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About Margaret Manning

Margaret Manning is the founder of Sixty and Me. She is an entrepreneur, author and speaker. Margaret is passionate about building dynamic and engaged communities that improve lives and change perceptions. Margaret can be contacted at margaret@sixtyandme.com
Latest Posts | By Margaret Manning
Is it Really Possible to Find Love After 50?
4 years ago

Is it Really Possible to Find Love After 50?

When you ask most single older people if they would like to find love after 50, the answer is almost always yes. But, if you ask them whether they think it is actually possible to find love after 50, their answers are more mixed. Some people believe that finding love is possible at any age. Others are skeptical. Read More

What Describes Your Ideal Retirement Lifestyle?
4 years ago

What Describes Your Ideal Retirement Lifestyle?

There was a time when the idea of a “retirement lifestyle” was a uniform experience. A few generations ago, for those lucky enough to reach age 65, the only real option was to live alone or move back in with your family. Retirement communities existed, but, they were expensive, restrictive and designed primarily for people with medical concerns. Read More

Stop Being So Hard on Yourself! It’s Time for Some Genuine Self-Assurance
4 years ago

Stop Being So Hard on Yourself! It’s Time for Some Genuine Self-Assurance

Have you every had to tell yourself to stop being so hard on yourself? If you’re like most people, the words that form in your head are probably automatic. Most of the time, there is nothing wrong with this. After all, it would be exhausting to analyze everything that we said to ourselves. At the same time, if you are feeling stressed or anxious, it is possible that your own negative self-talk is part of the problem. Read More

Don’t Postpone Reinventing Your Life After 60
4 years ago

Don’t Postpone Reinventing Your Life After 60

I rarely pay attention to marketing messages, but, today I came across one that I just had to share with the community. The quote is from a Nike ad and has a simple message – “Yesterday you said tomorrow.” Wow! There is a lot of wisdom packed into these 4 words! Read More

Who Are the Sexiest Male Celebrities Over 60?
4 years ago

Who Are the Sexiest Male Celebrities Over 60?

One of the biggest misconceptions about aging is that we no longer care about beauty, sex or romantic companionship. What rubbish!

Older women today are challenging stereotypes and living life with verve and passion. We want to look great, even if we don’t really care what other people think. We want to build meaningful Read More

Anti-Aging Reality Check – Do Women Over 60 Really Want to Look Younger?
4 years ago

Anti-Aging Reality Check – Do Women Over 60 Really Want to Look Younger?

Seeing young women advertising anti-aging creams has always annoyed me. Their skin is already flawless. What “improvements” could they possibly desire? I realize, of course, that I may not be in the target audience for most anti-aging creams. Women who are under extreme pressure to look useful are usually in their 30s or 40s. Read More

Can “Happy Foods” Really Boost Your Mood? Here’s What Science Has to Say
4 years ago

Can “Happy Foods” Really Boost Your Mood? Here’s What Science Has to Say

Recently, we’ve seen a number of claims on popular websites that “happy foods,” such as chocolate and coffee, can improve your mood. On the surface, these claims seem to good to be true. After all, who wouldn’t like to believe that having a Kit Kat with your morning coffee is the path to positivity and happiness? So, we decided to see what science has to say on this subject. Read More

6 Reasons a Family Volunteer Vacation is Better than Disney World
4 years ago

6 Reasons a Family Volunteer Vacation is Better than Disney World

Where are you and your grandkids going on vacation this year? To the beach? On a cruise? To a theme park?

What if we told you there was a new way to travel that would give your family an unparalleled opportunity to experience the world together? One that allowed you to give back, learn about a new culture and enjoy some good ol’ fashioned quality time?

Intrigued? If so, we’ve got two words for you: volunteer vacation. Read More

Over 50 Dating Tips for Women from a World-Renowned Dating Coach
4 years ago

Over 50 Dating Tips for Women from a World-Renowned Dating Coach

One of the best things about running Sixty and Me is that I get to interview so many fascinating people. Recently, I have interviewed over 50 dating coaches and entrepreneurs, doctors and yoga teachers. Each discussion was unique in its own way, but, I have to be honest that I have a special place in my heart for my interview with dating coach, David Wygant. Read More

Are You Ready to Write the Next Chapter of Your Life in Your 60s?
4 years ago

Are You Ready to Write the Next Chapter of Your Life in Your 60s?

By the time we reach our 60s, most of us have regrets. This is a natural part of life. Some of us regret the way that a certain relationship ended. Others wish that we had stayed in closer contact with our friends or family. Still others wonder whether we should have taken a different path in our career. Read More