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Fashion Over 60: Exploring the Power of Simple Black, White and Grey
4 months ago

Fashion Over 60: Exploring the Power of Simple Black, White and Grey

Sometimes we consider black, white and grey boring colors. Is that truly the case? Join us in discussion with style blogger Mel Kobayashi who has prepared some great ideas to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

4 Tiny Makeup for Older Women Tips That Make a Big Difference
4 months ago

4 Tiny Makeup for Older Women Tips That Make a Big Difference

61-year-old Janet arrived at the makeup counter wearing full makeup. As she gradually became more comfortable talking with me, she shared that her 9th grade best friend had taught her how to use makeup. They’d arrive at school early and sneak into the bathroom to put on their makeup together. Read More

Avoiding the Traps of Matchy-Matchy and Monochrome with Your Plus Size Clothing
4 months ago

Avoiding the Traps of Matchy-Matchy and Monochrome with Your Plus Size Clothing

Have you ever seen someone wear an outfit that matches too much? They meticulously planned every piece of that outfit. They were going for a constant flow of style. But it’s just too much. Read More

Eye Makeup for Older Women: How to Avoid the Painted Lady Look
4 months ago

Eye Makeup for Older Women: How to Avoid the Painted Lady Look

Age has never stopped us from wearing eye makeup. But do we know how to apply it so that it flatters our mature skin? Join us in conversation with professional makeup artist Ariane Poole, who has some exciting new techniques to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

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

3 Simple Techniques to Use When You Are Feeling Stressed
4 weeks ago

3 Simple Techniques to Use When You Are Feeling Stressed

Each of us experiences stress differently, so what you may find stressful may not affect the person next to you.

I recently wrote an article exploring the different ways stress can be generated in our life. Today, I am going to define stress and explain how it affects the body and how you can destress your life by engaging some simple techniques. Read More

5 Ways to Build Resilience After 60
1 month ago

5 Ways to Build Resilience After 60

I have returned home from summer travel. The good feelings I had built up during my active vacation (two weeks of hiking in the Sierras) are being tested because I live in a valley that features the worst air quality in the nation at this moment due to the raging wild fires on the West Coast of the USA. Read More

Want to Know More About Heart Health? Let’s Start with the Basics
1 month ago

Want to Know More About Heart Health? Let’s Start with the Basics

The heart has long been considered the most important organ in the body.

In the fourth century B.C., the Greek philosopher Aristotle believed that our intelligence stemmed from the heart. During the Renaissance, the heart was seen as the center of emotion. Read More

Exploring the Ketogenic Diet… Plus a Salad and Main Course Entrée to Try
1 month ago

Exploring the Ketogenic Diet… Plus a Salad and Main Course Entrée to Try

You may have heard of the Ketogenic diet, popularly known as “the Keto diet.” It is not to be confused with the Atkins diet as it contains far more fat and less protein. Read More

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

After 50 Dating: 10 Financial Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Committing
12 months ago

After 50 Dating: 10 Financial Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Committing

Money and sex regularly rank as the most common reasons couples fight.

Research from LearnVest’s Money Habits and Confessions Survey, conducted by Wakefield Research, concluded that financial issues are more than twice as likely as sex to cause tension in a relationship. Read More

4 Ways to Regain Trust with Men and Start Dating Again After 60
1 year ago

4 Ways to Regain Trust with Men and Start Dating Again After 60

By  •  Dating

Nothing hurts more than when a relationship has ended, especially when betrayal is involved in some way. When a man has lied to you and betrayed your trust, picking up the pieces and moving forward can feel daunting. Read More

Senior Dating Tips: Why You Shouldn’t Give Up Until the 6th Date
1 year ago

Senior Dating Tips: Why You Shouldn’t Give Up Until the 6th Date

By  •  Dating

It can take time for people to warm-up during the senior dating cycle. Don’t give up until your gut tells you to or if the thought of kissing the person makes you physically sick. Read More

Do’s and Don’ts on a First Date – What Senior Singles Should Know
1 year ago

Do’s and Don’ts on a First Date – What Senior Singles Should Know

By  •  Dating

Help! I’m going on a first date. What should I do?

First dates can be intimidating, especially if you’ve never met, or have had minimal face-to-face contact. Relax, take a deep breath and follow some of these tips to help you through. Read More

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

17 Toiletry and Makeup Essentials for Women Travellers Over 60
3 months ago

17 Toiletry and Makeup Essentials for Women Travellers Over 60

Do you find it a struggle packing for your next trip? More often than not, packing clothes and shoes is the most difficult part. For those of us who travel with only a carry-on, what we carry in our toiletries bag can have us ‘pulling our hair out’ with all the regulations in place. Read More

5 Ways to Enjoy a Unique Love Affair with Italy
3 months ago

5 Ways to Enjoy a Unique Love Affair with Italy

Living in Switzerland gives me easy access to France, Germany, Austria and Lichtenstein. But it is my proximity to Italy that has enabled a love affair that grows with every visit. Read More

Love to Travel? Why Getting Sick Overseas Is Sometimes the Best Adventure
3 months ago

Love to Travel? Why Getting Sick Overseas Is Sometimes the Best Adventure

By  •  Travel

I lay on the comfortable bed in the dark, listening to the birds outside. Most of the time I was sleeping. Read More

How Solo Road Trips Can Be Fun at Any Age
3 months ago

How Solo Road Trips Can Be Fun at Any Age

By  •  Travel

Are you a Baby Boomer who still enjoys driving? Many people do continue driving into their senior years. It makes so many things more convenient if you drive rather than take another mode of transportation. Read More

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

How to Make the Most of Your Money in Retirement by Wanting What You Have
3 months ago

How to Make the Most of Your Money in Retirement by Wanting What You Have

Retirement can usher in a variety of mixed emotions with our financial stability being at the top of our list of concerns. Who can we trust? How should we manage our money?  How can I feel financially secure?  Join in our discussion as we ask these questions and more to financial expert Pam Krueger who has some great advice for women in retirement. Enjoy the show! Read More

Are You Dissing Your Dollars? Here’s How to Change Your Mindset About Money
3 months ago

Are You Dissing Your Dollars? Here’s How to Change Your Mindset About Money

Ladies, when you “dis” something you mentally degrade or put it down. This can hinder you from using your financial resources in retirement to fulfill your unique version of true wealth. Read More

Advice for Aspiring Older Entrepreneurs: Every Day Is Groundhog Day
4 months ago

Advice for Aspiring Older Entrepreneurs: Every Day Is Groundhog Day

The writer and artist Austin Kleon has a great tip for how to stay creative: “Remind yourself that ‘Every Day is Groundhog Day.’” Read More

Looking for Job After 50? Here’s How to Make Your Resume Stand Out
4 months ago

Looking for Job After 50? Here’s How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Thought that you were done writing when you finished your resume? Unfortunately, you must think again about that one. Read More

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

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

4 Sources of Additional Income that Can Change Your Life in Retirement
3 weeks ago

4 Sources of Additional Income that Can Change Your Life in Retirement

If you want to have enough money to retire comfortably, the experts have some simple advice: make a plan, start early, live frugally and let compound interest work for you by investing in the stock market for 40 years. At the end of all of this, you will be able to retire in style! Read More

Book of the Week: “The Canterbury Sisters” – 8 Women on a Journey to Find Answers and Redemption in Their Lives
3 weeks ago

Book of the Week: “The Canterbury Sisters” – 8 Women on a Journey to Find Answers and Redemption in Their Lives

Sixty and Me is a community of women on a journey to get the most of life after 60 and to release the memories and regrets that have lingered for decades. So, it is always refreshing and intriguing to get a sneak peek into the lives of eight women doing just that. Read More

The Crazy Truth About Retiring Abroad and Making Friends
3 weeks ago

The Crazy Truth About Retiring Abroad and Making Friends

I’m not embarrassed by the fact that I crave human contact. Unlike my kids, who seem like they could be perfectly happy floating through space in a lonely little metal capsule, I need people around me to thrive. Read More

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

How Ikigai, a Japanese Key to Longevity, Will Add Purpose and Balance to Your Life After 60
3 weeks ago

How Ikigai, a Japanese Key to Longevity, Will Add Purpose and Balance to Your Life After 60

Are you doing what you love and have a purpose that propels you to get up in the morning and pursue it? It’s believed that having a reason for being will extend your longevity and help you stay healthy. The Japanese call it “ikigai” (ick-ee-guy). Read More

How a Pattern of Making Excuses Helps You Avoid Facing Your Real Feelings in Your 60s
4 weeks ago

How a Pattern of Making Excuses Helps You Avoid Facing Your Real Feelings in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

What excuses actually work? The short answer is… none of them.

If you are like everybody else I know, you have found that excuses show up with monotonous regularity and come from many directions. Read More

How Color Can Calm Your Mood and Create a More Positive Attitude to Life After 60
4 weeks ago

How Color Can Calm Your Mood and Create a More Positive Attitude to Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

Everything in our life changes as we age and start on the journey of our last chapter in life. We have to pay more attention to what we eat, our exercise, our daily life and even our thoughts. Read More

5 Ways Our Spiritualty Changes as We Get Older
1 month ago

5 Ways Our Spiritualty Changes as We Get Older

I have a degree in Religious Studies from the University of Colorado. All my life, I have felt that the basic principles shared in all organized religions align and are built on common values. These include kindness, love, tolerance and respect for each other. Read More

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