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How to Talk to Your Employer About Hearing Loss
3 years ago

How to Talk to Your Employer About Hearing Loss

Today’s job market is competitive. Because of this, we do our best to avoid showing any signs of vulnerability or weakness. Though hearing loss is a sign of neither, employees can be afraid to talk to their bosses or even their co-workers about it, but shouldn’t be. Let’s look at the facts. Read More

Essential Cold Weather Beauty Tips for Women Over 60
3 years ago

Essential Cold Weather Beauty Tips for Women Over 60

When the weather begins to cool (and you’ve stopped reminiscing about summer and evenings by the beach), you’ll usually find that there’s actually quite a lot to look forward to. Read More

Road Scholar’s “Living and Learning” Programs Offer 6-Week Language and Cultural Adventure
3 years ago

Road Scholar’s “Living and Learning” Programs Offer 6-Week Language and Cultural Adventure

By  •  Travel

Baby Boomers were one of the first generations to discover the world through their college study abroad programs. Statistics show that we acquired passports at a younger age than our parents. Read More

How to Protect Your Aging Skin from Damage While Shaving
3 years ago

How to Protect Your Aging Skin from Damage While Shaving

There are many good things about being over 60. Feeling more confident in your own skin is one of them.

While you will still want to look your best, the days of fretting about the size or shape of your body are behind you. Beauty, like wisdom, comes with age. Those aged over 60 can still enjoy their favourite beauty regimes to help them look and feel great and shaving is a big part of that.

So, how should shaving for women over 60 be approached? Read More

Celebrating Our Sixty and Me Contributors for Summer 2015
3 years ago

Celebrating Our Sixty and Me Contributors for Summer 2015

From getting in better shape and learning to give yourself a massage to starting a business and learning to work with people from other generations, our guest posts have something for everyone. I hope that you take the time to visit the websites of each of these amazing bloggers. They all have something important to say about getting the most from life after 60…
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Living Well with Rheumatoid Disease
3 years ago

Living Well with Rheumatoid Disease

I am a single woman, 68 years old and currently retired and living in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo.

In 2000, at age 53, I left my corporate job in South Texas and moved to Ras Al Khaimah in the north of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to teach Business at a local women’s college. I was tall, athletic, of normal weight and very flexible as I had practiced yoga daily for 25 years. Read More

Get Rid of Your Chapped Lips and Give Your Aging Skin the Love it Deserves
3 years ago

Get Rid of Your Chapped Lips and Give Your Aging Skin the Love it Deserves

For most of us, dryer, thinner lips are an unavoidable part of the aging process – not to mention a telltale sign of our advancing years! In spite of this, they’re also often the most neglected part of even the strictest beauty regimes – through dehydration, sun exposure, and wind damage, our lips’ protective barrier thins out with age, and a chapped texture leaves lines and wrinkles looking yet more noticeable.

The good news is that it’s possible to relieve the dryness, flakiness, and soreness of chapped lips. Read on for our useful guide. Read More

Three Generations Embark upon an Educational Adventure in Yellowstone with Road Scholar
3 years ago

Three Generations Embark upon an Educational Adventure in Yellowstone with Road Scholar

By  •  Travel

Families today lead incredibly hectic lives. Children’s schedules are filled with academic and social pursuits, parents are working and parenting full-time and grandparents often live far away and have busy lives of their own. As a result, it becomes increasingly difficult for all of the generations to come together to catch up, share stories and build lifelong memories. Read More

5 Compelling Reasons You Should Write a Book After 60
3 years ago

5 Compelling Reasons You Should Write a Book After 60

“I am of the firm belief that everybody could write books and I never understand why they don’t.” Beryl Bainbridge

As a writing coach and author, I do understand why. The two main reasons are related: lack of confidence in what they have to say, and not knowing how to start. That is why I set aside time to write a step by step guide that would lead a first-time writer through the whole process of planning, researching, writing, publishing and selling their own book. Read More

Advice for Aging Skin: What Can You Do About Sun-Damaged Skin?
3 years ago

Advice for Aging Skin: What Can You Do About Sun-Damaged Skin?

Most women I know love to spend time outside, doing sports, sunbathing or just hanging out. Unfortunately, our aging skin is the first thing to suffer from our fun in the sun. Read More

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