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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!

Preventative Health Screenings: Are They Right for Me?
7 months ago

Preventative Health Screenings: Are They Right for Me?

You’ve probably received them in the mail. Those colorful flyers from companies that advertise a variety of preventative health screenings. I used to think they were scams and immediately tossed the flyers into the wastebasket. Read More

Think You Don’t Have Time to Experience the Benefits of Walking? Think Again!
7 months ago

Think You Don’t Have Time to Experience the Benefits of Walking? Think Again!

Most of us know that exercising is one of the secrets to good health after 60. Unfortunately, unlike the midlife men and women that you see on TV, baby boomers in the real world are busy. We are juggling careers, pursuing our passions, staying engaged with our families and preparing for the next phase of our lives. Read More

What Nutrients Would a Dietitian Recommend for Healthy Aging? We Have Answers!
7 months ago

What Nutrients Would a Dietitian Recommend for Healthy Aging? We Have Answers!

Everyone wants to enjoy good health, but nobody likes to think about having good nutrition. We simply want to enjoy the foods we eat but if we are not intentional about healthy eating, we may find ourselves ageing less gracefully than we’d like. Join us in discussion with registered dietitian Ashley Koff who’s sharing the key to healthy eating and healthy ageing. Enjoy the show! Read 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

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

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

Meet New Friends and Discover New Lands During Women’s History Month
3 years ago

Meet New Friends and Discover New Lands During Women’s History Month

By  •  Travel

March is National Women’s History Month, when we recognize and celebrate the contributions of women around the world. It’s an ideal time for women to reflect on their lives, set goals, learn something new and explore new opportunities. Read More

6 Exotic Low Cost Travel Destinations for Women Over 60
3 years ago

6 Exotic Low Cost Travel Destinations for Women Over 60

As we travel, we are always on the look out for countries that are low cost, interesting and safe. Sometimes our home currency works against us and other times it works for us. Either way, we are looking for more bangs for the buck. Right? Read More

4 Myths About River Cruises that Stop People from Setting Sail
3 years ago

4 Myths About River Cruises that Stop People from Setting Sail

When you think about the word “cruise,” what images pop into your mind? Read More

How Do You Avoid the Single Supplement When You Cruise?
3 years ago

How Do You Avoid the Single Supplement When You Cruise?

Few things are more frustrating for single women travelers than having to deal with the single supplement. It just feels so unfair to have to pay more for a hotel room or cruise, simply because you are traveling solo. Read More

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

A Big Social Security Benefit Disappears This Year: Don’t Lose Thousands of Dollars for You and Your Spouse
3 years ago

A Big Social Security Benefit Disappears This Year: Don’t Lose Thousands of Dollars for You and Your Spouse

April 29, 2016 is a magic day for people who are 66 and their spouses. It’s the last day you can claim a retirement benefit that will give you big returns over a long lifetime. Read More

Surprise! Divorced Spouses Can Get Social Security Benefits
3 years ago

Surprise! Divorced Spouses Can Get Social Security Benefits

Many women believe that they are not entitled to Social Security if they are divorced. The truth is you can get Social Security on your ex-spouse’s record, under certain circumstances, even if you have been divorced for many years. Read More

What Skills Will You Use in the Second Half of Life?
3 years ago

What Skills Will You Use in the Second Half of Life?

Have you thought about what kind of skills you want to carry with you into the second half of your life?

Have you thought about the skills you wish to leave behind? Read More

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

Securing Your Legacy: 3 Ways to Have an Impact After You’re Gone
7 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

What Are the Best Books for 5 or 6 Year Olds? Here’s What Grandmas Have to Say
7 months ago

What Are the Best Books for 5 or 6 Year Olds? Here’s What Grandmas Have to Say

I was thinking, recently, about the books that influenced me when I was growing up. I don’t remember what I was reading – or having read to me – when I was 5, but, I do remember being obsessed with the Nancy Drew series of books when I was around 12. Read More

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

Suicide Is the End of a Story That Should Never End That Way
7 months ago

Suicide Is the End of a Story That Should Never End That Way

Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain? Until recently, their names symbolized fashion and food. That changed in early June when these two luminaries committed suicide. Read More

Embracing the Unknown is a Key to Finding Happiness in Life After Retirement
7 months ago

Embracing the Unknown is a Key to Finding Happiness in Life After Retirement

As we get a little older, we start to realize that we have fewer years ahead of us than behind. In many ways, this new perspective helps us see life in a different, more meaningful, way. Read More

Is Life After 60 Stressing You Out? Maybe it’s Time to Explore the Benefits of Meditation with Susan Piver
7 months ago

Is Life After 60 Stressing You Out? Maybe it’s Time to Explore the Benefits of Meditation with Susan Piver

In our “always on” world, we often fail to take the time to reflect on ourselves. We are busy engaging in external activities that shape a definition of who we are – to other people. I have spoken with hundreds of women in the Sixty and Me community and many women say, “I work as a teacher.” “I give as a mother.” “I share as grandmother. “I give as volunteer.” Read More

8 Ways to Be In-The-Know and In-Control During Difficult Situations in Your 60s
7 months ago

8 Ways to Be In-The-Know and In-Control During Difficult Situations in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

We are women who want to lead happy and productive lives. That includes being positive, strong and powerful. We all know knowledge is power. Yet it can sometimes feel overwhelming to keep up in today’s fast-moving world. Read More

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