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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
6 Healthy Skin Care Tips for Older Women
5 years ago

6 Healthy Skin Care Tips for Older Women

Exfoliate, exfoliate, exfoliate! This is just one of many skin care tips for older women that we like to follow. Others swear by coconut oil or argan oil, a celebrity brand with unintelligible ingredients or just simple soap. Read More

Lost Your Job? Don’t Panic. Here’s How to Restart Your Career After 50
5 years ago

Lost Your Job? Don’t Panic. Here’s How to Restart Your Career After 50

Losing a job is always stressful. Many women over 60 have had careers filled with brilliant highs and terrifying lows, failures mixed with glowing achievements and recognition. But today, the impermanence of the workplace doesn’t linger on the positive but pushes employers and employees into a less connected and committed relationship. Read More

What is the Recipe for a Happy Marriage After 60? Mix these 4 Ingredients
5 years ago

What is the Recipe for a Happy Marriage After 60? Mix these 4 Ingredients

We all know what romance is – or do we? It is that mysterious attraction, fascination and enthusiasm for another person. Sometimes we call it love, but romance is more nuanced, more of a foundation on which everything is built. Maintaining romance in a marriage is an art that is learned over time on a subtle level and then maintained with deliberate intention over time. Those couples who are
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Exercise Your Brain with these 6 Creative Tasks
5 years ago

Exercise Your Brain with these 6 Creative Tasks

I saw a poster once that said “don’t fear getting older, fear getting boring”. One of our biggest fears as we age is that we will lose our ability to think in new and creative ways and lose our mental sharpness. The good news is that, contrary to popular belief, it is not a given that your brain degenerates as you age. Read More

Addressing the Top 6 Fears of Women Over 60
5 years ago

Addressing the Top 6 Fears of Women Over 60

We have lived with change and uncertainty our entire lives; in fact it is one of life’s few constants. You would think we would be used to it by now, but we aren’t. With that in mind, we’ve listed the top six fears of women over sixty and, more importantly, done our best to search for comfort and empowerment. Read More

How to be an Independent Woman After 60
5 years ago

How to be an Independent Woman After 60

Sixty and Me is a community that values independence. I am reminded of a quote by T.S Eliot “We shall not cease from exploration, and in the end find ourselves back where we started but know the place for the first time.” Read More

7 Positive Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Death
5 years ago

7 Positive Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Death

As we reach our 60s, many of us are struggling with a fear of death. I’m not sure why this is the case. After all, we’ve lived good lives. Read More

Senior Travel Tips: 6 Fabulous Countries that Love Older Women
5 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
5 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
5 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

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