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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 Activities to Make Your Summer More Social

For most us (with the exception of our wonderful sisters in Australia and New Zealand), summer is in full swing. So, I thought that it would be fun to share a few ideas for making this time of the year a little more social. If you are looking for ways to create more memories with your friends this summer, I think that you will enjoy today’s conversation. I’d also love to hear your ideas! Come 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

Why is Ageism the Last Acceptable “Ism,” and What Can We Do About it?
1 week ago

Why is Ageism the Last Acceptable “Ism,” and What Can We Do About it?

How many times a week do you encounter people with ageist views? Have you wondered, “What can we do to fight the stigma of age?” Join us in conversation with Dr. Bill Thomas who has some inspiring truths to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

Dealing with the Fear of Growing Older Alone

One of the biggest fears that many of us share is the fear of growing older alone. Some of us have been single for a long time. Others worry what would happen if we ever lost the partner that we have loved for decades. So, today, I want to bring this topic out into the open and provide an opportunity for us to support each other. Come 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

Is Your Technology Addiction Stopping You from Finding Happiness in Life After 60
2 weeks ago

Is Your Technology Addiction Stopping You from Finding Happiness in Life After 60

How many times a day do you check your phone? Ten times? Fifty? In today’s “always on” world, we are constantly bombarded by sounds and sights; many of which come from the devices that we choose to carry. Read More

4 Exciting Ways Society’s Concept of Aging Will Change in Our Lifetime
2 weeks ago

4 Exciting Ways Society’s Concept of Aging Will Change in Our Lifetime

Society isn’t at all positive about aging. How do you keep your own attitude positive as the years go by? Join us in conversation with Dr. Bill Thomas who has some exciting views to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

How to Get Motivated to Exercise

I’ll admit it. Exercising does not come naturally to me. I’d like to say that I am one of those people who arrives at the gym with a smile on her face… but, that would be a lie. Fortunately, I have found several ways to get motivated to do what I know my body needs me to do. If you’re looking for a little inspiration to get moving, I hope that you find my video helpful! Come 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

Is Healthy Aging an Issue of Mind Over Matter?
2 weeks ago

Is Healthy Aging an Issue of Mind Over Matter?

What does healthy aging mean? What does it include? How do we make sure we are doing what we can to age healthy? Join us in conversation with geriatrician Dr. Bill Thomas who has some interesting strategies to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

My 5 Favorite Skin Care Tips and Products

Like many women in the community, I’m on a mission to stay vibrant and healthy as long as possible. In addition to keeping healthy on the inside, this also means that I want to take care of my physical appearance, including my skin. Along these lines, a few weeks ago, I asked the community to share its skin care tips. The responses were amazing and I would like to share my favorites with you today. Come 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 Joy of Embracing the Unexpected After 60

According to the movies, people in their 60s live in a shrinking world. We are supposed to be set in our ways, reclusive and scared of new things. What nonsense! Having talked with 100s of women in our community, I can say that embracing the unexpected is one of the most important keys to happiness after 60. So, today, I would like to share 5 ways to bring more serendipity into your life. Come 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

5 Character Traits of Healthy Agers

Over the last few years, I’ve talked with hundreds of women in our community about what they are doing to stay healthy. Some of their habits are obvious – like working out or using sunscreen. But, some of them are weird and wonderful – in a good way! Today, I want to share 5 character traits of healthy agers, based on conversations with all of you. Please also share your ideas! Come 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