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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
3 Ways Blogging Can Help You to Make Friends After 60
2 weeks ago

3 Ways Blogging Can Help You to Make Friends After 60

My first few months as a blogger were filled more with the sound of crickets than critical acclaim.

When I started Sixty and Me, now a community of over 500,000 wonderful baby boomer women, I had exactly one reader – myself. Actually, that’s not entirely true. My son also checked in from time to time to give me support, but, if I’m honest, I was basically talking to myself. Read More

The Importance of Loving and Accepting Yourself as an Older Adult
2 weeks ago

The Importance of Loving and Accepting Yourself as an Older Adult

For most of our lives, we measure ourselves against other people. When we ask ourselves, “was I a good mom?” we are comparing ourselves to all of the other moms in the world. Read More

What Are the Best Gifts for Women Over 60? Let’s Vote!

As a group, women over 60 aren’t easy to buy gifts for. If you look beyond the obvious fact that we are all different, getting older, in general, tends to make you a little more careful about the things that you bring into your life.

I recently asked the women in our community to share their ideas for the best gifts for women our age and their responses were fascinating. Please take a look and share your ideas too!

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 Importance of Being a Generous Person After 60
3 weeks ago

The Importance of Being a Generous Person After 60

Being a generous person feels good. We know from personal experience that it feels great to acknowledge another person and connect with them in a kind and helpful way. Many of us have also experienced the self-confidence and sense of purpose that comes from helping others. Read More

How to Prepare for a Cruise: 9 Packing Tips You Need to Know

Do you love to cruise? I do! Like most women, I can only afford to set sail occasionally, but, when I can take a cruise, I do.

So, today, I want to share 9 packing tips that can help you to prepare for a cruise. Even if you aren’t a big fan of cruising, I’m sure that they will help you to prepare for your next trip by plane or car!

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

24 Women Share What They Love About Getting Older

If you look at the way getting older is portrayed on TV and in the movies, you could be forgiven for believing that life after 60 is something to be feared! What nonsense! While there are undoubtedly things that are not pleasant about the aging process, most of us are enjoying life!

Today, I want to share some thoughts about aging from 24 women in our community. Then, I would like to ask you what you love about getting older.

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

Fun Makeup Tips for Looking Great in Photos and on Skype

I never really thought much about how I looked on camera until I started Sixty and Me. But, when you think about it, most of us spend at least some time thinking about how we look in photos or on Skype. After all, we are living in a digital world!

So, today, I want to offer some fun makeup tips for looking great on camera. I hope that you enjoy this video!

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

How to Get More from Life By Managing Your Emotions

Do you feel like your emotions often get the best of you? I know I do! The good news is that there are plenty of things that we can do to manage our emotions and get more from life.

Today, I would like to give you 5 suggestions for managing your emotions from our amazing guest writer, Shari Broder. I hope that you find her insights useful!

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

What Are Your Favorite Herbal Remedies?

As older women, we have seen our share of homemade remedies come and go over the years. Some of these solutions to common problems worked well and some of them… not so much!

Today, I would like to share 6 herbal remedies from our guest writer, Sally Wong. I hope that you find them useful and I can’t wait to hear about your favorite herbal remedies too!

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

How to Have a Happy Marriage, According to Helen Mirren
4 weeks ago

How to Have a Happy Marriage, According to Helen Mirren

As we reach our 60s, many women feel a certain amount of tension between our need for intimacy and our desire for independence. This is true whether we are single or in a relationship. Read More