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7 Fun Ways to Feel Sexy at 60
2 years ago

7 Fun Ways to Feel Sexy at 60

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Right about now, you’re probably groaning and thinking here we go, another article about dyeing my hair and going to the gym and do I care about being sexy anyway?

Aha! You’re wrong. Read More

5 Powerful Benefits of Social Media for Women Over 60
2 years ago

5 Powerful Benefits of Social Media for Women Over 60

I have no idea why people my age are shying away from using social media when it is so easy to use, providing us with many great opportunities. This is especially true for us gals over 60. Is it that old “fear” of computers? Haven’t you gotten over that yet? You should be comfortable with on-line shopping, banking and surfing for websites by now. Read More

Elder Orphans: Tough Questions Answered
2 years ago

Elder Orphans: Tough Questions Answered

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In a recent post, Planning takes Wisdom, Courage, and a Village I promised to ask Dr. Maria Carney, the elder orphans research lead, issues that bother readers most about aging alone. Read More

The Art of Maintaining Platonic Friendships as an Older Woman
2 years ago

The Art of Maintaining Platonic Friendships as an Older Woman

No matter how old we get, women have a need to bond, nurture, listen and empathize. Read More

I’m Living the Dream – In a Static Caravan
2 years ago

I’m Living the Dream – In a Static Caravan

As a 60-something-year-old travel writer, I have been lucky enough to stay in top hotels, cosy B&B’s and, on occasion, beautifully appointed self-catering accommodation. But, camping and caravanning have certainly not been on my agenda. Read More

A Monster Calls Movie with Liam Neeson and Sigourney Weaver
2 years ago

A Monster Calls Movie with Liam Neeson and Sigourney Weaver

Everyone knows how cruel children can be. When you don’t quite fit in, or you are simply shy, it’s easy to feel completely alone. Read More

Finding Friends as an Older Adult Requires a Different Approach
2 years ago

Finding Friends as an Older Adult Requires a Different Approach

Less than two years ago, I moved from the Valley of the Sun, in Arizona, to Southern Oregon. While much research had gone into finding a nice permanent spot (actually more than 19 years of travel and thought), the actual move was rather spontaneous and a bit impulsive. Read More

Florence Foster Jenkins, Starring Meryl Streep, Hits the Right Note
2 years ago

Florence Foster Jenkins, Starring Meryl Streep, Hits the Right Note

Florence Foster Jenkins was an opera singer and a socialite. Perhaps most surprisingly, for a woman who went on became a famous singer, Florence didn’t have an amazing voice. At least, that’s how her critics used to talk about her. Read More

Announcing Our Latest Road Scholar Competition Winner
2 years ago

Announcing Our Latest Road Scholar Competition Winner

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I love to travel! Like many women in our community, I find that going somewhere new grants me new perspectives, renews my faith in other people and inspires me to do more with my life. Read More