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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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What are the Health Benefits of Massage for Women Over 60? You May be Surprised!
4 years ago

What are the Health Benefits of Massage for Women Over 60? You May be Surprised!

Massage therapy is so much more than a way to relax. It restores physical vitality and mobility, encourages relaxation and an optimistic outlook, and offers a sense of being compassionately cared for.

As we age our bodies require more tender loving care than ever before, so we need to honor that by appreciating the benefits of massage and the importance of touch after 60. Regular massage can also offer medical benefits beyond relaxation that we may not have considered. Here are just a few of the health benefits of massage for women over 60. Read More

6 Ways to Stay Connected, Even if You Are Living Alone After 60
4 years ago

6 Ways to Stay Connected, Even if You Are Living Alone After 60

According to the New York Times, 200 million adults worldwide are living alone. This represents an increase of 33 percent from 1996 to 2006. In addition, many more women over 60 are living alone than previous generations, whether it’s by personal choice or due to divorce or the death of a spouse. Read More

Want to Tell Your Story Effectively? A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
4 years ago

Want to Tell Your Story Effectively? A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

A few years ago, while I was working for a large corporation, I was asked to prepare a presentation on the concept of “trust” in selling. At best, I knew that I would only have a few seconds to capture the audience’s attention. So, I decided to take a highly visual approach to get my message across. I wanted a presentation filled with powerful images that would allow the audience to feel my message before they thought about it. Read More

The Power of Positive Thinking: Why Women Over 60 Need to Think Positively
4 years ago

The Power of Positive Thinking: Why Women Over 60 Need to Think Positively

Women over 60 are entering a new chapter of life. We have lived and loved and recovered from heartbreak and loss, we have strived in the career arena and tended the home fires and (often) nurtured children and cared for aging parents of our own. And as we get older, because of all that we have experienced and surmounted during our lives, many women over 60 find themselves feeling more optimistic about life than ever before. Read More

6 Ways to Make Your Retirement Savings Last Longer
4 years ago

6 Ways to Make Your Retirement Savings Last Longer

Women over 60 are facing a unique set of challenges as we enter the traditional “retirement” years. We are living longer than ever before, and we have more interests and life goals (and we have more energy and freedom to pursue them) than many previous generations of women had at this age. These are all “good problems” to have. The question is: how are we going to afford to pay for all of it? Read More

Senior Travel Tips: How to Travel for Less and Meet Amazing People with Airbnb
4 years ago

Senior Travel Tips: How to Travel for Less and Meet Amazing People with Airbnb

I remember the time that I stayed at the Ritz Carlton in Dubai on a business trip. The room must have cost as much as I now pay per month in rent. Of course, taking a bath in rose petals is amazing (when someone else is paying), but, for personal travel I prefer simplicity and value for money. Read More

Financial Independence After 60: Make a Budget and Earn More Money (Video)
4 years ago

Financial Independence After 60: Make a Budget and Earn More Money (Video)

In this episode of the Sixty and Me Show, I spoke with the dynamic Chellie Campbell, on a topic that weaves its way into our lives every day and elicits every emotion from fear to elation – money! Read More

What is Aromatherapy? It’s More than Just a Pretty Smell!
4 years ago

What is Aromatherapy? It’s More than Just a Pretty Smell!

You deeply inhale the sweet smell of newly cut grass and feel rejuvenated. The scent of a fragrant perfume catches you by surprise and you long for your friend you haven’t seen in ages. Freshly baked bread awakens feelings of comfort, or a just-peeled orange brings back childhood memories with your sister.

We’ve all experienced the effects of smell on our emotions or memories, but did you know you could use that connection to your benefit? Aromatherapy is more than just a pretty smell; it’s a healing modality that has been used for centuries. So, what is aromatherapy? Here are a few things to consider. Read More

How Learning a Second Language Brought My Family Closer Together
4 years ago

How Learning a Second Language Brought My Family Closer Together

I was raised in Canada and grew up reading English and French on my cereal box. Unfortunately, I never learned French in school, so, I missed the opportunity to become truly bilingual during my childhood. Read More

Senior Cruises: 6 Amazing Cruises for Women After 60
4 years ago

Senior Cruises: 6 Amazing Cruises for Women After 60

Many women over 60 are looking for new adventures and exciting new vacation destinations. If you want fun in the sun, a spirit of discovery, and the romance of the high seas, going on a cruise might be the ideal dream vacation. Read More