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Makeup for Women Over 50 Is *NOT* About Looking Younger!
2 weeks ago

Makeup for Women Over 50 Is *NOT* About Looking Younger!

Many women stop using makeup after 50 because they realize no product can rewind time. But is that the real purpose of makeup? Join us in conversation with makeup artist Ariane Poole who shares her view of why makeup is important. Enjoy the show! Read More

Fashion over 50 – 5 Insider Tips to Boost Your Confidence (Most People Totally Miss #4!)
2 weeks ago

Fashion over 50 – 5 Insider Tips to Boost Your Confidence (Most People Totally Miss #4!)

Women in their 50s and 60s can have trouble expressing their personal style. But, it might be easier to find your inner style muse than you think! Join Margaret Manning and “Bag and a Beret” blogger Mel Kobayashi as they discuss how you can experiment and connect to your beautiful inner maven. Read More

Makeup for Older Women: How to Deal with Eye Bags and Dark Circles
2 weeks ago

Makeup for Older Women: How to Deal with Eye Bags and Dark Circles

When the mirror reveals that yet another day will pass with those horrendous dark circles under your eyes, you know it’s time to take the matter seriously. Join us in discussion with makeup artist Ariane Poole who is ready to share her secret on having a more vibrant and well-rested appearance. Enjoy the show! Read More

5 Ways Making Vibrant Fashion Choices After 60 Will Empower You!
2 weeks ago

5 Ways Making Vibrant Fashion Choices After 60 Will Empower You!

Many of us fall into the habit of wearing the same style clothes for years. But, it doesn’t have to be this way! Fashion after 60 can be exciting… if you let it!

Join Margaret Manning and popular blogger, Mel Kobayashi from Bag and a Beret, to see the powerful effect that wearing vibrant, beautiful clothing can have on your life! Read More

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

Hate the Gym? Here Are 9 Fun Exercise Options for Seniors
3 weeks ago

Hate the Gym? Here Are 9 Fun Exercise Options for Seniors

I don’t have to convince you that exercise is a necessary component of healthy aging. It can lower blood pressure, improve cardio health, lower your risk of certain cancers and arthritis, prevent osteoporosis and improve your energy, sleep and metabolism. I think of it as a celebration of what our bodies can still do! Read More

Healthy Eating Mystery: What Are You REALLY Craving… and Why?
3 weeks ago

Healthy Eating Mystery: What Are You REALLY Craving… and Why?

To say that our relationship with food is complex is an understatement, especially when it comes to weight loss. If it was easy, I would put on my dietitian hat and tell you how many carbs, proteins and fats you should be eating. Read More

3 Fun Ways to Stay Active After 60 (That You Might Not Have Thought Of)
3 weeks ago

3 Fun Ways to Stay Active After 60 (That You Might Not Have Thought Of)

When it comes to staying active and getting exercise, it’s so easy to tap into your go-to list of low-impact activities like yoga, cycling, tennis, dancing, swimming, golfing and hiking. Read More

4 Reasons for Bloating During Menopause and What You Can Do to Find Relief
4 weeks ago

4 Reasons for Bloating During Menopause and What You Can Do to Find Relief

Bloating is prompted by indigestion or gas in the stomach and is most often associated with a protruding stomach. Women may also say their faces show signs of being bloated or use the term bloated feet.  Read More

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

Never Say “Never” When It Comes to Finding Love After a Loss
8 months ago

Never Say “Never” When It Comes to Finding Love After a Loss

The death of my husband more than a decade ago was the toughest experience of my life. I had turned 60 just a month before his passing. Read More

Are There Any Good Men Left to Date After 60? The Truth May Surprise You
9 months ago

Are There Any Good Men Left to Date After 60? The Truth May Surprise You

By  •  Dating

As you already know, attracting Mr. Right into your life can be a bit challenging. Unfortunately, growing up with fairy tales as children and romantic movies as an adult, you probably got an unrealistic picture of who men are and how they operate in the dating world. Read More

Are You a Sapiosexual Sexagenarian?
9 months ago

Are You a Sapiosexual Sexagenarian?

By  •  Dating

Have you ever heard the saying, “The brain is the sexiest organ in the body”? For as long as I can remember, I’ve been physically attracted to intelligent, well-spoken men. Read More

Stop Dating Mr. Wrong After 60: How to Recognize the Users, Losers and Snoozers!
11 months ago

Stop Dating Mr. Wrong After 60: How to Recognize the Users, Losers and Snoozers!

Some women over 60 have re-entered the dating game, often after a marriage that ended by death or divorce. They hope to find Mr. Right while avoiding Mr. Wrong. Read More

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

The Top 5 Reasons to Enjoy Traveling Alone
2 months ago

The Top 5 Reasons to Enjoy Traveling Alone

By  •  Travel

Over the past week and a half, I have been traveling some for business and some for pleasure. And, I traveled solo. While that’s not something that bothers me, I know so many women who don’t like to travel alone. Read More

7 Reasons Why Melbourne Is a Perfect Holiday Destination for Women Over 60
2 months ago

7 Reasons Why Melbourne Is a Perfect Holiday Destination for Women Over 60

By  •  Travel

Voted the World’s most liveable city for seven consecutive years, the city of Melbourne is one of our favourite cities to visit.

As the most liveable city in the world, Melbourne has no shortage of things to do and see. Melbourne is proud of its place as Australia’s sporting and cultural capital, but it’s the atmosphere that I love most! Read More

3 Cruise Tips to Help You Stay Connected No Matter Where You Sail
2 months ago

3 Cruise Tips to Help You Stay Connected No Matter Where You Sail

One of the first tips that people give you when you tell them that you are going on a cruise is to “shut off” and enjoy the ride. On the surface, this seems like great advice. After all, couldn’t we all use a break from our computer screens and mobile phones? Well, I suspect that, for most of us, the answer would be “yes and no.” Read More

Adventure Travel is a Way of Mind: 5 Ways Make Boring Trips a Little Wilder
2 months ago

Adventure Travel is a Way of Mind: 5 Ways Make Boring Trips a Little Wilder

As far as adventure travel goes, I’ve been luckier than most. I’ve slept in desert tends, rainforest treehouses and mountain huts. I’ve trekked through the remotest areas of Myanmar and seen the Aurora borealis. Each and every adventure that I went on changed me in one or more fundamental ways. Read More

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

Harnessing the Benefits of the Web to Launch Your Business After 60
3 months ago

Harnessing the Benefits of the Web to Launch Your Business After 60

Last month I wrote about the slippery slide to being overwhelmed when dealing with the world wide web. This time I would like to talk about the benefits as I see them, of using the web to promote your business. Read More

Looking for a Job After 60? Here’s the Top 10 List of Interview Prep Techniques
3 months ago

Looking for a Job After 60? Here’s the Top 10 List of Interview Prep Techniques

If you are going to be interviewing for a job or a position that you really want, here are 10 things you can do to walk in prepared to win. Read More

3 Ways to Navigate the Rough Waters of Financial Security with Courage and Resilience
4 months ago

3 Ways to Navigate the Rough Waters of Financial Security with Courage and Resilience

It is 97 degrees out today, and a girlfriend and I are getting on the river. I am blessed to live in the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado, with outdoor amenities at my fingertips. Read More

Does Looking for Work After 60 Make You Ask, “What’s Wrong with Me?”
4 months ago

Does Looking for Work After 60 Make You Ask, “What’s Wrong with Me?”

Of course, the answer is, “Nothing.” There is nothing wrong with me just as there is nothing wrong with you – in case you were wondering. However, I am in the age group considered to be old and undesirable for employment. Read More

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

This Chicken with Pineapple and Almonds Has Been a Favorite in My Family for 40 Years
2 weeks ago

This Chicken with Pineapple and Almonds Has Been a Favorite in My Family for 40 Years

By  •  Lifestyle

This stir-fry type recipe, featuring chicken with pineapple and almonds, has been a favorite of my family for over four decades. I first tasted something similar while visiting friends in England who were living on their sailboat. Read More

Are You Being Productive or Distracted? 6 Tips for Better Smart Phone Usage in Your Mature Years
2 weeks ago

Are You Being Productive or Distracted? 6 Tips for Better Smart Phone Usage in Your Mature Years

By  •  Lifestyle

Are you a nomophob? Nomophobia (“no-mobile-phone phobia”) is a term describing the fear of being without a mobile device. In this nomophobic world we live in, we have become addicted to the distractions our phones provide. Read More

My Super-Secret Recipe to Have a Blast Releasing Your Inner Artist in Your 60s
2 weeks ago

My Super-Secret Recipe to Have a Blast Releasing Your Inner Artist in Your 60s

By  •  Lifestyle

Every Artist struggles with insecurity, and those of us who started making art in our 60s, suffer from it even more.

Inner self-talk often includes thoughts like: Who am I to think I can be an Artist? What if people hate my work? Can I actually make a living doing something I enjoy? Can I hide while making my work visible? Read More

Feeling the Burnout of Work in Retirement? Re-Evaluate the Importance of Taking a Break!
2 weeks ago

Feeling the Burnout of Work in Retirement? Re-Evaluate the Importance of Taking a Break!

As a retirement coach, I spend my time discussing the possibility of working for oneself in retirement. It offers the opportunity to work flexible hours and to do something that ignites your passion. Read More

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

Looking at 60 with Fresh Eyes: Is This Really the Age of Change and Opportunity?
3 weeks ago

Looking at 60 with Fresh Eyes: Is This Really the Age of Change and Opportunity?

By  •  Mindset

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. Read More

Where Will You Go Today? There Is Still So Much Life Ahead
3 weeks ago

Where Will You Go Today? There Is Still So Much Life Ahead

By  •  Mindset

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. Read More

Everyone Else Is Taken! The Power of Being Yourself After 60
3 weeks ago

Everyone Else Is Taken! The Power of Being Yourself After 60

By  •  Mindset

“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! Read More

How Breaking Up with My Therapist Allowed Me to Continue My Journey
3 weeks ago

How Breaking Up with My Therapist Allowed Me to Continue My Journey

By  •  Mindset

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. Read More

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