Many women over 60 are making transitions in our careers, family lives and homes. Part of this transition process might involve downsizing your home. In fact, there are several trends in the real estate market that are causing more women over 60 than ever to consider moving to a smaller home.
Sometimes reading a good book is the best way to get some good insights and perspectives on the emotional, personal, financial and spiritual journey that we women are embarking on past the age of 60. It’s fun and enriching to hear the words of authors who are sharing this same experience with us. Here is a selection of 10 inspiring books for women over 60.
As we have discussed before, one of the best ways for women over 60 to reduce their risk of dementia and keep their minds sharp is by playing cognitively challenging “brain games.” Even if you are not at high risk for dementia, perhaps you would like to feel more mentally sharp and energized, with faster memory and better attention to detail?
One of the biggest myths about aging is that the older we get the less interested in sex we become. In reality sex after 60 is one of the world’s best kept secrets. Those of us who are still in relationships enjoy sex as much as at any point in our lives – even if society doesn’t want to think about it.
Many women over 60 are getting ready to retire, if we haven’t retired already. But our generation of women is reinventing retirement in a way that would be unrecognizable to our parents’ generation. For many of us, our “golden years” are not going to be spent sitting quietly on rocking chairs watching TV. Instead of being sedentary, silent and shut away from the world, women over 60 are approaching our retirement years with a new spirit of focus, purpose, energy and ambition.
Ariane Poole, a leading celebrity makeup artist, joined me on the Sixty and Me Show today to discuss several fabulous makeup tips for older women. Ariane has worked with the UK’s top fashion and beauty photographers for 25 years and has just launched her own line of cosmetics.
One of the great joys of being a grandmother is spending time with our grandchildren, seeing them enjoy the little moments in every day, watching them learn and grow – and then sending them back home to be with their parents!
Women over 60 often love to travel and explore new cultures and make new friends – but what if you could do all of these things without leaving the comfort of your house? With the online tools that we have available today, it’s easier than ever before to connect with fellow travelers by opening your home to host people.