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A Celebrity Makeup Artist’s Take on Makeup for Older Women
2 years ago

A Celebrity Makeup Artist’s Take on Makeup for Older Women

Finding good advice on how to apply makeup for older women is a challenge. So, since this is a topic that many women in the community have asked me about, I turned to celebrity makeup artist, Ariane Poole for some advice. Read More

In Defense of “Extreme” Older Female Fashion Icons
2 years ago

In Defense of “Extreme” Older Female Fashion Icons

The other day, I shared an article about 88-year-old fashion icon, Baddie Winkle, who recently appeared in a television commercial for Millennial-focused fashion brand Missguided. In the article, I argued that women like Baddie are doing a service for older women everywhere by challenging aging stereotypes and living their own way. Read More

Can a Color Analysis Help You to Look Your Best After 60? You Bet!
2 years ago

Can a Color Analysis Help You to Look Your Best After 60? You Bet!

Last weekend I had a life-changing experience: while attending a training session on color analysis, I found out that I’ve been wearing the wrong palette for over 20 years.

With all that’s going on in the world today, this error might sound trivial to you. But as a woman who prides herself in looking her best whenever she leaves the house, I was shocked by this news. Read More

Do You Love Wearing White in Winter?
2 years ago

Do You Love Wearing White in Winter?

I’m sure we all remember the “rules” that governed how to dress as we were growing up. I realize that it’s hard to change our thinking about something we’ve heard over and over throughout life. However, I do feel like it’s important to be open to new ideas and styles, too. It keeps us young and modern! Read More

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

Start Your Day the Natural Way: 5 Energizing Alternatives to Coffee
9 months ago

Start Your Day the Natural Way: 5 Energizing Alternatives to Coffee

The morning cup of coffee is essential for many and is a trusted friend through early starts with children, grandchildren and morning meetings. But for those of us who are looking for ways to cut down caffeine levels, there are other great and healthy options to start the day. Read More

Turning 65 This Year? What You Need to Know About Registering for Your Medicare Card
9 months ago

Turning 65 This Year? What You Need to Know About Registering for Your Medicare Card

Are you turning age 65 in 2018? Do you know how to go about registering to obtain your Medicare card? Read More

What to Do If You Are a MAWIM or a Middle Aged Woman in Menopause
9 months ago

What to Do If You Are a MAWIM or a Middle Aged Woman in Menopause

Labels can be necessary, helpful or, sometimes, just plain insulting. MAWIM is an acronym I encountered in a local travel piece, and it stands for Middle Aged Women in Menopause. I immediately cringed. But read on. Read More

The Power of Mental Stretching at 60 and Beyond
9 months ago

The Power of Mental Stretching at 60 and Beyond

Can we really stretch our mind during our 60s and beyond so that we can achieve even more out of life? The answer is: Yes. Absolutely! 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!

Finding the Best Balance Between Fast and Slow-Paced Travel as an Older Adult
3 years ago

Finding the Best Balance Between Fast and Slow-Paced Travel as an Older Adult

In terms of travel, the last few months have been incredible for me. First, I had the opportunity to join Road Scholar on a trip to Prague. On this adventure, I learned just how fun group travel can be. Read More

Senior Tours: 6 Once in a Lifetime Trips to Take in Your 60s
3 years ago

Senior Tours: 6 Once in a Lifetime Trips to Take in Your 60s

By  •  Travel

As we enter our 60s, we women realize that we have had many “once in a lifetime” experiences. Perhaps we’ve raised children or been present at the birth of a beloved grandchild. Maybe we’ve started a business or found profound fulfillment in volunteering to help others. Read More

6 Cruise Tips and Tricks to Help You Spend Less and Experience More (Video)
3 years ago

6 Cruise Tips and Tricks to Help You Spend Less and Experience More (Video)

For many older women, including myself, taking a cruise is the ultimate vacation. Cruising offers the opportunity to “shut off” from the world for a few days, or weeks, while you rejuvenate your body and soul. Read More

The Rise of the Mature Solo Traveller
3 years ago

The Rise of the Mature Solo Traveller

By  •  Travel

Do you think going on holiday by yourself sounds, well, frankly, a little sad? Is being a solo traveller safe in today’s crazy world? What about the dreaded single person supplement which forces you to pay extra for the solo trip? Read More

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

How to Start a Business After 50 (Part 5): The Power of Content
3 years ago

How to Start a Business After 50 (Part 5): The Power of Content

If you have gone through steps 1-4 in my “How to Build a Business After 50” series, you already have a good idea of your strengths and skills. You have probably settled on your profitable business idea. You may have even set up your website. Now what? How can you get the information you need to decide exactly what to build? Equally important, how can you market it to your prospective customers? One way to do both is with content marketing. Read More

All Fired Up! Why Generational Differences in the Workplace Aren’t What They Seem
3 years ago

All Fired Up! Why Generational Differences in the Workplace Aren’t What They Seem

You never stop worrying about losing your job, unless you’re retired. Then you’re always worried about losing your mind.

Different work ethics exist today. We boomers went on vacation and could only be reached via a hotel landline or one of those Motorola brick phones, like I had in the 80s. Even then, it was too costly to have my staff call. I just told them to make a decision based on three things: Will I get fired, will Barry get fired and will we get sued. I told them if the answer was no to these questions, proceed. Read More

So, You’re Ready to Sell Your Crafts Online – Here’s How to Market Them
3 years ago

So, You’re Ready to Sell Your Crafts Online – Here’s How to Market Them

In previous articles, we have discussed many aspects of selling your handmade items online. First, we started with an explanation of how to improve your crafting skills. Then we discussed how to decide which items to create. In the last article we covered where to sell your items online. And, now, in this final article in our craftpreneur series, I would like to cover how to find customers. Read More

Starting a Business After 50 (Part 4): Setting Up Your Website
3 years ago

Starting a Business After 50 (Part 4): Setting Up Your Website

Talking with the other members of our community, I am amazed by how many good ideas people have for businesses. Even more surprising is how few of these ideas ever become reality.

It’s not that older adults are lacking energy or drive. Read More

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

Lobster or Chicken? How to Spend Your Money in Retirement
8 months ago

Lobster or Chicken? How to Spend Your Money in Retirement

I saw this as a little blurb in an AARP article: “When you eat out, do you order lobster or chicken?” I stopped cold. I order the chicken, of course. And now I’m annoyed with myself. Read More

What Are the Best New Grandma Gifts? You May Be Surprised!
8 months ago

What Are the Best New Grandma Gifts? You May Be Surprised!

By  •  Lifestyle

As a new grandmother (for the second time), I have had the opportunity to think about some of the things that were missing in my “Baba Bag” or “Grandmother Survival Kit!” Read More

My Favorite Easy-to-Make Matcha, Date and Almond Bliss Balls Recipe
8 months ago

My Favorite Easy-to-Make Matcha, Date and Almond Bliss Balls Recipe

By  •  Lifestyle

We all know that as we get older it is even more important to take care of our body and feed it with healthy food and goodness. However, there are also those times when we just need a sweet treat! Read More

How to Reach Your Peak Performance After 60
8 months ago

How to Reach Your Peak Performance After 60

Have you ever felt like an ant pushing a boulder up a mountain?

A deadline for an important project is looming. You’re pushing hard to get this completed, but you can’t seem to make any progress. Read More

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

Why Cultivating Gratitude Is a Reset Button for Positivity After 60
11 months ago

Why Cultivating Gratitude Is a Reset Button for Positivity After 60

By  •  Mindset

The rice paddies that stretch out from the house are flooded now, reflecting the sky with big puff-ball clouds that turn pink, then orange, then white as the morning sun rises. Read More

Follow these 4 Steps to Have an Authentically Happy New Year
11 months ago

Follow these 4 Steps to Have an Authentically Happy New Year

By  •  Mindset

After a loss come sorrow, grief, anger and depression, even rage. My motto is ‘live your dreams without drama.’ Easier said than done sometimes. Read More

How Asking for Help After 60 Can Be a Sign of Strength
11 months ago

How Asking for Help After 60 Can Be a Sign of Strength

By  •  Mindset

No matter who you are, I believe that everyone requests guidance or ‘prays’ to someone or something at some time in life. It doesn’t have to be about religion or religious beliefs either. Read More

5 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick
11 months ago

5 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

As the year winds down, I am reminded of all the New Year’s resolutions I didn’t stick to over the year. How do I remember? Because I’ve started to create a new list for the incoming year and the resolutions are exactly the same: Read More

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