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Can Plastic Surgery Really Improve Your Life After 60?
2 years ago

Can Plastic Surgery Really Improve Your Life After 60?

After a successful keynote speech we had co-presented, my friend Susan and I celebrated over a couple of cold beers. Maybe it was the beer, or the relief I felt after delivering our presentation, but I blurted out something I hadn’t intended to confess. Read More

Too Lazy to Shop for Clothes? You Are Not Alone!
2 years ago

Too Lazy to Shop for Clothes? You Are Not Alone!

My question is: Why do you think of yourself as lazy? Often, what we think is laziness is just a natural response to uncertainty or insecurity. Read More

Sparkly Style After 60: Tips for Traveling with Jewelry
2 years ago

Sparkly Style After 60: Tips for Traveling with Jewelry

If you’re like me, you want to look your best whenever you leave the house. That principle applies to travel, whether for business or leisure. The right accessories can transform a limited wardrobe into a myriad of outfits. Read More

The 3 C’s of Fashion After 60: Fighting the Stigmas of Age and Weight
2 years ago

The 3 C’s of Fashion After 60: Fighting the Stigmas of Age and Weight

“You dress like a Grandma!” Have you ever heard someone being accused of that? It’s not usually said in a positive light. And if you’re a grandmother, it comes across even worse. Read More

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

11 Natural Constipation Remedies to Try in Your 60s
7 months ago

11 Natural Constipation Remedies to Try in Your 60s

There are seven common problems associated with digestion: constipation, diarrhea, a mix of constipation and diarrhea, gas, cramps, bloat and acid reflux.

Today I want to share with you what I know about constipation, an issue that plagues many women in later life, and how to achieve improved regularity. Read More

The 5 Most Common Senior Micronutrient Deficiencies
7 months ago

The 5 Most Common Senior Micronutrient Deficiencies

You might be surprised to learn that even in developed countries like the United States malnutrition is a serious problem. It’s especially prevalent among senior citizens. In fact, one in three older adults who are admitted to the hospital are malnourished. Read More

Exploring Both Sides of the Physician-Aided Dying Conversation
7 months ago

Exploring Both Sides of the Physician-Aided Dying Conversation

Of all the healthcare issues that spark controversy, extreme emotion and passionate advocacy, the idea of physician-assisted dying arguably tops the list. It’s not hard to understand why. Faced with the prospect of intractable pain and prolonged suffering, many people believe that…
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Want to Reduce Stress in Your 60s? Here’s How to Beat Anxiety with Herbal Medicines
7 months ago

Want to Reduce Stress in Your 60s? Here’s How to Beat Anxiety with Herbal Medicines

If you regularly feel apprehensive or panicky, or experience feelings of dread, you could have general anxiety disorder in which you worry excessively about a number of everyday problems. Read More

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

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Are You Ready to Try House Sitting? Here’s How to Find Out
3 years ago

Are You Ready to Try House Sitting? Here’s How to Find Out

House sitting has been around for years. Maybe you assisted your family and friends by feeding their pets, looking after their homes and collecting their mail whilst they were away.

So why is “house sitting” the new buzz word when we have been doing it for years? Read More

Boomer Travel: Getting Along with Your Travel Partner
3 years ago

Boomer Travel: Getting Along with Your Travel Partner

Boomers are already out in numbers traveling the world. It’s March and the march is on. Let the travel season begin. Read More

On a Viking River Cruise, It’s the Small Things that Make a Big Difference
3 years ago

On a Viking River Cruise, It’s the Small Things that Make a Big Difference

By  •  Travel

When the Program Director of my recent Viking Cruise, Sharon, said that the crew’s goal was to exceed our expectations, I didn’t pay too much attention. After all, who doesn’t claim to exceed their customers’ expectations? Read More

Packing Challenge: 3 Weeks – 2 Climates – 1 Bag
3 years ago

Packing Challenge: 3 Weeks – 2 Climates – 1 Bag

By  •  Travel

Last year, as I prepared for a spring trip to Europe, I thought about all of the different activities and climates I would need to plan for. There would be sunny beaches in Spain, cold and wet hikes in Ireland and of course the fantastic dinners and dances with my friends. Read More

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

Are You Dealing with Being Unemployed as an Older Woman?
3 years ago

Are You Dealing with Being Unemployed as an Older Woman?

Being unemployed as an older woman is a stressful, frustrating experience. It’s also a situation that few of us imagined we would be in just a few years ago. Read More

Does the Idea of Probate Process Freak You Out? Sharing my First-Hand Interview
3 years ago

Does the Idea of Probate Process Freak You Out? Sharing my First-Hand Interview

At first reading, this post may seem less about quality aging and more about not aging at all (meaning dying), but it’s not a bummer. I promise. Since money and financial issues can cause us all so much stress, this is a stress-buster to offer some extra peace of mind. Read More

Important Social Security Deadline Looms – Are You Prepared?
3 years ago

Important Social Security Deadline Looms – Are You Prepared?

Did you know that several Social Security rules are about to change? If not, you’re not alone! There’s a great deal of confusion about who is affected and what will happen.

True, the upcoming deadline affects a small percentage of people. That said, many of us are concerned they we lose benefits if we don’t take action. Let’s clarify the situation. Read More

Why You Need to Be Ready to Take Over Your Family Finances
3 years ago

Why You Need to Be Ready to Take Over Your Family Finances

My husband didn’t expect to be diagnosed with esophageal cancer at age 34. I didn’t expect to become a widow at age 35. Read More

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

When it Comes to Saving for Retirement, 60 is the New 50
6 months ago

When it Comes to Saving for Retirement, 60 is the New 50

I’m somewhat skeptical of the whole concept of “retirement.” I’ve seen far too many cases of people building up retirement as the “ultimate destination,” only to find themselves feeling lost, socially isolated and financially stretched when they finally get there. Read More

Securing Your Legacy: 3 Ways to Have an Impact After You’re Gone
6 months ago

Securing Your Legacy: 3 Ways to Have an Impact After You’re Gone

By  •  Lifestyle

As a former non-profit director, I used to help raise money for teaching and learning. One of our most successful fund-raising campaigns was a donor wall. Those who contributed a certain amount would forever have their names inscribed on a beautiful wall visible in the community. Read More

Don’t Put Your Dreams for Retirement in a Storage Unit
7 months ago

Don’t Put Your Dreams for Retirement in a Storage Unit

My husband, with the help of his eldest son, finally decided to tackle his mother’s storage unit. A task long dreaded, yet long overdue. Read More

Want to Write Your Legacy Story? Here Are 3 Easy Steps to Get Started Today
7 months ago

Want to Write Your Legacy Story? Here Are 3 Easy Steps to Get Started Today

By  •  Lifestyle

Does crafting your legacy story sound daunting? It doesn’t have to be. I’ll share a few ideas for starting small! Whatever you create will be a gift to your family, your friends and, most importantly, to you. Read More

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

3 Powerful Ways that Smiling Can Help You to Make Friends as an Adult
7 months ago

3 Powerful Ways that Smiling Can Help You to Make Friends as an Adult

When Louis Armstrong sang, “When you’re smiling, the whole world smiles with you,” he probably didn’t expect that scientists would one day back up his claim. Well, according to several new studies, Armstrong’s was right on the money – and this has big implications for people who want to make friends as an adult. Read More

Let’s Explore 3 A’s of Aging Well
7 months ago

Let’s Explore 3 A’s of Aging Well

Aging well is a lot like a spiritual practice. It requires awareness, discipline and focus to move through the third chapter of life with some grace and a little bit of mischievous disgrace. Read More

How a Pattern of Making Excuses Helps You Avoid Facing Your Real Feelings in Your 60s
7 months ago

How a Pattern of Making Excuses Helps You Avoid Facing Your Real Feelings in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

What excuses actually work? The short answer is… none of them.

If you are like everybody else I know, you have found that excuses show up with monotonous regularity and come from many directions. Read More

How Color Can Calm Your Mood and Create a More Positive Attitude to Life After 60
7 months ago

How Color Can Calm Your Mood and Create a More Positive Attitude to Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

Everything in our life changes as we age and start on the journey of our last chapter in life. We have to pay more attention to what we eat, our exercise, our daily life and even our thoughts. Read More

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