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Mornings with Sixty and Me

Catch up on what’s new in the world and talk with other women like you.

Hot Cities, Travel Trends for Boomers and More!
2 years ago

Hot Cities, Travel Trends for Boomers and More!

Good morning! Today, I’d like to take a little break from all of the news in the world to talk about a topic that is important to so many women in our community – travel! In this special edition of Mornings with Sixty and Me, we will discuss the 4 U.S. states that women our age are traveling to this year, 3 hot countries to visit in 2016, the one thing that prevents us from traveling (other than money) and the one thing that members of our generation say they can’t travel without. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

A 74-Year-Old Grandma Olympic Coach, Beauty Advice and Friendly Cities
2 years ago

A 74-Year-Old Grandma Olympic Coach, Beauty Advice and Friendly Cities

When we watch the Olympics, all of our attention is focused on the amazing athletes who are competing for their countries. Rightly so! These men and women are amazing! At the same time, I often wonder about who the people are “behind the scenes” – the fathers and mothers, coaches and supporters who helped these amazing athletes to reach the top. Today, I’d like to tell you about Anna Botha, the 74-year-old coach (and grandma) behind the South African team. Join me as we discuss her story, the fight for Mosul, the world’s friendliest cities and some “beauty advice” for older women (it’s not what you think!) Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

A Letter from Millennials to Boomers, Medical Supply Drones and More!
2 years ago

A Letter from Millennials to Boomers, Medical Supply Drones and More!

I’ve always been a fan of using new technologies to solve the world’s biggest problems. So, today, in addition to bringing you up to speed on the news, I’d love to share with you how a new company is working on using drones to deliver medical supplies to remote areas – in the United States and around the world. Join us as we discuss this story, the latest from the Olympics, a letter from Millennials to Boomers, the riots in Milwaukee, the fight against terrorism in Iraq and much more. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

Chaos in Venezuela, Simone Biles’ Win and the Importance of Confidence After 60
2 years ago

Chaos in Venezuela, Simone Biles’ Win and the Importance of Confidence After 60

Confidence is so important at every age. As we reach our 60s, there are so many things that society says we can’t do. Today, I’d like to share a story that reminds us that we can do anything after 60. Join us as we discuss this story, the latest from Venezuela, Simone Biles’ Olympic win, the wildfires in France and Portugal and much more. I’ll also introduce you to our community member, Beverly Adams. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

Michael Phelps Makes History, Thailand Suffers and Shah Rukh Khan is Detained
2 years ago

Michael Phelps Makes History, Thailand Suffers and Shah Rukh Khan is Detained

I don’t know about you but I think that watching the Olympics is so inspiring. Of course, not all of us have the desire or discipline to become sports starts, but, we can all follow our passions. So, today, I’d like to talk about some steps that you can take to discover meaning and creativity in your life after 60. Join us as we discuss the attacks in Thailand, Michael Phelps’ amazing triumph, the detention of Shah Rukh Khan and much more! Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

Staying Healthy After 60, Sad News from Macy’s and Good News from the Olympics
2 years ago

Staying Healthy After 60, Sad News from Macy’s and Good News from the Olympics

Staying healthy is one of the major goals of the women in our community. We want to have the vitality, energy and good health to explore the world and go after our passions. Today, I’d like to discuss 10 tips for making this happen. Join us as we discuss this story plus Simone Biles’ gold medal win, Macy’s plan to close 100 stores, the death of the Duke of Westminster at age 64, Canada’s fight against terrorism and much more. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

Ceasefires, Wildfires and a Happy Dad Gets to See His Son Compete at the Olympics
2 years ago

Ceasefires, Wildfires and a Happy Dad Gets to See His Son Compete at the Olympics

There is no greater joy than seeing your family members exploring their passions. This is why I am so excited to share a feel good story about an Uber-driving dad who is being sponsored to see his son compete at the Olympics. Join us as we discuss this story plus the latest on the ceasefire in parts of Syria, the wildfires in Portugal, Turkey’s discussions with Russia (and the U.S. response) and a story about fighting food waste at the Olympics. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

An Inspiring Nursing Home Story, a Crisis in Brazil and Some Strange Olympics Sports
2 years ago

An Inspiring Nursing Home Story, a Crisis in Brazil and Some Strange Olympics Sports

No matter how old we are, we have the right to feel useful, vibrant and alive. This basic assumption drove the work of Dr. Bill Thomas, who set out to build a better nursing home. His approach, later called the “Eden Alternative” went on to be adopted by nursing facilities across the world who wanted to create “More autonomous and creative living spaces.” Join us as we discuss this story, plus some strange happenings at the Olympics, a political crisis in Brazil, the recent floods in India and much more! I’ll also introduce you to our community member, Dorina Flores-Laird. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

Silver Gap Year Ideas, Gold Medals and a Green Warning
2 years ago

Silver Gap Year Ideas, Gold Medals and a Green Warning

Today, I’m going to try something a bit different. In addition to talking about the latest news, I’d like to introduce you to one of our community members, Judi. I hope that this will help us all to get to know each other a little better. Please take a look and let me know if you like this idea. Join us as we discuss the latest from the Olympics, some fabulous silver gap year ideas, a horrible terrorist attack in Pakistan and an important environmental warning. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee!) and a chat. And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other person about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

A Trip to the Moon and a Feel Good Story About a 86-Year-Old Archer
2 years ago

A Trip to the Moon and a Feel Good Story About a 86-Year-Old Archer

Perhaps more than any other generation, we were inspired by the first moon landing. For a while, it seemed like it was only a matter of time before humanity would take over the stars. Then, things slowed down, our optimism dimmed and we learned to settle for practical goals. Perhaps this is why I am so excited that a private company, for the first time, has been given permission to go to the moon! Join as we discuss this story plus the latest on Tropical Storm Earl, an important message from the Emperor of Japan and a feel good story about an 86-year-old archery instructor. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

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