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7 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Casual Outfits as a Modern Mature Woman
1 month ago

7 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Casual Outfits as a Modern Mature Woman

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. Read More

Do You Love Wearing White in Winter?
1 month ago

Do You Love Wearing White in Winter?

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! Read More

These Older Models Prove that Beauty Doesn’t Have an Expiration Date (Pictures)
1 month ago

These Older Models Prove that Beauty Doesn’t Have an Expiration Date (Pictures)

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. Read More

Do Your Clothes Spark Joy After 50? (Do They Have to?)
1 month ago

Do Your Clothes Spark Joy After 50? (Do They Have to?)

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. Read More

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

Are We Over-Estimating Our Alzheimer’s Risk? It Depends… 
3 weeks ago

Are We Over-Estimating Our Alzheimer’s Risk? It Depends… 

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. Read More

Hey Grandparents – Babysitting Boosts Your Brain Power
3 weeks ago

Hey Grandparents – Babysitting Boosts Your Brain Power

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. Read More

You Won’t Believe the Health Benefits of These 10 Herbs and Spices
3 weeks ago

You Won’t Believe the Health Benefits of These 10 Herbs and Spices

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. Read More

9 Behavior Patterns of Healthy Senior Weight Loss: Forget Diets, Think Behavior!
3 weeks ago

9 Behavior Patterns of Healthy Senior Weight Loss: Forget Diets, Think Behavior!

“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. Read More

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

Being a “Cougar” May Be Popular, but Is It Good for Your Health?
6 months ago

Being a “Cougar” May Be Popular, but Is It Good for Your Health?

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? Read More

5 Signs You’re Addicted to The Wrong Man and What you Can Do About It
7 months ago

5 Signs You’re Addicted to The Wrong Man and What you Can Do About It

By  •  Dating

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. Read More

What Holds Older Women Back in the Senior Dating Game? Dating Fears and Limiting Beliefs!
7 months ago

What Holds Older Women Back in the Senior Dating Game? Dating Fears and Limiting Beliefs!

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! Read More

Love Never Expires! 5 Reasons to Believe in Senior Dating
8 months ago

Love Never Expires! 5 Reasons to Believe in Senior Dating

By  •  Dating

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! Read More

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

How Low Can You Go: 10 Items Older Women Must Take on a Week-long Cruise
3 months ago

How Low Can You Go: 10 Items Older Women Must Take on a Week-long Cruise

By  •  Travel

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. Read More

6 Hip Winter Holiday Ideas that Won’t Cost an Arm and a Leg
3 months ago

6 Hip Winter Holiday Ideas that Won’t Cost an Arm and a Leg

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.

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Cities Are the Latest HOT Boomer Retirement Destinations… How to “Try Before You Buy”
3 months ago

Cities Are the Latest HOT Boomer Retirement Destinations… How to “Try Before You Buy”

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! Read More

12 Ways to Save Money and Have Fun as a Staycation Expert
3 months ago

12 Ways to Save Money and Have Fun as a Staycation Expert

By  •  Travel

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

7 Qualities of a Good Entrepreneur That Will Help You Start a Business in Retirement
2 months ago

7 Qualities of a Good Entrepreneur That Will Help You Start a Business in Retirement

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. Read More

Working and Collecting Social Security: 3 Important Things You Need to Know
2 months ago

Working and Collecting Social Security: 3 Important Things You Need to Know

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.”
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My First New Year in Retirement: 5 Ways to Deal with Financial Anxiety
3 months ago

My First New Year in Retirement: 5 Ways to Deal with Financial Anxiety

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. Read More

Ladies, Your Grey Matters: 2 Reasons to Utilize It to the Max!
3 months ago

Ladies, Your Grey Matters: 2 Reasons to Utilize It to the Max!

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. Read More

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

Is Every Day Saturday When You Are Retired? 3 Ways to Keep Your Schedule Interesting
3 weeks ago

Is Every Day Saturday When You Are Retired? 3 Ways to Keep Your Schedule Interesting

By  •  Lifestyle

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. Read More

Downsizing Dilemma: Why Getting Rid of Books is So Tough
3 weeks ago

Downsizing Dilemma: Why Getting Rid of Books is So Tough

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? Read More

Downsizing After Retirement: House, Apartment or Retirement Community?
3 weeks ago

Downsizing After Retirement: House, Apartment or Retirement Community?

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. Read More

Forget the Funny Sweater: Here Are 6 Real Benefits of Knitting
3 weeks ago

Forget the Funny Sweater: Here Are 6 Real Benefits of Knitting

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. Read More

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

The Truth About Baby Boomers: You Can Be Who You Want to Be
2 weeks ago

The Truth About Baby Boomers: You Can Be Who You Want to Be

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. Read More

Eternally Fractal: The Real Connection Between Tree Branches, Wrinkles, and Geometry
2 weeks ago

Eternally Fractal: The Real Connection Between Tree Branches, Wrinkles, and Geometry

By  •  Mindset

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? Read More

The Wisdom of a Bird Rescuer: What It Means to Not Have Regrets Moving on 60
2 weeks ago

The Wisdom of a Bird Rescuer: What It Means to Not Have Regrets Moving on 60

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. Read More

Don’t Wait for Happiness to Find You: Invest in Finding It for Yourself!
3 weeks ago

Don’t Wait for Happiness to Find You: Invest in Finding It for Yourself!

By  •  Mindset

Happiness is more than a feel-good emotion. Happiness, science is discovering, is actually surprisingly beneficial to our health and longevity. Read More

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