothing and accessories can actually help you appear taller than you are. Read More

4 Ways to Dress Up Casual Summer Plus Size Clothing
2 years ago

4 Ways to Dress Up Casual Summer Plus Size Clothing

Summer is full of fun outdoor events. Picnics and lunches. Brunches and garden parties. Casual gatherings that make summer such an exciting, enjoyable season. Read More

Kimono Jackets as a Summer Fashion Trend for Women Over 60
2 years ago

Kimono Jackets as a Summer Fashion Trend for Women Over 60

Kimono jackets can be the perfect topper for a woman of any age! I’ve seen them at both retail and online stores and they are available in so many varieties. Read More

Why White is the New Power Color for Older Ladies
2 years ago

Why White is the New Power Color for Older Ladies

In case you hadn’t noticed white is “in” this year. We’ve seen it everywhere from the runway to the Royals. It’s been worn by religious figures to representatives of both sides of the US political arena. It’s been suggested that white is the color of purity and signifies loftiness. This implies that the wearer exists on an elevated plane. Think, Mother Teresa. Read More

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

The Benefits of Raw Honey: Good for Your Gut and So Much More!
10 months ago

The Benefits of Raw Honey: Good for Your Gut and So Much More!

I believe that it’s always better to get nutrients from the food that we eat rather than from supplements. Read More

After the Storm – Facing Unexpected Adversity as We Age
10 months ago

After the Storm – Facing Unexpected Adversity as We Age

This summer, devastating hurricanes tore up the Caribbean, drenched Texas and chewed through the entire state of Florida. Harvey, Irma and Maria aren’t the newsmakers they were just weeks ago, but the effects of these storms have changed lives. Read More

My Yummy Anti-Aging, Anti-Wrinkle Chocolate Banana Pudding
10 months ago

My Yummy Anti-Aging, Anti-Wrinkle Chocolate Banana Pudding

What if I told you there was an incredibly tasty, anti-aging and anti-wrinkle, healthy chocolate pudding that is dairy-free, healthy, gluten-free and… did I mention healthy??? Read More

Can Good Balance Prolong Your Life After 60?
10 months ago

Can Good Balance Prolong Your Life After 60?

For the last half year, when walking from the parking lot to my office building, I would hop on a curb alongside a lawn and walk it as if it were a balance beam. It does look weird and gets me a fair share of puzzled glances. But I persist. Let me tell you why. 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!

Looking Beyond the Buildings – Getting the Most from Every Travel Adventure
3 years ago

Looking Beyond the Buildings – Getting the Most from Every Travel Adventure

I just got back to the hotel from another wonderful day in Prague. Over the last week, I really have caught the travel bug again. Ironically, as you may notice in today’s video, I also caught a nasty cold, but, that’s another story. Read More

Why I Love Combining Learning and Travel – My Amazing Prague Trip Continues
3 years ago

Why I Love Combining Learning and Travel – My Amazing Prague Trip Continues

One of my favorite things about traveling is getting to dig deeper into the unique culture and history of the places that I visit. There’s nothing wrong with visiting a place to relax. But, for a truly meaningful experience, I find that nothing beats combining learning with travel. Read More

I’m on My Way to Prague for a Learning Adventure with Road Scholar!
3 years ago

I’m on My Way to Prague for a Learning Adventure with Road Scholar!

As I sit here in my little 4-person couchette on the train from Zurich to Prague, I am reminded of everything that I love about travel. For starters, I just spent the last several hours with two lovely ladies, who shared their life stories and plans for the future. Read More

Solo Female Traveler Lives the Life of a Nomad… and Loves It
3 years ago

Solo Female Traveler Lives the Life of a Nomad… and Loves It

By  •  Travel

“She thought I was crazy.” That was Peggy Johnston’s daughter’s reaction when she learned that her mother was selling her home, putting all of her worldly possessions into storage and going on an African safari with Road Scholar. Read More

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

Can Age Discrimination be Cured by Freelance Writing and Online Work?
3 years ago

Can Age Discrimination be Cured by Freelance Writing and Online Work?

By  •  Making Money

Lots of women over 60 are looking for ways to make money, save more money for retirement, or perhaps start a new career. Unfortunately, age discrimination is all too real. Lots of people “of a certain age” get passed over for opportunities at work, forced into early retirement, or denied interviews for jobs that they’re clearly qualified for.

If you feel like you’re being held back in your career by the unfairness of the youth-obsessed corporate world, or if you don’t feel valued at your company, or if you’re looking for a new way to add value and earn income and feel connected, perhaps you should try freelance writing. Read More

3 Benefits to Starting a Business After 50 that Have Nothing to do with Money
3 years ago

3 Benefits to Starting a Business After 50 that Have Nothing to do with Money

As we approach retirement, it’s natural to think about how we are going to support ourselves in the decades ahead. Starting a business is an option, but, most of us don’t know where to start. In addition, we are constantly exposed to images of 20-something entrepreneurs succeeding. If the media is to be believed, older entrepreneurs don’t stand a chance. Or do they? Read More

We’re Looking at Retirement Planning All Wrong and People Are Going to Get Hurt
4 years ago

We’re Looking at Retirement Planning All Wrong and People Are Going to Get Hurt

What is retirement planning? It’s a simple question, right? Doesn’t everyone know that getting ready for retirement is all about putting enough money away so that we can live comfortably on our investments? At least, that’s what we have been told. For decades, our employers have reminded us to max out our 401K. Read More

The First Step to Getting Out of Debt After 60 is to Understand the Problem
4 years ago

The First Step to Getting Out of Debt After 60 is to Understand the Problem

When it comes to money, us Baby Boomers are in an interesting position. On the one hand, we hear over and over again that we are the “wealthiest generation in U.S. history.” On the other hand, the great majority of us are simply not prepared for retirement. Read More

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

Just Read a Book? Why It’s Important for You to Leave a Book Review
10 months ago

Just Read a Book? Why It’s Important for You to Leave a Book Review

You’ve just finished that last book you picked up from the library, and wow, it was a good one. The story was riveting, the language poetic and the characters so well-developed you feel as though you want to go meet them for tea. Read More

Nourish Your Inner Project Manager Through Cooking
10 months ago

Nourish Your Inner Project Manager Through Cooking

By  •  Lifestyle

Recently, I spent a week at the house of my 86-year-old mother. I was there to help her to clear out her home in preparation for an imminent move to an independent living facility. Read More

Think You’re Not Creative? Think Again!
10 months ago

Think You’re Not Creative? Think Again!

Let the beauty we love

be what we do.

There are a million ways to kneel

And kiss the ground.

~Rumi~

There are so many great things about being a woman of this certain age – what stretches out in front of us are our most creative years. Read More

How to Stop Your Guest Room from Becoming a Source of Clutter Creep
10 months ago

How to Stop Your Guest Room from Becoming a Source of Clutter Creep

It’s lovely to have a guest room in your home, but it can easily turn into yet another place to store things you rarely or never use. Read More

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

Consider Forgiveness for a More Peaceful Life After 60
11 months ago

Consider Forgiveness for a More Peaceful Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

It’s hard to get to retirement age without having been wronged or hurt at some time in our life. No matter the infraction, some individuals can forgive easily and move on with their life. But there are others of us who continue to hold a grudge. Read More

5 Steps to Free Yourself from Drama After 50
11 months ago

5 Steps to Free Yourself from Drama After 50

By  •  Mindset

There are two sides to every story, and three sides to every drama. Those three sides are what David Emerald, author of The Power of TED* (*The Empowerment Dynamic) calls DDT, the Dreaded Drama Triangle. Read More

What Babies Can Teach Us Over 60s About the Power of Smiling
12 months ago

What Babies Can Teach Us Over 60s About the Power of Smiling

By  •  Mindset

Smiling contributes significantly to your happiness, health and longevity, so the research tells us.

Yeah, right, I’m thinking, when my dance teacher commands us to “Smile!” even as I am contorting my body into a completely unnatural position. If this choreography doesn’t kill me first sure, I’ll smile! Read More

You Must Be Present to Win: 3 Ways to Use Mindfulness to Enrich Your Life
12 months ago

You Must Be Present to Win: 3 Ways to Use Mindfulness to Enrich Your Life

By  •  Mindset

Mindfulness is front page news. A recent TIME Magazine cover announced “The Mindful Revolution: the Science of Finding Focus in a Stressed-out, Multitasking Culture.” Read More

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