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Going Grey or Color Away – How Hair Color Shades Our Thinking About Aging
1 month ago

Going Grey or Color Away – How Hair Color Shades Our Thinking About Aging

On the surface, whether you dye your hair or not just isn’t that important. After all, what does it matter if you decide to go grey gracefully or dye your hair blond (or any other color for that matter?) But, for many women over 60, the decision to go grey is surprisingly important. Read More

Look 3 Years Younger for Free? Surprising New Study Says that Facial Exercises Take Years Off Your Face
2 months ago

Look 3 Years Younger for Free? Surprising New Study Says that Facial Exercises Take Years Off Your Face

By the time we reach our 60s, most of us have given up on anti-aging pills and potions. In fact, most of us don’t want to look younger; we just want to look radiant and full of life. This is why I prefer the term “positive aging” to “anti-aging.” Read More

Scarf Magic for Mature Women: How to Turn 3 Scarves into 27 Outfits
2 months ago

Scarf Magic for Mature Women: How to Turn 3 Scarves into 27 Outfits

I’m a 62-year-old reformed over-packer. You know the type. We want ‘options’ while traveling, which, in my case, meant I threw everything I had into my suitcase the night before the trip, assuming I would “figure it all out” on the fly. Read More

How To Create Many Different Fashion After 60 Looks With One Signature Piece!
2 months ago

How To Create Many Different Fashion After 60 Looks With One Signature Piece!

If you have ever taken a strong liking to a piece of clothing and wanted to wear it everywhere you possibly could, it was probably a pair of signature jeans! Jeans are the most versatile piece of clothing you will ever own, and when you find a pair that fit like a glove they make you feel sensational every second you’re in them. Read More

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

Senior Weight Loss 101: What Is the Microbiome Diet?
3 weeks ago

Senior Weight Loss 101: What Is the Microbiome Diet?

Our oldest daughter gave us a very special gift this past Christmas: two round trip tickets from Arizona to Minneapolis so we could spend four days after Christmas with her family. Read More

Fitness After 50 Isn’t About the Number on a Scale
3 weeks ago

Fitness After 50 Isn’t About the Number on a Scale

I went on my first diet when I was 14. I had been a gymnast and a diver when I was younger, and as I slipped into the more sedentary life of a teenager – and my body entered puberty – I started worrying that I weighed too much. Read More

I Feel Tired All the Time! 8 Dietary Habits That Wear You Out
3 weeks ago

I Feel Tired All the Time! 8 Dietary Habits That Wear You Out

If you find yourself saying, “I feel tired all the time,” it may be due in part to what you are eating and drinking throughout the day. Read on to learn how you can make dietary adjustments to combat fatigue.
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3 Best Exercises to Tighten Your Abs and Firm Your Core After 60
4 weeks ago

3 Best Exercises to Tighten Your Abs and Firm Your Core After 60

Core and abs are two words that get thrown around more than reality show drama. They are, in fact, different. Here are three things to know: Read More

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

The Ultimate Guide to Diving into Dating After 60
8 months ago

The Ultimate Guide to Diving into Dating After 60

If you believe that dating in your 60s is impossible, this article is for you. Just because you are getting older doesn’t mean that you can’t find a partner. Growing older is not for the faint-hearted, but that being said, it’s also a privilege many are denied on a daily basis. Read More

Mature Dating Mystery: Is the Good Girl Syndrome Holding Older Women Back?
8 months ago

Mature Dating Mystery: Is the Good Girl Syndrome Holding Older Women Back?

Through the years, we’ve all been taught to be good girls – but what if this advice has made us less confident in ourselves? Join us in conversation with dating coach Lisa Copeland who knows what it means to be a good girl of great value. Enjoy the show! Read More

Dating a Younger Man: Senior Dating Dream or Disaster?
9 months ago

Dating a Younger Man: Senior Dating Dream or Disaster?

Dating can be difficult at any age, so should you consider it a challenge in your 60s? Join us in conversation with dating coach Lisa Copeland who has some inspiring advice to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

Yes, Dating in Your 60s Can Be Fun If You Do This One Thing
9 months ago

Yes, Dating in Your 60s Can Be Fun If You Do This One Thing

By  •  Dating

I know you may not believe me when I say dating can be fun after 60 and that you can find love with a good man at this time in your life. Yes, I understand how frustrating dating probably has been for you. Read More

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

Don’t Tread on My Climb Kilimanjaro Dreams: The Importance of a Support System
3 months ago

Don’t Tread on My Climb Kilimanjaro Dreams: The Importance of a Support System

By  •  Travel

“You can’t make it to the top. You’re from Florida, so you’re going to get altitude sickness.”

My friend Ginger, a fellow Floridian in her 50s, had just told this other friend of hers that she had set her sights on climbing Kilimanjaro in July of 2019. Read More

Romantic Destinations: 5 Tips for Women Traveling Solo After 60
3 months ago

Romantic Destinations: 5 Tips for Women Traveling Solo After 60

By  •  Travel

After losing my husband and globe-trotting partner of 24 years to cancer, I knew I would travel again someday. At nearly 60, I was still a relatively young woman, and there was a lot of world left to see. But my trips to so-called ‘romantic’ destinations were history as far as I was concerned. Read More

Ready to Actually Relax in Retirement? These Idyllic Retreats Will Help You Recharge
3 months ago

Ready to Actually Relax in Retirement? These Idyllic Retreats Will Help You Recharge

By  •  Travel

As we settle into fall and savor the changing colors and crisp air, some of us think about connecting with nature or taking some time to get away from the everyday hustle and bustle. Read More

5 Happy Holiday Tips for Older Women Who Like to Travel (You’ll Appreciate #4!)
3 months ago

5 Happy Holiday Tips for Older Women Who Like to Travel (You’ll Appreciate #4!)

By  •  Travel

For me, the journey begins long before I depart. I love the planning, preparing, and packing before I go. What I have discovered is, the more organized I am, the more I can relax and enjoy the trip. Read More

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

5 Financial Ideas to Help Aging Women End 2018 with Dignity and Gratitude
3 months ago

5 Financial Ideas to Help Aging Women End 2018 with Dignity and Gratitude

Regardless of how we feel about it, the year 2018 is rolling to a close. Perhaps we failed to achieve the goals we had set for ourselves in those past 12 months. Or, maybe we managed to fulfill our expectations. Read More

3 Ways to Make Vacations Part of Your Business Culture: Who Needs Vacation? Not Me!
3 months ago

3 Ways to Make Vacations Part of Your Business Culture: Who Needs Vacation? Not Me!

Too many entrepreneurs, young and older, say they can never take a vacation.

When I first started working for the YWCA in the ’70s, vacations were a treasured perk. Poorly paid but rich in benefits, we started with two weeks of annual vacation and before we knew it, it had grown to four.

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Want to Become an Entrepreneur in Retirement? Here Are 5 Important Points You Should Consider
3 months ago

Want to Become an Entrepreneur in Retirement? Here Are 5 Important Points You Should Consider

Many of us are turning our hands to starting a small business to supplement retirement income. This will probably pose no problems if you have been an entrepreneur previously – though few entrepreneurs retire! Read More

Are You an Older Entrepreneur? How to Know If Your Website Is Doing You Any Good
3 months ago

Are You an Older Entrepreneur? How to Know If Your Website Is Doing You Any Good

Many of us, women over 60, have our own websites, whether to sell products, promote services, or build a following for a blog or upcoming book. But do we know if said website is doing us any good? Luckily, it’s pretty easy to answer that question with Alexa. Read More

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

10 Steps You Can Take to Fall in Love With Your Community
3 weeks ago

10 Steps You Can Take to Fall in Love With Your Community

By  •  Lifestyle

Whether you’re a newcomer or a long-time resident, there are multiple ways to experience more joy and connection in your community. Read More

Squinting at the Screen? 4 Quick Fixes to Make the Text Easier to Read
3 weeks ago

Squinting at the Screen? 4 Quick Fixes to Make the Text Easier to Read

Long ago I started getting frustrated trying to read the tiny type on some websites. But I wasn’t giving up. Instead, I learned a quick fix that I’ve been using ever since. Read More

The Beauty of Dancing Grandmothers Across Global Cultures
3 weeks ago

The Beauty of Dancing Grandmothers Across Global Cultures

I recently considered returning to dance as an alternative or supplement to the running and hiking I love. I began to explore a bit, determining whether traditional ballroom might do, or perhaps something more group-oriented. Zumba, anyone? Read More

Potlucks for Boomers: 6 Creative Ideas for Hosting a Culinary Connection
3 weeks ago

Potlucks for Boomers: 6 Creative Ideas for Hosting a Culinary Connection

As time goes on, we may find entertaining guests less attractive, even overwhelming. We may not have the energy or the inclination to prepare a full dinner party for a large group, nor the extra cash to foot the bill. But we still want to stay in touch and spend time with our dear friends. Read More

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

Discovering Happiness Later in Life: Was It Always There?
4 weeks ago

Discovering Happiness Later in Life: Was It Always There?

By  •  Mindset

Long ago and far away – back when I was still an academic – I once took a long drive home from a conference with a colleague. Read More

7 Things You Can Do When Experiencing Moments of Vulnerability and Anxiety
4 weeks ago

7 Things You Can Do When Experiencing Moments of Vulnerability and Anxiety

Recently, a friend told me about feeling increased anxiety. She had had a kidney transplant over 20 years ago, but, now in her 60s, she finds herself getting very upset with any new physical symptom. Read More

5 Reasons I Am Becoming a Grumpy Old Woman in My 60s
4 weeks ago

5 Reasons I Am Becoming a Grumpy Old Woman in My 60s

By  •  Mindset

I would guess that most people who know me see me as a cheerful older woman, with a good life and little to complain about. All this is true. Yet, at the same time, I can feel myself turning into a Grumpy Old Woman. Read More

Mastering the Delicate Art of Knowing When to Let Go
4 weeks ago

Mastering the Delicate Art of Knowing When to Let Go

By  •  Mindset

Learning when to let go is one of life’s most important lessons. Whether we’re leaving a loved one or they are leaving us, there comes a time to make a choice that demonstrates who we are and what we value, regardless of what other people may think. Read More

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