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Years ago, there was a guy who lived at a halfway house down the street from a friend of mine. He had some quirky habits but was known to be a very cheerful character.
Over the decades, our hair, like our skin, suffers a sea-change. I’m not just talking about the trials and tribulations sometimes associated with going grey – his is covered in depth in my book Grey Hair & You.
Greying hair is one of the woes of aging. What are some ways to treat your hair that will make you look younger? Join us in discussion with style and fashion specialist Penelope Whiteley who has some great ideas to share. Enjoy the show!
Fashion can be so universal, but style is personal. If you’re afraid to express your style, there’s a solution. Join us in conversation with style blogger Mel Kobayashi, who is such a great inspiration. Enjoy the show!
Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!
I’m always curious about learning new health habits that are super effective but also fun. My firm belief is that if it’s not fun, it’s not sustainable. Life is full of unpleasant tasks, so why make exercise one of them? If ‘bootcamp’ is in the name, count me out.
While in some parts of the country it feels like summer simply won’t let up, in other parts the cooler temperatures are really starting to set in.
How many of us, still in the working universe – or maybe working from home – think they need coffee to boost their energy and jump-start their day? How many of us wake up with a fuzzy brain and mindlessly think a shot of java will do it for them?
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
When it comes to assessing my favorite massage experience in Bali, I have to admit it’s a bit like asking me to choose my favorite child.
Travel, at its best, will heal your soul, broaden your mind and deepen your understanding of the world. While some people think that cruises merely involve beaches, umbrella drinks and pre-planned shore excursions, you can find unusual cruises that will forever change your perspective.
Like many women in our community, I love trains. In fact, I enjoy traveling by train more than any other form of transportation. I love the conversations that trains encourage, the stunning vistas that they offer and the opportunities for reflection and personal growth that they support.
I have always loved to travel. I experienced my first wild and wonderful Atlantic crossing, on the Queen Elizabeth, when I was only 8-years-old.
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
The first wave of Baby Boomers has begun turning 65.
Since their earliest years, Baby Boomers’ vast numbers have allowed them to make a substantial impact on each phase of life as they passed through it. Now, they’re entering the retirement home marketplace.
I’m a member of the club women hate to join — the Widows Club.
When my husband died, it felt like a big part of me died, too. I lost the love of my life and the dreams we shared for our future. All gone in an instant and right after my 60th birthday.
My friend, Tom, published his book for free. I, unfortunately, did not. In this article, I’ll reveal how he did it as well as how much I spent to arrive at the same destination — published author.
Retirement has changed. A lot. Today it is more about transitions, rather than endings; more of a journey rather than a milestone.
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
As women over 60, we are hardly at the end of our game. We are vibrant creatures who love art, sports, music, food, social interaction and all the other blessings of a rich culture.
Your 70th birthday is a big one! I am going to experience if first hand myself this year. The inevitable question is, “What gift would you like?” It will come as no surprise that my first wish would be to have my sons and grandchildren all together. Since that may not be possible, I am not sure how to celebrate.
Many of us set up our email long ago. Sometimes, so long ago that what email you use is evidence of when you started using email.
I have now made it through the first two weeks of my ‘retirement’. One thing I realized is that I was already starting to lose track of the days but was saved by my pill box! As long as I remember to take my pills each day, then I’ll remind myself of what day it actually is.
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
While on break from my classes, I took advantage of a free flu shot offered through the college where I teach. When I popped into the small conference room crammed with colleagues and nervous laughter, a young 20-something woman handed me a form that I completed and returned.
Two weeks ago, I was in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at a youth hostel. Tucked away upstairs, in my own spare private room, I pondered this past year.
“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken” — Oscar Wilde
I have this quote on a pillow at my entryway, it’s a great way to remind myself that I need to be true to me. I should not be ‘doing’ what others expect me to, unless it’s what I want to do!
I broke up with my therapist recently. That sounds a bit dramatic. What I mean is that I ended a formal relationship with a talk therapist I’d been seeing fairly regularly over the past few years. And, like all break-ups – even the ones that you know need to happen – I felt incredibly sad afterwards.
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