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Makeup and Fashion | Read About Makeup, Fashion, Hairstyles, Going Grey, Skin Care and More!

Be Fabulous After 50! 5 Ways to Ensure Your Clothing Sends the Right Message
4 months ago

Be Fabulous After 50! 5 Ways to Ensure Your Clothing Sends the Right Message

If your clothes could speak, what message would they be sending the world? Hopefully it’s something positive, like:

“Take me seriously. I’m a force to be reckoned with.”

“I love life and live every day to its fullest.” Read More

How the Jewellery We Wear Tells the Story of Our Life
4 months ago

How the Jewellery We Wear Tells the Story of Our Life

Jewellery, in all its forms tells the story of our life. Whether we choose a necklace or a bracelet, they all tell people more about who we are, and they remind us of places and people, events and special things. Read More

8 Hair Color for Older Women Mistakes… And How to Fix Them!
4 months ago

8 Hair Color for Older Women Mistakes… And How to Fix Them!

You know it when it happens because you start to look washed out and tired – your hair color isn’t working. To say it isn’t flattering is probably an understatement. Are the things you’re doing to hide the grey hairs aging you? That’s not the way it’s supposed to be. Read More

Embrace Your Curves! Why Covering Up Isn’t the Answer After 60
5 months ago

Embrace Your Curves! Why Covering Up Isn’t the Answer After 60

Plus-sized women often deal with a barrage of unsolicited advice. Opinions on what to wear, what not to wear, the right colors, the wrong colors, unacceptable styles and cuts, etc. Even when those suggestions come with the best intentions, they can be downright insulting. Read More

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

In Your 60s or Better? Here Are 3 Ways to Look and Feel 10 Years Younger
4 weeks ago

In Your 60s or Better? Here Are 3 Ways to Look and Feel 10 Years Younger

Do you want to know how to get on the road to looking 10 years younger than you do right now? It is so simple with these three easy steps: take inventory, rid yourself of energy takers, then forgive and move forward. Read More

3 Powerful Spices that May Help with Type 2 Diabetes
4 weeks ago

3 Powerful Spices that May Help with Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise. The International Diabetes Federation estimates that 1 in 11 (425 million) adults worldwide have diabetes. They also say that 1 in 2 adults with diabetes are undiagnosed (212 million). Read More

Healthy Aging: Muscle Mass and Its Relationship to Frailty
4 weeks ago

Healthy Aging: Muscle Mass and Its Relationship to Frailty

This article complements a previous one I recently wrote where we discussed the definition of frailty, how it affects us as we age and the very important symptom of muscle mass loss. Read More

3 Exciting Senior Games That Prove Athletic Competition is Not Just for Kids
1 month ago

3 Exciting Senior Games That Prove Athletic Competition is Not Just for Kids

Do you yearn for more physical activity in your life – perhaps a sport from your youth? You may have a secret passion for something you have not yet tried. We still have opportunities, so why not explore them? Read More

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

Are You at Risk of Falling for These Senior Online Dating Scams?
1 year ago

Are You at Risk of Falling for These Senior Online Dating Scams?

By  •  Dating

I’ve talked to lots of women over 60 and almost always the biggest fear they share with me is the thought of being alone forever.

In their mind, they’re not sure a man will want them at this age so when a good-looking man starts paying attention to them online, they feel special, desired and wanted. Read More

All Women Should Avoid This Online Senior Dating Mistake… But, Most Don’t!
1 year ago

All Women Should Avoid This Online Senior Dating Mistake… But, Most Don’t!

By  •  Dating

I write about senior dating, coach women over 60 in dating and dated online until I met my partner four years ago. Nancy was 63. I was 67. Read More

Dating After 60: Finding a Balance Between Intimacy and Independence
1 year ago

Dating After 60: Finding a Balance Between Intimacy and Independence

When it comes to dating after 60, it often feels like women face a choice between intimacy and independence. But, is this a fair assessment?

Certainly, many of the women in the Sixty and Me community have pushed back whenever I have raised this topic. Let’s explore this together. Read More

How to Avoid Senior Dating Scams, According to a Professional Dating Coach
1 year ago

How to Avoid Senior Dating Scams, According to a Professional Dating Coach

We all want love in our lives, no matter what age we are! But maintaining healthy relationships – romantic and otherwise – becomes even more important in our 50s, 60s and beyond.

So, how do you put yourself out there and make new connections in the over-50 dating scene? Read More

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

Relieve Travel Stress with This Technology Checklist
5 months ago

Relieve Travel Stress with This Technology Checklist

By  •  Travel

We take vacations to relax, get away from our everyday stress and reconnect with friends and loved ones. But sometimes the planning and prep for a vacation can feel like more work than it’s worth. Read More

The “Ex” Rated Guide to Solo Travel After 60
5 months ago

The “Ex” Rated Guide to Solo Travel After 60

Today, women over 60 are shattering aging stereotypes in many ways. Living longer and better educated, they are focused on heath and independence. They are determined to achieve well-being and self-awareness. Read More

5 Reasons to Visit Ireland as a Dynamic Older Woman
5 months ago

5 Reasons to Visit Ireland as a Dynamic Older Woman

If you haven’t already, you should definitely visit Ireland. But prepare yourself in advance, you just may have too much ‘craic’ and you may just not want to leave.

We had so much fun in Ireland that Hurricane Ophelia must have read our minds and delayed our departure for a day. We did not complain too much at all. Read More

8 Things to Explore Off the Beaten Path in Santa Fe
5 months ago

8 Things to Explore Off the Beaten Path in Santa Fe

By  •  Travel

Fall in Santa Fe is golden. Shimmering cottonwood trees take over the city, their leaves almost molten in beautiful shades of yellow and gold. Read More

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

Common Resume and Interview Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make in Your 60s
3 months ago

Common Resume and Interview Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make in Your 60s

Imagine how many candidates are reviewed by recruiters and hiring managers annually. Now, imagine how many of them bring their biggest personality quirks and issues into the room. This happens at the resume and cover letter stage and most often in the interview meeting, if you got one. Read More

Starting a Business Around Your Hobby After 60? Here’s How to Market It!
3 months ago

Starting a Business Around Your Hobby After 60? Here’s How to Market It!

Now that you have decided to start your little business selling your products, it is time to address how you are going to set up your marketing plan. Up till now, you have been doing your hobby for fun and perhaps selling a few items/services here and there. Read More

Why Being a Nanny is a Life-Changing Job for Retirees
3 months ago

Why Being a Nanny is a Life-Changing Job for Retirees

When our careers are in full swing, we don’t think about the importance of jobs for retirees. Either we assume that we will save enough money to live in comfort in the “best years of our lives” or we look forward to enjoying our freedom in retirement, without working, even if it means cutting back on luxuries.  Read More

How to Make Friends with Mother Time by Using These 5 Time Management Hacks
4 months ago

How to Make Friends with Mother Time by Using These 5 Time Management Hacks

Why is it that time seems to fly now that we’re 60 or 70 or 80? I’m often amazed when a wedding, the death of friend or a move to a new city was 20 or 30 years ago. Heavens, it’s already 2018! What happened to 2017? Read More

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

How to Control What Posts You See on Your Facebook Newsfeed
3 weeks ago

How to Control What Posts You See on Your Facebook Newsfeed

By  •  Lifestyle

Over the past 10+ years, Facebook has grown to over two billion active monthly users. It provides a great way to stay connected with family and friends, old and new, but it also has a lot of noise that can drive you crazy.  Read More

The Retirement Expectations Exercise That You Need to Take with Your Partner
4 weeks ago

The Retirement Expectations Exercise That You Need to Take with Your Partner

By  •  Lifestyle

One easy step to avoid disappointment in your retirement expectations is to complete a simple but effective exercise I developed. All you need is a pen and paper. Answer the following questions, and if you have a significant other, have them also create his or her own responses: Read More

Are You a Light Bearer: The Power of Being a Mentor After 50
4 weeks ago

Are You a Light Bearer: The Power of Being a Mentor After 50

By  •  Lifestyle

It was 1977, in Winter Haven, Florida, my home town. My parents had sold our farm and were now living in a fifth-wheel camper, parked in a campground. Next to us was a golf course. Read More

Want to Become a Better Writer in Your 60s or Better? Grammarly Can Help!
4 weeks ago

Want to Become a Better Writer in Your 60s or Better? Grammarly Can Help!

I have just discovered an app to make me look smarter. It’s called Grammarly and it’s awesome. Why? Because it makes me look smarter and more accurate than I really am. Gotta love that, right? Read More

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

7 Small Steps to a Happier, Healthier Life After 60
1 month ago

7 Small Steps to a Happier, Healthier Life After 60

Do you feel like you need a life-lift? Do you think that if a few things in your life would change you’d face each day with more hope and joy? Read More

4 Ways to Become More Courageous and Resilient in Your 60s
1 month ago

4 Ways to Become More Courageous and Resilient in Your 60s

This week I was racing to finish my novel, a thriller that takes place in Cuba, and it struck me that completing this manuscript, which has held my devotion for two years, was an act of courage. Read More

What Do You Plan to Do with “Your One Wild and Precious Life?”
1 month ago

What Do You Plan to Do with “Your One Wild and Precious Life?”

By  •  Mindset

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do

With your one wild and precious life?”

– Mary Oliver, The Summer Day

Mary Oliver’s quote was like a slap in the face – gentle, but insistent. It was the third time I’d seen that quote in the last two weeks. I wondered, “What’s going on here? What am I missing?” Read More

How to Stop Being a Worrier, No Matter What Happens in Your Life
1 month ago

How to Stop Being a Worrier, No Matter What Happens in Your Life

By  •  Mindset

Are you a worrier? There are a lot of us about. Perhaps especially as we get older. Personally, I’ve been a worrier all my life. There is so much to worry about! Read More

Sixty and Me is an online magazine and a global community of over 500,000 women over 60. Our mission is to empower and motivate women to find their own voice and value in a transitional time of life that offers so much new opportunity. Topics covered on Sixty and Me include makeup for older women, senior dating, retirement planning, fashion for older women, senior travel, grandchildren and more. Thanks for being a part of our community!

 

 

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