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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.
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Fighting Back Against Ageism Can Help You to Live Happier and Healthier
2 weeks ago

Fighting Back Against Ageism Can Help You to Live Happier and Healthier

Society and the media make us think that ageing is bad and we must do everything we can to prevent it. But they are wrong! Join us in conversation with ageism activist Ashton Applewhite, who says that people get happier as they get older—as long as they embrace their age with a positive attitude. Enjoy the show! Read More

5 Surprising Things Every Woman Over 60 Needs

If I asked you to name 5 things that every woman over 60 needs, what would you say? An amazingly comfy pair of walking shoes? A lipstick that makes us feel like a million bucks? Money for traveling? Something else? Well, today, I want to share a few ideas for surprising things that each of us really needs after 60 – best of all, they are all FREE! 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

3 Powerful Antidotes to Ageism: Awareness, Integration and Activism
2 weeks ago

3 Powerful Antidotes to Ageism: Awareness, Integration and Activism

Discrimination is a dirty word. And yet, we encounter it every day in many forms. What does ageism mean in our society? Join us in conversation with ageism activist Ashton Applewhite, who will tell us more about some things we can do toward erasing our own ageist mentality. Enjoy the show! Read More

9 Sneaky Tricks for Better Sleep After 50

Poor sleep is just a natural part of the aging process, isn’t it? Absolutely not! In fact, a growing number of sleep scientists are publicly stating that good sleep is just as important at 58 as it is at 18. At the same time, there is no denying that our sleep patterns change as we get a little older. So, today, I would like to offer 9 tricks for getting better sleep. 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

Fabulous Travel Destination Ideas for Every Season

For most people, spring and summer seem like the most natural seasons in which to travel. After all, when the sun is shining, everything seems more pleasant! At the same time, speaking from personal experience, fall and winter trips can also have their own charm. In other words, every season brings with it amazing travel opportunities! Today, I would like to share some fabulous travel destination ideas for every season. 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

4 Tips for Getting to a Healthy Weight

By the time we reach our 60s, most of us aren’t overly worried about what other people think of our appearance. We are comfortable in our bodies. At the same time, we all want to be healthy and fit. So, today, I want to talk about why it is so difficult to maintain a healthy weight after 60 and, more importantly, what we can do about it. 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 Amazing Alternatives to High Heels

Do you love your high heels? Or have you reached a point in your life that you are willing to sacrifice a little style for a lot of comfort? Well, today, I want to talk about whether there is a middle ground. Is it possible to find shoes that feel great and look great? If so, which styles lend themselves most easily to this description? I can’t wait to get your opinion on this. I think it’s going to be a fun discussion! 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

3 Myths About Eye Health for Women Over 60
3 weeks ago

3 Myths About Eye Health for Women Over 60

This post is sponsored by Alcon.

For most of my life, I took my body for granted. As a young woman, when I ate a piece of cheesecake, my metabolism devoured it with a fiery determination. When I exercised on January 1st, my overindulgence on New Year’s Eve was a distant memory. All of my senses were assumptions and my memories were set in stone. Read More

I’m Angry About Ageism! Let’s Work Together to Fix it!

Since starting Sixty and Me, I have always tried to be as neutral as possible when it comes to political, social and cultural issues. But, today, I have something that I just need to get off my chest… I am so mad about ageism. In my opinion, this is an issue that we can all come together to solve and I would like brainstorm with you about how exactly to do this. 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

10 Things That Are Great About Life After 60

Don’t believe the stereotypes – life after 60 is something to be celebrated, not feared! Do we have to deal with aches and pains as we get a little older? Of course! Do many of us face financial or social challenges? Yes. But, on the whole, there are more things to celebrate than to mourn after 60. Today, I want to share 10 things that are great about life after 60. I’d also love to hear what you are doing in this exciting phase of 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