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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!

How to Eat Like a Health Nut After 50 – Do You Have These Items in Your Kitchen?
10 months ago

How to Eat Like a Health Nut After 50 – Do You Have These Items in Your Kitchen?

We can all think of someone who could be described as a health nut. In some cases, they are a little nutty, but most often they are people who take their health very seriously and do everything they can to stay well. Read More

Want Radiant Skin at 60+? Control These 3 Crucial Hormones
10 months ago

Want Radiant Skin at 60+? Control These 3 Crucial Hormones

Skin ages, along with the rest of our body, post-menopause. Women over 60 who want to age with vitality should know that there are things we can do to have and maintain healthy, radiant skin. The key lies in three crucial hormones that impact the way skin ages. Read 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

Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!

Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!

6 Essential Tips for Traveling With Grandchildren
3 years ago

6 Essential Tips for Traveling With Grandchildren

By  •  Travel

If you are lucky enough to have grandkids, then you know how rewarding – and a frustrating – spending time with them can be. At their best, grandkids are a source of constant amusement and inspiration. At their worst, grandkids can turn a family outing into a family feud. Read 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

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

Most Boomers Are Rejecting Retirement… and that’s a Good Thing for Everyone!
3 years ago

Most Boomers Are Rejecting Retirement… and that’s a Good Thing for Everyone!

One of my biggest fears for the baby boomer generation is that we have taken the concept of retirement too seriously. Many of us still believe in the notion that retirement should be a time for living off your savings, relaxing and “aging gracefully.”

Now, a new study by The Pew Charitable Trusts, says that the majority of baby boomers may finally be rethinking retirement. Most people surveyed said that they didn’t plan on retiring, in a traditional sense. Instead, they said that they wanted to continue working, either in their existing job or in a new career.  Read 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

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

How Technology Can Help You Donate to Good Causes for Free
10 months ago

How Technology Can Help You Donate to Good Causes for Free

Contributing to the common good is one of the very best reasons for becoming more tech savvy. It’s even better when your use of tech helps people in need (or the planet) at no cost to you, and via a process that makes your donations automatic and effortless. Once you set up your participation, you’ll ask yourself, “Why wouldn’t I do this?” Read More

Have You Played Our FREE Daily Crossword Puzzle?
10 months ago

Have You Played Our FREE Daily Crossword Puzzle?

By  •  Lifestyle

At Sixty and Me, we are always looking for ways to bring a smile to your face… and, if we can do this in a way that also stretches your brain, so much the better! Read More

Should We Still Be Controlled by Material Possessions After 60?
10 months ago

Should We Still Be Controlled by Material Possessions After 60?

I recently had a wake-up call while preparing for Hurricane Irma. I live on an island, and the storm was on a path to our area. As my husband and I prepared our home, we realized that we may have to evacuate. Read 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

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

Is Your Technology Addiction Stopping You from Finding Happiness in Life After 60
12 months ago

Is Your Technology Addiction Stopping You from Finding Happiness in Life After 60

How many times a day do you check your phone? Ten times? Fifty? In today’s “always on” world, we are constantly bombarded by sounds and sights; many of which come from the devices that we choose to carry. Read More

4 Exciting Ways Society’s Concept of Aging Will Change in Our Lifetime
12 months ago

4 Exciting Ways Society’s Concept of Aging Will Change in Our Lifetime

Society isn’t at all positive about aging. How do you keep your own attitude positive as the years go by? Join us in conversation with Dr. Bill Thomas who has some exciting views to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

3 Reasons We’re More Joyful at 60 and Beyond
12 months ago

3 Reasons We’re More Joyful at 60 and Beyond

By  •  Mindset

A lot is being written these days about the joy we’re finding at 60 and in the decades beyond. But is this counter-intuitive? After all, our lifetime is winding down, we’re facing a lot of endings, and our next chapters are undeniably shorter than our first. Read More

Consider Forgiveness for a More Peaceful Life After 60
12 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

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