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If you’re petite (or just a woman, for that matter), you’ve probably had to try on 32,000 pairs of jeans before you found the right one. It’s kind of like dating. You try some, you drop some, and in the end, you usually find one that you absolutely love.
There are many fashion myths that seem to burden women when they hit 50. Be a hostage no more! Style blogger Susan Good is here to break four myths that might be making your life miserable. Enjoy the show!
The black dress – long or short – can be a little intimidating. Let’s break that thinking right now! Join us in discussion with fashion expert Melanie Payge who will demonstrate some fabulous looks with a simple black dress. Enjoy the show!
Age spots and uneven pigmentation – we all have them. But how do we get rid of them so our self-confidence doesn’t suffer? Join us in this demonstration with Ariane Poole who has some great advice to share. Enjoy the show!
Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!
On a beautiful fall morning in late October 2002, I was planting Iris bulbs along the waterfront of our home in the Northern Neck of VA. I felt a bit more tired than I thought was reasonable and noted that I was sweating more than normal, so I sat down and lit up a cigarette.
When I was informed that I had qualified to play tennis in this year’s National Senior Olympic Games in Albuquerque, it was a kind of dream come true.
As the colder weather and holidays approach, it’s tempting to hunker down, get comfy, and grab some hot cocoa and snacks for a long winter’s hibernation indoors.
Binge-watching Netflix, or binge-watching anything really, had never sounded appealing. But that was before I started writing a book and desperately needed something to distract me from my own brain.
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
When I found myself single after 32 years of marriage, I vacillated between delight and despondency. After three years on my own, I tentatively approached online dating, and numerous coffee date debacles taught me a lot.
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.
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.
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
There aren’t many trip options that are so well suited to solo travelers as cruising. Where else can you go that you have the perfect balance of social interaction and as much quiet personal time as you desire?
At my favorite Bangkok duck-soup stall, the owner lights up every time I say, “Aroy mak!” letting her know I thought the food was delicious. There’s a momentary connection we wouldn’t have had, had I said, “Delicious!” in English.
Adelaide has a Mediterranean type of climate with warm, sunny weather for most of the year.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sail. Explore. Dream. Discover.” — Mark Twain
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
The last quarter of the year can become quite stressful, especially for those of us over 60. In some parts of the world, October is filled with more outdoor events with family and friends because the weather turns cooler while the sun is still generous.
Realizing that you haven’t saved enough for retirement is one of the worst experiences in the world. You worry about how you will support yourself in retirement. You start to fear getting sick in your old age. You may even start to suffer from feelings of guilt or regret as you look back at all of the bad financial decisions that you made in your life.
Money is a hot-button topic. Most people would rather admit to having an affair than that they have credit card debt! So, I set out to find an expert who could offer no-nonsense advice, just for women over 60. Kerry Hannon is just such an expert.
Like many – dare I say MOST successful entrepreneurs – I started my side business way before I left my corporate career behind. Already in my early 60s, I could see that my days of working for a large company were numbered. At the same time, I wasn’t in a hurry to give up my steady paycheck.
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
I am a writer and speaker so, of course, I love words.
My daily crossword is a morning ritual I miss if an unusual schedule prevents it.
Chances are, sometime in your 60s, the moment arrives when you have to, or want to, move out of your long-time home.
Whether you’re downsizing into a smaller, easier space to care for, or charting a new lifestyle in a new place, the word ‘move’ creates dread in every heart. Moving will always be one of the most stressful moments of your life.
The smallest things can make the biggest difference, especially when it comes to the environment.
Plastic pollution is one of the major causes of environmental degradation in the world.
I’ve come to the conclusion, in my seventh decade, that there really is no such thing as too much fun. It seems to follow that people with more friends tend to have more fun. So, I’m branching out and meeting new people.
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
Early this morning, I woke up in Washington DC, where I’m going to be delivering a speech in the late afternoon. I’m sitting at my desk in the sweet early hours, my workout gear on, ready to head out to the first floor where I know the gym is located.
Did you ever think, “Ah, when I’m 65, I can finally do what I’ve wanted to do for so long: I can read when I want, be creative, take afternoon naps, see friends and play with my grandkids”?
If you don’t remember the details of a trip that you took 10 or 20 years ago, did it ever happen? This was the question that found myself asking when I talked with my son recently about the trips that we took as a family.
Ok, I’m not a big sports fan. That said, there’s one statistic that has always amazed me. Many people know that, in 1923, the famous baseball player, Babe Ruth, broke the record for most home runs in a season.
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