As many of us have learned the hard way, retiring is a shock to the system. Put aside the fact that many of us are forced to retire earlier than we would have liked to. The very act of retiring sends many of us into a stress-induced spin.
For most kids, letting their parents take a look at their phone messages is about as appealing as going to the dentist. Of course, if you have seen a teenager’s phone recently, you know that they have no reason to worry. They don’t even talk in words!
Sex after 60, like sex at any age, is a deeply personal experience. Some of us still feel sexual at 60. Others would describe their desires as sensual. Still others would say that they have no interest in physical intimacy at all. That’s ok.
One of the funny things about getting older is that you always feel younger on the inside. In my case, I sometimes feel like a 25-year-old in a 70-year-old’s body. How about you?
It’s a terrifying scenario. After decades of contributing to society through her work, family obligations and charitable contributions, your mom finally needs someone to take care of her.
According to the latest statistics, more than 266,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2018. This means that, if it takes you four minutes to read this article, two more women in the U.S. will have been diagnosed with invasive breast cancer.
If you ask the women in our community what their top fears are for the coming decade, “losing my independence” would be high on their list. Most of these women worry that an illness – or simply age-related frailty – will eventually force them to leave their homes.
There is a stereotype that older adults are unwilling to try new technologies or, worse, that we fear technical innovation. While this is clearly ridiculous, in my experience, it is true that we tend to wait for a technology to become useful before we jump on board.
At our age, we don’t need fashion “rules.” We just need a little common sense. We don’t need to throw away anything that isn’t navy blue. We can experiment with colors. We don’t need to become more conservative in our style (unless we want to). We can become unapologetically ourselves, while still looking stylish and put together. Let’s explore a few ways to bring your personal style to 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!
If you love Helen Mirren and Morgan Freeman – and who doesn’t? – I have great news. These two Sixty and Me favorites are scheduled to appear together in the upcoming Disney film, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms towards the end of 2018!