News | Visit Us Every Day for the Latest News, Photos, Videos and More!
New Articles, Videos, Expert Interviews and More
Mornings with Sixty and Me | Join Margaret Every Day for Fascinating Conversations
Makeup and Fashion | Read About Makeup, Fashion, Hairstyles, Going Grey, Skin Care and More!
Culture is trending more casual than ever before. Men and women used to dress up just to go downtown and do their shopping. Now – at least in some parts of the world – it’s not at all unusual to see folks shopping in their pajamas.
I’m sure we all remember the “rules” that governed how to dress as we were growing up. I realize that it’s hard to change our thinking about something we’ve heard over and over throughout life. However, I do feel like it’s important to be open to new ideas and styles, too. It keeps us young and modern!
Oldushka is a fascinating name for a modeling agency for older adults. It’s a funny blend of English and Russian that you would really only “get” if you had lived in both Russia and the West for some of your life.
A lot of people, including myself, have fallen hard for the “Konmari” craze. In case you’ve been hiding under a rock, the trend – which has spread like wildfire – is the result of the enormous success of Marie Kondo’s best-selling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.
Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!
We seem to be inundated with stories of doom and gloom on the likelihood of our acquiring Alzheimer’s or any other form of dementia. In fact, if you listen to the varied and disparate reports we seem to be inundated with lately, none of us will escape the onslaught.
When my wife and I babysat our two grandchildren this past weekend, we knew we would have fun. But we didn’t know we would be boosting our brain power as well.
Most of us truly enjoy adding lots of spices and herbs to our cooking. It may or may not surprise you that spices not only add flavor to our meals but also offer incredible health benefits.
“Thin behavior” has fascinated me for years. I just don’t get it. I don’t mean the kind of behavior where skinny kids squeezed through fence slats in the alley, or where my teenaged friends stretched thin, nubile bodies on the beach at Shady Oak Lake as I huddled on my towel.
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
Have you seen our article about rapper Curtis Jackson, more commonly known as 50 Cent, who has admitted to having a ‘thing’ for actress Helen Mirren, who, at 73, is 30 years his senior?
When I first started dating in my 40s, I fell in love with a man who was the wrong type for me. During the two and a half years we were together, we broke up at least three different times.
Are you afraid to meet men because you think they won’t like you? Our limiting beliefs and fears can do a lot of damage on our self-confidence, so let’s have dating coach Lisa Copeland bring some positivity to this area of our life. Enjoy the show!
Do you believe in love after 60? Or have you given up on men? Join us in conversation with dating coach Lisa Copeland who shares 5 reasons why you shouldn’t give up on male companionship. Enjoy the show!
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
I have long been an advocate of packing light. It has saved me more headaches than I can count. There have been times when I decided it was necessary to take a little more ‘just in case’ and I always regretted it.
Traveling in winter holds a special allure – it can be fun to get away from home if you live in a cold weather climate and enjoy sunnier days. Or even if you don’t want to go to the beach, traveling in winter can also be an ideal opportunity to explore new cities or enjoy some “indoor sights,” whether that means restaurants, cinema, museums, concerts or nightlife.
Today, 55% of the world’s population lives in cities. According to the UN, that number is expected to increase to 68% by 2050. By that time, two out of every three people are likely to be living in urban areas. And, millions of these city dwellers will be retirees!
Are you already a staycation expert? Have you ever thought of becoming a tourist in your own home town? The stay-at-home vacation is becoming increasingly popular and with these immediate benefits, it’s no wonder.
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
In a previous blog, I offered some points to consider when you decide to become an entrepreneur in retirement. This time I would like to look at the qualities that make a successful entrepreneur.
As people age, happiness is often based on connections with family and friends. Some of us may not have those ready-made ties and perhaps need to look elsewhere to stay active and engaged. Having a job may be the answer. But I often hear seniors say, “I can’t work. I’ll lose my Social Security.”
For most of my adult working life as a self-employed person, the end of the year meant pushing hard to try and beat the prior year revenue. This was always a challenge and often met with high anxiety as we entered the ‘holiday season’ from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve.
I am finding new grey hairs every day, and I admit, I am trying to tame them with a bit of color. As I embrace this season of life, I am looking at the grey differently and want to encourage you to do the same.
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
At the first stage of retirement, the transition stage, it is sometimes difficult to remember what day of the week it is when you wake up. For me, my pill box is my first reminder! A friend once told me that retirement meant that every day was Saturday.
Finally, you have reached the age when you are beginning to think about downsizing. Perhaps you have familiarized yourself with all the practical and even emotional difficulties involved and have decided you are not quite ready to take the plunge.
Is there anything you can do in preparation for the eventual day?
So now you’re retired: Kids are out of the house. Alarm clocks are quiet. Schedule is free. You might be walking around your home thinking, “Gosh, we have a lot of space.”
Retirement is a new chapter in life, and many see it as a chance to try something different and exciting.
My mother was a brilliant knitter. I used to sit in awe watching her fingers fly over colored threads weaving intricate patterns. As she chatted with me while knitting, I would have the honor of helping her roll her balls of wool. It always amazed me that she could do such complicated knitting patterns while watching the television and talking to someone at the same time.
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
Several years ago, I wrote two articles about the options we now have in the later chapters of our life journey. They were submitted to an organization which focused on healthy aging. Subsequently, the articles were accepted and posted online.
Have you ever looked at your wrinkles in a magnifying mirror? Have you noticed they’re a rather complex network of teeny tiny lines that branch off into even smaller ridges?
I’m a big fan of raptors – birds of prey – like owls, hawks, and eagles. So when I had an opportunity to do an interview at A Place Called Hope, a rescue and rehab center for raptors in Connecticut, for my Podcast, I took it.
Happiness is more than a feel-good emotion. Happiness, science is discovering, is actually surprisingly beneficial to our health and longevity.
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!