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About Margaret Manning

Margaret Manning is an entrepreneur, author and speaker. She is passionate about building dynamic and engaged communities that improve lives and change perceptions. Margaret is the founder of Sixty and Me. Her 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.
Latest Posts | By Margaret Manning

Reinvention Isn’t About Becoming a Different Person

Most people think that reinvention is all about becoming a different person. In reality, as our guest writer, Randall Hartman, suggested in his recent article, reinvention is actually all about rediscovery. It is about being true to ourselves.

In other words, reinvention is all about reconnecting with our passions, dreams and potential.

Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Is Yoga for the Elderly Really a Good Idea?
19 hours ago

Is Yoga for the Elderly Really a Good Idea?

A few days ago, I received a wonderful email from an 84-year-old woman who had purchased our gentle yoga DVDs. Read More

Sleep and the Art of Embracing Your Aging Internal Clock
2 days ago

Sleep and the Art of Embracing Your Aging Internal Clock

Do you ever find yourself nodding off while watching your favorite evening TV show? Are you frustrated by the fact that you wake up at 4:00 in the morning? Read More

Here’s a Fun Way to Save More Money After 60

Do you want to save more money? We all do! Unfortunately, as we reach our 60s, most of us find ourselves having to make difficult financial decisions.

So, today, I would like to share an article from one of our guest writers, Donne Davis, on how taking the “spending challenge” can help you to save more money every month.

Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

A Celebrity Makeup Artist’s Take on Makeup for Older Women
4 days ago

A Celebrity Makeup Artist’s Take on Makeup for Older Women

Finding good advice on how to apply makeup for older women is a challenge. So, since this is a topic that many women in the community have asked me about, I turned to celebrity makeup artist, Ariane Poole for some advice. Read More

How to Find the Meaning of (Your) Life After 60
4 days ago

How to Find the Meaning of (Your) Life After 60

What is the meaning of life? Like a shadow, this question follows us through our lives, even if we never turn around to see it. We all want to feel like our lives count for something. We want to know that all this was not just a cosmic accident. Read More

Saved by the Spinach! Leafy Greens Are Good for Brain Health, Study Says
4 days ago

Saved by the Spinach! Leafy Greens Are Good for Brain Health, Study Says

If there was one food that I hated as a little girl, it was spinach.

I don’t know if I really disliked the taste or just the fact that my mom said it was healthy. Or, maybe, I subconsciously resented the fact that they needed an entire cartoon to sell spinach to kids. How could something that adults pushed so hard actually taste good? Read More

True Happiness After 60 Requires You to Risk Getting Hurt
4 days ago

True Happiness After 60 Requires You to Risk Getting Hurt

Like many women over 60, I have had my share of disappointments and other painful experiences. I’ve been robbed, had my heart broken, lost friends to cancer and experienced discrimination. I’m sure that almost everyone reading this could say the same. Read More

The Fun and Frustration of Shopping for the Perfect Handbag

Here on Sixty and Me, we cover a range of topics, from the serious to the silly. After all, while some aspects of getting older can be difficult, amazing or even profound, we still have normal lives.

So, today, I want to take a break from serious topics and share some tips from one of our amazing bloggers, Doreen Dove, on how to find the perfect handbag.

Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

In Defense of “Extreme” Older Female Fashion Icons
5 days ago

In Defense of “Extreme” Older Female Fashion Icons

The other day, I shared an article about 88-year-old fashion icon, Baddie Winkle, who recently appeared in a television commercial for Millennial-focused fashion brand Missguided. In the article, I argued that women like Baddie are doing a service for older women everywhere by challenging aging stereotypes and living their own way. Read More