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About Dami Roelse

Dami Roelse encourages her clients to live life with engagement. She blogs and coaches women 50+ to walk, hike and backpack. Her second book, Walking Gone Wild: How to Lose your Age on the Trail, was published in May 2018. You can find out more about Dami at Transformation Travel http://www.transformation-travel.com
Latest Posts | By Dami Roelse
From Hibernation to Wholeness
1 week 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

How to Have More Energy After 60… According to Toddlers
4 weeks ago

How to Have More Energy After 60… According to Toddlers

I often hear grandparents say, “I love spending time with the toddler grands but am glad to give them back to their parents at the end of the day. I’m exhausted, they have so much energy!” Read More

Social Media – A Boon or Bane for the 60-Plus Community?
1 month ago

Social Media – A Boon or Bane for the 60-Plus Community?

By  •  Lifestyle

Facebook accounts have been hacked. Facebook has been used to target the election. Facebook advertisers have your data. According to Omnicore stats, 62% of online seniors aged 65+ are on Facebook. Read More

Should You Throw Out Your “To-do” List After 60? Or, Just Rework it a Bit?
2 months ago

Should You Throw Out Your “To-do” List After 60? Or, Just Rework it a Bit?

By  •  Lifestyle

Monday morning and I’m out the gate as if I have to reach the finish line by tomorrow! While laundry is drying on the line in the sun, yoghurt incubating in a sunny window, the dishwasher cleaned out, the blemished apple harvest paired and simmering on the stove to become apple butter, I get to write an article for Sixty and Me. Read More

5 Ways to Build Resilience After 60
3 months 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

4 Ways to Escape the Summer Travel Nightmare After 60
4 months ago

4 Ways to Escape the Summer Travel Nightmare After 60

By  •  Travel

Are you in the middle of your summer travel? Are you experiencing overbooked flights, long waits at airports and high costs to boot? Most airlines now offer seating, eating and baggage choices for the discerning traveler. Read More

5 Reasons for Taking Up the Walking Life in Retirement
5 months ago

5 Reasons for Taking Up the Walking Life in Retirement

Walking is touted as good for our health, our emotional well-being and our social connections. I want to give you 5 more reasons. Read More

Are Your Clothes Enhancing or Impairing Your Lifestyle After 60?
6 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

Celebrate Earth Day the Active Way: 6 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Taking an Active Vacation
7 months ago

Celebrate Earth Day the Active Way: 6 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Taking an Active Vacation

By  •  Travel

April 22 is Earth day, so naturally, this is an especially appropriate month to consider all the ways we can help preserve our natural resources. April also brings nice weather in the Northern hemisphere and our thoughts go to summer trips we may want to take. Read More

Should You Worry About Your Bone Density? Here’s How to Combat Thinning Bones
9 months ago

Should You Worry About Your Bone Density? Here’s How to Combat Thinning Bones

Thinning of the bones is inevitable for women after 60, right? For 10 years I was hovering in the osteopenia range, blond, blue-eyed, with Northern European heritage. I thought I had to just live with it, swallow my calcium, eat my greens and keep exercising to combat the onslaught of aging. Read More