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

Are Your Clothes Enhancing or Impairing Your Lifestyle After 60?
4 months ago

Are Your Clothes Enhancing or Impairing Your Lifestyle After 60?

Magazines are full of articles about fashion for women over 50. Some give good advice, others not so much. Read More

Makeup for Older Women: Are Expensive Products Really Better?
4 months ago

Makeup for Older Women: Are Expensive Products Really Better?

Makeup can be really expensive, especially if you look at the high end brands. But is it really worth it to spend so much on a single product? Join us in discussion with professional makeup artist Ariane Poole who has some great advice to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Margaret’s New Pink Hair!
4 months ago

EXCLUSIVE: Margaret’s New Pink Hair!

Good morning everyone! Well, yesterday, I did something that I thought I would never do. I dyed my hair pink!

Why would I dye my hair pink you ask? Well, you’ll need to watch the video for a complete explanation, but, the short story is that it is part of my mission to fight back against invisibility. Read More

I Love Floral Tights! Why Fashion After 60 is About Wearing What Makes You Happy
5 months ago

I Love Floral Tights! Why Fashion After 60 is About Wearing What Makes You Happy

As we age our view of style changes. We are looking for happy, energizing clothes that bring vibrancy into our lives. Join us in conversation with style blogger Mel Kobayashi and prepare to be wowed. Enjoy the show! Read More

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

Losing Weight After 50: It’s Time to Dress Like You’ve Already Lost the Excess Weight
1 month ago

Losing Weight After 50: It’s Time to Dress Like You’ve Already Lost the Excess Weight

Being the right weight is a lot about loving yourself. You can’t love yourself fully if you’re depriving yourself of looking your best, waiting for that perfect figure. You can’t love yourself if you squeeze into too tight clothes or wear oversized tunics that hide you. Read More

Bunnies and Puppies and Goats, Oh My! Weird and Wonderful Yoga Trends for 2018
1 month ago

Bunnies and Puppies and Goats, Oh My! Weird and Wonderful Yoga Trends for 2018

Yoga is a robust and still-growing sector of the health and wellness industry. Its popularity is being driven in no small part by boomers and healthcare providers who see it as an eminently accessible way to increase flexibility and muscle strength. Read More

Budget Friendly Pasta Salads that Are Perfect for Summer
1 month ago

Budget Friendly Pasta Salads that Are Perfect for Summer

I have to admit I do not cook pasta very often, except in the summer as it makes an easy and inexpensive dinner. With today’s rising food prices, I think about what we eat. This is actually quite easy as my husband shops the bargains. Read More

Do You Overeat to Avoid Wasting Food? It Could Stop You from Losing Weight After 60
1 month ago

Do You Overeat to Avoid Wasting Food? It Could Stop You from Losing Weight After 60

Do you feel compelled to eat everything on your plate because you feel guilty “wasting” food, even if it means feeling too full and overeating? Read More

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

Love After 50: Can Rejection Be a Blessing in Disguise?
1 year ago

Love After 50: Can Rejection Be a Blessing in Disguise?

By  •  Dating

Rejection at this ripe time in our lives can really stink. There’s no way around it. As we learn to move on after divorce, even the strongest of us can’t help but feel like we did something wrong when the person we loved and cared about, and spent our lives with as a partner, suddenly doesn’t want to be with us anymore. Read More

Dating Over 60: To Live Together or Not Together, That is the Question
1 year ago

Dating Over 60: To Live Together or Not Together, That is the Question

By  •  Dating

At some point in most monogamous, over-60 relationships, the issue of whether or not to live together comes up. During the 60s and 70s, moving in with your sweetheart was so common and freewheeling that it earned the dubious label, “shacking up.” Read More

Are We Too Old for Boyfriends in Our 60s?
1 year ago

Are We Too Old for Boyfriends in Our 60s?

Years ago, most widows didn’t remarry or even date again after the death of their husband. Although this choice is right for some women, others want a new next chapter that includes life with another partner. Read More

Staying Safe on Senior Dating Sites: A Professional Dating Coach Weighs in
1 year ago

Staying Safe on Senior Dating Sites: A Professional Dating Coach Weighs in

By  •  Dating

Today more than ever, women over the age of 50 are finding opportunities for love and friendship in the unlikeliest of places. They are meeting in competitive sporting events, senior living communities, book clubs, cruises and traveling groups. Read More

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

6 Ways to Make Your Next Travel Adventure a Remote One
3 months ago

6 Ways to Make Your Next Travel Adventure a Remote One

By  •  Travel

Marion and Roger, a pair of Brits from 40 miles west of London, boarded the ship carefully. They’re in their 70s, and both are intrepid travelers. Read More

7 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Take with Her When Traveling
4 months ago

7 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Take with Her When Traveling

How daunting it is to pack for your holiday! It is confusing, tricky and frustrating, but I think I got it right – now, after 5 years.

Since 2013, I have been travelling the world. I first out with a 100-litre bag, then a 65-litre bag and now just with a carry on and a daypack. Read More

How to Avoid Tummy Trouble While Travelling: Here’s Some Healthy Travel Eating Advice from a Pro
4 months ago

How to Avoid Tummy Trouble While Travelling: Here’s Some Healthy Travel Eating Advice from a Pro

By  •  Travel

We’ve all been there. We’re having a wonderful holiday making beautiful memories, but our bodies are just not cooperating. Indigestion, dehydration, and other digestive issues can put a damper on the best vacations. So, we’ve turned to nutrition expert Ashley Koff to learn all the dos and don’ts of travel nutrition. Enjoy the show! Read More

Sharing a Cabin on a Singles Cruise? Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders
4 months ago

Sharing a Cabin on a Singles Cruise? Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders

By  •  Travel

One of the worst things about taking a cruise alone is having to deal with the dreaded single supplement. As a solo woman traveler, your options are fairly limited. You can either pay 25% to 100% more for the privilege of having your own room. Or, you can find someone to pair up with. Read More

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

5 Annoying Situations for Freelancers and Small Business Owners and How to Respond to Them
4 months ago

5 Annoying Situations for Freelancers and Small Business Owners and How to Respond to Them

Along with the benefits of being a freelancer, or running your own small business, come some aggravating problems. These hassles will occasionally occur, so you should be ready for them. Here are my solutions to the most common issues. Read More

Ageism in the Age of Automation
4 months ago

Ageism in the Age of Automation

Why Older Adults Have the Most to Lose from the Coming Technological Revolution… and What to Do About it!

Ageism is real and it’s about to get a lot worse. That’s the simple conclusion that I have come to after researching and thinking about the impact that automation is going to have on society in the coming decades. Read More

“People Over 50 Are Too Old to Start a Business” – An Angry Debate with an Old Friend
4 months ago

“People Over 50 Are Too Old to Start a Business” – An Angry Debate with an Old Friend

I don’t usually let stupid comments get to me, but, the other day, one of my good friends said something that really ticked me off. No, they didn’t criticize my hair or tell me that I looked fat in my favorite dress. They told me that I was wasting my time trying to help older adults to change their financial future. Specifically, she said: Read More

Starting a Salary Negotiation After 50? Understand Your BATNA
4 months ago

Starting a Salary Negotiation After 50? Understand Your BATNA

Starting a salary negotiation in your 50s or 60s can be a terrifying prospect. In many ways, it is like negotiating a salary increase at any other age – you worry about hurting your reputation with your boss, feel awkward about asking for a raise and worry that doing so will hurt your prospects at the company. Read More

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

Downsizing Your Home? It’s Easier When You’re Facing the Right Direction!
3 weeks ago

Downsizing Your Home? It’s Easier When You’re Facing the Right Direction!

By  •  Lifestyle

Over the weekend, I was riding my bike to one of my favorite coffee shops, which is only about 10 miles away, so it’s usually an easy ride.

But on this day, the wind was blowing “like spit,” as my grandmother used to say. (Do you ever think about things people said as you were growing up that you never thought much about, and then at some point, you begin to wonder “what on earth did that mean?”) Read More

6 Lessons Baby Boomers Learned from Classic Children’s Books
3 weeks ago

6 Lessons Baby Boomers Learned from Classic Children’s Books

Were you a reader as a child? Did you snuggle up in a chair or under the covers at bedtime while an adult read to you? If so, chances are you were impacted by the wisdom found in children’s books. Read More

Why Making Friends as an Older Adult Requires a Completely New Approach to Life
3 weeks ago

Why Making Friends as an Older Adult Requires a Completely New Approach to Life

Whenever I watch children playing together at the park, it always reminds me of a giant chemistry experiment. Like atoms spinning through the air, boys and girls whirl around, bumping into each other. Occasionally, they come together in small groups, only to be ripped apart by unseen forces. Read More

Tips for Retiring Abroad from the Sixty and Me Community
3 weeks ago

Tips for Retiring Abroad from the Sixty and Me Community

A few years ago, I left my comfortable life in Seattle, Washington, to relocate to Switzerland. Technically, I wasn’t “retiring abroad.” As the founder of Sixty and Me, I was still busy for most of the day. I was also continuing to work as a freelance consultant. So, perhaps, “semi-retirement” would be a more accurate description. Read More

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

4 Surprising Ways an Invisibility Cloak May Offer Freedom in Mid-Life
1 month ago

4 Surprising Ways an Invisibility Cloak May Offer Freedom in Mid-Life

By  •  Mindset

Many women say they feel invisible as they age. Feeling invisible when you want to be noticed and acknowledged is one side of the coin. Other women, though, feel relief when mid-life attracts less unwelcome attention. Read More

How Do You Really Feel About Your Age?
1 month ago

How Do You Really Feel About Your Age?

In the summer months, they crowd the waiting area where I get my hair trimmed. They are filled with laughter and secrets and a great deal of joy.

When I see them, I know immediately that they are either bachelorettes out for a day of primping and camaraderie or they’re getting ready for a wedding that’s about to happen. Read More

7 Ways to Boost Your Confidence in Your Golden Years
1 month ago

7 Ways to Boost Your Confidence in Your Golden Years

As an older woman, you have years of experience and wisdom. It would be wise to assume that you’d ooze self-confidence.

However, that isn’t always the case, especially in a world that is focused on youthful appearances. We say, “Screw that!” Read More

Women Over 60 Have the Power to Help Create a New Narrative About Aging… Here’s How
1 month ago

Women Over 60 Have the Power to Help Create a New Narrative About Aging… Here’s How

By  •  Mindset

When I was young, one of my mother’s favorite television programs was I Love Lucy. In this sitcom, actress Lucille Ball played the role of a scheming housewife who often used tears to soften her husband when he confronted her ‘childish’ behaviors. Not surprisingly, my own mother behaved in similar ways. 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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