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Elder Orphans: Exploring the 5 Stages of Aging
2 years ago

Elder Orphans: Exploring the 5 Stages of Aging

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The best advice that I ever received on retirement and long-term care is, “the best time to plan is long before you need it.” Another good piece of advice is, “plan while you still have the energy, physical and mental health, and resources.” This is why 2016 is my year for planning. What are the consequences of not making a long-term care plan?
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The Importance of Being Your Own Best Friend After 50
2 years ago

The Importance of Being Your Own Best Friend After 50

Who is your best friend? If the name that just popped into your head was anything other than “I am,” you’re missing out! Ok, I know that it’s popular to say that you should “be your own best friend,” but, what does this really mean? More importantly, how can we go about building a stronger, more loving relationship with ourselves? Read More

Do You Love QVC? What Was the Best Thing You Ever Purchased?
2 years ago

Do You Love QVC? What Was the Best Thing You Ever Purchased?

Last week, I had the opportunity to interview my good friend, Ariane Poole, about her upcoming appearance on QVC UK. As Ariane discussed the products that she would be sharing and how she was preparing for the show, it made me think about my own experiences with QVC. Read More

What Issues Should the 2016 Presidential Election Focus On?
2 years ago

What Issues Should the 2016 Presidential Election Focus On?

The U.S. 2016 presidential election is still months away, but, it is already on the minds of many women in our community. After all, the President of the United States has the ability to impact many aspects of our lives. This is true even for those of us who do not live in the U.S. Read More

Elder Orphan: Creating a Plan for Aging Alone
2 years ago

Elder Orphan: Creating a Plan for Aging Alone

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It’s important to build a long-term care and retirement plan early on, especially if you are single and don’t have children. The deeper I go into my sixties, the more I have become aware of the need to thoroughly prepare.  Read More

You’ll Love How these Kids React to the Technologies that We Grew Up with 
2 years ago

You’ll Love How these Kids React to the Technologies that We Grew Up with 

Every time I visit my granddaughter, it never ceases to amaze me how much technology is integrated into her little life. She probably has no idea that the mobile phone that she carries around has more processing power than the computer on the Apollo 11 – actually it has WAY more processing power! Read More

The Artful Life: Reconnecting with Your Creativity in Midlife and Beyond
2 years ago

The Artful Life: Reconnecting with Your Creativity in Midlife and Beyond

Life is full of comparisons. As employees, our performance is measured against our coworkers. As mothers, we worry about whether we are doing good enough – compared to whom, by the way? Creatively, we feel like we can’t compete with our “natural” friends and neighbors. Read More

Collecting is One of the Best Hobbies for Women Over 50
2 years ago

Collecting is One of the Best Hobbies for Women Over 50

If you have followed Sixty and Me for a while, you may be surprised to see me posting an article on why “collecting things” is such an amazing hobby for older women. After all, I’ve spent much of the last decade simplifying my life. Read More

Are You Proud to be a Baby Boomer?
2 years ago

Are You Proud to be a Baby Boomer?

Baby boomers are a diverse lot. I know people in their late 60s that are fit, fun and full of life. I also know people in their early 50s who are unhappy, cynical and close-minded. Read More

It’s Time to Reveal Your Secret Treasure! What One Thing You Couldn’t Live Without?
2 years ago

It’s Time to Reveal Your Secret Treasure! What One Thing You Couldn’t Live Without?

If someone asked me to reveal the one thing (remember a thing not a person) that I couldn’t live without, I would immediately say my phone. That’s it. My world exists in that tiny device. I panic when I leave the house without it and am always astonished when I hear that the average person checks their mobile phones around 60 times a day. Read More

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