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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
Simple Makeup for Women Over 60: A Makeover with a Focus on Shaping Brows (Video)
4 years ago

Simple Makeup for Women Over 60: A Makeover with a Focus on Shaping Brows (Video)

Many women in the community have asked me about shaping their brows. Since this is such a popular topic when it comes to makeup for women over 60, I turned to my good friend, Ariane Poole for some answers. She did an amazing makeover, with a focus on shaping brows, to show us exactly how to get the most from this feature. Read More

Celebrate Your Craving – Why Dark Chocolate is Good for You
4 years ago

Celebrate Your Craving – Why Dark Chocolate is Good for You

There’s nothing better than finding out that something that you love to eat is actually good for you! Over hundreds of years, chocolate has developed an image of luxury, decadence and temptation. Only recently have scientists begun to realize the amazing health benefits of some types of dark chocolate.

Unsurprisingly, women all over the world rejoiced to hear that they no longer needed to feel guilty for fulfilling their little guilty pleasure. But, as the research shows, not all chocolate is created equal.

Until recently, researchers knew that dark chocolate had health benefits, but, they didn’t know how it worked. Here are a few of the answers that they are giving about why dark chocolate is good for you. Read More

9 Fun Part-Time Jobs for Retirees that Anyone Can Do
4 years ago

9 Fun Part-Time Jobs for Retirees that Anyone Can Do

Women over 60 are no strangers to hard work. Most of us have worked all our lives, whether it’s at a full-time job or caring for children or for aging parents. But as we approach retirement age, many older women are starting to think about the best part-time jobs for retirees – not only to make some extra money, but to find a sense of fulfillment and fun. If you aren’t sure what types of part time jobs would be most interesting to you, think back to what you loved to do as a child, or try to remember one of your favorite jobs from when you were younger. Here are a few ideas to spark your imagination…
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Elderly Care: How to Be a Caregiver While Taking Care of Your Own Life
4 years ago

Elderly Care: How to Be a Caregiver While Taking Care of Your Own Life

Boomer women often find themselves being responsible for elderly care in their families. Unfortunately, figuring out how to be a caregiver, while finding balance in all aspects of your life, is hard.

If you feel drained by multiple and conflicting life challenges, this episode of the Sixty and Me Show may be perfect for you!  Read More

Applying Makeup for Wrinkles and Age Spots (Video)
4 years ago

Applying Makeup for Wrinkles and Age Spots (Video)

In this video, we will walk through how to apply makeup for wrinkles. We also cover several surprising techniques for dealing with age spots. Ariane and I created this video series to help women look and feel their best at any age. It’s not about looking younger. It’s about looking and feeling great! Read More

There Are Plenty of Ways to Discover Cool Sites – Here’s One of My Faves
4 years ago

There Are Plenty of Ways to Discover Cool Sites – Here’s One of My Faves

Everyone has their favorite websites. But, with so many to choose from, finding new places to visit online, while avoiding all the nonsense, can be challenging. Read More

More Women Over 60 than Ever Are Living Alone… and Loving it!
4 years ago

More Women Over 60 than Ever Are Living Alone… and Loving it!

Midlife women are doing it again. As we did in our 20s, we are questioning fundamentals, challenging the status quo, being stubbornly bohemian and embracing the unconventional. Boomers are tenaciously breaking down stereotypes about aging and redefining life after 60. However, this raises an important question. Read More

Book Club: “State of Wonder”, by Ann Patchett
4 years ago

Book Club: “State of Wonder”, by Ann Patchett

State of Wonder” was recommended to me by so many women in the Sixty and Me community that I decided it was time to add it to my reading list. Now that I have had a chance to see for myself, I can say that the praise for author Ann Patchett is totally justified.

The story is about Dr. Marina Singh, a pharmaceutical researcher. She travels into the Amazon jungle to collect the remains and effects of a colleague who had recently died. On the way, she wants to connect with a renowned gynaecologist who has studied the reproductive habits of an Amazon tribe, in which the women can have children well into middle age. Read More

How to Make a Vision Board Work – It’s All in Your Head
4 years ago

How to Make a Vision Board Work – It’s All in Your Head

Several years ago, while I was going through a major downsizing exercise, I came across a vision board that my son had created in 5th grade. Of course, he had no idea what a vision board was at the time, but, it was clear that this was the result of his creative effort. His visual collage was both beautiful and eerily prescient. Read More

Eye Makeup for Older Women: Give Your Eyes that Special Sparkle (Video)
4 years ago

Eye Makeup for Older Women: Give Your Eyes that Special Sparkle (Video)

Many women consider their eyes to be their most beautiful asset. In video we’ll talk about how to use eye makeup for older women to make your eyes shine. Read More

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