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4 Holiday Fashion Trends That Strike the Deal for Older Women
1 month ago

4 Holiday Fashion Trends That Strike the Deal for Older Women

The fashion world certainly seems to have gotten the memo that women over 60 don’t want to be boxed into any category that says “dowdy” or “boring.” But sometimes we have to make the effort to prove that it’s true. Read More

3 Reasons Black, White and Grey Are Essential to Fashion for Older Women (You’re Going to Love #3!)
1 month ago

3 Reasons Black, White and Grey Are Essential to Fashion for Older Women (You’re Going to Love #3!)

The simple sophistication of black, white and grey is something we all aspire to master. Adding essential items in these tones can streamline your wardrobe, yet, inspire numerous ideas.

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My Best Foundation for Mature Skin Picks + More Makeup for Older Women Tips!
1 month ago

My Best Foundation for Mature Skin Picks + More Makeup for Older Women Tips!

Being over 60 means you’ve tried lots of different makeup products. Tune in for Margaret’s top five foundations picks. Enjoy the show! Read More

Fashion For Older Women: 3 Brilliant Ways to Increase the Versatility of Your Little Black Dress!
1 month ago

Fashion For Older Women: 3 Brilliant Ways to Increase the Versatility of Your Little Black Dress!

The Little Black Dress or “LBD” is the staple piece of every woman’s wardrobe. It’s the most versatile item you own, able to be worn to beachside cocktails, barbecue’s, the office… the possibilities are endless! Read More

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

Boomer Women and Insomnia: Think Twice Before Taking a Sleeping Pill!
4 weeks ago

Boomer Women and Insomnia: Think Twice Before Taking a Sleeping Pill!

Contrary to what you may have heard, the amount of sleep you need as you get older doesn’t decrease. Boomers need about as much sleep – between seven and nine hours – as younger adults. Read More

This is the Worst Mistake When It Comes to Exercise Over 60
1 month ago

This is the Worst Mistake When It Comes to Exercise Over 60

A few days ago, while I was working my way through my usual workout routine at the gym, I noticed a woman in her mid-60s going through her 60-minute orientation. Read More

From Hibernation to Wholeness
1 month ago

From Hibernation to Wholeness

Don’t you feel like holing up when the shorter days of November arrive (if you’re in the Northern hemisphere, that is)? Do you have a voice inside that says, “If you don’t use it, you lose it”? Read More

Falls Shatter Lives After 60: A Geriatrician Shares How to Stay Safe
1 month ago

Falls Shatter Lives After 60: A Geriatrician Shares How to Stay Safe

There’s nothing quite as embarrassing as falling ungracefully to the ground. It’s one of the signs of aging that we’d like to ignore and deny but there is hope. Please join us in conversation with Dr. Leslie Kernisan, a geriatrician who shares tips on maintaining balance as we age. Enjoy the show! Read More

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

Are You a Sapiosexual Sexagenarian?
11 months ago

Are You a Sapiosexual Sexagenarian?

By  •  Dating

Have you ever heard the saying, “The brain is the sexiest organ in the body”? For as long as I can remember, I’ve been physically attracted to intelligent, well-spoken men. Read More

Stop Dating Mr. Wrong After 60: How to Recognize the Users, Losers and Snoozers!
1 year ago

Stop Dating Mr. Wrong After 60: How to Recognize the Users, Losers and Snoozers!

Some women over 60 have re-entered the dating game, often after a marriage that ended by death or divorce. They hope to find Mr. Right while avoiding Mr. Wrong. Read More

Dating Over 50: How to Cope If You Have Been Dumped, Ghosted or Love-Bombed
1 year ago

Dating Over 50: How to Cope If You Have Been Dumped, Ghosted or Love-Bombed

By  •  Dating

Dating at any age can be challenging. Here are some ways you can deal with the most common things that can happen in language that might be new to you! Read More

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

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

Do You Love to Travel by Train? What Was the Best Train Trip You Ever Took?
3 months ago

Do You Love to Travel by Train? What Was the Best Train Trip You Ever Took?

I love trains. I always have. Since I was first introduced to trains as a little girl, they have always been surrounded by a magical energy force in my mind. It’s not just their raw power that excites me. Instead, what I love is the fact that trains are portals to exciting new worlds. Read More

How to Create the Perfect Light Travel Packing List
3 months ago

How to Create the Perfect Light Travel Packing List

What’s your preferred style of packing? Do you throw everything into your bag – without planning – the night before departure? Or do you prepare and plan everything at least a week before? Guess which one I am! Read More

The Secret Weapon Seniors Have to Find Cruise Deals is…
3 months ago

The Secret Weapon Seniors Have to Find Cruise Deals is…

Back in the good old days, senior discounts actually meant something. A few decades ago, when there were fewer of us out there, being in your 60s or 70s really was a ticket to lower prices on cruises, trains and planes around the world. Read More

How to Plan, Prepare and Pack Light for Stress-Free Travel After 60
4 months ago

How to Plan, Prepare and Pack Light for Stress-Free Travel After 60

How lightly do you travel? Since 2010, I’ve flown and holidayed with carry-on luggage only. That’s a handy seven kilograms of clothes, shoes and toiletries. Read More

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

Why Focusing on One Business Idea at a Time Isn’t Always The Best Approach After 60
1 month ago

Why Focusing on One Business Idea at a Time Isn’t Always The Best Approach After 60

According to most experts, splitting your attention between two business ideas is a recipe for disaster. Focus, they insist, is the name of the game when it comes to starting a business. Read More

Starting a Side Business is Like Baking a Cake: Your Passions Are the Ingredients, But, You Still Need a Recipe
2 months ago

Starting a Side Business is Like Baking a Cake: Your Passions Are the Ingredients, But, You Still Need a Recipe

One of the great things about starting a side business in your 50s or older is that you already have a pretty good idea of your skills, experiences and passions. If you haven’t taken the time to document these aspects of your life, don’t worry! I’ll give you some brainstorming tips in a second. Read More

Keeping Money Secrets from Your Man – Good Idea or Good Grief!
2 months ago

Keeping Money Secrets from Your Man – Good Idea or Good Grief!

When I asked the women in our community to share their advice for younger women, a surprising number recommended that their younger sisters keep a separate bank account from their husbands. Read More

Reverse Mortgages for Seniors: Legal Robbery or Legitimate Option?
2 months ago

Reverse Mortgages for Seniors: Legal Robbery or Legitimate Option?

It’s not difficult to see why reverse mortgages for seniors have become so popular of late.

For starters, most of us are approaching retirement with less money in the bank than we hoped for. This is partially due to the Great Recession eating into our savings, although, if we are honest with ourselves, we probably share part of the blame for not putting more away when we could. Read More

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

Keep Your Memories Safe: How Cloud Services Could Save Your Bacon in a Disaster
1 month ago

Keep Your Memories Safe: How Cloud Services Could Save Your Bacon in a Disaster

Half a year after the Napa and Sonoma wildfires, NBC Bay Area reported on the plight of a homeowner locked in a dispute with one specific insurer. Read More

Writing a Mini-Memoir: Sharing Your Abundant Life with the Future Generation
1 month ago

Writing a Mini-Memoir: Sharing Your Abundant Life with the Future Generation

Do you want to write a memoir, but never find the time for such a big project? Or, are you not really used to writing? Do you grapple with the issue of not wanting to ruin any of your relationships, even after you are no longer alive? Read More

Retiring Abroad? 5 Language Tips from My Chinese-Russian-German-English Speaking Son
1 month ago

Retiring Abroad? 5 Language Tips from My Chinese-Russian-German-English Speaking Son

When retiring abroad, isn’t it hard to learn the local language? This is one of the most common questions that I receive when I tell people about my decision to move to Switzerland. Read More

Counting on Social Security Could Kill Your Future! Do These 4 Things Instead
1 month ago

Counting on Social Security Could Kill Your Future! Do These 4 Things Instead

The way that people view Social Security is strongly influenced by their age and financial position. If you are young and healthy, you may view Social Security as something that “you’ll never see” or “just a handout for older people who didn’t save.” Read More

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

How to Live Without Regrets After 60
2 months ago

How to Live Without Regrets After 60

You can’t get to age 60 without making a few mistakes. These range from small missteps, which nibble at us to larger errors, which keep us up at night. Perhaps the most harmful memories are of the times when we have accidentally hurt someone else – or ourselves for that matter! Read More

Want to Live Life to the Fullest? Look Inside!
2 months ago

Want to Live Life to the Fullest? Look Inside!

What do you do on a daily basis, with living a full life in mind? If you’re struggling to think of anything, that’s okay, you’re not alone. Read More

The Importance of Loving and Accepting Yourself as an Older Adult
2 months ago

The Importance of Loving and Accepting Yourself as an Older Adult

For most of our lives, we measure ourselves against other people. When we ask ourselves, “was I a good mom?” we are comparing ourselves to all of the other moms in the world. Read More

When it Comes to Finding Happiness, Small Steps Make a Big Difference
2 months ago

When it Comes to Finding Happiness, Small Steps Make a Big Difference

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the challenges that are presented by everyday life? Do you feel like finding happiness is a distant goal? You’re not alone! Read More

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