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Hobbies for Women

One of the hardest thing about life in your 60s if finding meaning and purpose in your everyday activities. The hobbies for women in this section were all recommended by the members of our community. We hope you enjoy them!

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

Fun Hobbies for Women Over 50: Organic Gardening
3 years ago

Fun Hobbies for Women Over 50: Organic Gardening

Reducing our exposure to unhealthy chemicals can have a positive impact on our health as we age. One of the ways that many women over 60 are looking to reduce their intake of chemicals and unhealthy food ingredients is by starting to do organic gardening in their own backyards. Read More

Forget the Funny Sweater: Here Are 6 Real Benefits of Knitting
3 years ago

Forget the Funny Sweater: Here Are 6 Real Benefits of Knitting

My mother was a brilliant knitter. I used to sit in awe watching her fingers fly over colored threads weaving intricate patterns. As she chatted with me while knitting, I would have the honor of helping her roll her balls of wool. It always amazed me that she could do such complicated knitting patterns while watching the television and talking to someone at the same time. Read More

What are the Benefits of Learning a Second Language after 60?
4 years ago

What are the Benefits of Learning a Second Language after 60?

One of the biggest myths about women over 60 is that we live in a “shrinking world” and we’re not interested in learning new things. Nothing could be further from the truth! Read More

How Learning a Second Language Brought My Family Closer Together
4 years ago

How Learning a Second Language Brought My Family Closer Together

I was raised in Canada and grew up reading English and French on my cereal box. Unfortunately, I never learned French in school, so, I missed the opportunity to become truly bilingual during my childhood. Read More

How to Get Free Online Computer Training
4 years ago

How to Get Free Online Computer Training

Women raised in the 50‘s and 60‘s have a strong work ethic and value education. In fact, many of us, were the first to go to college in our family – and until recently higher education remained a privilege of the wealthy elite. Now with online education, all that is changing. Read More