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Community Wisdom

Do you have questions for the women in our community about how to get more from life after 60? This is the place to ask!

A List of Hobbies for Women Over 50 – Amazing Ideas from the Sixty and Me Community
5 months ago

A List of Hobbies for Women Over 50 – Amazing Ideas from the Sixty and Me Community

Individualism is a distinctive quality of boomer women. Whatever image we choose to present to the world, we have secret passions. These are the interests that intrigue us and determine how we relax and unwind. Our hobbies are what we do with “our time”.

For women, there also seems to be a universal desire to express our creativity. We have an insatiable desire to shape order from chaos and to create things that never existed before. Women who have children will understand this. We want to produce magic with paints, wool and glass or create beauty with words and music. Read More

What is the Best Shampoo for Grey Hair, According to Women Over 60?
8 months ago

What is the Best Shampoo for Grey Hair, According to Women Over 60?

If you’re looking for the best shampoo for grey hair, our community of 500,000 women over 60 has some great advice. Here are their recommendations. Read More

These Products Will Help You Go Grey Gracefully, According to the Sixty and Me Community
8 months ago

These Products Will Help You Go Grey Gracefully, According to the Sixty and Me Community

One of the hottest topics among the women in our community is whether to embrace your grey hair or dye it. In a recent survey, our members were split pretty much evenly between women who said “my grey hair is here to stay” and those who said “my grey has gone away.” Read More

What Life Changing Books Did You Read in Your Childhood?
8 months ago

What Life Changing Books Did You Read in Your Childhood?

When I was a little girl, I loved reading books. I remember sitting under a tree for hours, letting the images from my favorite stories fill my mind. At the time, I didn’t see reading as being serious business. Like most children, I saw books as a welcome escape from my schoolwork or household chores. Little did I know that the books that I was reading would influence my life for decades to come. It is not an exaggeration to say that many of the books that I read changed my life. Read More

What is the Secret to a Happy Retirement? Advice from the Sixty and Me Community
9 months ago

What is the Secret to a Happy Retirement? Advice from the Sixty and Me Community

Turning 60 is a scary experience for a lot of women. Unlike other birthdays, we are not worried about “getting old.” We are not concerned about a few more wrinkles or the fact that we have gained a few extra pounds. No, the issues that we face as we enter our 60s are deeper. Read More

Are You a Grandparent Raising Grandchildren? We Need Your Advice!
9 months ago

Are You a Grandparent Raising Grandchildren? We Need Your Advice!

For many women, being a grandmother is one of the most wonderful experiences imaginable. Without the pressures of being a parent, you are free to enjoy your grandkids without pressure or expectations. Read More

What Are the Best Books for 5 or 6 Year Olds? Here’s What Grandmas Have to Say
10 months ago

What Are the Best Books for 5 or 6 Year Olds? Here’s What Grandmas Have to Say

I was thinking, recently, about the books that influenced me when I was growing up. I don’t remember what I was reading – or having read to me – when I was 5, but, I do remember being obsessed with the Nancy Drew series of books when I was around 12. Read More

More Boomer Women than Ever Have a Tattoo – Do You?

One of my biggest frustrations with managing a community of over 500,000 boomer women is having to listen to all of the aging myths and stereotypes out there. Read More

Skin Care Tips for Aging Skin from the Sixty and Me Community
2 years ago

Skin Care Tips for Aging Skin from the Sixty and Me Community

When it comes to taking care of your aging skin, it’s difficult to know where to turn for advice.

Sure, there are plenty of companies who would be more than happy to sell you their latest expensive cream, but, how do you know which ones actually work? Read More

Where Have You Found the Best Plus Size Swimwear? Real Advice from Real Women
2 years ago

Where Have You Found the Best Plus Size Swimwear? Real Advice from Real Women

Why is shopping for plus size swimwear so difficult? This is one of the many fashion related questions that we find ourselves facing as the winter weather melts away and we start thinking about summer. Read More