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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

Making Money After 60: Developing a Success Mindset

One of the most important topics for older adults is how to stay financially stable. At the same time, many of us feel like we have no-one to talk to about money. So, today, I would like to talk about one way to make money after 60 – starting a business. First, I’ll share some of the things that I learned by starting Sixty and Me. Then, I’d love to hear what you plan on doing to make money in “retirement.” Join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Sparkly Style After 60… and My Favorite Travel Jewelry

Well, at least in my part of the world, spring is officially here and I am having fun dusting off some of my favorite sparkly jewelry. So, today, I would love to get your opinion on style and fashion after 60. Then, I’d love to share a few of my favorite necklaces with you (especially the ones that I take with me when I travel.) This is going to be fun! Join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Making Friends After 60: 6 Creative Groups Focused on Building Communities
3 weeks ago

Making Friends After 60: 6 Creative Groups Focused on Building Communities

The world is changing for 60-year-old women. We no longer have the social context that we enjoyed as a wife, parent or co-worker. Building community and creating a network of like-minded friends is a challenge, but not impossible. Read More

Retirement Living, Mother’s Day Gifts and My New Pink Hair

Today, I have some fabulous articles to share. First, I would love to share what I learned about finding creative housing in retirement on my recent Nomad Cruise. Then, I have an article that will help you choose the perfect Mother’s Day gift. Finally, I’ll let you know how you can access a video of me dying my hair pink. I’m a bit scared to show you the results. I hope it turned out ok! And, in today’s video, I will discuss how the town that you choose to live in is often a reflection of your priorities and personality. Join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Margaret’s New Pink Hair!
3 weeks ago

EXCLUSIVE: Margaret’s New Pink Hair!

Good morning everyone! Well, yesterday, I did something that I thought I would never do. I dyed my hair pink!

Why would I dye my hair pink you ask? Well, you’ll need to watch the video for a complete explanation, but, the short story is that it is part of my mission to fight back against invisibility. Read More

Is Co-Living a Lifestyle You Could Embrace in Your 60s?
3 weeks ago

Is Co-Living a Lifestyle You Could Embrace in Your 60s?

Co-living is a new way of looking at independent living in a community. This is a new lifestyle of communal houses created and run by their residents. Read More

5 Things I Learned from Attending a 10-Day Millennial Nomad Cruise
3 weeks ago

5 Things I Learned from Attending a 10-Day Millennial Nomad Cruise

If there was one thing I learned on my recent Nomad cruise it’s that Millennials know how to have fun. They love to take risks and engage with each other. Read More

A Letter to Mom, George Clooney’s Birthday and How to De-Stress

I hope that you are having a fabulous day wherever you live in this beautiful world of ours. Today, I have some fun and fascinating articles to share. First, we have a new post on how to honor your mom by writing her a letter. Next, we will celebrate George Clooney’s 57th birthday. Finally, we will talk about how reducing the stress in your life can help you to maintain a healthy weight after 60. And, in today’s video, I discuss 3 powerful spices that may help with type 2 diabetes. Join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

What’s on Your Bucket List?

To be totally honest, I’m not a big fan of the term “bucket list.” It has always had a bit of a negative feeling to me. At the same time, I am a big believer in squeezing every drop of passion, love and adventure out of life. So, today, I want to share 6 things that people say they want to do while they still can. Then, I’d love to hear what is on your “passion list” for the decades ahead. Join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

The Power of Being a Lifelong Learner

One of the most ridiculous stereotypes about older adults is that we are unable and unwilling to learn new things. What nonsense!

Most of the women my age that I know are deeply engaged with the world around them. At the same time, even the most adventurous of us need a little reminder once in a while, so, today, I would like to talk about the power of being a lifelong learner.

I hope that you find today’s video fun and useful. If you do, please share it! Do you consider yourself to be a lifelong learner? What are you currently learning? Are you taking a class? Reading an interesting book? Traveling? Something else?
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