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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.

Book of the Week: “The Canterbury Sisters” – 8 Women on a Journey to Find Answers and Redemption in Their Lives
2 months ago

Book of the Week: “The Canterbury Sisters” – 8 Women on a Journey to Find Answers and Redemption in Their Lives

Sixty and Me is a community of women on a journey to get the most of life after 60 and to release the memories and regrets that have lingered for decades. So, it is always refreshing and intriguing to get a sneak peek into the lives of eight women doing just that. Read More

6 Lessons Baby Boomers Learned from Classic Children’s Books
3 months ago

6 Lessons Baby Boomers Learned from Classic Children’s Books

Were you a reader as a child? Did you snuggle up in a chair or under the covers at bedtime while an adult read to you? If so, chances are you were impacted by the wisdom found in children’s books. Read More

Book of the Week: “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” – A Story of Resilience and Love
3 months ago

Book of the Week: “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” – A Story of Resilience and Love

A few months ago, I found myself without my computer. It had been rushed to the “Apple ER” for repairs and I was told it would be five working days before I’d see it again. Read More

My Son Has Big Plans for My Grandson’s Financial Future… and He Needs My Help
3 months 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
6 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
8 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!
8 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
8 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
9 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
9 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