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If you are looking for amazing book recommendations from other women over 60, you’ve come to the right place. Find new books to read and participate in fascinating discussions.

My Son Has Big Plans for My Grandson’s Financial Future… and He Needs My Help
2 weeks ago

My Son Has Big Plans for My Grandson’s Financial Future… and He Needs My Help

By  •  Family

My family hasn’t done a terribly good job at generating cross-generational wealth. There was a time when I thought that my husband and I would be the ones to break our family into the world of the 1%. Then, a series of events, missteps and outright mistakes brought our financial dreams crashing down to Earth. Read More

10 Female Authors that Will Transport You to Fascinating Places
3 months ago

10 Female Authors that Will Transport You to Fascinating Places

We are heading into the height of travel season, but sometimes a vacation is not in the cards. A great way to take a minivacation from the comfort of your home is to read books that have a strong sense of place. Read More

The Truth About Life in a Hospice: This Book Reflects on Caring for the Dying
5 months ago

The Truth About Life in a Hospice: This Book Reflects on Caring for the Dying

By  •  Lifestyle

My mother died when I was 18. She was only 50. There were no hospices in the United States at the time. So, she died in a very sterile and clinical hospital environment. There were already a few hospices in the U.K. But, it was not until 1974 that the first home-care program for the terminally ill opened in the States…
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Dealing with an Eating Disorder? This Woman’s Powerful Story May Help!
5 months ago

Dealing with an Eating Disorder? This Woman’s Powerful Story May Help!

By  •  Lifestyle

When I was a little girl, I was so skinny that, if I turned sideways, I would disappear. In fact, I recently found a picture of myself as a teenager and couldn’t help taking a few moments to celebrate the one time in my life that I didn’t have to think about my weight. Read More

“Shopping for the Real You:” This Book May Have You Rethinking Fashion After 60
5 months ago

“Shopping for the Real You:” This Book May Have You Rethinking Fashion After 60

I love fashion. Color, texture and style have always had a powerful impact on my life. For example, when I am shopping, I often will tune into my color of the day based on my mood. Then, I find myself attracted to items in that color family. Read More

New Guidebook for Widows Offers Hope, Financial Wisdom and a Positive Path Forward
6 months ago

New Guidebook for Widows Offers Hope, Financial Wisdom and a Positive Path Forward

A husband’s death is one of the most difficult events that a woman will ever experience. It’s overwhelming, terrifying and, far too often, financially devastating. Read More

Is Dementia a Feminist Issue? This Author Says Yes and Offers Advice for Family Caregivers
6 months ago

Is Dementia a Feminist Issue? This Author Says Yes and Offers Advice for Family Caregivers

Women over 60 are living longer, healthier and better informed lives. In fact, for most of us, maintaining our good health is on our minds every day. Read More

Just Read a Book? Why It’s Important for You to Leave a Book Review
11 months ago

Just Read a Book? Why It’s Important for You to Leave a Book Review

You’ve just finished that last book you picked up from the library, and wow, it was a good one. The story was riveting, the language poetic and the characters so well-developed you feel as though you want to go meet them for tea. Read More

Author Brene Brown Encourages Boomers to Be Brave
11 months ago

Author Brene Brown Encourages Boomers to Be Brave

By  •  News

Researcher, storyteller, and famed self-help author Brene Brown shares her wisdom from years of studying courage and vulnerability in her new book Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone. Read More

How Reading Books Can Wake Up Your Brain After 60
11 months ago

How Reading Books Can Wake Up Your Brain After 60

Are you one of those people who, no matter how much you are enjoying it, simply cannot wait to finish the book you are reading when another interesting title catches your eye? Me too. Unfortunately, a busy schedule limits my dedicated reading time. So what’s a bibliophile to do? Read More

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