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Are you interested in finding happiness? Do you think being grateful is important? You’ve come to the right place! Let’s give you the inspiration you need to get the most from life after 60.

What is the Purpose of Life and Does it Change After 60?
4 years ago

What is the Purpose of Life and Does it Change After 60?

What is the purpose of life? This is one of the “biggest” questions facing all of us – but, I think that the women in the Sixty and Me community are up to the challenge! Read More

Active Adult Communities vs. Retirement Homes – Which Option Is Right for Your Lifestyle?
4 years ago

Active Adult Communities vs. Retirement Homes – Which Option Is Right for Your Lifestyle?

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Retirement homes are not what they used to be. In fact, people over 55 now have more options than ever before. This means you don’t have to decide between moving in with your kids and living in a nursing home. And just because you’re getting a little older doesn’t mean you have to give up your active lifestyle, either.

But how do you decide whether active adult communities or retirement homes are the better choice for you? Read More

Jane Fonda’s Book, Prime Time, Fights Aging Stereotypes
4 years ago

Jane Fonda’s Book, Prime Time, Fights Aging Stereotypes

The problem with aging stereotypes is that they can become self-fulfilling prophesies. When we see example after example in movies and on TV of older people getting grumpy, boring and disconnected from the world in their later years, we start to believe that this is “normal.”

Today, I came across an interesting analogy by Jane Fonda. I haven’t read her book, “Prime Time,” yet, but, the idea stuck out enough that I want to mention it here. Read More

What Do You Want to Accomplish in the Next 10 Years?
4 years ago

What Do You Want to Accomplish in the Next 10 Years?

We always seem to be setting goals for the next great thing we want to do. Every decade has its own unique lens. Read More

This 89-Year-Old Gymnast Proves that it’s Never Too Late to Follow Your Dreams
4 years ago

This 89-Year-Old Gymnast Proves that it’s Never Too Late to Follow Your Dreams

When we are children, our dreams are limited only by our imagination. But, the time we reach our 60th birthday, many of us have had our crazy ideas and wild fantasies beaten out of us by a cold, cruel world.

The good news is that life after 60 offers the possibility for a second childhood. Read More

Love Yourself First – Getting the Most from Life After 60
4 years ago

Love Yourself First – Getting the Most from Life After 60

Lucille Ball said it: Love yourself first and everything else falls into line.

You really have to love yourself first to have a positive and joyful attitude in life. Loving yourself first kills the negativity that builds up in our hectic environment and culture. We’ve got so much going on in life that the way to keep our life balanced and healthy. Read More

Helen Mirren Says these Are the Two Most Insulting Words to Call a Woman
4 years ago

Helen Mirren Says these Are the Two Most Insulting Words to Call a Woman

As the founder of Sixty and Me, I know just how difficult picking names for groups of people can be. After all, some people are proud to be called baby boomers, while others want nothing to do with the title.

Well, according to Helen Mirren, there are two words that no one should call a woman – “sassy” and “feisty.” In an interview with The Times, she said that “We need new words for female power and funniness and smartness.” Read More

Forget About Finding Yourself – Create Yourself Instead!
4 years ago

Forget About Finding Yourself – Create Yourself Instead!

So many people go through life trying to “find themselves.” We read self-help books, hire career counselors, take trips to think about our life, write in diaries and, for the most part, we end up where we started. Read More

Pomegranates and the Secret Beauty of Getting Older
4 years ago

Pomegranates and the Secret Beauty of Getting Older

I love pomegranates. I’m not just talking about how wonderful they taste – although they are certainly delicious. I’m talking about something slightly deeper. Pomegranates remind us that what is on the inside really matters. In fact, as you probably already know, sometimes the ones that look the roughest on the outside are the sweetest on the inside. Read More

Connect with Your Inner 6-Year-Old and Take the Training Wheels Off!
4 years ago

Connect with Your Inner 6-Year-Old and Take the Training Wheels Off!

When I was a little girl, I was always coming home with bumps and bruises. No, I wasn’t fighting with the other kids at school (I was a good girl!) The reason that I was always a bit battered was that I refused to accept my physical boundaries. I loved to try new things and when I failed I just dusted myself off and tried again. Then I grew up… Read More