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Good morning everyone! Well, yesterday, I did something that I thought I would never do. I dyed my hair pink!
Why would I dye my hair pink you ask? Well, you’ll need to watch the video for a complete explanation, but, the short story is that it is part of my mission to fight back against invisibility.
As we age our view of style changes. We are looking for happy, energizing clothes that bring vibrancy into our lives. Join us in conversation with style blogger Mel Kobayashi and prepare to be wowed. Enjoy the show!
Most of us want to be noticed when we walk down the street. But do you know how to turn those heads? Do you have the confidence to even attempt it? Join us in discussion with style blogger Mel Kobayashi who shares her secrets about learning to walk like a movie star. Enjoy the show!
Women over 60 today are not confined to polyester pants and orthopedic shoes so why should we settle for anything less than the freshest look for our makeup? Style specialist and author Penelope Whiteley has some creative tips for women over 60 looking to liven up their makeup routine while embracing their crowns of grey. Enjoy the conversation!
Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!
On a beautiful fall morning in late October 2002, I was planting Iris bulbs along the waterfront of our home in the Northern Neck of VA. I felt a bit more tired than I thought was reasonable and noted that I was sweating more than normal, so I sat down and lit up a cigarette.
When I was informed that I had qualified to play tennis in this year’s National Senior Olympic Games in Albuquerque, it was a kind of dream come true.
As the colder weather and holidays approach, it’s tempting to hunker down, get comfy, and grab some hot cocoa and snacks for a long winter’s hibernation indoors.
Binge-watching Netflix, or binge-watching anything really, had never sounded appealing. But that was before I started writing a book and desperately needed something to distract me from my own brain.
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
Most women in our community travel to relax, rewind and rejuvenate.
In the west, we live hectic lives and often feel stressed and over committed. Some of us – present company included – spend too much time online. Others live in busy towns and cities, where we practice unhealthy eating habits and live with toxic air.
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.
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
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.
It’s interesting to note how governments are universally at pains to promote the employment of the over 50’s. They aim to keep them working as long as possible.
Is this to prevent governments having to pay pensions? Or are they beginning to understand that people over 50, are no longer old? Personally, I think it’s the former.
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
Some months ago, I wrote an article about aging well which garnered some intriguing responses. One woman wrote, not without some wry humor, that she had gotten encouragement because she “simply HATED being 67.”
I thought, but didn’t write back, “Well, consider the options.”
Simplifying, downsizing, decluttering… these topics seem to be very popular right now. Why is this such an issue for so many people?
In case you are not familiar with “nicecream” yet, pay attention because this will change your life!
Nicecream is simply healthy ice cream, made from frozen bananas. It’s also super simple to make. All you need is a food processor or blender with a powerful motor and frozen bananas.
Most people think that life after 60 is all about relaxing. Well, this may be true for some of us… but, most older adults live pretty busy lives. So, when we find a simple, easy-to-make recipe that is both hearty and tasty, we are always ready to give it a shot!
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
Ambition has been defined as “a strong desire to do or to achieve something, typically requiring determination and hard work.” And while ambition does not take you on a straight path in life, it can take you on a journey you never thought possible.
By the time you reach your 60s, you’ve probably let go of some relationships.
Whether the parting was due to divorce, family conflict that got out of hand or a friendship that turned sour, most of us have moved on from at least one relationship.
Early this morning, I woke up in Washington DC, where I’m going to be delivering a speech in the late afternoon. I’m sitting at my desk in the sweet early hours, my workout gear on, ready to head out to the first floor where I know the gym is located.
Did you ever think, “Ah, when I’m 65, I can finally do what I’ve wanted to do for so long: I can read when I want, be creative, take afternoon naps, see friends and play with my grandkids”?
Sixty and Me is an online magazine and a global community of over 500,000 women over 60. Our mission is to empower and motivate women to find their own voice and value in a transitional time of life that offers so much new opportunity. Topics covered on Sixty and Me include makeup for older women, senior dating, retirement planning, fashion for older women, senior travel, grandchildren and more. Thanks for being a part of our community!