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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.
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Senior Travel Tips: 6 Fabulous Countries that Love Older Women
4 years ago

Senior Travel Tips: 6 Fabulous Countries that Love Older Women

Now that you’re over sixty, you’ve probably travelled to many wonderful places around the world, alone or with family and friends. Perhaps you chose places for the children, or followed your cultural and heart connections. Now you find yourself an older woman with a slightly different set of criteria. You want to be safe, demand good value and have a desire to explore new and unique places for the independent individual you have become. I for one don’t particularly want to see Disneyland ever again – but that’s just me! Read More

Join the Tiny House Movement: Why Downsizing Your Home May be a Great Decision
4 years ago

Join the Tiny House Movement: Why Downsizing Your Home May be a Great Decision

Are you tired of being surrounded by too much stuff? Then, it may be time to downsize your home and join the tiny house movement. Read More

6 Unusual Ways to Make Money in Retirement
4 years ago

6 Unusual Ways to Make Money in Retirement

We are a lucky generation. We just happen to be living at a time when longevity has created a new life stage that cultural anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson calls the Age of Active Wisdom, or Adulthood II. Read More

Stretch Yourself with These 6 Fantastic Yoga Retreats
4 years ago

Stretch Yourself with These 6 Fantastic Yoga Retreats

As women, we tend to spread our energies in a thousand directions without noticing, until one day we realize the well has run dry. At Sixty and Me, we think it’s time you focused your attention on your own well-being. Transformational vacations are all the rage, so we scoured the globe and handpicked six fabulous yoga retreats we think you’ll love. Read More

Get More from Life After Retirement by Using the Power of Sharing
4 years ago

Get More from Life After Retirement by Using the Power of Sharing

If you are thinking about life after retirement, you may be wondering how you will live on a fixed income for the next 20-30 years. Of course, one option is to continue to work, at least part time. But, for many people, this simply isn’t possible. So, today, I want to share an alternative suggestion with you. I want to explain how you can spend less and earn more in retirement by taking advantage of one of the oldest human behaviors – sharing. Read More

Dietary Supplements for Women Over 60
4 years ago

Dietary Supplements for Women Over 60

Looking for the best dietary supplements for women over 60 can be overwhelming and expensive. There are so many claims and choices, that it’s difficult to know what to do. This list of six essential supplements for woman over 60 sticks to the basics, focusing on our lovely bones, big hearts, and sharp minds. Read More

6 Suggestions for a Healthy Brain
4 years ago

6 Suggestions for a Healthy Brain

We all care about keeping our brains healthy as we age. Unfortunately, with so much conflicting information, it’s difficult to know where to start. It’s even challenging to know what is “normal” when it comes to brain health. Read More

Stop Being Afraid of Turning 60 – The Best is Yet to Come!
4 years ago

Stop Being Afraid of Turning 60 – The Best is Yet to Come!

Are you absolutely terrified about turning 60? If so, it’s important that you consider just why you are filled with trepidation. It’s just a number after all.

Is leaving your 50’s such a big deal? Many women are able to take turning 60 in their stride and to relish the new decade. For others, turning 60 is depressing, daunting and instigates feelings of anxiety. No-one wants to grow old but Read More

Happy 60th Birthday! It’s a Milestone. So, Celebrate!
4 years ago

Happy 60th Birthday! It’s a Milestone. So, Celebrate!

In 1987, there was a popular television series called thirtysomething. It was about a group of yuppie baby boomers in their thirties who were dealing with the angst of selling out their hippie ideals for suburbia America. I loved the women on that show because Read More