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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!

4 Ways to Release Your Inner Artist in Your 60s
1 year ago

4 Ways to Release Your Inner Artist in Your 60s

I never used to think of myself as creative. Artists are creative, and artists paint. I can’t even draw. Read More

Don’t Wait! Here Are 7 Crucial Reasons to Write Your Life Story, Right Now
1 year ago

Don’t Wait! Here Are 7 Crucial Reasons to Write Your Life Story, Right Now

Looking at my Dad lying in the hospital bed, unable to talk due to the recent stroke he’d had, I could only be thankful that some years ago we took the time to have a particular conversation. Read More

5 Powerful Reasons Older Adults Should Teach
1 year ago

5 Powerful Reasons Older Adults Should Teach

My wife and I were chatting before supper the other day about art classes.

“You don’t realize how scary it is for art students,” Kerrin said.

I was not sure what my wife meant by this. “Oh yes?” I replied. Read More

5 Things to Do When You Have a Little Down Time After 60
1 year ago

5 Things to Do When You Have a Little Down Time After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

I was laid off recently. It was something that I both wanted – and welcomed. But now that it’s here, I’m struggling a bit. You can read my story here. Read More

Doing Housework Can Be a Gift After 60… No, Seriously!
1 year ago

Doing Housework Can Be a Gift After 60… No, Seriously!

By  •  Lifestyle

By the time we have crossed the 60 timeline, doing housework is probably the last thing on our mind. Let alone housework on a sunny summer day. You will think, “There are better things to do with my time.” That maybe so, but let’s not underestimate the lowly housework in its capacity of giving satisfaction and joy. Read More

How to Start Writing Your Memoir
1 year ago

How to Start Writing Your Memoir

By  •  Lifestyle

In a previous article, I wrote about how to structure your life stories. So, what do you do next?

After you gather all necessary materials, following one of the previously discussed structures, it is time to start writing the short of your life story or memoir. Read More

Piano, Ukulele or Trumpet? Choosing a Musical Instrument to Learn After 60
1 year ago

Piano, Ukulele or Trumpet? Choosing a Musical Instrument to Learn After 60

‘Learn a musical instrument’ is a piece of glib advice that’s often wheeled out to older people. But instruments are not all born equal, and choosing wisely will give you a head start in achieving your music-making desires.
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3 Reasons That You Should Write Your Life Story
1 year ago

3 Reasons That You Should Write Your Life Story

By  •  Lifestyle

Every person has a unique life story. There is no such thing as two life stories being the same. As a life story writing coach and memoir teacher, I believe everyone should take the time to put their story on paper. Read More

Are You Curious About Your Family History? Here’s How to Start Researching
1 year ago

Are You Curious About Your Family History? Here’s How to Start Researching

By  •  Family

There is something about finding ourselves in our 60s that makes our heads turn to the past, in general, and, more specifically, to our ancestry. I have no idea why this fascination comes so forcefully at this time.

Perhaps as we age, our perception of time changes. The decades before we were born seem less long ago. Our ancestors therefore seem more real and present. Read More

Craft Room Ideas: How to Remodel Your Basement as a Personal Craft Room
1 year ago

Craft Room Ideas: How to Remodel Your Basement as a Personal Craft Room

Some of us are blessed with a space where we can relax and work on our crafts. Others don’t have a space but have the funds to work on our craft room ideas. I am blessed to fall into the latter category. This is the story of how my personal creative space came into being. Read More